*Here’s your first look at what the “American Idol” judging panel will look like next season.
In the photo ,tweeted by executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, new additions Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler are seated next to returning judge Randy Jackson.
Host Ryan Seacrest stands next to Randy, and Lythgoe is gesturing on the far right.
The photo was taken during auditions held Tuesday in New Jersey.
“It’s great to be back on American Idol,” Lythgoe tweeted with the pic. “The judges were great.”
When she announced her new gig earlier this month, the 40-year-old Lopez — who is earning a cool $12 million — said: “I’m looking for the next Michael Jackson.”
Said Tyler, 62: “We’re sure going to send some people home with broken hearts. But with all that we’ve been through in our careers, living vicariously through the young talent out there, it’s going to be hard. But it’s also going to be fun, because they’re stepping up to the plate, and so are we.”
The 10th season debuts in January.