21 March 2013 6:10 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If Jimmy Iovine ruled the world, American Idol would run like Game of Thrones.

Botch your lyrics: Get presented with a deadly crown of liquified gold. Screw up your glory note: Be forced to eat a raw stallion’s heart (right down to the last morsel). Get voted out by America (or screw up his sound-booth engineering): Find your head on a spike outside the gates of the city.

Like it or not, though, Jimmy’s approach would never work in real life: I mean, for starters, if Jessica Sanchez hadn’t survived the Season 11 finale, we wouldn’t »


- Michael Slezak

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