Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson at American Idol Panel
As 'American Idol' counts down to its return next week, judge Randy Jackson acknowledges that this is definitely a make-or-break season. However, he's very optimistic about what he calls 'Season 10: The Remix.'

With judges Simon Cowell, Ellen DeGeneres and Kara DioGuardi gone from the hit show, a sea of buzz surrounds high-profile newcomers Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Jackson insists the new cast had "instant" chemistry during their first dinner meeting, but says there will still be plenty of bickering on the panel this season. In fact, according to Jackson, he and Tyler have already had several spats on set.

"When you're passionate about a singer, you want them to succeed. Sometimes you're really pulling for someone, and another judge just doesn't get it," he tells PopEater backstage at MTV's 'The Seven.'