July 29, 2011; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Randy Jackson talks to the crowd prior to the game between Ernest Gulbis (LAT) and Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) in the 2011 Farmers Classic at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE
Hollywood, CA - The only original panel judge on "American Idol" will be back.
According to the website TVLine.com, a source with "American Idol" says Randy Jackson will be back for the show's upcoming 12th season.
Mariah Carey will be joining Jackson on the panel. One or two other judges have yet to be named.
Television network Fox is not commenting on the news, but former "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell Tweeted, "Just heard Randy is back on Idol. Right decision."