What New Scandal Will New 'Idol' Season Bring?

The scandals that have erupted nearly every season since "American Idol" premiered in 2002 have not made a dent in the popularity of the top-rated singing contest reality show. With its eighth season set to start tonight, "Idol" is expected to easily maintain its No. 1 status. "Any show that's watched by this many people and involves a competition is going to have controversy," Jim Hibberd, a senior reporter for The Hollywood Reporter, told ABCNews.com. "It tends to help 'Idol' more than...Full Story
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