Nigel Lythgoe recently spoke to the press about this season of American Idol, about possible changes, “Hollywood Week”, and more. He said Jimmy Iovine would be returning to do exactly what he did last year, and they will also have guest mentors again this season. For more, check out the Q&A below.
On any changes to American Idol this season
Nigel Lythgoe: Well, there’s going to be changes, because obviously, we’re not doing the Beatles show again this year. We’re going to the Elvis stage in Vegas, and we are going to Le Reve to do our “Green Mile” show. Other than that, there are no changes to the format at this time. I mean we constantly look at it and tweak it, but no, I don’t see that we need any changes at this time.
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