TheWrap: Ryan Seacrest to Return as ‘American Idol’ Host for Season 3

This may come as a huge shock, but Ryan Seacrest will return as host for ABC’s third season of “American Idol,” the network announced on Friday.

Seacrest, who has hosted the singing competition series since its debut in 2002 and Fox (though at that point he was a co-host with Brian Dunkleman), will return alongside judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. In-house mentor Bobby Bones is also back.

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