FOX Says ‘American Idol’ Is “Winding Down” : Morning Mix

Christina Lee | February 10, 2014 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: FOX president Chase Carey says that American Idol is “winding down” due to ratings that have “fallen faster than we hoped.” This news arrives shortly after FOX canceled the U.S. edition of The X Factor. [Digital Spy]

:: The IRS reports that Michael Jackson‘s estate now owes more than $702 million in taxes and penalties due to underpayment. Get this: Jackson’s executors had reported his net worth at above $7 million, while the IRS placed it at $1.125 billion (!). [Los Angeles Times]

:: The FAA started investigating reports that Justin Bieber smoked enough marijuana on his private jet to force pilots to wear oxygen masks. Sources also say that pilots asked a flight attendant to remain in the cockpit because Bieber and his father were being “extremely abusive verbally” toward her. [CNN]

:: KatyCats, watch out: Katy Perry teases that she will release a “Dark Horse” video soon. Next question: Will it be anything like her American Horror Story-inspired Grammy performance? [Twitter]

:: A Panic! at the Disco concert at Atlanta’s Tabernacle was evacuated after the venue’s floor started to crack. “”Atlanta you rocked so hard we literally broke the floor and you set the record for the shortest… show ever! Glad no one got hurt,” the band said on Twitter. [Access Atlanta]

After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.

:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — The Orwells :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Eric Church :: The Arsenio Hall Show (syndicated) — Rico Love :: The View (ABC) — Candice Glover :: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Bruno Mars :: The Queen Latifah Show (syndicated) — Chicago