FILE - This Jan. 8, 2012 file photo shows President of Alternative 

FILE - This Jan. 8, 2012 file photo shows President of Alternative Entertainment for FOX Mike Darnell participating in the American Idol panel at the Fox Broadcasting Company Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Darnell says he's exiting the network after an 18-year stay. He was named the network's President of Alternative Entertainment in 2007 and oversaw such programs as "American Idol," "So You Think You Can Dance," "Joe Millionaire" and "My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance.” The 50-year-old Darnell said Friday, May 24, 2013, that in a changing media world, now is the perfect time for him to try something new.  (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)
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FILE - This Jan. 8, 2012 file photo shows President of Alternative Entertainment for FOX Mike Darnell participating in the American Idol panel at the Fox Broadcasting Company Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Darnell says he's exiting the network after an 18-year stay. He was named the network's President of Alternative Entertainment in 2007 and oversaw such programs as "American Idol," "So You Think You Can Dance," "Joe Millionaire" and "My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance.” The 50-year-old Darnell said Friday, May 24, 2013, that in a changing media world, now is the perfect time for him to try something new. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)
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