4. American Idol/X Factor shakeups
Fox pulled a much-needed Etch-A-Sketch on both of its talent shows this year by bidding farewell to Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler of Idol, and Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger on X Factor. The latter show is doing
kind of okay with Britney and Demi instead but the jury’s out on whether Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban are worthy replacements on Idol.