| Aug 12, 2011
| 6:01 AM
As expected, Melanie Moore, the 19-year-old dancer from Marietta, Ga., totally won season 8 of "So You Think You Can Dance." But, really, as Nigel Lythgoe said at some point earlier this season, it's really dance that won. We got to spend the steamy...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:12 PM
The Jerry Lewis era of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day Telethon has ended a bit sooner than expected.
The event's host and main public advocate since 1966, the veteran comedian was slated for a final appearance on this year's edition,...
| Apr 5, 2011
A highly anticipated entertainment tradition, The Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. 43rd Annual Awards Show celebrates the lavish world of mystery and illusion by gathering the top magicians from all over the world for one star-studded spectacular night. This...
| May 19, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Lucky for us, the "Hot Tamale Train" pulled into Fox 5 News at 6 today. And luckier for the hit show "So You Think You Can Dance", Mary Murphy is back at the judges table. The champion ballroom dancer, turned celebrity judge had a limited role on the...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 11:11 AM
For the first time ever, AMERICAN IDOL will allow viewers to vote for their favorite contestants online at americanidol.com. Sponsored by AT&T, online voting begins immediately after the first performance show airing Tuesday, March 1 (8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT)...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:17 AM
So this is really cheating. I freely admit that with the current temperatures my workouts have taken on a distinctly leisurely flavor. But, instead of chronicling my failures, I thought I'd share the news about what promises to be a really high energy...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The first major moment of controversy on "American Idol" Season 11 happened this week as one of the top 12 finalists was disqualified from the show.
Jermaine Jones, who Ryan Seacrest referred to as 'the gentle giant', was let go from the...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
We were teased a shocking elimination on the results show for "American Idol" this week and producer Nigel Lythgoe and host Ryan Seacrest were not kidding.
Since it's the Top 7, the show does that thing where Seacrest divides six of the contestants...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:36 AM
When "So You Think You Can Dance" held auditions in Atlanta last January, the show not only set a record for the most dancers sent to the Las Vegas callbacks, but it was also the place where season 8 champ Melanie Moore was discovered.
So it made perfect...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Decades after he hung up his dance shoes, Nigel Lythgoe glides gracefully through a crowd.
The executive producer of Fox's "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," which has its season finale Thursday, Aug. 11, is in New York to meet...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Some big changes could be coming to American Idol next season.
In a recent interview, Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe revealed the possibility of changing the idol elimination system for 2012.
The most probable new scenario would have the two...
| Jan 11, 2010
Simon Cowell is on the move.
"American Idol's" star judge and Fox plan to launch a U.S. version of his wildly popular British music talent show "The X Factor" in 2011, people close to the situation said. As a result, this year may be Cowell's last with a...