Paula Abdul To Judge ‘American Idol’ As Luke Bryan Tests Positive For COVID

American Idol judge Luke Bryan will miss Monday’s live broadcast after testing positive for COVID. The ABC series has tapped an original Idol judge to fill in for him. Paula Abdul will fill Bryan’s spot at the judges’ table on Monday, marking her first appearance on the show since it moved to ABC from Fox.

Paula Abdul To Star In NBC Comedy Pilot

Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo To Judge On ‘SYTYCD’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paula Abdul is getting back into the judging business on Fox. The former “American Idol” judge will join the “So You Think You Can Dance” panel when the talent show returns this summer. Jason Derulo also is coming aboard as a judge, the network said Thursday. The singer-songwriter’s hits include “Talk […]

Ex Factor: Why Was Paula Abdul Fired?

The persona that worked well for her on American Idol, at least to a good part of the audience, wasn’t so much an option on X Factor, which has a whole different rhythm.

Sweeping Changes At Fox’s ‘X Factor’

Not only are host Steve Jones and judge Nicole Scherzinger exiting from the Fox show, but now a Simon Cowell insider says that Paula Abdul won’t be returning as an X Factor judge next season.

Paula Abdul Joins Simon Cowell’s ‘X Factor’

The American Idol alum appeared with Cowell and fellow judges Cheryl Cole and Antonio “L.A.” Reid at the show’s first taping Sunday.

Cowell Wants Abdul, Cheryl Cole For ‘X Factor’

Cowell Courts Groups, Maybe Abdul For ‘X Factor’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Simon Cowell wants his new Fox talent series “The X Factor” to include controversy, vocal groups and, maybe, Paula Abdul on the judging panel. “We’ve spoken to her, she knows I’m a big fan,” Cowell said of his former fellow “American Idol” judge. “I’ve always said at some point we are […]