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  1. 'American Idol' Elimination Night: 25 Things You Didn't See on Thursday's Show

    6:00 am 4/8/2011

    Lauren Alaina waltzes with Nigel Lythgoe, Casey Abrams air drums and Iggy Pop has a false start. Soon after, the Pia Toscano tears flow. Read more

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  2. 'American Idol' Recap: Scotty McCreery Rules on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Night

    10:45 pm 4/6/2011

    It was a night of royalty on 'American Idol' as contestants took on the king of rock (Scotty McCreery), the queen of soul (Lauren Alaina) and the king of pop (Jacob Lusk).Read more

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  3. CBS Taps Nigel Lythgoe for 'Secret Fortune' Game Show Pilot

    6:00 pm 3/31/2011

    In each episode, envelopes containing checks made out to show contestants will be destroyed until only one envelope remains.Read more

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  4. How 'The Voice' Plans to Twist the Talent Show Formula

    10:22 pm 3/15/2011

    Executive Producer Mark Burnett along with celebrity coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine offered a preview of the new NBC singing competition show at a Tuesday press conference. Read more

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  5. Nigel Lythgoe: ‘American Idol’ Needed ‘Warmth’ This Season

    3:43 pm 2/17/2011

    The show's executive producer tells THR the Simon Cowell era was "a different time." Read more

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  6. Nigel Lythgoe to Launch Country Singing Competition on CMT (Exclusive)

    6:48 am 2/9/2011

    The "American Idol" exec producer is teaming up with his son, Simon, for "CMT's Next Superstar," to premiere in April.Read more

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  7. 'American Idol' EP Nigel Lythgoe: 'I Worry About Being Called Karaoke'

    3:52 pm 2/1/2011

    The original Mr. Nasty talks to THR about ratings pressure, new talent (Lauren Alaina isn’t the only contestant exciting producers) and life after Simon Cowell.Read more

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  8. 'American Idol' Nashville Auditions: Stormi Henley, Miss Teen USA, Splits the Judges (Video)

    8:48 pm 1/27/2011

    Music City brought out plenty of talent and one "Younique" hopeful, but the Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson found themselves divided on beauty queen Stormi Henley.Read more

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  9. Nigel Lythgoe Addresses 'American Idol' Ratings Drop

    1:00 pm 1/20/2011

    The show's executive producer is urging critics to "wait until the talent begins to surface."Read more

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  10. 'American Idol' Season 10 Premiere: A Star Is Re-Born in Steven Tyler

    12:32 am 1/20/2011

    THR's resident 'Idol' blogger judges Season 10's premiere episode. Verdict: Jennifer Lopez might want to be more choosy, but the Aerosmith frontman could easily quit his night job. Read more

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