Could Seacrest Be Voted Off American Idol?

Search for reasons behind ratings decline may center on host
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 29, 2008 4:43 PM CDT
Television and radio personality Ryan Seacrest stands as he helps announce new products for Comcast at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008.    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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(Newser) – A marketing survey into why ratings are off for this season of American Idol has some wondering if Ryan Seacrest's days as host are numbered, MSNBC reports. Many questions focused on how viewers respond to Seacrest and his interactions with judges and contestants. One source, though, says the queries “fall under the leave-no-stone-unturned category more than anything else."