logo

'American Idol' returned to TV, but viewers found a reason to slam it in the heaviest way

author
Mar 19, 2018
09:09 A.M.

One of the most famous singing reality show returns, but the reception from the audience is not what was expected.

Advertisement

American Idol returned to the television sets after two years off the air, on the network ABC, but the initial response from the fans are less than encouraging, according to Country Living.

The source also informed that, based on the ratings, the premiere episode was a success as it managed to retain 94% of its original audience. This happened despite the fact that Fox was running a controversial program on O.J. Simpson in the same time slot.

However, the reaction from the fans on social media was less than encouraging with many commenting that it would have been better if the show had never returned.

Advertisement

Other users also complained about the personalities of the new panel of judges. Several criticized the new line of judges, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie, and told that they did not enjoy them at all.

Twitter account Radio Done Right immediately tweeted his review by stating that 'The new #AmericanIdol is horrible. The judges have zero personality.' He further wrote that it took him no longer than 12 minutes to know that he would never be returning to it again.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Another Twitter user, Evan Kiser, simply expressed her surprise at the return of the show by writing on her social media: 'Why is American Idol still a thing?'

Advertisement

Anthony Tillman even made an attempt to compare the new panel of judges with the old ones and revealed that they had been too soft on several contestants. 'Simon, Randy, and Paula would've crushed some dreams after the first note,' he tweeted.

Some of the fans were even upset about the show's decision of not broadcasting the bad singers this time around. Twitter user Jae Stephens wrote that 'no one wants to see 2 hours of good singers' but they wanted to see 'people embarrass themselves.'

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Gwen Stefani's Super Bowl Appearance Ignites Online Discussion About Her Face

February 12, 2024

4-Year-Old Boy Dies after Shielding His Two Siblings from Deadly Fire: ‘He Stayed There Until He Died Himself’

October 25, 2023

Eva Longoria Hugging 'Desperate Housewives' Co-Star Jesse Metcalfe in a New Photo

January 10, 2024

Saweetie's Former Boyfriend: Her Relationship Timeline with Quavo

October 30, 2023

Simple Math Equation Has Divided People Over the Correct Answer

November 06, 2023

Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom’s Blonde Daughter Appeared in Public for the First Time: ‘So Cute’

November 06, 2023

Kim Kardashian Gets Candid About Her Struggle With a 'Painful' Disease: 'I've Tried Everything'

February 02, 2024

Mom-of-Three Dies with 1-Year-Old Son in Her Arms after Desperate Attempt to Rescue Her Children

February 22, 2024

Mom-of-Three Dies with 1-Year-Old Son in Her Arms after Desperate Attempt to Rescue Her Children

February 07, 2024

Heath Ledger's Lookalike Daughter Got Father-Figurely Help after Her Dad's Death — Her Pics Then to Now

December 18, 2023

Nicole Kidman Gives Rare Comment about Her Struggles after Split with Tom Cruise — Details

January 09, 2024

Little Brother and Sister Killed Together with Their ‘Great’ Dad on Their Way to Family Thanksgiving

November 28, 2023

This Woman Is New Partner of Hollywood Star after his Difficult Divorce: She is His Ex-Wife's 'Copycat'

February 14, 2024

Hockey Star Died on Ice at 29: Family Reveals They Saw His 'Horrific' Death on Livestream

November 01, 2023