We have your Cee Los, your Sharon Osbournes, and your Simon Cowells, right here.
Who's actually smiling?
And Randy Jackson will also be back, officially.
It's been confirmed.
Also: They're reportedly not interested in more female judges.
Conflict of interest.
Why, dawg? Why?
According to Us Weekly.
We believe him.
Possibly alongside will.i.am.
They were such good friends.
It's not confirmed, but the buzz is strong.
Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson have already been approached.
It still beat The Office and Scandal.
The producers' opinions of Mariah Carey are definitely shining through.
This could go either way. "Dave caring" is neither of the ways.
"She had a great time but was only going to do one season anyway."
One suggestion: be more reasonable with the episode length.
This week, Idol admitted it had a problem.
It seems to lend credit to the rumor that none of the judges will return next season.
The ones that knock you out, or make you stand up and applaud.
We are so close to the finish line we can taste it, and it tastes like rainbows.
And Nigel Lythgoe, too.
The Following was a bloody hit, but it wasn't enough to make up for American Idol's downward ratings spiral.