american idol top 9 'American Idol' Top 9 post game chat with expert Richard Rushfield and guest Season 7 Carly SmithsonThe Season 9 “American Idol” contestants are taking on the Lennon/McCartney songbook this week — come back here Wednesday, April 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET for a live chat about the performances.

Who will murder a beloved Beatles anthem? Can anyone possibly top David Cook’s “Eleanor Rigby” from two seasons ago? Will Teflon Tim keep smiling his way to the finals? Chat about it here with our “American Idol” expert Richard Rushfield of The Daily Beast
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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."