Its ratings down, and AT&T out and J.Lo and Seacrest cost $15 million apiece

A Feb. 20 event to toast the 13th season of "American Idol" should have been a celebratory affair, but minutes after the show's Top 13 and star judges arrived at West Hollywood hotspot Fig & Olive, Fox senior executive vp David Hill, a burly Australian and Rupert Murdoch loyalist best-known for a two-decade-plus tenure at Fox Sports, was making a beeline for the bar and ordering a Belvedere -- straight.

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