Maybe there's nothing left to fix.
At yesterday's network up-fronts, Fox said little about the future of Idol. But what they did say leaves them the option to pull the plug on the show any time this summer, if they choose. Because there will be no auditions this summer. They are being "postponed" until the Fall.
Fox Executives Talk New Schedule: 'Turning On The Lights In Live-Action Comedy'
Reilly and Fox chairman Peter Rice deflected questions about post-Simon Cowell plans for American Idol, noting that the matter will be addressed after the end of the season. A little piece of news: Auditions for Idol’s next season will start later than usual, in September, and there will be a Cowell sendoff .