Talent shows

  1. 'American Idol' Crushes Grammys In Ratings

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Idol' draws twice as many viewers. 'Idol' draws twice as many viewers. News ...

  2. 'American Idol' Crushes Grammys In Ratings

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 million - watched "American Idol" than watched the Grammy Awards - 15.1 million - when the two music programs went head-to-head in prime time Wednesday, according to Nearly twice as many people - 28.3 m ...

  3. American Idol DVD Game Coming In March

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Features show clips, karaoke-style challenges. Screenlife, LLC, creator of the Scene It DVD game will soon offer music fans and wannabe pop stars the chance to relive the past four seasons of American Idol with the American Idol-All Star Challenge ...

  4. Cowell, Fuller Settle Legal Action

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Amicable solution' agreed on 'X Factor.' Music moguls Simon Cowell and Simon Fuller have reached a settlement in a multi-dollar legal case, apparently clearing the way for Cowell to extend his contract with the hit "Ameri ...

  5. Cowell, ABC Sued Over 'Million Dollar Idea'

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has sparked a million-dollar lawsuit claiming the idea for the series was ripped off. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The upcoming ABC reality show "Million Dollar Idea" has spark ...

  6. First Look Studios Launches

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First Look Media, Capital Entertainment merge. First Look Media has merged with Capital Entertainment to form First Look Studios. The L.A.-based independent film producer and DVD distributor has a library of more than 400 titles including "Wa ...

  7. 'American Idol' DVDs Scheduled For November

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fans of 'American Idol' can relive highlights from the first four seasons on DVD this November. Fremantle Media is producing 'The Worst of American Idol: Seasons 1 through 4' and 'The Best of American Fans of "America ...

  8. Underwood Tries On Skechers

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'American Idol' winner to be featured in fall campaign. 'American Idol' winner to be featured in fall campaign. News ...

  9. 'American Idol' Goes Online

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Celebrity judges to pick next American Idol Underground. Celebrity judges to pick next American Idol Underground. News ...

  10. 'American Idol' Goes Online

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Version of talent show being launched on Internet. Fremantle Media is launching an online version of the popular "American Idol" talent show in the form of an Internet radio station called American Idol Underground. Interested contestant ...

  11. 'American Idol' Goes Online

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Version of talent show being launched on Internet. Fremantle Media is launching an online version of the popular "American Idol" talent show in the form of an Internet radio station called American Idol Underground. Interested contestant ...

  12. Sillerman Picks Up 19 Entertainment

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST British music industry entrepreneur Simon Fuller has sold his 19 Entertainment empire -- the company behind the "Idol" TV franchise -- to Robert Sillerman's CKX in a cash and stock deal worth £10 British music industry entr ...

  13. Sillerman Firm Picks Up 19 Entertainment

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'American Idol' company goes for $192M. 'American Idol' company goes for $192M. News ...

  14. Sillerman Picks Up 19 Entertainment

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST British music industry entrepreneur Simon Fuller has sold his 19 Entertainment empire -- the company behind the "Idol" TV franchise -- to Robert Sillerman's CKX in a cash and stock deal worth £10 British music industry entr ...

  15. Tuned In: The Tube

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell regrets a decision to bend the rules for some contestants. Read Carla Hay's column. "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell regrets a decision to bend the rules for some contestants. Read Carl ...

  16. Chapman Hosts 'Exalting Him' Contest

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Gary Chapman is hosting "Exalting Him," an "American Idol"-style Christian music talent search competition airing this week (Nov. 22-26) on the Trinity Broadcast Network. Singer/songwriter Gary Chapman is host ...

  17. George Huff Inks Word Deal

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Idol' finalist to release Xmas set. "American Idol" finalist George Huff has signed with Word Records, the Nashville-based Christian division of Warner Bros. His label debut will be a Christmas EP, due in November. Huff was on ...

  18. Fuller Sues Cowell Over Rival Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of the "Idol" TV property, has launched legal action against his former collaborator Simon Cowell. Fuller's London-based production company 19 TV says it sued Cowell, his pro Simon Fuller, the creator of th ...

  19. Fuller Sues Cowell Over Rival Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller, the creator of the "Idol" TV property, has launched legal action against his former collaborator Simon Cowell. Fuller's London-based production company 19 TV says it sued Cowell, his pro Simon Fuller, the creator of th ...

  20. Kimberley Locke

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Second single from the former 'idol' reveals the singer's real-world versatility. Second single from the former 'idol' reveals the singer's real-world versatility. News ...

  21. 'Nashville Star' Outlines Tour

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The first "Nashville Star" tour, featuring winner Brad Cotter and the three finalists from the popular USA Network television show, begins June 18 at the Fraze Pavillion in Kettering, Ohio. The tour i The first "Nashville Star" ...

  22. Musicland Aligns With 'American Idol'

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Musicland Group is teaming with "American Idol" and the show's originator Simon Cowell to create private-label branded merchandise that will be sold exclusively at the chain's 800 stores. The Musicland Group is teaming with ...

  23. Cowell Unveils New TV Talent Quest

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom is to get another TV talent show, with "Pop Idol" originator Simon Cowell playing a leading role. The United Kingdom is to get another TV talent show, with "Pop Idol" originator Simon Cowell playing a leading ...

  24. New WB Series Makes Light Of 'Idol'

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The WB TV network is launching a reality series, "The WB's Superstar USA," that will parody the "American Idol" phenomenon. The WB TV network is launching a reality series, "The WB's Superstar USA," that wil ...

  25. Knowles' Music World Signs RJ Helton

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Big push planned for 'American Idol' star. Big push planned for 'American Idol' star. News ...

  26. 'Idol' Gives Fox New High

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tuesday's (March 16) two-hour edition of "American Idol" gave the Fox network its most-watched Tuesday ever. Tuesday's (March 16) two-hour edition of "American Idol" gave the Fox network its most-watched Tuesday ever. ...

  27. Clear Channel, Sony Start Talent Contest

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio and Sony Music are pairing to launch "Radio Star," a talent contest that begins on Feb. 16. Developed by Clear Channel's Premiere Radio Networks, the competition will incorporate a Clear Channel Radio and Sony Mu ...

  28. 'Idol' Season Bows With Huge Ratings

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The return of "American Idol" struck ratings gold for Fox on Monday. The return of "American Idol" struck ratings gold for Fox on Monday. The third edition of the talent-contest franchise premiered to 28.2 million viewers overa ...

  29. Singapore To Get 'Idol' Show

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singapore is the latest country to get a local version of the "Idol" TV contest franchise. "Singapore Idol" will premiere on MediaCorp TV Channel 5 on an undetermined date this year. Singapore is the latest country to get a loc ...

  30. 'Idols' Clarkson, Aiken To Hit The Road

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, veterans of the "American Idol" TV talent show, will begin a 30-date arena tour Feb. 24 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Coliseum, Billboard.Biz has learned. Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken, veterans of the "Amer ...

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