| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:47 PM
"The altitude's kinda giving me a bit of a headache. Does anyone got (an), Aspen?"
Oh, Steven Tyler. It was so funny I forgot to laugh.
"American Idol" travels to Aspen, Colo., for the first time, where we learn about Rocky Mountain Oysters and...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:10 PM
“The 'American Idol' auditions are in a … boat, I’m guessing?” wondered one Idol hopeful.
A very large one at that, as the San Diego auditions of "Idol" were held aboard the USS Midway, complete with jets flying above ("Top Gun,"...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Steven Tyler turned in a beautiful rendition of the national anthem before Sunday's AFC Championship between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens -- that's "beautiful," the word that lost all meaning last year when Tyler used it to describe...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:32 PM
This time, "Idol" pays a visit to Pittsburgh, the City of Champions. Is this where we will find the ultimate winner then?
THIS! Is "American Idol"!
Side note: I love how the Scotty McCreery clip that the producers added to the opening credits this...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:52 PM
"American Idol"kicked off its 11th season with a retrospective feel as it took us back to 2002 and reminded us of the moment when waitress Kelly Clarkson won the inaugural season. Video clips of Idol hopefuls as kids performing were flashed before our...
| Jan 22, 2012
After dutifully completing my list of New Year's resolutions, I realized it's the year to make radical changes to my resolutions. For example, rather than resolving to go on more date nights with hubby, I resolve to stay awake during them. When we have...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on through 1/22.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
A Dangerous Method
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Alcatraz (series premiere; 8 p.m.; Fox)
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Hallie Day, a 24-year-old waitress at the the Cheesecake Factory in Towson, made it into the semi-finals on "American Idol" and will compete in a live telecast Wednesday.
Day, who lives in Nottingham, says she hasn't sung much professionally, and her...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Tonight, "American Idol"gives us two hours' worth of coverage from the remaining days in Hollywood week. If the previous episode was all drama, this one has ... drama. But we are finally treated to performances as well. Hooray for having our cake and...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:14 PM
Tonight's another two-hour episode as the competition heads to Vegas, baby!
Seventy contestants travel on a bus from Hollywood to Vegas as the judges continue to trim the roster before the live shows begin. These contestants are to perform in groups...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:38 PM
It's now the group round, "the most infamous night of Hollywood Week," Ryan Seacrest narrates. "For the past 10 years here, it's been the ultimate test of strength, endurance and determination. The critical challenge that truly separates the pack.
| Feb 7, 2012
| 1:14 PM
How many degrees of separation are there between actor Kevin Bacon and the University of Maryland?
Come April, just one.
As part of a "Do Good" challenge, Bacon is asking College Park students to design projects aimed at promoting positive social...