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May 21, 2009: Ratings: 'Idol' results show finale
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"American Idol" wrapped its seventh season Wednesday with the lowest numbers ever for an "Idol" finale, including its first season, which aired in the summer.

May 20, 2009: 'Idol' wins Tuesday with lowest-ever finale; 'Glee' preview OK
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The premiere preview of Fox's new musical dramedy "Glee" posted a solid stand-alone number, though lost a large portion of its lead in from the "American Idol" finale.

April 29, 2009: 'Idol' slips again, yet 'Fringe' rises
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UPDATED: Tuesday night had some mixed news for Fox, with American Idol posting its lowest Tuesday performance since its first season and freshman thriller Fringe...

April 21, 2009: Cowell: I don't want to be on 'Idol' if it's not No. 1
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American Idol judge Simon Cowell says he will leave the most popular show on television if it ever slips from the top spot in the...

April 16, 2009: 'Idol' wins night as judges save Giraud
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This is the middle of the broadcast season, correct? On Wednesday night, NBC aired nothing but repeats, the CW aired half repeats and CBS ran...

December 15, 2008: 'Idol' producer talks format changes, Abdul
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"American Idol" executive producer Ken Warwick took questions from reporters Monday on the show's new format changes and judge Paula Abdul's latest melodrama -- a...

December 12, 2008: 'Idol' format changes planned
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Fox is readying to announce some "American Idol" format changes. The tweaks have been rumored online this week thanks to a memo leaked to a...

November 6, 2008: Fox announces midseason schedule: 'Dollhouse' and 'Terminator' on Fridays; 'Lie' after 'Idol'
Comments: 14 | Categories: 24 , American Idol , Dollhouse , Fringe , Terminator
Fox announced a dramatic shakeup to its midseason plans, establishing a Friday sci-fi block and giving a new drama series an “American Idol” lead-in. --...

August 25, 2008: 'American Idol' adds fourth judge
Comments: 1 | Categories: American Idol , Fox , Mike Darnell
Simon, Paula, Randy and ... Kara. Continuing to make good on its promise to shake up "American Idol" next season, Fox announced Monday that songwriter/music...

August 4, 2008: 19 Ent confirms: Nigel Lythgoe leaving 'Idol'
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The showrunner of the most popular series on television is stepping down. “American Idol” executive producer Nigel Lythgoe om Monday confirmed reports that he will...

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