Creative Changes In Store For ‘American Idol’

Last week, News Corp COO Chase Carey told Wall Street analysts that “our challenge for next year is to put some fresh energy in” Fox’s American Idol after “we probably didn’t do enough this year” in terms of changes. During this morning’s Fox upfronts conference call, Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly said the show will undergo “some creative tweaking” heading into next season, declining to elaborate.