In February, his enormous volume of work earned him the title ‘Hollywod’s Busiest man, and now Ryan Seacrest is returning as the host of ‘American Idol’ the show that launched him into stardom many years back.
Kelly Ripa announced today that Seacrest will be returning as the host of the “American Idol” reboot. The announcement comes after months of negotiations between Seacrest and ABC, which is bringing the popular singing competition back on the air after Fox canceled it in 2016.
An excited Seacrest says. “it’s genuinely hard to put into words what ‘American Idol’ means to me. I’m so grateful for the show and all the career and life opportunities it’s allowed me to experience. It’s been an incredible journey from day one’.
He continued to say, ‘to be asked to return this year, at my new home at Disney|ABC, is an honor, if not a bit surreal. I believe ABC is the perfect home for ‘Idol,’ and I’ve every confidence the show’s legions of fans will love it especially ‘Idol”s best traditions of showcasing heartwarming stories, remarkable talent discovery, and, best of all, making dreams come true.”