Simon Cowell Returns To Britain’s Got Talent, Doubles the Winner’s Prize Package

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Simon Cowell announced on Monday that he’ll be returning to Britain’s Got Talent as as a judge. The return should help BGT, which has struggled on ITV after he left last season. (Via The Hollywood Reporter)

In order to “change the perception of the show” Simon will be plowing $410,000 of his own money to double the winner’s prize packet to $820,000.

Idol Headlines for 01/03/12

AMERICAN IDOL: Ryan Seacrest. CR: Tony Duran / FOX.

The Pittsburgh American Idol auditions episode is set to air on the 2nd night of the two-night premiere, Thursday, January 19 on FOX at 8 pm! I CANNOT WAIT. (Via the Beaver County Times)

James Durbin will appear tonight on NY Ink on TLC 9pm.

Darren Criss debuts in “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” on Broadway. He’s set for a 3 week run.

The Glee cast is back to work after a 2 week hiatus, Lea Michele tweets, “Rise and shine! Back at work! Feels so good! Finishing up our Michael Jackson episode.”

Marcus Canty tweets, “I’m not signed yet everyone! Soon and very soon y’all we making history! #TeamCanty” Check out a new interview with FOX 45

HDD – Album Sales Prediction : Dec 26-Jan 1

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Again, this week, we have no Monday predictions to mull over due to the holidays. HDD was only prepared to estimate last week that Adele would be number 1 (for the 14th non-consecutive week with about 100K in sales), LFMAO might get their first top 10 (in its 28th week) and Buble would fall out […]