American Idol begins tonight! I gave up on The Voice last season when they got rid of all the good people. Plus they have failed miserably producing any successful recording artists (Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery haven't even warranted a second single from their albums). I enjoyed the X-Factor, but their ratings were reported as low last fall, so I'm not sure it will be back. So I'm excited to see what American Idol will be like with a whole new production team in charge of things. I hope they make some dramatic changes.
The Wikipedia page for season 13 says that...
From that site it looks like their might only be five nights of auditions? I hope they focus on talented people and skip all the trainwrecks.Rickey Minor will return to the show as musical director after having left at the end of the ninth season to go to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
And lastly, here's an article from today's issue of USA Today: 8 ways 'American Idol' could be better than last season