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