Well, nobody saw this coming!
Well... it's who he left the club with that's causing a stir:
Longtime fans (and FOX execs) hope the Season 13 reshuffle will reinvigorate the popular franchise!!!
Ch-ch-check out a clip (above)!
Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick Jr. seem right at home up there on the judge's panel!!
And Keith Urban looks sooooo relieved to have finally found a stress-free workplace!
American Idol returns to FOX on January 14th.