Is America Over American Idol? God, I Hope So

As is the case with several major tours this summer, American Idol’s Live! tour has cut several dates including shows in Buffalo, New York; Portland, Oregon; Kansas City, Missouri; and  Cleveland, Ohio. Canadian stops in Winnipeg, Manitoba and
Toronto have also been cut.

The tour features finalists from the ninth season (good night…nine seasons?) of the amateur talent show, of course highlighted by winner Lee DeWyze and runner-up Crystal Bowersox.

While they didn’t say why they cut the tour, I’m pretty sure it’s because nobody gives a shit and doesn’t even remember who the hell was on the show. Only twenty-four million viewers tuned in to see DeWyze get crowned as the season-nine victor, the lowest finale rating since the final episode of the show’s 2002 debut season.

I wish they’d just give it up.