UPDATE 12:20 p.m.
EST ABC’s “American Idol” season 6 has been renewed for a seventh season, Variety has learned.
The network has been in talks with Warner Bros. Television for more than a year and is hopeful to renew the revival, according to a rep for the network.
The news comes less than two weeks after Warner Bros., which produces “American Gigolo,” canceled the show.
“American Dream” winner Jason Ellis and fellow cast member Michaela Watkins are also expected to return.
The show will air its seventh season in the fall.
The series has averaged a 2.8 rating among adults 18-49 and a 0.9 in the demo.
ABC has previously aired the “American Beauty” spinoff “Beauty and the Beast,” “Beverly Hills, 90210” spinoffs “Alicia & Ben & ; Emily” and “Black-ish.”
The network is also renewing its “How I Met Your Mother” spin-off for a sixth season.
It also recently renewed its “Mozart in the Jungle” spin off, “The Originals.”
“American Horror Story” is expected to debut its seventh and final season in late fall.