Nigel Lythgoe is returning to American Idol as Executive Producer, reports E News. Not surprised E broke the news, as Nigel’s show “Opening Act” airs on the cable channel.
After months of negotiations, Nigel Lythgoe will return as executive producer of American Idol next season, E! News exclusively confirms.
I do not understand American Idol executive producer, Nigel Lythgoe’s pining for Jennifer Lopez. She hasn’t officially announced absolutely positively that she’s leaving the Idol judges’ panel yet, although I think, “It’s time for me to move on.” is pretty much an indication that she doesn’t plan to come back.
Simon Cowell wants to pit the winners of American Idol, X Factor and The Voice against each other, but Nigel Lythgoe wants none of it! Plus, Nigel “tweeted along” with last night’s show–I post a few highlights. Read on!