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Katharine McPhee & Stephen Colbert Trash Talk Taylor Hicks!

Katharine McPhee is all smiles while making her way inside the Ed Sullivan Theater to make an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday (April 18) in New York City.

The 32-year-old actress promoted season three of her hit show Scorpion and poked fun at Taylor Hicks, who won her season of American Idol. “Let’s face it, the harmonica is a crutch,” Stephen told Katharine, to which she replied: “It’s not a real instrument is it?”

Jesse Tyler Ferguson also made an appearance to promote his Broadway play Fully Committed – Watch his segment after the cut!


Katharine McPhee – ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

FYI: Katharine is wearing an Alexander Lewis dress paired with L.K. Bennett shoes.

20+ pictures inside of Katharine McPhee and Jesse Tyler Ferguson at The Late ShowMore Here! »

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Katharine McPhee Celebrates Her Two Dogs on National Pet Day!

Katharine McPhee steps out to run some errands with her two cute pups on Tuesday (April 12) in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old Scorpion actress celebrated National Pet Day that day by posting some really cute photos to her Instagram account.

“In honor of #nationaldogday give your pups a smooch!,” Katharine captioned one photo of her and one of her pups giving her a kiss. Cute! See the photo below…

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Katharine McPhee Thanks Woman Who Put Her Through During First 'American Idol' Audition

Katharine McPhee is pretty in yellow while dining out with a gal pal at Craig’s on Friday night (April 8) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The night before, the 32-year-old actress/singer made an appearance on the American Idol finale.

“GUYS!!! This lady right here is the reason I made it on #americanidol… She put me through my very first round in San Francisco,” Kat later captioned an Instagram photo. “She was so tough and she scared me but turns out she was a real gem and has been the best cheerleader and producer on Idol for years and years. Thank you @meggiemikes for saying YES and for doing such an amazing job year after year on this show we’ve all loved and cherished so much. #americanidolseriesfinale #blessed”

20+ pictures inside of Katharine McPhee out to dinner in WeHo… More Here! »

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Katharine McPhee Lip Syncs to Jason Derulo While Battling Him!

Katharine McPhee emerges out of a bathtub in some sexy lingerie during her performance on Lip Sync Battle, which aired on Thursday (April 7).

The 32-year-old former American Idol contestant performed Jason Derulo‘s “Want to Want Me” while battling him during the episode!

For his second round performance, Jason did Rick James‘ “Super Freak.” Watch the video below!

Ultimately, Katharine was crowned the winner of the episode and it wasn’t the only television appearance she made that night. She was also at the series finale of American Idol.


Jason Derulo’s “Super Freak” vs. Katharine McPhee’s “Want to Want Me”
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Jessica Sanchez Shows Off Powerhouse Vocals on 'Idol' Finale

Jessica Sanchez belts out an amazing rendition of “The Prayer” during American Idol‘s series finale on Thursday (April 7).

The 20-year-old season 11 runner-up was joined by prior contestants for a medley of songs, which was opened by Katharine McPhee and Casey James singing Lady Antebellum‘s “Need You Now”.

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Other performers, who Harry Connick Jr. called “some of the best singers American Idol has discovered,” included Carly Smithson, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard and Amber Holcomb.

Watch Jessica Sanchez perform on the American Idol finale below…

Jessica Sanchez Sings “The Prayer”

FYI: Katharine is wearing a Shady Zeineldine gown.

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Katharine McPhee Goes Blonde at 'American Idol' Finale!

Katharine McPhee shows off her new look while walking the carpet at the American Idol series finale on Thursday (April 7) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The 32-year-old entertainer was joined at the event by her season’s winner Taylor Hicks and fourth place finisher Chris Daughtry. She came in second place during season five!

Katharine debuted her blonde hair at the event, which she got after wrapping season two of Scorpion.

“#blondes have more fun…. At least for 3 months. Hiatus from #scorpion has officially begun! #mechesalon thanks @traceycunningham1 ❤️❤️,” Katharine wrote on Instagram with the below selfie.

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Katharine McPhee Returns to 'American Idol' for Stunning 'Over the Rainbow' Performance! (Video)

Katharine McPhee gives a stunning performance during her return to the American Idol stage on Thursday (March 24) in Los Angeles.

The 31-year-old entertainer, who came in second place on the fifth season of the singing competition series, reprised her “Over the Rainbow” performance during the appearance.

After she sang, host Ryan Seacrest brought out an employee who was one of Katharine‘s superfans during her Idol days and he explained how he made everyone at school vote for her.

David Cook, who won season seven, also returned to the show to perform his new single “Heartbeat.”


Katharine McPhee Performs “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” – AMERICAN IDOL

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