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Jordin Sparks Slams Ex Jason Derulo in New Mixtape—Listen for Yourself!

6 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Jordin Sparks is through biting her tongue. The singer just dropped a mixtape dubbed Bye Felicia where she gets very candid about her breakup with Jason Derulo. In one track, a remix of Drake's "How Bout Now," the former American Idol alum appears to slam her former boyfriend of several years and claims that the "Talk Dirty" singer changed with fame. Sparks starts out by singing, "Feeling like I have to get all of this off my chest. I know you are sitting there thinking 'What is she going to do next?' Remember I deleted all my other guys' numbers out my phone for ya? Remember when you broke your neck and I had to wash your back for ya? You probably don't »

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Jordin Sparks Goes Off on Jason Derulo In New Song

10 hours ago | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Jordin Sparks is going in hard!While the singer is known for her good-girl persona, she's not holding back in her new remix of Drake's single "How Bout Now" -- dropping f-bombs while trashing her ex-boyfriend Jason Derulo."Member I deleted all my other guys numbers off my phone for ya ... member when you broke your neck and I had to wash your back for ya ... probably don't remember half the s**t that I did for ya," she sings in the track.Of course, the "American Idol" winner is directly referencing her ex fracturing his neck in January of 2012 right there ... proving that yes, the changes she made to the original song are definitely about Jason."Always been mommy's little angel ... then once you blew up your head got big and you started changing," she later coos. "Can't believe all the things that you started saying ... like I'm with »

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Jordin Sparks Throws Shade at Ex Jason Derulo in "How Bout Now (Remix)": Listen Now!

18 hours ago | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Her turn! Jordin Sparks may have been coy about her split from boyfriend Jason Derulo back in September, but that doesn't mean she sat quietly in the studio. The American Idol alum has blasted the R&B singer in her latest song "How Bout Now (Remix)," even referencing the neck injury he suffered in 2012. Sparks teased the new tune with her collaborators, The L.A. Leakers, on Monday, Nov. 24. The remix will be featured on her upcoming mixtape #Byefelicia. ("Bye Felicia" is a quote from the movie [...] »

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The Voice Top 10 Performance Recap: Truth Detectives

24 November 2014 7:30 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

You can’t believe everything you hear on TV — not even (or perhaps especially) when it’s packaged in flannel-shirt wrapping paper, a folksy Oklahoma-accent and a corporate edict to keep the 18-49 demo rating above 3 million.

Which is why I didn’t let myself get angry or dismayed by Blake Shelton’s ridiculous exaggeration during The Voice‘s Top 10 performance episode on Monday: “This is the best live show I have ever seen in seven seasons.”

Dude, seriously?

I don’t believe for a second that the country coach believes such ridiculousness — not after an evening marked by incredibly insipid song selection, »

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Reality TV smackdown: 'American Idol' judges vs. 'The Voice' coaches (Poll)

24 November 2014 2:14 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

With the rivalry between singing competition shows "American Idol" and "The Voice" about to heat up again in early 2015, it's time for You to decide which reality program has the best panel of judges. Vote in our poll below. On "American Idol," the returning panel will consist of Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr., while the current coaches on "The Voice" are Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine. -Break- Did you correctly predict Sugar Joans, Jessie Pitts would be eliminated? After voting in our new poll below, be sure to join in the fun predicting the outcome of "The Voice" every week. In our contest, you can pick which artists will be eliminated next week, who will be the overall winner this year, and even which coach will take the crown. Get these questions right and you could find yourself on our Season 7 leaderboard next week. »

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Say It Isn't So! Will Fox Bring Back The X Factor?

23 November 2014 9:15 AM, PST | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Fox is reportedly mulling a revival of The X Factor, which would see Simon Cowell jumping ship from the British version (again) to re-launch the show in the States, Britain's Mirror reports.

After three seasons, Fox canceled The X Factor in February, amid dismal ratings that plunged year after year despite ploys like adding Britney Spears to the judging panel. The show never came close to matching the popularity of Cowell's other export, American Idol.

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- Liz Raftery

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"Saul," "Mozart" & More Shows Set Dates

21 November 2014 8:11 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Some major upcoming mid-season TV series have locked in premiere dates over the past day or two.

The most high-profile is the "Breaking Bad" spin-off "Better Call Saul" which AMC has revealed will score a high-profile two-night debut. The premiere episode will air on Sunday February 8th at 10pm, immediately following the midseason return of "The Walking Dead" at 9pm.

The second episode will then air the next night, Monday February 9th at 10pm, with the next eight episodes of the first season to air weekly in that Monday 10pm timeslot.

Amazon has announced that they intend to debut all ten episodes of their new dramedy "Mozart in the Jungle" on their Prime Instant Video service on December 23rd. Gael Garcia Bernal, Malcolm McDowell, Saffron Burrows and Bernadette Peters star in the series which is set against New York's classical music scene.

Fox has announced a bunch of TV dates »

- Garth Franklin

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Watch Metallica Nail 'Enter Sandman' on 'Late Late Show'

21 November 2014 7:33 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

"Here tonight is a band who are the runner-up on American Idol, wasn't it fellas," Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson joked introducing Metallica on the penultimate night of the metal gods' week-long residency. With only two nights left, Metallica decided to bust out "one of their signature tunes," as Ferguson put it, "a song called 'Enter Sandman.'"

Related: Metallica to Issue 27 Live Albums by Year's End

There's nothing flashy about this version of their biggest Black Album track — just another polished, kick-ass performance by a Rock and Roll »

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Fox Announces Winter TV Show Premieres

20 November 2014 11:01 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Fox has announced their winter premiere dates for new and returning shows -- season three of MasterChef Junior (Tuesday, January 6th), American Idol (Wednesday, January 7th), Glee (Friday, January 9th), World's Funniest Fails (Friday, January 16th), Backstrom (Thursday, January 22nd), The Last Man on Earth (Sunday, March 1st), The Following (Monday, March 2nd), Hell's Kitchen (Tuesday, March 3rd), and Weird Loners (Tuesday, March 31st).

In addition, they're revealed that the two-hour series finale of Glee will air on Friday, March 20th.

Here's the press release:

Fox Announces Additional Winter Premiere Dates, Including "Glee's" Final 13-episode Season

New Unscripted Series "World's Funniest Fails" (working title) Debuts Friday, January 16

New Crime Procedural "Backstrom," Starring Emmy Award Nominee Rainn Wilson, Premieres Thursday, January 22

One-hour Premiere Event Launches Will Forte'S "The Last Man On »

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Fox sets midseason plans for 'Glee,' 'Backstrom,' 'The Following' and more

20 November 2014 7:09 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Kudos to Fox for milking two days of news reports out of an otherwise unified announcement of its midseason schedule. After we reported yesterday that "American Idol" and "Empire" will premiere on January 7, Fox rolled out its entire midseason overhaul, including premiere dates for new drama "Backstrom," new comedies "The Last Man on Earth" and "Weird Loners," a new reality offering called "World's Funniest Fails" and returns for new seasons of "MasterChef Junior," "The Following" and "Hell's Kitchen." Fox also revealed plans for the final season of "Glee." After a fairly rough fall -- "Gotham" and "MasterChef Junior" are among the few unvarnished positives -- it's no wonder that Fox's changes touch every night of primetime. Let's look at the winter/spring premieres, jumping between chronological order and night-by-night. There will be a handy, but complicated, chart at the bottom of the page when this confuses you. Up first is »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Fox Moves ‘Glee’ to Fridays, Dates ‘Backstrom’ and More

20 November 2014 6:57 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fox is moving “Glee” to Fridays for its sixth and final season, which wraps with a two-hour season finale on March 20, 2015. The network also announced premiere dates for several new shows, including Rainn Wilson’s comedy-drama series “Backstrom” and Will Forte’s “The Last Man on Earth.”

“Glee’s” final season kicks off Jan. 16 with a two-hour premiere, followed by the launch of YouTube series “World’s Funniest Fails,” which features comedians discussing the worst “epic fails” of the week.

Backstrom,” starring Wilson plays as an unruly detective, premieres Jan. 22 while Forte’s “The Last Man on Earth” bows March 1. Fellow comedy “Weird Loners” will premiere March 31 at 9:30 p.m.

Returning for its 14th season, “American Idol” opens Jan. 7 while “Masterchef Junior” is back the night before (Jan. 6), leading into new episodes of “New Girl” at 9 p.m. and “The Mindy Project” at 9:30 p.m.

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- Shelli Weinstein

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Fox Sets Dates for Following, Bones' Spring Return, Backstrom and More

20 November 2014 5:45 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s beginning to look a lot like… New Year’s?

Ready or not, Fox is the latest network to turn its eye to 2015 — with the announcement of premiere dates for Backstrom, The Following, Weird Loners and more, plus the spring return of Bones.

In addition to Glee‘s move to Friday — read more on that here — the network’s other scheduled premieres are as follows:

* Season 3 of MasterChef Junior rings in 2015 starting Tuesday, January 6 at 8/7c.

* A new unscripted series, World’s Funniest Fails, will launch Friday, Jan. 16 at 8/7c.

* Rainn Wilson’s freshman crime procedural Backstrom kicks off Thursday, »

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Fox Orders YouTube Series 'World's Funniest Fails,' Sets Rest of Midseason

20 November 2014 5:29 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Fox has firmed up the rest of its midseason plans. After announcing premiere dates for Empire, American Idol and Glee, the network has found slots for everything else on its bench — and ordered a new unscripted project. World's Funniest Fails (working title) bows Jan. 16, ahead of Glee. Based on YouTube channel FailArmy, each week finds a panel of comedians analyzing viral clips of people epically failing. New comedies The Last Man on Earth and Weird Loners also have found points of entry on the schedule, as has drama Backstrom. The latter, from Bones creator Hart Hanson, bows Thursday,

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- Michael O'Connell

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Glee Moves to Friday in Final Season

20 November 2014 5:14 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Glee will take its final bow on Friday nights.

TVLine has learned that Fox’s musical-comedy will kick off its sixth and final season with a two-hour episode on Friday, Jan. 9. The following week, it will settle into its regular Fridays-at-9 timeslot.

The two-hour series finale will air on Friday, March 20.

Earlier this year, Fox trimmed Glee‘s final-season episode order from 22 to 13.

For the rest of Fox’s midseason schedule, click here.

Related storiesNew Girl Photos: Jess and Cece Throw Down, Nick Gets a New Bed BuddyAmerican Idol Return, Empire Series Debut Date Set at FoxMindy Project Recap: You Turn Me Write 'Round, »

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'American Idol' -- Racial Suit Dismissed, You Snooze You Lose, Judge Says

20 November 2014 2:25 PM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

"American Idol" is Not racist against Black contestants -- the lawsuit filed by 10 former Idol wannabes who claimed they were cut over race ... has been dismissed, but mostly on a technicality.TMZ broke the story ... the contestants claimed "Idol" producers dug up criminal charges from their pasts -- including crimes for which they were never convicted -- and this was done strictly because they're Black.According to new court docs, however ... all but 1 of them »

- TMZ Staff

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New Girl Photos: Jess and Cece Throw Down, Nick Gets a New Bed Buddy

20 November 2014 12:13 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When you’re thrust into an impromptu battle, any object at hand can serve as a weapon.

But a breast pump, Jess? Really?

Yep, Ms. Day milks her advantage for all it’s worth — see for yourself in this exclusive first look from New Girl‘s Dec. 2 outing (Fox, 9/8c), “Girl Fight.”

In the episode, a growing grudge between Jess and Cece affords Schmidt and Coach the opportunity to learn about girl fights from the inside. (We hope you bring padding, boys.) Meanwhile, Winston puts off studying for his police-academy final, and Nick is concerned that Tran’s granddaughter (Greta Lee, »

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Fox Beats 'American Idol' Racism Lawsuit

20 November 2014 12:12 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Fox Broadcasting, Fremantle and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe have prevailed over 10 former contestants on American Idol who alleged they were the victims of racial discrimination in the way they were disqualified. The lawsuit was brought in July 2013, and it aimed to be ambitious — talking about how producers had allegedly dug up dirt on African American contestants, had disseminated information from criminal rap sheets to the media in order to justify DQs, how the popular singing competition show was manipulated, and how the contestants were forced to sign "unconscionable Willy Wonka contracts." Earlier this month, U.S

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- Eriq Gardner

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Fox Sets Premiere Dates for American Idol and Empire

20 November 2014 8:03 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It’s hard to believe that American Idol will be entering its 14th season this coming year, but it will be and now we know when it will begin. The newest season of American Idol will kick off on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 with a one-hour episode at 8 p.m. The Season 14 premiere will then continue with a two-hour installment the next night on Thursday, Jan 8, at 8 p.m. The first episodes of American Idol Season 14 will feature auditions in Kansas City, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York and San Francisco. All three of last year’s judges—Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick Jr.—will return, although Idol alum Adam Lambert will be a special guest judge filling in for Urban during the New York auditions. One member of the Idol team who will not be returning is longtime judge and last year’s mentor Randy Jackson, who announced his »

- Chris King

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Recap: 'Survivor: San Juan Del Sur' - 'Gettin' to Crunch Time'

19 November 2014 6:50 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Pre-credit sequence. Huyopa returns to camp after sending Josh packing. Jon accepts hugs for his courageous flip-flop. Reed is "furious," but he tells people he's Ok. "I need to figure out how to move forward being in the minority," Reed says. But Reed isn't the only one feeling unsure about his position. Jon is unsteady with how he treated Josh and Reed. "If there's anything I've learned from watching past 'Survivors,' it's trust your instinct," Jon says, getting Jeremy's reassurance. Keith knows he's in bad position, but he also knows he has an Idol and hopes to use it to take somebody else out. He's thinking about pretending to sacrifice himself and then blindsiding everybody. "It's getting to crunch-time now," he says. What the muck? We're kicking things off with some Reward action. It involves tussling on beams over mud. Wanna know what they're playing for? It's a »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Netflix resurrects 'Longmire' for Season 4

19 November 2014 4:09 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It's been a Something For Everybody day of TV news. Between NBC dumping its Bill Cosby project, the first picture from BBC America's "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell," an "American Idol" premiere date, a "How To Get Away With Murder" finale date, Hugh Laurie joining "Veep" in some capacity, plus casting rumors for Netflix's Marvel shows, you'd be hard-pressed to feel neglected by today's small screen rumblings. And if none of those things interest you... How about this? Netflix announced on Wednesday (November 19) afternoon that it has picked up a fourth season for the drama "Longmire," cancelled earlier this fall by A&E. The 10-episode resurrected "Longmire" will premiere on Netflix in the Us, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in 2015. "When Warner Horizon Television came to us with the idea for a new season of Longmire, we were intrigued because the series is so unique, and consistently great. We are »

- Daniel Fienberg

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