'American Idol'

Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest will be back to judge, cajole, encourage, insult and break the hearts of a new batch of contestants next year. Auditions will be held in St. Louis; Portland, Ore.; San Diego; Pittsburgh; Charleston, S.C.; Denver; Houston; and in New Jersey -- home of Whitney Houston and Snooki.
Frank Micelotta / FOX
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