Fox and the producers of ‘American Idol’ announced Randy Jackson, known for ‘dawg’ becoming his handle while assessing contestants is leaving the show after 13 seasons. In a statement Tuesday, the network and producers call Jackson a key part of the show and say he’ll be welcomed back as a visitor. Jackson, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul made up Idol’s original judging panel. ‘American Idol’ is set to return in January with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban.
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