Adam Lambert, Jennifer Hudson and David Cook
As part of American Idol's complete overhaul for its upcoming 13th season, the show is considering hiring former alums to join the judges' panel.
Nigel Lythgoe, Ken Warwick
The piece-by-piece dismantling of American Idol goes on, according to a Tuesday report.
And then there was one: Nicki Minaj has also exited American Idol, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Hours after news broke on Thursday that Mariah Carey would be leaving the Fox reality singing competition, Minaj...
After just one year, Mariah Carey has exited American Idol, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
"W/ global success of '#Beautiful' (#1 in 30+ countries so far) @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol," the account for her reps PMK-BNC tweeted Thursday, which Carey retweeted shortly after.
Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey
It was just two weeks ago that Candice Glover was crowned the winner of American Idol's Season 12, but even before the announcement was made, the Idol powers that be were already looking ahead to Season 13 to figure out what could be done to salvage the ailing series.
TV executives must have been happy to put a fork in the 2012-13 season. Ratings dropped across the board for broadcast networks due to fading reality franchises and the failure to launch any major new scripted hits. Cable also slumped, with audience levels flat compared with the previous season. And with the number of viewers who time-shift growing, the path to success is more treacherous than ever. Here are the shows that navigated the bumps — and the ones that became ratings road kill.
Let us now praise...
Fox's longtime head of alternative programming Mike Darnell, who helped launch American Idol and Joe Millionaire, is leaving his post after 18 years, he announced Friday.
Mariah Carey's Friday morning got off to a rough start. During an appearance on Good Morning America, the singer suffered a nearly catastrophic wardrobe malfunction.
Our top moments of the week:
13. Most Fly Proposal: When Mindy decides she can't (read: doesn't want to) go to Haiti with her boyfriend Casey on The Mindy Project, she tries to back out by giving him a crazy ultimatum: She will only go if they are engaged. But since this is a sitcom, her plan backfires...
Candice Glover, Kree Harrison
It took a mere 127 minutes Thursday night for Fox to crown the winner of the 12th season of American Idol. So who took home the title, Kree Harrison or Candice Glover? Keep reading to find out.