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A New Dynasty: A&E Reality Show Overtakes American Idol

With its hour-long season finale Wednesday, “Duck Dynasty”, the A&E reality show in its third season which follows the life of the duck-call-crafting Robinson family, drew a record 9.6 million viewers. But the more important stat’s who was watching:  5.5 million adults 18-49. This is a coup for the show, since it was the first time it topped Fox’s “American Idol” in that key tv demographic. The Hollywood Reporter says that […]

Revenge of the Nerds: "Big Bang..." Beats "American Idol"

Once the most successful show on television, Fox Network’s American Idol is currently experiencing its worst ratings ever. NBC’s The Voice has consistently won the key 18-49 demographic in the music competition battle this season.  And on Thursday night, Idol was dealt quite possibly its biggest blow by an unlikely foe: RERUNS of CBS’s Big Bang Theory scored a 3.1 rating in the 8pm slot and a 3.3 in the 9pm slot in the […]

Mariah Carey Glitter Bombs American Idol Contestant

The American Idol judges gave Candice Glover a  standing ovation after her performance of The Cure’s “Lovesong” on Wednesday, April 10th. Mariah Carey went a step further in her praise: Does Mariah just carry glitter around with her? What if people did this every time you did something great? We bet the world would be a little more fabulous and a LOT more sparkly! ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) […]

FOX Moves "New Girl" to Thursday

“Why is New Girl on a Thursday?” you may ask yourself. FOX wanted to lead-in from American Idol, so instead of giving you a new episode on the night you expect to see “New Girl,” they ran a re-run. Great scheduling, FOX. Bravo. So if you’re a New Girl fan, and didn’t realize there was a new episode tonight (9/8c), well…that’s what ViralRead is here for. ReactionLOL (1) It’s a Trappp! (0) […]

American Idol may be Sued Amid Accusations of Racism

  Nine black men who were contestants on American Idol are seeking permission from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to sue the mega-hit talent show amid allegations of racism. Their attorney, James H. Freeman, claims Idol broke California state employment statutes which prohibit employers from questioning potential employees about any history of arrest, stating that “Their personal and professional lives remain permanently and severely impaired.” Freeman suggests that the Idol […]

Nicki Minaj: 'I Eat Turkey Bacon Every Day'

Yes, it’s breaking news. American Idol judge, Nicki Minaj had excellent one-liners during tonight’s airing of the show that is it in it’s 12th season. The show featured an awesome segment on Minaj dubbing contestants with stellar Minaj-esque names… something we all can aspire to receive (#nickinames). She gave another contestant the honor, ”I’m obsessed with you… I want to skin you and wear you.” And then, it happend. Toward the close […]