"I am going to be the new judge on American Idol," Ellen DeGeneres announced on her talk show on Wednesday.
It was no joke: TVGuide.com has confirmed that DeGeneres is set to take on a full-time, permanent judging spot on Fox's hit reality series.
Country superstar Shania Twain will be a guest judge on American Idol, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Twain will join Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi when the show begins auditions in Chicago, which begin on...
Simon Cowell is close to finishing a deal that would keep him at American Idol's judges' table through 2011, earning $45 million for each of the next three seasons, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The new deal includes the upcoming season — the final year in Cowell's current contract, which he had hinted could be his last — said Robert Sillerman, the CEO of...