Months after Coca-Cola tolled the bell, pulling its sponsorship of the undead singing competition, Fox has finally canceled American Idol. A sad day for all fans of American idols, indeed. Now where will we find them—our American idols?

Fox announced today in a press release that the show’s upcoming 15th season, which begins next January, will be its last:

“A season-long celebratory event, American Idol XV will feature host Ryan Seacrest and judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr., as they search for the final Idol superstar and pay tribute to the past 14 seasons of amazingly talented contestants and the millions of fans who tweeted, texted and championed their Idols.”

Join judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. as they search for their final sacrifice. Will this tribute appease our gods, or will they again see the sacrifice as meaningless?

We’ll see in January, which is so far away—it seems like this show is never going to end if I can be honest.

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