From hollywoodreporter.com:
Less than a week after making an offer on American Idol, ABC has officially snapped up rights to the storied singing competition — putting an end to several months of speculation about if (and where) the former Fox phenomenon would return to TV for the coming season.
The network announced its formal acquisition of Idol early Tuesday morning, ahead of the coming days’ renewals and series pick-ups and next week’s 2017-18 season scheduling announcements.


 

American Idol is BACK and will be on ABC

The news comes just 13 months after it ended its record-shattering 15-season run on Fox.

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