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Monday, June 10, 2013

Nigel Lythgoe Is Sad After American Idol Firing, but Is Moving On

Fox said Sunday that longtime executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick are exiting the singing contest. Its 12th season ended in May with a record low-rated finale. The producers follow judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Randy Jackson out more
ABC News ( 6/10/2013 2:03:14 AM -08:00 )

2 longtime producers leave 'American Idol'
LOS ANGELES—Add two more departures to the "American Idol" post-season tally. Fox said Sunday that longtime executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick are exiting the singing contest. Its 12th season ended in May with a record low-rated more
San Jose Mercury News ( 6/10/2013 12:37:23 AM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe fired from `American Idol`
Nigel Lythgoe fired from `American Idol` Los Angeles: Nigel Lythgoe, a longtime executive producer for the `American Idol`, said he is leaving the talent show. Lythgoe, 63, said the reality show needs new leadership after 12 seasons, reported Us magazine. more
Zee News ( 6/9/2013 9:05:51 PM -08:00 )

News: Nigel Lythgoe Is Sad After American Idol Firing, but Is Moving On
American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe apparently was a few days behind getting the news that he had lost his job - but is taking it in stride. "Just had 10 days in the Bahamas, rain everyday [sic]. I get back to the States and get fired. Sad!" Lythgoe more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 6/9/2013 5:05:39 PM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe is axed as American Idol producer as cull continues
But long-time producer Nigel Lythgoe is the latest big name to get the chop from American Idol. The show chief is following judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Randy Jackson out the door. Show makers Fox announced on Sunday Nigel Lythgoe and fellow more
Daily Mail ( 6/9/2013 4:23:34 PM -08:00 )

"American Idol" sees two more departures
Add two more departures to the "American Idol" post-season tally. Fox said Sunday that longtime executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick are exiting the singing contest. The producers follow judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Randy Jackson more
CBS News ( 6/9/2013 3:01:01 PM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe "Fired" From American Idol: Executive Producer Confirms He's
Nigel Lythgoe confirmed his American Idol exit in a tweet on Saturday, June 8. Credit: JB Lacroix/WireImage. Nigel Lythgoe's time with American Idol has come to an end. Lythgoe, who was a longtime executive producer for the FOX talent show, tweeted on more
Us Magazine ( 6/9/2013 1:56:18 PM -08:00 )

Producers are out as 'Idol' shake-up continues
Lythgoe and Warwick are the latest departures after a season of disappointing ratings. Nigel Lythgoe is leaving Fox's 'American Idol' but will remain with 'So You Think You Can Dance.' (Photo: Mathieu Young, Fox) more
USA TODAY ( 6/9/2013 10:47:42 AM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe Confirms 'American Idol' Exit
Nigel Lythgoe Confirms Nigel Lythgoe has been fired as executive producer of "American Idol." The longtime "Idol" fixture, who briefly went on hiatus from the show during its eighth and ninth seasons, confirmed the news via his @dizzyfeet handle on the micro-blogging site, Twitter. more
Billboard ( 6/9/2013 6:03:48 AM -08:00 )

'American Idol' ousts Nigel Lythgoe and exec producer Ken Warwick
Rumors of Nigel Lythgoe's imminent departure from American Idol were realized yesterday when the high-profile producer tweeted the news that he'd been fired from Fox's flagship music-reality competition. “It's not a personal thing,” added Lythgoe, who will more
Entertainment Weekly ( 6/9/2013 4:49:41 AM -08:00 )

Lythgoe tweets Idol departure
Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer behind American Idol, has been fired from his position with the show, amid a serious shake-up for the next season. 1 of 1. Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer behind American Idol, has been fired from his position with more
RTE.ie ( 6/9/2013 2:18:30 AM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe Sounds Off on American Idol Firing: "Sad," But "It's Not a Personal
Nigel Lythgoe Sounds Off on American Idol Firing: "Sad," But "ItAmerican Idol is looking for a new boss. Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe confirmed his exit from Fox's reality series on Twitter on Saturday, admitting that he was "fired." Lythgoe, who had been with the show since its debut in 2002, is also an executive more
E! Online ( 6/8/2013 11:29:10 PM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe Is Sad After American Idol Firing, but Is Moving On
American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe apparently was a few days behind getting the news that he had lost his job but is taking it in stride. "Just had 10 days in the Bahamas, rain everyday [sic]. I get back ... email · print. By TV Guide. The Daily more
Daily American Online ( 6/10/2013 1:56:58 AM -08:00 )

Lythgoe 'fired' from American Idol
The British TV producer took to Twitter to say he had been ditched from the US singing competition, just weeks after it was revealed that judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Randy Jackson were also leaving. Nigel, who had been executive producer for more
Yahoo! TV UK ( 6/10/2013 1:13:13 AM -08:00 )

American Idol Drop Nigel Lythgoe As Producer
American Idol Drop Nigel Lythgoe As ProducerWhile Fox's leading reality singing contest American Idol has had a trend of 'sack the judges' whenever ratings or public opinion isn't favourable, this year it appears as though the network is combining a large-scale version of the former with a 'sack the more
World Internet TV on PC (blog) ( 6/10/2013 12:11:13 AM -08:00 )

American Idol Fires Nigel Lythgoe
Lythgoe, who was a longtime executive producer for the FOX talent show, tweeted on Saturday, June 8 that he is leaving the show. “Just had 10 days in the Bahamas, rain everyday. I get back to the States and get fired. Sad! Monday we choose our top 20. more
Allie Is Wired ( 6/9/2013 11:29:10 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol': FOX and Nigel Lythgoe confirm executive producers' exit
It's official: "American Idol" executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick are leaving the show before Season 13. Both Lythgoe and FOX have confirmed that there will be a change in leadership after a season of low ratings. The statement from FOX more
Zap2it.com (blog) ( 6/9/2013 10:32:25 PM -08:00 )

Idol Fires Producers
After much speculation and unconfirmed reports by "anonymous sources", reports are now official and the executive producers from "American Idol" have been fired. Nigel Lythgoe who left for a short time to launch the reality dance competition show "So You more
allvoices ( 6/9/2013 9:45:04 PM -08:00 )

More exits at 'American Idol': Producers Lythgoe, Warwick leave after low-rated
Ken Warwick, left, and Nigel Lythgoe, are shown on March 15, 2005, in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rene Macura. LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Add two more departures to the "American Idol" post-season tally. Fox said Sunday that longtime more
mysask.com ( 6/9/2013 8:58:27 PM -08:00 )

Nigel Lythgoe 'Sad' He's Fired From 'American Idol'
The longtime producer of the veteran reality show says his firing is 'not a personal thing they just feel IDOL needs new leadership after 12 seasons.' Tweet. Nigel Lythgoe. See larger image. Photo credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN. It's official: Nigel Lythgoe won't more
AceShowbiz ( 6/9/2013 7:18:30 PM -08:00 )