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The Idol

  1. weak end
    Max Tells The Idol ‘You’re Leavin’, Son’The controversial series from Sam Levinson and the Weeknd ends after one season.
  2. i feel the sad
    Troye Sivan Must Watch MoonstruckA gay crime (not watching Cher’s Oscar-winning role) was revealed through lie detection.
  3. into it
    Why Are Intimacy Coordinators Still the Butt of the Joke?It’s 2023 and Hollywood is still confused about what they do and how to use them.
  4. abel’s angels
    What’s Going On With The Idol?HBO said a second season is actually still possible.
  5. overnights
    The Idol Finale Recap: Jocelyn on Top“You’re mine. Forever. Now go stand over there.”
  6. lingering questions
    14 Questions I Had After Watching The Idol Season FinaleWhy did anyone do any of the things they did, ever?
  7. vulture recommends
    Prep for The Idol Season Finale by Watching D’Angelo Wallace Tear It ApartThe Idol season one finale drops tonight.
  8. close read
    This Should Have Been a No-BrainerThe Weeknd and Sam Levinson aimed for greatness with The Idol. The result was as subtle as a Lifetime film.
  9. idol chatter
    Da’Vine Joy Randolph on What Was and Wasn’t Supposed to Happen in The Idol“It’s everyone’s desire and intention to do a season two, and until we hear differently, that’s the plan.”
  10. overnights
    The Idol Recap: Jocelyn’s House of Horrors“Shock him again.”
  11. lingering questions
    16 Questions I Have After Watching The Idol Episode 4Why is the sound mix on kissing always so … gooshy?
  12. world class earworm
    Why You Can’t Get That Terrible The Idol Song Out of Your HeadAngels, we’ve been freaked. Let a musicologist explain why.
  13. my single is dropping
    The Idol Gives Us Solo Jennie Crumbs“One of Your Girls” also features more unsexiness from the Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp.
  14. close read
    Deviant, Devious, DorkDoes The Idol want us to fear Tedros Tedros or laugh at him? And why can’t The Weeknd sell either?
  15. overnights
    The Idol Recap: All That TraumaTruly an awful episode of television.
  16. lingering questions
    15 Questions I Had After Watching The Idol Episode 3Where is Elizabeth Berkley? Seriously, where is she?
  17. good takes
    A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Idol-PilledAre you brave enough to embrace the backlash to the backlash?
  18. overnights
    The Idol Recap: Team DyanneDyanne’s coming for you, Jocelyn.
  19. lingering questions
    12 Questions I Have After Watching The Idol Episode 2How often does Tedros unbraid his rattail?
  20. alternative viewing
    Why Not Just Watch I Hate Suzie?A question I often ask, but specifically in this case about The Idol.
  21. my single is dropping
    Jocelyn Drops Comeback Single ‘World Class Sinner’But did she freak it?
  22. the idol
    Exclusive Excerpts From The Idol’s Vanity Fair ProfileBy Talia Hirsch, one of the great pop-culture writers.
  23. overnights
    The Idol Series-Premiere Recap: Frosted Like a Pop-TartThe Idol on HBO is about a pop star bored by her own music.
  24. roundups
    Twitter Makes Idle Chatter About The IdolWe need a Jocelyn cigarette counter in the corner of the screen.
  25. lingering questions
    16 Questions I Have After Watching The IdolIs most of the show’s budget going to music licensing?
  26. abel called
    All Your Burning Questions About The Idol, AnsweredLike: Is Sam Levinson and the Weeknd’s new HBO show starring Lily-Rose Depp actually “sexual torture porn,” or nah?
  27. my collab is dropping
    The Weeknd Got the Queen of Pop on ‘Popular’Madonna and Playboi Carti joined him on the new song for The Idol’s soundtrack.
  28. Who’s Who on The Idol: A Character GuideEverything you need to know about the characters in the secretive new show.
  29. cannes 2023
    In the Bathroom Lines at the Super-Parties of CannesDescending into the festival darkness with Harrison Ford, The Idol’s cast, Leo, Marty, and more.
  30. cannes 2023
    Sam Levinson on The Idol: ‘Things That Might Be Revolutionary Are Taken Too Far’He says the nudity and sexuality of his new HBO show are “true to what almost every pop star is doing these days.”
  31. these guys
    Sam Levinson and the Weeknd Allegedly Turned The Idol Into a ‘Rape Fantasy’Reports from crew members say that the Euphoria creator and Canadian pop star have made “troubling” creative decisions.
  32. mysterious news
    Jenna Ortega Will Dance, Dance, Dance With the WeekndIn a new film the pop star co-wrote with director Trey Edward Shults.
  33. britney’s peers
    Idol Britney Spears Met Up With Sam Levinson and the WeekndWho just so happen to be co-creators of HBO’s The Idol.
  34. coming soon
    Euphoria’s Sam Levinson to Direct The Weeknd’s The IdolLevinson will allegedly replace Amy Seimetz as director for some of the episodes.
  35. fake couples
    HBO’s The Idol Casts a Cult for The Weeknd and Lily-Rose DeppSuzanna Son, Steve Zissis, Troye Sivan, and more will star in the series focused on the music industry.
  36. tv
    The Weeknd to Write, Star in HBO Cult Drama SeriesAlongside Euphoria’s Sam Levinson.