katharine mcphee carrie underwood getty Katharine McPhee goes 'Shark' hunting, Carrie Underwood gets the 'Spotlight'All the latest “American Idol” news in easy, bite-sized form.

Katharine McPhee
is returning to the silver screen. She is joining Chris Carmack, Alyssa Diaz, Joel David Moore and Sinqua Walls in “Shark Night 3D,” a horror movie about college kids at a lake house who are terrorized by sharks. We wish “USA Up! All Night” was still around. [Variety]

“Idol” reject Ian Bernardo, who didn’t like the way he was treated during the Season 9 finale, has refiled his lawsuit — down to $100M from $300M. So it’s good to know he’s still crazypants. [TMZ]

Jordin Sparks has injured her hip during an “In the Heights” performance and is temporarily out of the show. No return date has been set. Get well soon, Jordin! [Broadway]

“Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts is going behind-the-scenes with Nashville’s biggest stars, including “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood. The “In the Spotlight: All Access Nashville” airs Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC. [ABC]

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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."