'American Idol' coming back to TV on ABC

Show ran on Fox for 15 seasons; Ended in 2016
Posted: 6:55 AM, May 09, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-09 08:10:40-04
'American Idol' coming back to TV on ABC

"American Idol" is coming back to television after switching networks.

The pioneering reality competition show finished a 15-season run on Fox in 2016 and its new rebooted version will air on ABC.

According to The Hollywood Reporter , no details about judges or other personalities attached to the new "American Idol" have been revealed. Details about the new version are mostly unknown but some will likely be revealed during a media presentation by ABC executives on May 16.

The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that ABC announced "American Idol" would hit its airwaves in the 2017-2018 TV season.

The show could air as soon as September.

Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.