Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez & Steven Tyler Back For AMERICAN IDOL Season 11

American Idol Season  11

The ten-time Emmy Nominated music series AMERICAN IDOL has announced that Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steven Tyler will all back as judges in the upcoming eleventh season. Host Ryan Seacrest will be returning as well when the Fox reality series makes its debut in the coming New Year.

Mike Darnell, the President of Alternative Entertainment for the Fox Broadcasting Company, shared his excitement that the foursome has all signed on again for another year of the show. “From the very first day of auditions, we knew we had something special in our new judges panel, and we’re so happy that America felt that way too. Together with Ryan – who is fantastic day in and day out – they built an incredible connection with both the contestants and our viewers, and I’m absolutely thrilled to welcome them all back to Idol for another season.”

Executive producer Cecile Frot-Coutaz was also “pleased to have our panel of judges back for the 11th season of American Idol. Their chemistry and ability to select amazing talent made last season one of our most successful yet, and we look forward to going on another exciting ride.”
American Idol will make its debut on January 22nd 2012, right after the NFC Championship game.