Welcome back to American Idol's "biggest season yet." Well, at least that's what Ryan Seacrest called it tonight. And Ryan wouldn't lie, right? Right? But I have to say, so far it's just been American Idol's biggest disappointment yet. Season 8 has been just so-so, with the last few weeks' worth of auditions being the most underwhelming I can remember. That's why I'm so delighted that the auditions are at long last over and done with, and the contestants are now through to Hollywood, dawg.
Yes, Hollywood Week (expanded to encompass more episodes this season, yay) kicked off tonight, and I was hoping maybe now things would finally get interesting. At the very least, the much-hyped return of showstopper Norman Gentle and another Kara DioGuardi/Bikini Girl faceoff would surely be worth watching!Read More »from American Idol: Hurray For Hollywood Week!