ABC’s reboot of American Idol is going The Voice route, casting an A-list singer as its first judge. I wish it’d go back to its roots instead. Here’s why.
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It’s official: ABC has acquired American Idol from its production companies, and the show will return in 2018. No hosts or judges were announced today.
Will ABC buy American Idol? Will Ryan Seacrest return to host? Reports and rumors are increasing as networks’ upfront presentations get closer.
American Idol has been off the air less than one year, and already there is talk that NBC might buy and reboot the show. Let’s look at reasons why they’d do that.