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‘Idol’s’ CKX Up for Sale

The media company behind ”American Idol“ would not disclose name of potential buyer

CKX Inc., the media company behind "American Idol," is confirming that it is in talks to sell the company.

The company did not give a price or say who the prospective buyer is. It also cautioned Monday that a deal still might not happen and said it won’t be releasing more details until it has a firm agreement.