Ryan Seacrest is definitely going to be hosting the new season of American Idol on ABC and it’s probably going to be Sunday nights

So apparently Ryan Seacrest is the new host of Kelly & Ryan, which will always be Regis & Kathy Lee to me because, despite my stature as the #DadLife king, I don’t watch… Continue reading

ABC wants Kelly Clarkson to be a judge for new American Idol and if things keep going this way the show is gonna be fine

TMZ – Kelly Clarkson is shaping up to be ABC’s first choice for judge on “American Idol” — she’s already clearing her schedule to start filming for auditions … TMZ has learned. Sources… Continue reading

RIP Big Black, TV’s greatest sidekick

TMZ – Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin, who was the other half of Rob Dyrdek’s hit MTV show “Rob & Big” — has died … TMZ has learned. His rep tells us Chris died… Continue reading

American Idol is coming back to TV so here’s to my crippling winter alcoholism

My Tuesday was going great when my wife woke up with the kids and let me sleep until 8 am and I didn’t even have to take my kid down the driveway to… Continue reading

#DadLife – My little girl starts school tomorrow and I don’t think I’m ready for this

This is not a usual Dudes Review Idol post. I just needed to write something and needed to publish somewhere and since I still own this thing, here goes. As the knife slides… Continue reading

Who won American Idol? Trent Harmon did, leaving one question: WTF happened?

What happened? That’s really the only question that should be asked because, under no circumstance, did Trent Harmon win American Idol. He just got more votes. But how did America screw up so… Continue reading

American Idol’s final did what it was supposed to do – prove that La’Porsha Renae should win Season 15

So how was that final final of American Idol? The originals weren’t great songs, they repeated a song and Simon Fuller’s choices leaned more toward bland and boring instead of an emotional rollercoaster… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: La’Porsha Renae, “Diamonds”

What a way to finish the queen’s coronation. When you’re the heavy underdog, you have one plan – don’t screw up. Don’t do anything that’s going to make the people who have been… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Trent Harmon, “Chandelier”

So let’s just get this out of the way: the vocal was incredible. The song was incredible. It was a great performance. BUT … It was really meaningless as far as what it… Continue reading