Published: Wed, January 10, 2018
Health | By Jay Jacobs

'American Idol' says it wants to get back to making stars

'American Idol' says it wants to get back to making stars

Though host Ryan Seacrest is returning to "Idol" and the same production company is behind the show, the revival of "Idol" is not trying to imitate the once-celebrated judges' panel of Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul.

New American Idol judges Katy Perry, 33, Luke Bryan, 41, and Lionel Richie, 68, are already making a splash!

"If you don't have those bad auditions or something that stands out, if you don't have something that's unique, it will be very hard for them to stand out", he explained. "I think that people once thought that the judges saw everyone, and now you know there's a line of producers who screen before them... That's fun. We want the humor but we don't want the exploitation", she said. In fact, he's the one who convinced his fellow judges to sing, and they reluctantly, but happily agreed.

Kinane further elaborated on the reboot's decision by saying, "It doesn't feel comfortable to put borderline unstable people up on stage and laugh at them".

American Idol therefore found it increasingly more hard to trump its TV competitors, such as The Voice, and the series came to an end in early 2016 before ABC opted to resurrect it. Yes, anyone can upload a video to YouTube or Instagram, but that's not enough to get noticed anymore. "You've got three different faces, you have different contestants, but to change the show drastically would be a mistake", he said.

"There's just too much choice out there". You're not under oath, and even when you are, you know.

Bryan says it simply "felt like it was going to be a blast to be a part of".

"Literally, we are wasting our time if we do not find a star", she told reporters Monday at the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour. "It's a crowded place, and I take it really seriously, sometimes to my detriment". It will go down to just one day then - Sunday.

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