You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Kinder, Sweeter 'American Idol' Just Did Something Sort of Shockingly Cruel and Awful Clueless Contestants Were Put on Buses to ... Where? Stay Tuned By Simon Dumenco, Published on February 06, 2014 1 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Become a Member Already a member? Log in.