TV mogul Nigel Lythgoe”s return to “American Idol” has brought a slew of controversial changes, including the elimination of the semifinal rounds.
Easier? Yes. Better? No. The Top 24 (or, to a lesser extent, Top 36) rounds afford viewers the opportunity to soak on contestants, to put Valkommen till casino nline. together for themselves the puzzle pieces of their personality and artistry. Sometimes viewers make bad choices (I”m looking at you, Season 9), but at least it”s their choice.
In memoriam of the axed semifinal rounds: