First Photo: Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez Joining Keith Urban as American Idol Season 13 Judges (Oh, and Randy's Back, Too)

Houston, we finally having an American Idol judging panel.

After weeks of rumors, innuendo and premature reports, Jennifer Lopez and Dr. Luke Harry Connick Jr. have officially joined the Season 13 judges’ panel. The pair will sit alongside Keith Urban, the only returning judge from last year. READ MORE

Can J.Lo and Will.i.Am Save American Idol? Not Unless the Show Follows These 4 Simple Rules!

American Idol has been headed straight for an iceberg the last couple of seasons — a secret to no one except, perhaps, key executives at Fox and Fremantle Media.

Yet their recent chatter about changes to the show’s upcoming (and pivotal) Season 13 — which has been focused almost entirely on a rebooted judges’ panel, and not a rebooted outlook on what a judges’ panel should actually do – has me concerned that …READ MORE

Rep Confirms: Jennifer Lopez Is Done With Idol -- 'We Had an Amazing Run,' Says J.Lo

The day after she dropped new hints that she won’t be returning as an American Idol judge, Jennifer Lopez added more fuel to the fire — yet again conspicuously stopped short of saying, “I’m Audi!” — during a call-in to Idol host Ryan Seacrest’s radio show. Lopez’s representative, however, has since cleared the air …READ MORE & LISTEN TO INTERVIEW