Details of the deal with producer FreemantleMedia, announced Tuesday morning on "Good Morning America", remain hazy, but "Idol" is expected back for fall.
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.
"American Idol", which ended a 15-season run on Fox past year, will resume on ABC next season.
However, fans should expect big things, as Disney co-chairman Ben Sherwood described an all new iteration of American Idol that aims to be even "bigger and bolder" than Fox's version. "American Idol" brought us Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, and ABC is officially bring back America's beloved singing competition where stars are born!
American Idol's new home on the Disney-owned ABC network comes a few years after the park closed its "American Idol Experience" attraction in Disney's Hollywood Studios. "We are thrilled viewers will once again share in these inspiring stories of people realizing their dreams", ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey stated. Then he would wing his way back to NY in the wee hours of Monday, do "Live" that morning before doing the jaunt back to LA for the results show Monday night.
Performers who didn't win gained stardom through exposure on the show: Oscar victor Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry and many others.
Hollywood and French film royalty walk the Cannes red carpet Bella Hadid naturally attracts flashes on her, they redouble in intensity when, inadvertently, she reveals a little too much. Johnny Depp's daughter, the 17-year-old actress and model Lily-Rose Depp, appeared in a white dress with gold trimmings.
This is the return of American Idol.
Now, many are wondering who will be the judges and of course who will host as Ryan Seacrest recently took a full-time spot as Kelly Ripa's co-host on Live!
HollywoodLifers, are you excited Idol is coming back?
Sources close to Seacrest did admit that he is already busy with other commitments that could keep him out of the "Idol" reboot.
Will Seacrest be returning, too?
Seacrest has a new gig, of course - with Kelly Ripa on "Live" - but he says he's interested in the old one.
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And that was the gold standard", she said. "I have the list here in my hand, and it includes 10 [Scottish Government] ministers". The SNP said the Tories would remain the "nasty party" as long as they supported the UK Government's so-called rape clause.
However wage growth has been weak, dampening expectations for a rise in the Bank of England's main interest rate any time soon. Consumer price inflation (CPI) saw an overall slip of 2.99 per cent in April this year compared to 3.89 per cent in March.
The advisory applies to workers who normally travel to work via interprovincial bridges or work in federal buildings in Gatineau. Coiteux told a news conference this morning that Quebecers must be realistic and realize things will not improve overnight.
When asked if the brand might consider a foray in the world endurance championship, Red Bull official Marko answered: "No". Indeed, Marko said he has been in contact with new commercial boss Sean Bratches regarding the Red Bull Ring's 2017 race.
The report said the Americans rebuffed the request, with one official telling the Israelis the site is "not your territory". It was the latest sign of the Israeli right's growing disenchantment with Trump after having rejoiced in his election.
But Mr Trump said the issue was dividing an already polarised nation. "There should be no concern with that", said Sen. And House and Senate investigators had invited Comey back to Congress to explain what happened - although Utah Rep.
May, initially an opponent of Brexit, won the top job in the political turmoil that followed last summer's referendum. Mr Miliband said the Tories' "mask has slipped" with the publication of their manifesto on Thursday.
The White House Crack-Up
Grassley also said, if there was interference, "then it seems to me Comey should have taken action on that interference". Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied any contacts in testimony under oath during his confirmation hearing.
Conte 'only just started' at Chelsea
The beauty of football: "a player who didn't play a lot scores the winning goal for the championship". Chelsea now prepare for their FA Cup final against Arsenal in a bid to complete the double.
Chelsea Manning Documentary to Focus on Whistleblower's Life
Her transition from a man to a woman soldier kept her in the news and she was granted clemency by Barack Obama as he left office. She provided the information to WikiLeaks, an worldwide organisation that publishes such information from anonymous sources.
New sanctions on Venezuela officials upcoming
Less than a month ago Capriles was barred by the Maduro administration from running for elected office for the next 15 years. Among those hit with sanctions was Maikel Moreno, a Maduro ally who became president of the 32-judge court in February .
More human bones recovered from sunken S. Korean ferry
From them, workers have sifted through to find 1,585 personal belongings, including school bags, pens, wallets and cellphones. By comparing the teeth and Cho's past dental records, her family members have confirmed that the remains are indeed from Cho.
Blue Jays Suspend Kevin Pillar Two Games For Homophobic Slur
One year ago today, Rangers 2B Rougned Odor became public enemy No. 1 in Toronto after punching Jose Bautista in the mouth. Jace Peterson said something to Bautista as he rounded first, and Suzuki was waiting for Bautista when he touched home.
Jays call up OF prospect Alford
Alford, 22, entered the season as a consensus Top 100 prospect in the game, topping out at No. 55 on the list of ESPN's Keith Law. The Toronto Blue Jays have called up outfield prospect Anthony Alford , according to Jason Munoz of the Hattiesburg American .
Ford to invest $350 million in Michigan plant
Ford Motor Company announced Friday it will invest $300 million in a MI plant to build transmissions for fuel-efficient vehicles. The plant employs a total of about 1,800 people and makes transmissions for the Mustang, F-150 and other vehicles.