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  1. NBC's 'The Wall' Game Show Headed to Canada

    12:16 pm 6/26/2017

    The LeBron James-produced show will be Canadianized as networks bank on family-friendly competition series as event TV. Read more

  2. Ryan Seacrest Rebooted: 'Live,' a New York Move and the Bumpy Road Back to 'Idol'

    6:00 am 6/14/2017

    "Who am I if not the 'American Idol' guy?'" asks the busiest man in showbiz as THR goes inside his fraught negotiation (a lowball offer, ABC's last-minute scramble toward an eight-figure deal), why he nearly walked away and his reinvention as a morning host. Says Kelly Ripa: "When I look at him, I see the future of this show." Read more

  3. Emmys: Why Do Voters Keep Recycling the Same Reality Contenders?

    6:00 am 6/6/2017

    As the revival of 'American Idol proves the genre loves to recycle, and so do voters as the usual suspects (from 'Dancing With the Stars' to 'The Voice') continue to make it all the way to the ultimate finale: awards night.Read more

  4. Katy Perry Is Proud of Her Big 'American Idol' Paycheck

    7:50 am 5/24/2017

    "I got paid, pretty much, more than any guy that’s been on that show."Read more

  5. It's Official: Katy Perry Boards ABC's 'American Idol' Reboot

    8:00 am 5/16/2017

    The singer is the first on-air talent secured for the revived talent competition.Read more

  6. Fox TV Heads on Losing 'American Idol' to ABC: "It’s Obviously a Tough One"

    3:12 pm 5/14/2017

    Dana Walden and Gary Newman also addressed the fates of "Scream Queens," "24" and "Prison Break".Read more

  7. Katy Perry in Talks to Judge ABC's 'American Idol' Revival

    11:34 am 5/14/2017

    She would be the first on-camera talent to sign on to the new version of the former Fox flagship.Read more

  8. Critic's Notebook: My Dream 'American Idol' Judging Panel for ABC

    12:30 pm 5/12/2017

    NBC's 'The Voice' stole Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson already, so what should ABC do to get 'American Idol' buzz back? Read more

  9. Simon Cowell on 'American Idol' Return: "I Was Asked to Do It and the Answer Is No"

    6:13 pm 5/11/2017

    "I have no interest. My memories are when we first started."Read more

  10. Why 'American Idol' Rebuffed Fox for ABC

    6:25 am 5/10/2017

    "They got divorced," says one insider of the reboot talks that began with NBC and ended with hopes for a boost at Disney's flagging broadcast network. Next task: judges. Read more

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