The busiest man in talk is hosting the ABC revival of American Idol. Kelly Ripa announced the news this morning on Live with Kelly and Ryan with Ryan by her side.
— LIVEKellyRyan (@LiveKellyRyan) July 20, 2017
To get us ready for the new shows, Ryan posted an audio file on the American Idol social media account reading the iconic opening to the show.
— American Idol (@AmericanIdol) July 20, 2017
Katy Perry is the only judge to be announced. Auditions begin in August and the show returns on ABC in 2018.