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'American Idol' Rival Launching on NBC

'American Idol' Rival Launching on NBC

NBC is teaming with Mark Burnett and John de Mol to launch a new singing competition program that takes aim at Fox's "American Idol" and its upcoming series "The X Factor."
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AMAs Hit Ratings Low Point

ABC's telecast of the American Music Awards dropped in the ratings Sunday night as NBC's football coverage surged.
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Paula Abdul Dance Show Might Face 'American Idol'

A day after it was announced Kara DioGuardi is getting her own music judging show, CBS confirmed Paula Abdul could face off against "American Idol" this season in the same time slot.