You know who’s NOT excited for the American Idol reboot? Other than all of us, Fox. People reports the network’s chairman Dana Walden is criticizing FremantleMedia for bringing the show back so soon after heavily promoting the farewell.
“We spent about $25 million sending a clear message that it was the farewell season. It felt to us it would be extremely fraudulent to bring the show back quickly,” he said.
Uhh. He’s not messing around. Those are strong words.
“And all of a sudden we were made aware of conversations with ABC to bring the show back in 2018, which, again, would put it off the air for one season. And we again felt like this is way too soon,” he added.
That’s not even the half of it. Read more HERE.
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