Season Twelve Recent News

Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Corey Clark Suing Fox

| January 29, 2013 - 6:45 pm

Corey Clark, an aspiring singer who was kicked off American Idol in 2003 after his arrest record was exposed on the Internet, is suing the top-rated program over comments made about his early exit and his alleged affair with former judge Paula Abdul.

In a 44-page complaint, obtained Tuesday by The Hollywood Reporter,… More »


‘American Idol’ Premiere Audience Shrinks… Again (VIDEO)

Jethro Nededog | January 17, 2013 - 4:49 pm

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj’s feud didn’t help bring in viewers for Season 12. Wednesday night’s ratings presented good and bad news for FOX. Here’s the bad news: 17.8 million people tuned into the American Idol premiere. That’s a 19 percent decline over Season 11’s premiere audience of 21.6 million (which was also a double… More »