AUDIO: Nigel Lythgoe - Potential American Idol Judges Negotiating, Expect Decisions 'Within 3 Weeks'


Aug. 19 2010, Updated 10:20 a.m. ET

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American Idol's returning executive producer Nigel Lythgoe stopped short of saying that the judges have been chosen for the show’s next season, has learned, but did indicate a decision will likely come down the pike in about three weeks.

The reality TV mogul told Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show Thursday that he was calling from San Francisco, where more than 10,000 hopefuls had auditioned for a coveted spot on the show.

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