“American Idol,” ABC’s hit singing competition, has been renewed by the network for Season 5. The series which previously aired on Fox will now have 20 seasons under its belt.
No official word yet on whether judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie and host Ryan Seacrest will return but it’s likely they will all sign on again.
“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin and Megan Wolflick, with Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman serving as executive producers for 19 Entertainment.
The finale for season 4 will air on Sunday, May 23rd on ABC.