We talk to Fox reality czar Mike Darnell about changes to that American TV behemoth, American Idol. It turns out that tweaking the number one show on television – and the lifeblood of a network – means getting the A-OK from people at the very, very top.
The green room at American Idol
The production schedule
On the set
Banner image: KCRW's own 'American Idol,' Kim Masters!