1. 'American Idol' Returns, But How Long Can It Last?

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST TV ratings juggernaut "American Idol" returns next week for a ninth season with comedian Ellen DeGeneres joining the judging panel but a big question mark hanging over the future of the show's biggest star -- Simon Cowell. Despite s ...

  2. Adam Lambert's Sexually-Charged Act Draws Complaints

    November 24, 2009 7:22 AM EST 0 0 0 ABC television said it has received about 1,500 complaints on Monday about the sexually-charged performance by "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert at the American Music Awards on Sunday. Millions of viewers saw Lambert simulate oral sex ...

  3. Lambert And Allen To Sing For 'American Idol' Crown

    May 19, 2009 9:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 A showy musical theatre actor and his clean-cut acoustic guitar-playing rival get their last chance to woo viewers and votes on Tuesday night in the final performance episode of U.S. television talent show "American Idol." After 100,000 pe ...

  4. Lambert And Allen To Sing For 'American Idol' Crown

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A showy musical theatre actor and his clean-cut acoustic guitar-playing rival get their last chance to woo viewers and votes on Tuesday night in the final performance episode of "American Idol." After 100,000 people auditioned last summe ...

  5. Lambert, Allen Ready For 'Idol' Finale

    May 18, 2009 7:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 The final "American Idol" performance episode could be the weirdest concert ever televised. In one corner, there's over-the-top Adam Lambert, the dominating presence who transformed Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire" into a s ...