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Kara Wanted Off American Idol

Despite her dad's sentiments about her disappointment of reportedly being cut loose as an American Idol judge (Fox still hasn't commented), Kara DioGuardi apparently has wanted off the show for a while.

"She went to Fox two months ago and told them she didn't want to do another season," a source tells E! Online. "She's ready to move on. She did two years and thinks that's enough."

The thing is, though, she's still contractually obligated to do the show.

"It's frustrating because she can't even take any meetings ... everyone wants to know what her schedule will be like, but she doesn't know," the source said. "What happens if Fox tells her they still want her for next season?"

The mystery of the American Idol judges' table continues ... [E! Online]

Jericho Star on NCIS: Los Angeles

Skeet Ulrich
will have some other Jericho company as an LA crime-fighter, when former Jericho star Alicia Coppola guest-stars on a Season 2 episode of NCIS: Los Angles in October.

Coppola, who's also appeared on CSI, Two and a Half Men and American Dreams, will play FBI agent Amy Rand.

NCIS: Los Angeles
returns to CBS Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 9pm. [TV Guide]

Numb3rs Reunion on The Whole Truth

Despite Numb3rs being canceled, the family bond lives on: Looks like Judd Hirsch will be reuniting with his former TV son Rob Morrow in an October episode of ABC's new show The Whole Truth.

Hirsch will portray Ruben Wright, a well-respected judge accused of corruption and murder. He asks Morrow's character, a rising criminal attorney, to represent him.

The Whole Truth premieres on ABC on Sept. 22. [Ausiello]

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