The X Factor: American Idiots

Richard Lawson · 09/22/11 12:14PM

Last night Fox unveiled its latest brilliant, innovative idea: A vote-based singing competition judged by Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell. Who are the TV wizards who come up with these ideas??

Is Super 8 Too Mysterious?

Richard Lawson · 06/07/11 05:21PM

Will a deliberately shadowy marketing campaign for the monster movie ruin its box office? Also today: Though much hay is often made about the ever-slipping ratings of the Olympics, NBC still wants 'em and they want 'em bad. Plus Cheryl Cole newz!

The Fall and Rise of Kara DioGuardi

Richard Lawson · 05/26/11 04:58PM

A one-time reality also-ran is now getting the chance to be in the spotlight twice. Also today: trouble at The X Factor, three actors spark up doobies over at Weeds, and Oprah is bigger than ever.

The Bold Return of Wes Bentley

Richard Lawson · 05/05/11 04:39PM

A great male hope from the late '90s/early '00s just landed a pivotal role in a sure-to-be-big movie. Also today: your real estate dreams could come true, Simon Cowell has a new coworker, and let's look at the boys of the new X-Men.