He's Back! Ryan Seacrest has confirmed what we all anticipated; he will host "American Idol" for the show's first season on ABC.
The show tweeted out a voice memo from Seacrest saying "This... is... American Idol and I'm your host, Ryan Seacrest. Yeah, that felt good, I think I still got it."
— American Idol (@AmericanIdol) July 20, 2017
Seacrest also announced the news Thursday on "Live with Kelly and Ryan."
Katy Perry, who is confirmed as a judge on the show's revival, tweeted "I'm spicy, @RyanSeacrest is seasoned! All the right ingredients are coming together on @AmericanIdol. Have YOU auditioned? #TheNextIdol
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) July 20, 2017