Mark your calendars, folks! “American Idol” is officially returning this spring with judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie.
According to a press release from ABC, Ryan Seacrest will be returning as host while radio DJ and “Dancing With The Stars” champion Bobby Bones will appear as the show’s in-house mentor.
“We knew that American Idol on ABC would unleash an opportunity for singers from all walks of life to realize their dreams and that these incredible contestants would have America rooting for their success,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment.
I am thrilled that Katy, Luke, Lionel and Ryan will be back to once again embark on this Idol journey with us to discover the next crop of inspiring talent.”
“American Idol” will be returning to ABC on March 3 at 7 p.m. CST.