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Fox Looking To Take On American Idol With Singing Competition That Opens Announcing Four Finalists

Fox isnt taking lying down ABC s order to reboot Foxs long-running singing competition American Idol , pushing forward with development of Israeli singing format The Final Four . This franchise, licensed by Armoza Formats eliminates the pesky so-called lousy auditions stage of Idol , unveiling four finalists in the opening episode, as show name suggests, picked by the shows three judges. Each week, new competitors are introduced who will attempt to dethrone one of the  ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/07/fox-new-singing-competition-the-final-four-american-idol-abc-1202123465/

'American Idol' Fake Casting Scandal Exposed

Rumor has it, a casting agency is hired to find singers for the 'American Idol' reboot.  ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00111158.html

American Idol reboot looks like its going to cost a fortune

ABCs reboot of American Idol could see the overall salaries of its on-air talent soar despite the relative bargain-basement deals in the works for two judges, Nikki Sixx and Lionel Richie. Richie, represented by Red Light Management, is in talks with ABC for a salary of between $3 million and $5 million, sources confirmed...  ...Read More... http://nypost.com/2017/06/28/american-idol-reboot-looks-like-its-going-to-cost-a-fortune/

Is Ryan Seacrest Planning to Leave 'Live' for Profitable 'American Idol' Deal?

'Honestly, Ryan is just not sure whether he wants to stay on as co-host of 'Live' anymore,' says a source close to the radio personality.  ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00111026.html

Lionel Richie Is Considered as 'American Idol' Judge

Producers have reportedly set their eyes on the 67-year-old singer-songwriter to be the second judge of the 'American Idol' reboot.   ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00110772.html

Ryan Seacrest, Who Very Obviously Owns a Time Turner, Will Reportedly Host the American Idol Reboot

"Who am I if not the American Idol guy?"  ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/06/ryan-seacrest-hosting-american-idol-reboot.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

ABC's "American Idol" to Hold Auditions in 19 Cities Across America

The nationwide search for the next superstar kicks off on Thursday, August 17, as the Idol Bus jumps into gear across America, offering hopefuls the chance to audition for a shot at superstardom.   ...Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2017/06/12/abcs-american-idol-to-hold-auditions-in-19-cities-across-america-101013/20170612abc01/

Jealous Ryan Seacrest May Drop 'American Idol' Over Katy Perry's $25 Million Paycheck

Ryan reportedly is livid over Katy's paycheck and 'suddenly asking himself why he would come back for a 16th season at a salary [much smaller than that] of the newcomer judge.'  ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00109898.html

Make American Idol Great Again: 6 Tips to Help the Reboot Sing

  American Idol , back from the dead and already fighting The Voice with megastar Katy Perry , may end up being the reboot we didn't know we needed rather than what it is now: the reboot fans aren't sure they want. Though Idol's (faux) final season ratings (averaging a 2.2 rating among adults 18-49 and ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/american-idol-reboot-abc/?rss=breakingnews

ABC Boss Promises Format Changes for American Idol

  ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey previewed the network's plans for its American Idol revival during a call with reporters ahead of the network's upfront presentation on Tuesday and defended the network's decision to bring the singing show back so soon after it ended its run on Fox, a move ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/american-idol-abc-revival-channing-dungey/?rss=breakingnews