Rumors of Nigel Lythgoe’s imminent departure from American Idol were realized yesterday when the high-profile producer tweeted the news that he’d been fired from Fox’s flagship music-reality competition. “It’s not a personal thing,” added Lythgoe, who will remain with So You Think You Can Dance. “They just feel Idol needs new leadership after 12… Continue reading ‘Amerian Idol’ ousts Nigel Lythgoe and exec producer Ken Warwick
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[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED THE SERIES FINALE OF SMASH!!!!]
After two seasons, the curtain has closed on NBC’s ambitious musical Smash. The series climaxed with Marilyn Monroe musical Bombshell winning big at the Tonys, including awards for Ivy (Megan Hilty) and composers Tom (Christian Borle) and Julia (Debra Messing). It also marked the end of an attempt… Continue reading ‘Smash’: Exec Producer Josh Safran on the series finale and what season 3 would have been
The most recent episode of The CW’s The Carrie Diaries had many special moments, not the least of which were Carrie Bradshaw’s first encounter with both Manolo Blahniks and a Cosmopolitan. There were also break-ups, shake-ups and a lot of sequins! EW talked to Diaries’ executive producer Amy B. Harris about all the very… Continue reading ‘The Carrie Diaries’ scoop: Will Carrie return to NYC? Are Mouse and Sebastian headed for romance? Exec producer Amy B. Harris on what’s ahead
The third season of Discovery’s smash series Gold Rush, which has been averaging 4.85 million viewers (P2+) and winning the cable race on Fridays, wrapped up tonight with a live two-hour finale that may or may not have set a record for use of the word “smelting.” Discovery has confirmed to EW that the show will definitely be back… Continue reading ‘Gold Rush’ executive producer Christo Doyle on huge changes ahead in Season 4 — EXCLUSIVE
The mythology of “Supernatural” got a sudden growth spurt in “As Time Goes By.” Now that the Winchester boys know that their grandfather was once a member of the Men of Letters, where will the show take us next? Executive producer Bob Singer gave us the scoop.
Warning: There are some big spoilers ahead for both this episode and the following one. Read at your own peril.