Saturday, May 18, 2013
'American Idol' Needs To Start From Scratch, Experts Say
The confetti has been swept up, the tiara placed on the head of winner Candice Glover and hope once again restored that "American Idol" might have found its next Carrie Underwood or Kelly Clarkson.
Now for the hard work. Let's face it: Season 12 was a bit of a mess. The talent was lackluster, the attempt by producers to guarantee the first female winner in six seasons was obvious and the uncomfortable tension between high-priced judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj often made the show hard to watch.