After countless seasons, and I mean countless...American Idol may have finally convinced me to tune in. Ellen DeGeneres as the 4th judge?? Awesome!! I know there's been back lash about her non musical background....but seriously, how much did Paula actually talk about music in a technical sense. She was usually too doped up to do anything but gush and cry over people who couldn't sing their way out of a paper bag. If I can tell someone's bad...anyone can. Ellen is the shiz and I think her banter with Simon is a perfect match. Bring it on!