With this renewal, "Idol" is now set to return for its third season on ABC, and eighteenth overall. Advisor Bobby Bones tweeted the announcement with the hand clapping emoji on Monday (May 13).
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that offers have been made to the judges, and host Ryan Seacrest, and while ABC is hoping to bring everyone back, they would not comment on the timing of an announcement regarding the judges and host, indicating negotiations, 'could take awhile'.
The Season 17 finale is this Sunday, May 19th, on ABC.
That Sunday night state makes "American Idol" the second-highest rated unscripted series on ABC behind "The Bachelor". For this episode, viewers will be able to vote by text, via AmericanIdol.com/vote and on the "American Idol" app during the show.
Magnitude 6.1 Quake Shakes Panama Area Near Costa Rica
Further north, two months earlier in September 2017 a 7.1-magnitude natural disaster killed more than 300 people in Mexico. A 6.2-magnitude quake struck the border area between Costa Rica and Panama at around 3:24 pm Sunday afternoon local time.
Fins sign Walton; RB arrested 3 times this year
It stands to reason even if he does make it onto Miami's final roster this year he will be subject to a suspension. We wanted to definitely take a look at him, see if he was a fit for us, you know, on the field, off the field.