I left for a reason and I never regretted that.” A source recently confirmed to “Extra” that Ryan Seacrest is in early discussions to return to “Idol,” which he hosted for 15 years before it wrapped in 2016.
Seacrest told "Extra" as he was heading to work on "Live with Kelly and Ryan" on Thursday, "I would love to do it, but I got this job right now.” Simon jokingly told Terri that Ryan and Kelly could co-host “Idol” too!
He is currently appearing on the fourteenth series of the UK's The X Factor, and recently appeared on the twelfth season of America's Got Talent and the eleventh series of Britain's Got Talent.
In 20, Time named Cowell one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The emotive follow-up to Saturday's launch comes just 24 hours after the 12th series' debut attracted just 7.11million (a 35.9% share of viewers), with a further 536k (2.9%) watching on 1 - down two million from the previous year.
The 2015 X Factor launch show in comparison had little competition, being scheduled opposite the National Lottery: Five Star Family Reunion and Casualty, which achieved audience figures of 2.7 million and 4.1 million respectively.
Pop Idol (2001–2003) American Idol (2002–2010) The X Factor UK (2004–2010, 2014–present) Britain's Got Talent (2007–present) The X Factor USA (2011–2013) America's Got Talent (2016–present) Producing Idol franchise The X Factor franchise Got Talent franchise The You Generation) (born 7 October 1959) is an English reality television judge and producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
Sometimes Simon looked like he wanted to strap Paula up in a straitjacket, and sometimes Paula looked like she wanted to claw Simon's eyes out with her well-manicured nails, but they never seemed to lose their spark.
Simon revealed, “I was asked to do it, and the answer is no.” The star, who exited the show in 2010, explained, “I have no interest. It was a different time with Randy [Jackson], Ryan [Seacrest] and Paula [Abdul].
You can’t recreate that.” Cowell, who is now on “America’s Got Talent,” admitted, “Last time I watched, it was not the same show, just the same name.
She may have been there when it all started but this star has no plans to be there for the next reincarnation of this talent launch pad.
Paul Abdul has ruled out a return to American Idol once and for all.