For the second week in a row, Alex Preston leads with the best odds (currently 13 to 8) from Gold Derby readers to win this season of "American Idol" after eclipsing Caleb Johnson, who hovers in second place with 23 to 10 odds. See more odds here.
That's surprising considering Preston got blasted by the judges last week for failing to give enough spunk or mobility to his riff on No Doubt's "Don't Speak."
"You can give the chill version of a song, but I want you to give it more edge," Keith Urban said. JLo was tougher: "Your delivery sucked the energy out of the song."
"When you hit the merge, the game changes," warns our senior editor Matt Noble in our "Survivor: Cagayan" chat on the eve of the April 3 telecast.
Now the contestants employ new strategies as they abandon tribal loyalties in favor of brazen selfish tactics that may help them to be the last survivor standing.
Currently, Spencer Bledsoe has the best odds (21/10) to win the game, followed by Yung "Woo" Hwang (27 to 10), according to predictions by Gold Derby users. Most likely to get the boot: Jeremiah Wood (19/10), followed by the scheming Tony Vlachos (2/1). See more predictions here. Make your predictions -- click here and win prizes that include $100 Amazon Gift Certificate plus your personal chat via webcam with "Survivor" host Jeff Probst.
"How I Met Your Mother signed off Monday after nine seasons with a finale that left fans divided as to its ending. The hour-long episode drew record ratings for this CBS staple. Will all this attention, both good and bad, be enough to get this laffer back onto the radar of Emmy voters?
Our users predicted the elimination of actor Billy Dee Williams this week on "Dancing With the Stars," but not like this. The 76-year-old star announced he was withdrawing from the competition due to chronic back problems and therefore wasn't able to perform.
Women in Film announce their five honorees for the 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards, to be held on June 11 in Los Angeles. Recent Oscar champ Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine") is named for excellence in film. Emmy nominee Kerry Washington ("Scandal") will receive the award for excellence in television. Rose Byrne (face of the future), Jennifer Lee (director, "Frozen"), and Eva Longoria (humanatarian) are the other recipients who will be honored at the annual charity event. Variety.
Okay, TV fans, it's truth time. Is "The Walking Dead" the absolute WORST hit show of all time? (Vote in our poll below!)
Sure, it's crammed full of exciting things like scary zombies, cool weaponry, life-and-death survival and the freaking apocalypse, but "The Walking Dead" is a regular punching bag for many fans who brag that they "hate-watch" the series in order to pull apart the bad writing and inconceivable plot holes.
Amazon has listened to members of their streaming service and is picking up six new series for the upcoming TV season. The programs are from the creative minds of such past Emmy favorites as "The X-Files," "Six Feet Under," and "The Wire," as well as award-winning films "About a Boy" and "Moonrise Kingdom."
John Goodman has enjoyed a long history with the Emmy Awards, reaping 11 bids over the past quarter century. But he has only one win to show for all of that hard work. Could his rookie comedy series "Alpha House" finally get him that bookend trophy?
This has never been simply a show about the undead feasting on brains. It's about moral choices and psychological consequences; how do human beings reconcile their once civilized nature with a newly uncivilized world. "The Walking Dead" more closely resembles Cormac McCarthy's "The Road" than most zombie movies.
However, members of the TV academy have been reluctant to embrace the horror genre over the years. Part of the reason for that may be to due to there being so little scary fare to consider. Indeed, broadcast networks shied away from the genre, save for the occasional foray by sc-fi shows such as "The X-Files," "The Twilight Zone" and "The Outer Limits."
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