Ryan Seacrest Signs On for Two More Years of American Idol

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Ryan Seacrest, American Idol  | Photo Credits: Michael Becker/Fox

Ryan Seacrest will reign supreme at American Idol for at least two more years.

The Idol host has signed a deal to stick with the Fox reality series for two more seasons, the network announced Monday.

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"For the last 11 seasons, I've had the privilege to be a part of one of television's most iconic shows," Seacrest said in a statement. "It's been a wild ride, and I'm excited for my journey with American Idol to continue. The legions of fans, amazingly talented contestants, judges, and producers, along with the hard-working Idol crew, impress me every time we go on air and make hosting the show a dream job."

 Variety reports that the host is expected to earn $15 million a year. This deal comes shortly after Seacrest signed with NBCUniversal to cover the Olympics on the Today show.

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