Fox's hit reality-singing competition, "American Idol," returned Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler joined Randy Jackson at the judges' table. What will they bring to this season? Charisma? Attitude? Wisdom? The Globe's Michael Brodeur was online during the show. He shared his thoughts on the new season and took your questions and comments. The transcript follows.
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ContributorsKatie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer at Boston.com.
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Michael Brodeur is the assistant arts editor for the Boston Globe, covering pop music, TV, and nightlife.