Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
Joshua Ledet wows with 'No More Drama' on 'American Idol 2012' This season of “American Idol 2012” has given viewers some incredible performances. It's down to the final three, and each of the finalists performed three times Wednesday night. Mentor Jimmy Iovine's choices were the final performances of the evening ... 05/16/2012 - 4:05 pm | View Link
Joshua Ledet wows `American Idol’ judges LOS ANGELES (AP) - The “American Idol” judges are under Joshua Ledet’s spell, and they aren’t afraid to show it. For the second week in a row, the panel on Wednesday lavished the 20-year-old from Westlake, La., with praise, especially for his ... 05/9/2012 - 4:15 pm | View Link
Joshua Ledet wows 'American Idol' judges LOS ANGELES (AP) — Backstage at "American Idol," Hollie Cavanagh was bubbly and confident, practicing vocal riffs and giggling with fellow teenage contestant Jessica Sanchez. By the show's end Wednesday, Cavanagh was the sole finalist to be ... 05/9/2012 - 3:27 pm | View Link
'You're one of the best singers on this show ever'! Joshua Ledet wows American Idol judges with a stunning Bee Gees cover, as competition heats up He walked away and did this incredible version of this song ... Another great performance from you.' Skylar's British song choice was Dusty Springfield's You Don't Have To Say You Love Me,' which also went down well. Jackson called her efforts ... 05/2/2012 - 7:57 pm | View Link
'American Idol' recap: Joshua Ledet wows judges with impressive covers of Queen, India.Arie LOS ANGELES - Joshua Ledet earned another pair of standing ovations on "American Idol." The powerful 20-year-old gospel singer from Westlake, La., got the Fox talent contest's judges on their feet again Wednesday after his energetic take on ... 04/25/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
EXCLUSIVE — Joshua Ledet Hitting L.A. to Work on Debut ... EXCLUSIVE — Joshua Ledet Hitting L.A. to Work on Debut Album, Will Appear on American Idol in April [VIDEOS, AUDIO] 03/8/2014 - 2:21 am | View Website
Joshua Ledet "To Love Somebody" Video VIDEO - Joshua Ledet received a standing ovation and was called one of the best "American Idol" singers ever on Wednesday May 2. WATCH HERE! 03/8/2014 - 12:33 am | View Website
Joshua Ledet For all respectful discussion of Joshua, both positive and negative. 03/7/2014 - 10:22 am | View Website
Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez Duet Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez Duet - American Idol Season 11 "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" 03/7/2014 - 5:14 am | View Website
Joshua Ledet Gets First CD Release — An ‘American Idol ... While it’s been pretty quiet on the Joshua Ledet front since the “American Idol” finale, we know Josh himself has been pretty busy. The show’s big summer tour ... 03/7/2014 - 1:39 am | View Website
A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows. Assemblyman Richard Bloom, who unveiled the bill Friday, says orcas are too large and intelligent to be confined in small tanks for their entire lives.
A Mexican state's decision to cancel a two-day heavy metal concert with top bands like Kiss, Twisted Sister and Guns 'N Roses is drawing fire from fans and organizers, who say they suspect that political motives, corruption or discrimination are behind the move.