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NEW PRODUCER, MENTOR SET FOR IDOL

August 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Nigel Lythgoe, familiar to many viewers as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance, is returning as an executive producer of American Idol, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website today (Wednesday), noting that the deal with Lythgoe — he returns after a two-year absence — was completed this afternoon. The newspaper […]

IDOL‘S FUTURE STILL IDLING

August 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There was no American Idol “results show” at the Television Critics Association summer “tour” on Monday. Critics had expected Fox officials to unveil the new cast of judges and announce other changes for the talent show next season. But Fox Entertainment Chairman Peter Rice would only say that no deals had been signed with anyone […]

NEW JUDGES NOT YET SIGNED FOR IDOL

August 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox had reportedly hoped to announce the names of its new American Idol judges at its turn at bat at the Television Critics Association “tour” in Beverly Hills today (Monday). But published reports indicated that contract negotiations have not yet been completed with actress Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler, the two most likely […]