American Idol is officially returning to TV this spring, as Ryan Seacrest and company will air new episodes on ABC.
We’re as shocked as you are.
And also very pessimistic about this endeavor.
Why do we think this version of American Idol will fail miserably? Scroll down to find out…
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“The Farewell Season”
The Voice For The Win
The Voice emerged from the shadows back in 2011, and ultimately wound up as the more popular attraction. The chair turning may not be as fresh as it once was, but the overall show is better produced than American Idol ever was.
The show was already way past its prime when it concluded in 2016. It received a minor boost in the ratings vs. its 2015 edition because the marketing team at Fox made everyone aware it was the end of the series. There’s no getting away from the fact that show was losing viewers steadily the year