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Ninth season of ‘Idol’ will be different, promises Randy Jackson

Veteran judge for American Idol, Randy Jackson, says to expect a 'very different' season with the ninth edition of the singing competition series. He cites not only the addition of Ellen DeGeneres as a judge and the loss of Paula Abdul as key differences, but also the level of talent during auditions, and the other heavy-hitter guest judges, including Avril Lavigne, Neil Patrick Harris, Shania Twain and Victoria Beckham.
January 11, 2010

Veteran judge for American Idol, Randy Jackson, says to expect a ‘very different’ season with the ninth edition of the singing competition series. He cites not only the addition of Ellen DeGeneres as a judge and the loss of Paula Abdul as key differences, but also the level of talent during auditions and the other heavy-hitter guest judges, including Avril Lavigne, Neil Patrick Harris, Shania Twain and Victoria Beckham.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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