Mariah Carey's judge chair has become the hot seat -- "American Idol" ratings are sliding and we've learned producers are bringing Jennifer Lopez back, but will it be a permanent move? Would a switch make you watch more?
Plus, criminals beware -- Dog and Beth Chapman are back on the hunt ... and call in to explain how their new CMT show is taking bounty hunting to a whole 'nother level.
And, Gwyneth Paltrow is on the top of People's "most beautiful woman" list -- but if this list seems like a bogus ploy to land big interviews, that's because ... well ... just watch.
Finally, Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian ... squaring off in divorce court -- only problem is ... Kris decided to play hooky. Now, the judge is PISSED! How will this affect the trial, and Kris' bank account?
Plus, all signs point to Kendall Jenner being the heir apparent to take the Kardashian throne away from Kim -- but the question is ... will big sis be willing to hand over the crown?
And, DMX joins TMZ Live -- UP IN HERE, UP IN HERE -- to grunt about blowing the roof off Madison Square Garden, and his other passion ... sweeping and vacuuming.