We'll have to wait and see how this new crew of judges works with Ryan Seacrest compared to past judging trios.
Over the course of 15 seasons, 'American Idol' spawned some of the music industry’s biggest stars.
That million represented a huge chunk of the talent budget allotted for the series, and a big question remained of who ABC could land as the other two judges.
were set to begin later that month, it seems that the deals with Richie and Bryan were concluded just in time.
Ahead of ABC’s March 11th reboot of the Fox juggernaut, we take a nostalgic look back on the high and low notes the reality show’s champs have struck in their careers.
Katy Perry was the first judge to be announced, and it was reported early on that she landed a million dollar deal for the gig.
We're told producers found out about the bangfest and they're okay with it.
Our production sources say in the first run of the show there were never obvious hookups, but they think the batch of young contestants this season is just further proof Tinder is ingrained in their culture.
The show only finished its original run on Fox in 2016, and it's already heading back to TV.
A whole new set of judges is on board, although host Ryan Seacrest will be back once more.