The pop star search show is being revived by ABC after original broadcaster Fox made the decision to axe it in 2016 after 15 years on air.
It was based on the United Kingdom format Pop Idol which was created by Simon Fuller for ITV, which in turn was inspired by New Zealand series Popstars, which producer Nigel Lythgoe brought across to the UK. A host and judges will be announced at a later date. "Heard any interesting news lately?"
This news also comes just a week after Ryan Seacrest was announced as the new co-host for Live! alongside Kelly Ripa, also on ABC, which calls into question whether the long-time host will return.
At its peak, "American Idol" averaged 36 million viewers and was the top-rated program for eight straight seasons.
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Fans will be hoping to see Ryan Seacrest back as the host, but he has admitted he's not sure if he will be able to take on hosting duties after joining Live! alongside Kelly Ripa. TMZ reposted that Seacrest "seems interested" in returning to "Idol", though on Monday he played coy on Live!, saying, "I don't know if I can host it". We haven't gotten that far.
"Now I can actually revamp it and come up with a new version", Fuller added. "I had no idea it was being talked about coming here". "I say "yes" and bow to you".
In 2016, Seacrest remained optimistic about the singing competition. We try to create shows.
After 15 years, "Idol" had its farewell season in 2016 amid plunging ratings, but several networks were in talks about reviving it nearly as soon as it went off the air. The show was canceled due to a combination of its expensive cost and sagging ratings.
ABC is bringing "American Idol" back to TV with producers FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group.
Arsene Wenger felt Arsenal were full value for their 2-0 win at Southampton that kept their Premier League top-four hopes alive. It's hard to accept. "I can't see them finishing in the top four". "Opportunities, chances, good play, but no clinical edge".
Former Republican congressman Mike Rogers is being considered as a candidate to replace Comey, a senior White House official said. While the White House has repeatedly said the FBI no longer had confidence in Comey, McCabe said the bureau had his back.
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But, Manchester United and Arsenal can still pip them to the last spot. "Everything is still in our hands", added Klopp. When we talk about our games it seems they are the most hard even when some say they are the most easy.
The first zone includes the whole of Idlib province along with certain parts of neighboring Latakia, Aleppo and Hama provinces. Late Friday, a Syrian opposition coalition, the Higher Negotiating Committee, denounced the deal in a statement.
Speaking to CNN-News18 an official confirmed of the arrest and seizure of laptops, mobile phones and LCDs among other things. In another incident, four persons were arrested on Wednesday from east Delhi's Vivek Vihar for gambling.
It will be a rematch from a year ago when the Preds beat Anaheim in seven games to advance to the conference semifinals. Nashville has won both playoff matchups against the Ducks, including a seven-game series in the 2016 postseason.
The ministry was not a sponsor for the Fyre Festival but had spoken to the organizers and given them support for the event. But according to Page Six , A-listers were warned by Fyre organizers in advance to steer clear of the island event.
Korea accuses US of conspiracy
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Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud
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Outcry over Netflix films prompts Cannes to change rules
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Moon and the Sunshine Policy Win South Korean Election
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Senate blocks moves to overturn Obama-era drilling rule
Conservation Colorado, the state's largest environmental advocacy group, praised the vote but criticized Gardner's position. . Organizations such as the Western Energy Alliance saw the rule as overreach by the federal government.
Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China
The fossilized skeleton of Baby Louie , now known as Beibeilong sinensis , is curled up on top of the dark gray eggshells. But the Beibeilong was much bigger than any now living bird, according to a study published in Nature Communications .
Cheika backs Waratahs Cronk move
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