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Katie Holmes Defends Suri's High Heels
Suri Cruise is a fashionista in the making. From her dresses to her footwear, the 3-year-old’s wardrobe has already gained attention. Mom Katie Holmes reveals it was her own footwear that inspired her daughter’s decision to wear high heels. “She, like every little girl — she loves my high heels,” Katie tells Access Hollywood at Read More
The Stars Come Out for Michael Jackson's 'This is It'
The stars came out Tuesday night for Michael Jackson‘s This is It premiere at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. All the celebs were in great spirits as they watched the film and celebrated the life of the King of Pop.
Paula Abdul Has a Seat Waiting Next to Nigel Lythgoe
Nigel Lythgoe has extended an open invitation to Paula Abdul to be a guest judge on So You Think You Can Dance, TVGuide reports.
Nigel Lythgoe "Thrilled" About Simon Cowell Dance Show
Simon Cowell already has a huge hit on his hands with America’s Got Talent and American Idol, and now there’s a rumor he’s moving on from chords to the cha-cha, with a competitive dance program. So how does So You Think You Can Dance producer and judge, Nigel Lythgoe, feel about the potential competition? “I’m Read More
Katy Perry & Victoria Beckham to Guest Judge on American Idol
Despite earlier reports claiming Victoria Beckham will be replacing Paula Abdul as a judge on American Idol, Fox entertainment chairman Peter Rice told reporters at an press conference in L.A. today that she and singer Katy Perry will simply be guest judges.
Nigel Lythgoe "Absolutely" Wants Paula Abdul on SYTYCD
While promoting So You Think You Can Dance at the Fox press conference this morning in L.A., the show’s producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe told reporters, “absolutely, no question,” he would want Paula Abdul to be a guest judge on the show.
So Katie Holmes Thinks She Can Dance?
After weeks of hype leading up to Katie Holmes pre-taped appearance on Fox hit So You Think You Can Dance?, the actress’ fleet-footed tribute to Judy Garland finally aired on Thursday night.
Breakfast Links: Alicia's a Broadway Baby; Will Paula Switch Judging Teams?
• Not Clueless anymore — Alicia Silverstone is ready to become a Broadway baby. (Just Jared) • Hey Paula Abdul, if that whole American Idol thing doesn’t work out, Nigel Lythgoe thinks you can judge dancing. (TV Guide) • Meanwhile, would you want any of these people replacing Paula on American Idol? (PopEater) • Of Read More
Nigel Lythgoe & Katie Holmes Team Up
Who knew Katie Holmes would become so dedicated to dance? On last night’s episode of So You Think You Can Dance, judge and producer Nigel Lythgoe announced that he and Katie were teaming up with Adam Shankman and Carrie Ann Inaba to found the Dizzy Feet Foundation, to encourage children to dance who might not Read More
TV Weekly Recap: Nigel, Sandra Lee and Dolly Parton!
What a week! Not only did I have a visit with Idol castoffs Lil Rounds and Anoop Desai (read all they had to say in the upcoming issue of OK! magazine, on sale, Thurs. May 7), So You Think You Can Dance judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy popped in too. I asked the question Read More
Nigel Opens Up About Leaving Idol
The man responsible for creating divas and crooners out of the kids-next-door and attracting millions of viewers each week to Fox’s mega-hit reality show American Idol, is opening up about stepping down. “It’s like giving birth to a baby and letting it go,” British-born executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, who’s been with the show since its Read More
Nigel Lythgoe: No Mincing Words
So You Think You Can Dance producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe says he doesn’t want his hit Fox Reality show to turn into So You Think You Can Mince! "What I don’t like on the dance show, to be frank, is effeminate boys that mince around on the stage," a candid Lythgoe told reporters at Read More
Less is More for Next Season of American Idol
Having learned some lessons from the most recent season of American Idol, producers of the hit show tell OK! that fans can expect more guitar-slinging contestants, fewer drawn-out audition shows and shorter results shows when the AI returns for its eighth season on Fox. Even though it was still consistently tops in viewership last season, Read More
Nigel Lythgoe answers SYTYCD's most burning questions!
The live rounds of So You Think You Can Dance start tonight! (And yes, I’ll be acting out the routines in my living room! Wanna make something of it?) OK!’s Oliver Coleman got the chance to ring up Nigel Lythgoe, SYTYCD executive producer and resident judge, to get the scoop on what we can expect Read More
Nigel Lythgoe: "David Cook Needs a Personality"
If you thought Simon Cowell was blunt, how about this? The Idol judge has nothing on his boss Nigel Lythgoe, who told OK! that this year’s winner David Cook could be as big as AI alum Daughtry – but only if he gets some personality. The exec producer also revealed for the first time that Read More
Keeping Busy — Maybe TOO Busy!
So, this past weekend was super crazy! My husband Cody and I went to several gifting suites for the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles and it was really a lot of fun! Unfortunately, that means I didn’t get to work out as much as I would have liked. It’s hard to fit that in Read More
Idol Vs. Team Archuleta
A ‘Team Archuleta’ insider has revealed that there was a battle between David’s camp and Idol producers over one of this week’s songs.   Arranger Richard Parkinson said that he had come up with a daring interpretation of the ballad Longer for David’s Top 3 performance. But he claims that the show’s bosses vetoed his Read More
Execs Wanted To 'Free' David From Dad
An American Idol exec has said that Jeff Archuleta was removed from rehearsals and banned from helping with song-selection to "free" his son. Exec producer Nigel Lythgoe says that he was not kicked out for double-crossing producers by altering David’s lyrics after he was told not to, but that they had just wanted to "take Read More
'Jason Deserved To Go Home,' Says Exec
It isn’t just Carly Smithson who thinks she got the boot because popularity is more important than performance on American Idol. The show’s executive producer agrees with her, too. The Irish singer has said that she thinks the guys’ female fans are making it hard for the girls to progress in the competition this year, Read More
'Castro Should Have Gone,' Says Exec