New ‘Idol’ Hicks’ Marketability Discussed

May 26, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Nigel Lythgoe, executive producer and showrunner for the most popular show on television, “American Idol,” tells TVWeek what he thinks about Idol-winner Taylor Hicks’ marketability in our season wrap-up executive briefing. Mr. Lythgoe also explains how it’s decided which Idol candidate sings first and last on any given show, including the finale. And he lends some insight to last night’s premiere of his other show, “So You Think You Can Dance.” Click here to listen.