Add two more departures to the “American Idol” post-season tally.
The shakeup continues for “American Idol.” Longtime producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick have been dropped from the show, according to The Wrap, in a continued move to overhaul the one-time ratings juggernaut. Lythgoe and Warwick had both been there since the beginning in 2002, (although Lythgoe once took two years off) and also worked […]
“American Idol” is still tops, but it’s no longer the only singing competition show around. And while the “Idol” judges and producers pulled their punches when TV critics asked them about their FOX-mates at “The X Factor”, they got a little bit defensive when the subject came around to “The Voice.”
By the end of tonight’s “American Idol” result show, Jennifer Lopez and James Durbin had tears in their eyes, as undoubtedly did a great many of the 52 million voters who have now developed attachment to this season’s want-to-be Idols. Why the tears? To explain that, we have to pause here and shout: SPOILER ALERT!! […]
All those theories about how teenage girls are controlling the “American Idol” voting this year, resulting in a field that includes only two female contestants among its seven finalists? Ken Warwick, the show’s British executive producer and a longtime Simon Cowell pal who helped start the U.S. version 10 years ago, admits the new voting […]
According to Variety, ‘American Idol’ executive producer Ken Warwick has signed a new eight-figure deal that pays him what’s he’s worth. While Ryan Seacrest’s new $45 million contract and Simon Cowell’s reportedly $300 million negotiation have gotten the papers all a buzz, Warwick is the mastermind behind the ratings-behemoth and now it’s his turn to […]