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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... //

Katy Perry Officially Joins American Idol Revival As Its First Judge - E! Online

Katy Perry has officially signed on to the American Idol revival on ABC as its first judge. "I am honored and thrilled to be the first judge bringing back the American Idol tradition of making dreams come true for incredible talents with authentic personalities and real stories," Perry said in a statement. "I'm always listening to new music, and love discovering diamonds in the rough—from mentoring young artists on my label, or highlighting new artists on my tours, I want to bring it back to the music. Read the full article at E! Online .

Chris Daughtry Reportedly Joins American Idol as a Judge

  ABC's new American Idol judging panel is shaping up. Former contestant Chris Daughtry has reportedly joined the revived series, according to Us Weekly. Daughtry competed on the fifth season of American Idol , where he came in fourth place. Afterwards, he landed a record deal and formed the band ... ...Read More...   //

American Idol Drama: Producer Rebuffed Foxs Offer to Bring Show Back for 2020

Fox wanted to bring American Idol back after a multi-season hiatus, network co-chairman and CEO Dana Walden said on Monday, but producer Fremantle wasnt feeling that. Returning the singing competition any sooner after its much-publicized Farewell Season on Fox last year would have been extremely fraudulent to fans, she explained of the broadcasters 2020 comeback pitch. We did make an offer, Walden said on a conference call ahead of its afternoon upfront presentation. Fremantle was definitely not interested. ...Read More... //

Everything We Know About the American Idol Reboot

Although it ended its initial run just last year, American Idol is already gearing up to return to television. However, the new version of the show won't be exactly the same as the old, so here's everything we know so far about the American Idol reboot. ...Read More... //

Katy Perry Courted to Be Judge on 'American Idol' Reboot

The 'Bon Appetit' singer is reportedly interested in joining the revamped singing competition on ABC.   ...Read More... //

Simon Cowell Says He Passed on ABCs American Idol Revival

Whoever ends up appearing on ABCs reboot of American Idol, dont expect Simon Cowell to be there. Cowell, who came into Americas living rooms as the resident crank in the original Fox run of the series, told Extra that he was approached about joining the upcoming reboot, and took a hard pass. I was asked to do it, and the answer is no, Cowell told Extra . ...Read More... //

Simon Cowell on 'American Idol' Return: "I Was Asked to Do It and the Answer Is No"

"I have no interest. My memories are when we first started."  ...Read More... //

What Feud? Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest Slam Rumors of Live Tension Over American Idol's Return

With Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, what you see is what you get. Despite a report claiming the newly paired morning show co-hosts have gotten "off to a rocky start" in their... ...Read More... //

Kelly Clarkson Joins The Voice as Season 14 Coach Amid Idol Chatter -

Sorry, American Idol : Kelly Clarkson is taking her famous voice to… The Voice . The singer and former Idol winner has signed on to join NBC’s singing competition as a coach for Season 14, the network announced on Thursday. Clarkson will join veteran coaches Blake Shelton and Adam Levine in the big red chairs for that season, which is set to air in the spring of 2018; the fourth judge for that season hasn’t yet been named. Read the full article at .