Ryan Seacrest renews 'American Idol' contract

Tuesday April 24, 2012

Ryan Seacrest is sticking around as the host of hit US talent show American Idol.

Fox have confirmed that Ryan "will continue" to host the singing-competition, over which he has presided since its premiere 10 years ago.

The network didn't give any specifics regarding the length of his new contract, or about how much the presenter will be paid.

Ryan has said it has been "a wild ride" being part of American Idol and said he is excited it will continue with him on board.

Both a showbiz personality and production mogul, Ryan recently announced a new addition to his many duties.

He will begin work this summer with US television network NBC, and will be taking part in the coverage of the London Olympics, stateside.

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