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American Idol Fans Give Thumbs Up to Judges

The American Idol phenomenon continues. The talent show’s ratings sweep to the top of Nielsen’s list each week, beating out other TV favorites like Ugly Betty , Survivor and My Name Is Earl . A part of the show’s success is the judges who preside and critique a contestant’s performance. Among fans of American Idol, former pop star Paula Abdul and producer Randy Jackson are each viewed favorably by 77%. Only 5% of fans hold a very unfavorable opinion of them.

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