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Check out Ellen DeGeneres on 'American Idol'

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Here it is, PopWatchers: the first look at Ellen DeGeneres sitting at the American Idol judges’ table. Hard to judge the judge yet, since this clip is so short — but do you think her “that was something else” comment was praise or put-down?

Who’s excited for Ellen’s debut, and for the start of Hollywood Week on Tuesday?

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