Idol Headlines for 09/22/11 – The Evening Edition

The first webisode of Kids Star USA competition is up, and you can watch Judge/Mentor Kris Allen work with the Top 4 and announce the winner of the 1st challenge HERE.

19News tweets, “@DurbinRock & @slangoneai10 are #Lifechangers for @DrDrewLCTV. Watch Mon 3PM on the CW as they help 2 Idol fans accomplish their goals.”

‘American Idol’ auditions wrap up at the Izod Center

Information on today’s final American Idol audition cattle call in East Rutherford NJ is pretty sparse so far. I can’t find a total number of auditioners. That tells me that the numbers were probably low. Not a surprise considering the city was announced only a few weeks ago. You can read more about it HERE. One figure I saw said 1000 lined up this morning, but that doesn’t seem right.

Geo Godley wasn’t naked during the X Factor performance that made Paula Abdul heave

The X Factor auditioner who took of his pants wasn’t actually naked, but instead was wearing a leopard print thong.

The editing of the audition, particularly a large X placed over his crotch, made it seem like Geo Godley was naked, but he was not. A reality blurred commenter who was at the Seattle audition, Kyle Maddex, reports that the singer “didn’t actually flash anybody in the audience. He was wearing a leopard print thong.” He adds, “Most of the audience was just shocked at what he was doing, because we couldn’t believe that we were seeing what we were seeing.”

Read more at Reality Blurred

Fox’s Mike Darnell “Relieved” By ‘X Factor’ Ratings, Has “No Regrets” Over Judge Swap

Cowell had been talking about his goals of beating Idol in the ratings and averaging some 20 million viewers for The X Factor. Darnell dismisses that as “Simon’s showmanship, something you’ve got to love him for.” But “we lived with the reality that there is an enormous interest in every show during premiere week, and honestly, we’re just relieved this morning. Other than crazy expectations, this is a very good premiere.”

Read more at Deadline

Ryan Seacrest ‘Not Worried’ About ‘Idol, ‘ ‘X Factor’ Fatigue

“I’m not worried about audiences being burnt out, ” Seacrest told us as he made his way to meet with contestants. “I think that all of these shows are great for the music business and they’re great for people who want to make it in the music business. The more opportunity, the more shots, the more chances dreams come true, right?”

See the video at MTV

David Archuleta – Learning About Crohn’s

Back home for a bit helping my sister out a bit. Thanks everyone for all your help! Went to Washington DC and Arizona this last week and had a good ol’ time.

Chaz Bono: Cher Cried After Watching Him on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Chatting with the hosts of “The Talk” on Wednesday, Bono said of Cher, “She was so proud. She cried when she saw it. She’s been so supportive, and I’ve been having really bad problems with my knees and ankles, and she sent somebody over to work on me last night, which was really great because I do need all the help I can get at this point.”

Bono also said his mom will probably attend a taping of the show later in the season, and was “shocked” by how well he did, because, “I’m just not known as the performer guy in the family.”

Read more at Reuters

Sesame Street Teaches the Letter G with a Spoof of Glee

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