With Seacrest’s new deal in place, Idol heads into its third season on ABC (and its 18th season overall) with its entire team — including judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie, and in-house mentor Bobby Bones — intact, despite cost-cutting buzz. The Seacrest … [Read more...] about American Idol: Ryan Seacrest Inks New Deal to Return For Season 18
The “American Idol” revival has been renewed for a third season at ABC. The show’s second season — at least on its new home network — finale will air Sunday, May 19. Offers have been made for host Ryan Seacrest and judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan to return to … [Read more...] about ‘American Idol’ Renewed for Season 3 at ABC
[jwplayer pPKkjW77]The new “American Idol,” in just its second season on ABC, is already in big trouble. With the ratings hitting a new low, the show will be cancelled. “No official announcement has been made yet, but with viewers dropping from 7.2 million viewers to just 6 … [Read more...] about American Idol Cancelled – EXCLUSIVE
American Idol has returned with Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. However one voice that you will not be hearing this season is Michael Jackson because his songs have been banned. “Given Lionel’s close relationship with Jackson and the fact they wrote … [Read more...] about Jackson Songs Banned From American Idol – EXCLUSIVE
ABC's 'American Idol' loses again as critics ponder costly show's future ABC's revamped "American Idol" got clobbered by NBC's "The Voice" on Monday night. "Idol" drew 7.7 million viewers, while "The Voice" was watched by about 10.7 million to win the night by a … [Read more...] about ABC’s ‘American Idol’ loses again as critics ponder costly show’s future
DRAMA .... With ratings SINKING at American Idol, sources says execs are all over Katy Perry, who is getting paid $25 Million for the season. Sources say Idol bosses "have Katy on a very short leash .... The producers FLIP OUT if she arrives late or displays any sort of … [Read more...] about DRAMA …. With ratings SINKING at American Idol, sources says execs are all over Katy Perry
TV Ratings: 'American Idol' Stages a Solid Return on ABC In its first outing, the former Fox juggernaut delivered ABC an average 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 and 10.3 million viewers over two hours. It's a solid restart for the franchise! As for dominant singing … [Read more...] about TV Ratings: ‘American Idol’ Stages a Solid Return on ABC
How Is the 'American Idol' Reboot Different From the Original? The biggest difference between the reboot and the original is that the reboot will no longer feature bad auditions. Bad auditions were a staple of the original series, where you’d often see contestants who had … [Read more...] about How Is the ‘American Idol’ Reboot Different From the Original?