Last Thursday's "American Idol" results show, which cut the field from 24 to 13, was an example of how lean and mean the FOX hit can be. If you take out the first 20 minutes, when nothing happened, and maybe trim a few other moments of clip-package flab, there was a remarkable amount of activity that took place over those two hours.
Will Thursday (March 10) night's "Idol" results show feature similar economy?
Umm... Don't count on it.
Minute-by-minute breakdown after the bump...