'American Idol': Which guest judge do you want to see?
The eight guests -- Victoria Beckham, Mary J. Blige, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris, Joe Jonas, Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry and Shania Twain -- sat in with judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Randy Jackson during the show's open calls, which will kick off the season Jan. 12. Their presence got us wondering: Would any of them make you more inclined to watch the often-excruciating first shows?
Purely on television terms, we can envision both Beckham and Harris mixing it up with auditioners, and it's not hard to imagine Chenoweth taking issue, Paula Abdul-style, with some of Cowell's harsher comments. What do you think? Are the guest judges a reason to tune in?
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