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Upfronts 2014: 'American Idol' gets little love at Fox presentation
Upfronts 2014: 'American Idol' gets little love at Fox presentation

At Fox's upfront presentation Monday in New York, entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly boasted about the network's breakout freshman drama "Sleepy Hollow" and boasted of its lineup of "youth appeal comedies" like "New Girl," "Mindy Project" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."  But there was one returning hit that received almost no mention in the 75-minute presentation: "American Idol." Ryan Seacrest made a perfunctory appearance in a clip to introduce a performance by rapper Pitbull, who will host a New Year's Eve special for the network and received far more attention than any of the stars of "Idol."  ...

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