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‘American Idol’ Adds Jennifer Hudson as a Judge With More Superstar Alums on the Way?
‘American Idol’ Adds Jennifer Hudson as a Judge With More Superstar Alums on the Way?
It was recently revealed that the folks behind 'American Idol' were planning to wipe their entire judges table clean and start anew admist plummeting ratings. But with the series at a personal all-time low, could a past 'Idol' standout reinvigorate it? It's been revealed that former contestant and Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson has signed on as judge for the next season.
Ryan Seacrest Is Reality TV’s Most Powerful Person, Will Make $55 Million in 2011
Ryan Seacrest Is Reality TV’s Most Powerful Person, Will Make $55 Million in 2011
Ryan Seacrest is apparently the most powerful man in reality television. So says The Hollywood Reporter, who ranked the 'American Idol' and radio host number one on its fourth annual Reality Power List. Seacrest, who is poised to make over $55 million this year, according to PopEater, ironically dethroned former 'Idol' judge Simon Cowell, who dropped to number six on this year's list.