Season 13 of American Idol is exactly one week away.  And sneak previews are flooding the Internet and the tube.  Producers of the latest season claim to be taking the show back to its roots (thank goodness!!) and promise that the new season is going to be FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC!  Check it out . . .

American Idol returns, with Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. in the judges chairs, with back-to-back episodes on January 15th and 16th on FOX.

And, stay tuned to WBKR and WBKR.com.  Our very own American Idol expert Steve Thompson will join us during The WBKR Waking Crew with an in-depth analysis of each episode!