All 'American Idol' judges likely to return for final season
Nov 21 2015
Ryan Seacrest reveals the show will be tapping former judges to appear in the final season, which will air on January 6, 2016. Remaining surprise: As part of the last season, Ryan Seacresttold Access Hollywood in that the unique set of judges, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and naturally Simon Cowell, can be returning in a few capacity When asked for more details about the superstar judges' return, the host did not have many details so as to add.’ I have spoken to all of them just lately & we as a team have talked to them about coming back to do one thing for the ultimate season.
At least one person sees a few golden primetime TV dramas in an "American Idol" reunion. "Pitting two females against each other wasn't cool". However, there are no specifics on the roles the former judges will play in the upcoming 15th and final season, that word "salute" likely provides a few insights. Carey, who was shown in Season 12 sparring with Minaj, called doing the show "the worst experience of my life".
"It should have been about the contestants instead of about a few non-existent feuds that turned into even more ridiculousness..." "I would never want to be involved with it again". "It's not over till it's over", she told Ellen DeGeneres. They continued as a trio until series eight, when singer-songwriter Kara DioGuardi joined as a fourth judge.
Just how do the current judges feel about the news?
After Mariah Carey left, Jennifer Lopez was brought in to judge the competition.
Ryan Seacrest has just given the news that the show's former judges, including original judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul, have agreed to make an appearance in the show's Farewell Season.