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  1. Big Machine CEO Scott Borchetta Developing Singing Competition Series

    5:15 am 4/20/2017

    'The Launch' will be showrun by 'MasterChef' exec producer Paul Franklin and co-produced with Canada's Bell Media. Read more

  2. Film Starring 'American Idol' Contestant Who Says She Was Mocked by Judges Gets Release Date

    2:23 pm 4/14/2017

    'Because of Gracia,' which stars the former singing-show contestant Moriah Peters, will be distributed by ArtAffects Entertainment, best known for helping to distribute 'The Passion of the Christ.'Read more

  3. Palestinian Singer Wins 'Arab Idol' TV Contest

    11:14 am 2/27/2017

    Thousands took to the streets across the West Bank and Gaza after Yaqoub Shaheen won the hugely popular pan-Arab reality show just four years after Gazan singer Mohammed Assaf was crowned champion.Read more

  4. 'American Idol' Could Return on NBC

    9:53 am 2/9/2017

    The network is in early talks to revive the reality competition, which hasn't even been off the air for a year.Read more

  5. Emmys: 'American Idol' Tapped for 2016 Governors Award

    10:01 am 8/19/2016

    "You could meaningfully divide the history of television into 'before American Idol' and 'after American Idol,'" said Michael Levine, chair of the selection committee.Read more

  6. 'American Idol' Contestants React to Mariah Carey Calling Show "Abusive"

    10:20 pm 8/6/2016

    "She was always treated with respect and courtesy from the producers," said 'Idol' alum Lazaro Arbos.Read more

  7. Rio Olympics: Ryan Seacrest Talks Security Concerns, Late-Night Show and 'American Idol's' Future

    6:30 am 8/4/2016

    NBC's late-night Olympics host addresses the doom and gloom headlines surrounding the Games along with the 'Idol' memento he took from the set and his plans to do more live TV. Read more

  8. 'American Idol' Alum Haley Reinhart is "Sexy, Playful and Real" in 'Better' Video: Watch

    6:09 pm 4/28/2016

    The singer placed third on season 10 of the Fox show.Read more

  9. 'American Idol' Winner and Runner-Up Both Have Label Deals

    7:14 am 4/8/2016

    "'American Idol' has always been about the search for a superstar. This season, America helped us find two."Read more

  10. Critic's Notebook: 'American Idol' Finale Reminds Viewers Why the Show Mattered

    8:34 pm 4/7/2016

    It hardly made a difference who actually won — the finale of 'American Idol' packed two hours with favorites and reminded us why the show was an enduring hit.Read more

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