After 12 years, American Idol is starting to lose some of its sparkle. As the inaugural music competition reality series, it’s redefined what it means for audiences to interact with television. Unfortunately, no amount of guest performances, endearing contestants or behind the scenes drama could keep it from disappointing ratings.
With the fate of the current four judges in limbo, everyone is waiting to see how Fox plans to return the series to its former glory.
Click through to see who we think should sit on the judging panel next season:
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