HomeHeard it on the ShowRyan Seacrest Talks ‘American Idol’ Revival on ‘Live With Kelly & Ryan’Ryan Seacrest Talks ‘American Idol’ Revival on ‘Live With Kelly & Ryan’Tue, May 9, 2017 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Ryan Seacrest weighs in on whether he can host American Idol going forward. (Jodi explains at 31:25) “I said at the end of the series, ‘Goodbye for now,’ hoping somewhere it would come back,” Ryan Seacrest said about American Idol on Live With Kelly and Ryan on Monday morning (May 8). And, as it turns out, that worked. Seacrest confirmed that a revival of the singing competition is in the works, but this time on ABC instead of Fox. The show, which ran for 15 seasons since its premiere in 2002, attracted 36 million viewers at its peak and averaged about 9 million during its final season. CLICK HERE for more Want to hear more? Listen to Murphy Sam and Jodi: On Demand When you subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or the 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.