American Idol: Season 11 Reviews

March 26, 2019
Sleepily good-looking white guys have won the last four seasons of [American Idol]... And so it is a commendation to the near-military professionalism of Idol that somehow, for the last half-hour or so, I was riveted to the screen.
March 22, 2019
In the end, a humble pawn shop worker pursuing his dream was a more appealing narrative for more people than a technically brilliant singer who'd been prepping for stardom since she was 4 or 5 years old.
March 22, 2019
[The finale] was brisk and satisfying unlike the filler laden episodes that weighed down the rest of the season.
March 22, 2019
I'm not going to pretend all was perfect in Idol world, but at the very least it was far and away the strongest finale since Kris Allen vs. Adam Lambert.
March 22, 2019
[American Idol Season 11 finale] was a weird and occasionally wonderful smorgasbord.
March 20, 2019
Phillip Phillips was the champion this era of American Idol deserved.
March 20, 2019
It took them six tries, but they've finally cast the White Boy With Guitar role perfectly. I'm rooting for you, Phillip Phillips.
March 19, 2019
This 11th season of American Idol has been unusually stupefying.
Full Review | Original Score: C+