'American Idol' is back from the dead, fulfilling the Ryan Seacrest prophecy
*Cue theme music* Thisss … is a day Ryan Seacrest knew would come.
It was just over a year ago when the American Idol host, signing off the “final” (ahem) episode of the show after a 15-season run on Fox, said: “And one more time — this is so tough — we say to you from Hollywood, goodnight America.” Then he added cryptically, “for now.”
Well it looks like “for now” is over.
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Thirteen months after Seacrest’s sign off, ABC has a deal in principle with producer FremantleMedia to bring back