'American Idol' returns Sunday with a new look

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However, the show will return to television on a new network with something old and something new.

ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey says in The Hollywood Reporter that the team stands by the independent investigation that E! commissioned, which cleared the host of the allegations.

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On the other hand, the new judges are the most obvious point of differentiation from the past few seasons on FOX.

This show wasn't a competition, but rather just a performance showcase for artists.

Despite his many accomplishments, the singer told Variety he isn't sure he would be able to make it through the audition process on "American Idol". "People know you. They perceive it as instantaneous success, although it's not really exactly success, and they think you've taken the easy way". You can also live stream on ABC official website (only for viewers in the United States and its territories), HULU or PlayStation Vue. The show had a not-bad start (1.5 in adults 18-49) but couldn't sustain it, finishing at 1.1, along with 4.08 million viewers, for its lone season.

Seacrest emphasized that the show is "America's gold standard of music competitions". And Macy's distributes Seacrest's Distinction Clothing menswear line.

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'American Idol' returns Sunday with a new look

"Disney as a whole has a lot of ways to help monetize Idol: Disney Radio, theme parks, concerts, cruises", notes David Campanelli, director of national TV for Horizon Media. He admitted to Meyers that a number of things put the redneck right back into his ways, especially when he spends time on his property. "When you see people who are super famous on TV or social media you don't think about what they are like as human beings, I mean, but walking in there was freakish, surreal, amazing, emotional, but super weird at the same time", Sohmer said. "Because that will fail".

For the time being, our feeling is that the premiere on Sunday will probably bring in a 2.0 in the live+same-day ratings, mostly because of the long layoff between seasons, ABC's promotional campaign, and the presence of Katy Perry as a judge.

Judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan on "American Idol". Mills says "snark is out" in part because "meanness can come off as inauthentic".

As ABC readies Idol, Fox is doing its best to blunt the premiere of the show. She dances with another hopeful ("Dip me") and then tells a standout vocalist she'll have to shave her legs because the performance was so awesome that she sprouted new hairs. "Very good, don't do that again" he explained.

But for now, welcome back "American Idol", let's hear what you've got.

"I have my career because of Idol", Alaina told The Boot and other reporters during a recent press conference.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.