A report claims producers are pursuing the power foursome, but odds are unlikely they'd sign on.,,,,,,,,,,At this point it's safe to say that the Nicki Minaj/Mariah Carey experiment was a dud. While "American Idol" producers certainly got their money's worth from the turbulent twosome as far as on- and off-screen tension is concerned, neither diva has helped pull the graying show out of what appears to be a fairly predictable 12th season slump.
Ratings are on a steady slide, this year's remaining three female contestants have little-to-no buzz and viewers appear to be tuning in to a variety of other shows after making "Idol" appointment viewing for the past 11 seasons.
So, what do you do? According to Radar Online, you go back to the same drawing board again, roll the celeb judge dice one more time and hope for a lucky seven this time around. Quoting anonymous sources, the site reported on Monday (May 6) that producer Nigel Lythgoe's desperate plan to boost ratings is to assemble a "dream team" of new judges that includes former (and maybe current again ) couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, Pink and Sean "Diddy" Combs. That would indicate that not only are Minaj, Carey and Keith Urban headed for one-and-done status,