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Nigel Lythgoe

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  1. Fox Beats 'American Idol' Racism Lawsuit

    12:12 pm 11/20/2014

    Ten African-American contestants contended that their disqualifications occurred out of racial animusRead more

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  2. Emmy Party Diary: Inside the Glitziest Bashes With Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Josh Charles, Vince Gilligan and More

    4:59 pm 8/23/2014

    TV stars know how to celebrateRead more

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  3. Emmys: On the 'So You Think You Can Dance' Set, Where Dreams Are Fulfilled (and Crushed)

    10:00 am 8/8/2014

    Talk about a happy feat. After nearly a decade of hoofing, the Fox competition is still kicking up decent ratings — and Emmy nominations.Read more

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  4. Nigel Lythgoe, David Cook, Paula Abdul Remember 'American Idol' Alum Michael Johns

    1:44 pm 8/2/2014

    The season seven finalist died unexpectedly on August 1. On social media and in statements to THR, the extended "Idol" family pays tribute.Read more

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  5. Banff to Honor Henry Winkler With Tribute

    10:46 am 4/16/2014

    The actor, director and producer who played the Fonz in the classic U.S. sitcom "Happy Days" will receive an award of excellence at the Canadian Rockies event. Read more

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  6. Music Center Celebrates 50 Years With Christine Ebersole

    11:04 am 4/2/2014

    Nigel Lythgoe served as master of ceremonies for the launch party.Read more

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  7. CBS Orders Performance Competition Pilot From Nigel Lythgoe

    5:01 pm 2/14/2014

    The network turns its eye to the music space with Turkish format "Shine a Light On It" -- and former reality chief Jennifer Bresnan joins the "So You Think You Can Dance" creator as executive producer. Read more

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  8. Why Simon Cowell Couldn't Save 'X Factor' (Analysis)

    3:38 pm 2/11/2014

    After a last-minute approach to NBC, the reality mogul heads back to Britain as insiders debate his "grumpy uncle" appeal in a changed TV landscape.Read more

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  9. Simon Cowell: 'I Couldn't Give a Shit' About 'The Voice' Winning an Emmy

    7:38 pm 9/30/2013

    The "X Factor" judge -- with pregnant lady friend at his side -- spoke to THR at an exclusive screening of the Fox show's newly formatted elimination round.Read more

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  10. Nigel Lythgoe Angered, 'Shocked' by 'The Voice' Emmy Win

    7:45 pm 9/22/2013

    The former "American Idol" executive producer expressed his frustration on Twitter immediately after the award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Show was announced.Read more

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