*American Idol*: Seacrest and Judges All Returning Next Season

*American Idol*: Seacrest and Judges All Returning Next Season

Katy PerryLuke Bryan and Lionel Ritchie will all return as judges for the next season of American Idol, alongside host Ryan Seacrest.

The talent show, which was disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak, is coming back for its fourth season on ABC (19th overall). And because of the pandemic, auditions for the next season will be conducted virtually across every state. ABC Entertainment Karey Burke said in a statement, “American Idol has always been able to bring people together, entertain and inspire – and I am so proud of how this show continued to deliver joy and laughter into people’s homes during a time when we needed it the most.”