March 20, 2012 8:43 PM

‘American Idol’ host Ryan Seacrest makes it look easy

It’s easy to hate on Ryan Seacrest: those pretty-boy good looks, that glib demeanor, the fact that his production company churns out those Kardashian reality shows. But when “American Idol” goes live, as it did this month, Seacrest becomes the “circus master,” as judge Randy Jackson describes it.

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