'American Idol': Green Mile show gets three hours, Beatles challenge cut to one hour


"American Idol" new old executive producer Nigel Lythgoe has announced a few changes to the programming lineup via Twitter Tuesday (Feb. 22). Nigel tweets:"Because of all the Drama in the #AmericanIdol green mile show we have been asked to cut the Beatles Vegas Challenge to 1 hour instead of 2!!""#AmericanIdol on Wednesday is a 1 hour Beatle Challenge and then 1 hour of choosing the top 20 up until JLo breaks down and can't continue!"To decipher that for you, originally the Wednesday, Feb. 23 episode featuring the 60 contestants who are left competing in a Beatles performance challenge in Las Vegas was supposed to be two hours long. It's still two hours, but now instead of watching performances for two hours, the last hour of programming will feature the judges trying to choose the Top 24 (we'll get to that in a minute).Then Thursday, Feb. 24 will have another two-hour show - the "Green Mile...



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