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‘American Idol’ Reboot May Be Coming to ABC After Failed Negotiations With Fox and NBC

Even before ending its 15-season run on Fox, American Idol was looking for a new home. Idol production companies Fremantle and Core and creator Simon Fuller were shopping around a new version of the show. Fox itself was initially interested, but fears that it was too soon for a revival, especially if the new version was largely the same as the old version, made the network back out.