HomeHeard it on the ShowIt’s Official! Katy Perry Will Judge On ‘American Idol’ RebootIt’s Official! Katy Perry Will Judge On ‘American Idol’ RebootWed, May 17, 2017 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Katy Perry has officially been named the anchor judge of American Idol’s reboot next spring. (Jodi explains at 13:55) According to USA TODAY: Looks like Bon Appetit singer Katy Perry is going to be served her meals at the judges’ table. ABC announced that the pop star will be “anchor judge” of its American Idol revival. TMZ and The Hollywood Reporter first reported over the weekend that Perry was in talks to join the judging panel at the new installment of the singing talent competition. (CLICK HERE for more) Idol, which sang goodbye on Fox, is going to debut on ABC next spring and air Sunday nights. There are reports that Ryan Seacrest — who was just tapped to co-host Live With Kelly — will return as the show’s MC. (CLICK HERE for more) Want to hear more? Listen to Murphy Sam and Jodi: On Demand When you subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.