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  1. Nigel Lythgoe Addresses Future of 'American Idol,' With or Without Jennifer Lopez

    5:00 am 5/18/2012

    Will the show's sole female judge make a hasty exit? "It might come down to that in the end," "Idol's" executive producer tells THR. Read more

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  2. Is Jennifer Lopez Leaving 'American Idol'? All Signs Point to Maybe

    12:54 am 5/17/2012

    The two-season judge says she "misses doing other things." Let the rumors -- and the negotiations -- begin. Read more

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  3. Upfronts 2012: TNT Developing Shows From Steven Bochco, Dick Wolf, Matthew McConaughey, More

    5:30 am 5/16/2012

    Ahead of its upfront presentation to Madison Avenue, the Turner-owned cable network announced a slate of seven dramas and four unscripted projects.Read more

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  4. This Week's 'American Idol' Theme: California Dreaming; 'Song I Wish I Wrote'

    6:30 pm 5/6/2012

    Nigel Lythgoe, the show's executive producer, revealed the final 4's next challenge on Twitter. Read more

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  5. 'American Idol' Celebrates Queen, A Sick Ryan Seacrest Rallies: What You Didn't See on TV

    8:43 pm 4/25/2012

    Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe was forced to step in for an ailing Seacrest during dress rehearsal before contestants belted out renditions of iconic tunes such as "We Are the Champions" and "Fat Bottom Girls."Read more

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  6. 'American Idol' Burning Questions: Is Phillip Phillips a Phil Collins Superfan? Who Pranked Skylar Laine and What Did Gwen Stefani Have to Say About It?

    9:49 am 4/5/2012

    Plus: What did DeAndre Brackensick think of Ryan Seacrest's falsetto? Did Jessica Sanchez debate singing Whitney Houston again? And how was Hollie Cavanagh handling Wednesday's harsh critique? THR has the answers...Read more

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  7. 'American Idol': 18 Things You Didn't See on Wednesday's Top 8 Show

    1:30 am 4/5/2012

    This week's 80s theme brought out cheery vibes in the "Idol" studio, as Ryan Seacrest tried his own falsetto, Jennifer Lopez nuzzled with boyfriend Casper Smart and Randy Jackson said the "F" word -- as in final. Read more

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  8. 'American Idol's' Colton Dixon: Is the Heat on to Tone Down the Religious Rhetoric? (Video)

    5:30 am 3/29/2012

    The Season 11 finalist reveals how show producers really feel about his passionate -- and very public -- displays of faith. Plus: THR looks at whether religion will hurt or help his chance of winning. Read more

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  9. 'American Idol' Finalists React to Jermaine Jones' Disqualification: 'We Didn't Get to Say Goodbye'

    4:00 am 3/15/2012

    Season 11 contestants Colton Dixon, Heejun Han, Skylar Laine and Erika Van Pelt weigh in on the instant elimination and sudden controversy, calling the situation "sad" and "weird." Read more

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