Report: Harry Connick Jr. finalizing 'Idol' deal
Next season's judging panel should be done by the end of the weekend, so that production on Season 13 can begin.

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.