This...is the American Idol you don't get to see on TV every week!
Ever wondered what goes down behind-the-scenes at the Fox reality hit, like what the judges do during their downtime? Or what Ryan Seacrest likes to do to unwind before taking the mic? Well, wonder no more!
Judge and country superstar Keith Urban is launching a fun new weekly series, aptly titled "Idle Chatter," that will give Idol fans a backstage pass to all the off-camera shenanigans. Urban's new gig launched across Country radio station web sites last week, but we're exclusively debuting the second episode of the unedited and unfiltered series with you right now!
In the video above, Seacrest, a man of many, many talents, reveals his hidden talent, much to Urban's delight.
"I'm embarrassed to do it in front of you," Seacrest admits after Urban walks in on him performing his hidden talent, before suggesting they get Randy Jackson, former judge and this season's mentor, to join them.
So what is his "cool" talent? Watch the exclusive video above to see the reveal go down!
In the weekly series, viewers can expect to see the on-air and off-air Idol members have revealing chats with Urban, a four-time Grammy winner, about life working on one of TV's biggest shows and nothing is off limits.
"We figured why not have a bit of fun during our down time at Idol too," Urban said in a statement about his the new weekly series. "Show a bit of what they won¹t let you see!"
Here's hoping fellow judge Harry Connick Jr. makes a guest appearance on the series soon as their banter has been one of our favorite parts of Season 13.
"We disagree about a lot of things because we're just wired differently and we respond differently to music," Urban recently told us of his friendship with Connick. "We react differently, different things appeal to us, different things impress us. Although that's not true, nothing impresses Harry."
American Idol airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m. on Fox.