Headlines: Jennifer Hudson Readies Talk Show, American Idol Judges Return?

Jennifer Hudson Kicks Off Warner Bros. Discovery Upfront With Chip & Joanna Gaines, ‘90 Day Fiancé’s Shaun Robinson, Anderson Cooper & Bobby Flay – Jennifer Hudson, host of the forthcoming eponymous Warner Bros. Unscripted TV daytime talk show, kicked things off at Warner Bros. Discovery’s upfront with some help from Discovery and CNN stars. The pop star, who got her break on American Idol, won an Oscar for Dreamgirls and later became a coach on The Voice, told the audience of ad buyers, “I am the future.” – Read more at Deadline

JoJo Siwa Is Ready for Some ‘Crazy Fun Adventures’ on New Facebook Watch Series ‘JoJo Goes’ – On Wednesday (May 18), Siwa announced her upcoming hybrid-docuseries on Facebook Watch called JoJo Goes. Executive produced by B17 Entertainment, the new series will focus on Siwa as she teams up with various celebrity friends to try out new, off-stage activities that she has yet to experience. Production has already begun in Los Angeles for the new series, which will premiere on Facebook Watch this summer. “I’m so excited to partner with Facebook Watch for JoJo Goes,” she said. “I will be going on some crazy fun adventures and I can’t wait for my fans to see what new things I try out with some of my best friends! Make sure to check it out.” – Read more at Billboard

‘American Idol’: ABC Expects Celebrity Judges To Return For Season Six – Although the Disney-owned network didn’t reveal whether the foursome would be back, ABC Entertainment President Craig Erwich told Deadline that he believes they will be. “We expect the host to come back. I thought the chemistry that solidified among them this season was amazing and we’re looking forward to having that same chemistry next year,” he said. – Read more at Deadline

Noah Thompson Admits He Never ‘Expected’ To Make ‘Idol’ Season 20 Finale ‘At All’ – “I feel like there’s just no words for it,” Noah told reporters, including HollywoodLife. “The way I feel about it, I would be in complete shock to be honest because I did not expect to make it this far whatsoever — at all — never in a million years, so I would be so grateful. But at the same time, I would love to see either one of them [Leah Marlene and HunterGirl] win the show. I would have loved to see Nicolina and Fritz [Hager] win. Honestly, I would have loved to see anybody win the show. I’m just really happy to be here.” – Read more at Hollywood Life

‘American Idol’ star Nicolina reflects on her time on the show – More at Breakfast Television

Man Quitting Job Hires ‘American Idol’ Reject William Hung to Break News – Resigning from a job can be tricky to navigate. One Los Angeles man found a way around it by hiring someone else to announce his two weeks’ notice—none other than failed American Idol contestant William Hung. – Read more at Newsweek

@joellenlove and yes that is a William Hung original, not a cover #jobtips #worklife ? original sound – Joellen Lu

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