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Harry Connick Jr. leads changes to 'Idol'

Harry Connick Jr. leads changes to 'Idol'

Jan. 14 (UPI) -- After a season more notable for its cat-fighting judges panel than for its talent pool, 'American Idol' is hoping a spate of changes, including new judge Harry Connick Jr., will revive the flagging show.
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Allison Holker marries 'So You Think You Can Dance' co-star Stephen 'Twitch' Boss

Allison Holker marries 'So You Think You Can Dance' co-star Stephen 'Twitch' Boss

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- "So You Think You Can Dance" contestants Allison Holker and Stephen "Twitch" Boss married Tuesday in a private ceremony in Paso Robles, Calif.
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Paula Abdul serves as guest judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Paula Abdul serves as guest judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Singer, dancer and choreographer Paula Abdul served as a guest judge on Tuesday night's edition of "So You Think You Can Dance" in Los Angeles.

Nigel Lythgoe fired from 'American Idol'

LOS ANGELES, June 9 (UPI) -- "American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe has confirmed he has been fired from the show, but told fans not to worry, because "Fox still loves me."
Alan Cumming to host Britannia Awards

Alan Cumming to host Britannia Awards

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Scottish actor Alan Cumming is to return for a fourth time as host of the 2012 Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., organizers announced.
BAFTALA to honor Daniel Day-Lewis

BAFTALA to honor Daniel Day-Lewis

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles says it plans to honor Daniel Day-Lewis at the 2012 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards next month.
Jones officially dismissed from 'Idol'

Jones officially dismissed from 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- "American Idol" executive producers Ken Warwick and Nigel Lythgoe confronted Jermaine Jones on camera about his criminal past before dismissing him.

'Idol' cool to stage battle with 'X' champ

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The producer of "American Idol" says he's not keen on the idea of putting his winner on up against the winners of Fox's "The X Factor" and NBC's "The Voice."
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Paula Abdul confirms 'X Factor' firing

Paula Abdul confirms 'X Factor' firing

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Paula Abdul confirmed Tuesday she has been fired from the American version of the British talent competition series "The X Factor."
Lythgoe wants Abdul back on 'Idol'

Lythgoe wants Abdul back on 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Returning executive producer Nigel Lythgoe says he would love to see former judge Paula Abdul back on TV's "American Idol."
Lythgoe returning as 'Idol' producer

Lythgoe returning as 'Idol' producer

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Nigel Lythgoe is to return as an executive producer of "American Idol" next season, 19 Entertainment said Thursday.

'Idol' producer eyeing Ross for U.S. work

LONDON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- "American Idol" producer Nigel Lythgoe says British TV personality Jonathan Ross should try to get a job in the United States.
'So You' contestant was wearing dance gear

'So You' contestant was wearing dance gear

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A woman some U.S. viewers said wasn't wearing underwear at a "So You Think You Can Dance" audition was, in fact, wearing dance gear, Fox said.
Lythgoe didn't think Goodspeed dangerous

Lythgoe didn't think Goodspeed dangerous

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Former "American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe says he wouldn't have let Paula Goodspeed audition if he thought she was a danger to herself or others.
NBC plans international dance show

NBC plans international dance show

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- "Lord of the Dance" star Michael Flatley has signed on as host of the new competition series, "Superstar Dancers of the World," NBC said Friday.

'Idol' owner Fuller marries in California

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Simon Fuller, creator of the "American Idol" TV series, has gotten married in California's Napa Valley, "Idol" executive Nigel Lythgoe says.

Ken Ehrlich to exec. produce 2007 Emmys

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- The executive producers of "American Idol," Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, have dropped their responsibility for the 2007 Primetime Emmy Awards. The 59th annual Emmy Awards will instead be executive produced by Ken Ehrlich, who has produced 27 Grammy Awar

'American Idol's' dirty photo scandal

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- "American Idol" contestant Antonella Barba, from Point Pleasant, N.J., may be in rocky waters after topless photos of her appeared on the Internet. With hands strategically placed, the young singer is shown in numerous sexy photos that don't reveal her co

'American Idol' may feature past losers

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- One of the producers of Fox's "American Idol," Nigel Lythgoe, has proposed that the U.S. network bring back some favorite losers for a special episode.

Cowell: Seattle singers just 'miserable'

SEATTLE, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The new season of Fox's "American Idol" hasn't even started, but mouthy judge Simon Cowell is already castigating contestants from Seattle as "miserable." "Seattle is going to be known for something other than coffee this year," Cowell complained to USA T

'Talent' tops 'Dance' in ratings

LOS ANGELES, July 12 (UPI) -- "America's Got Talent" and "So You Think You Can Dance" were expected to compete, but "Talent" out-drew "Dance" in its premiere week.

'American Idol' to audition 100,000

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- "American Idol" will visit seven cities, including San Antonio, Birmingham, Ala., Memphis and Minneapolis to seek out fresh talent for its sixth season.

Clarkson won't let 'Idol' use her songs

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- An "American Idol" judge has some harsh words for the Fox TV talent show's first winner, Kelly Clarkson, who hasn't agreed to let "Idol" use her songs.

Lauren Sanchez hosts dance reality series

LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) -- Lauren Sanchez, who reports on entertainment for Fox's KTTV-TV in Los Angeles, will host the new reality series "So You Think You Can Dance," on Fox.
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