TMZ Live: Inside 'American Idol' with Ryan Seacrest!!!

1/20/2011 5:32 PM PST
Awesome show today ... Ryan Seacrest called in to talk about Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler's big debut on "American Idol"!!! Plus ... Harvey receives a letter from one of his own idols, the crazy Octomom fetish video, Max and Mike can't seem to agree on anything, Dax loves Dentyne ... and all your questions answered!!!

(0:30) Harvey is beside himself! George Schlatter -- the guy behind "Laugh In" -- wrote Harvey a letter about his "My Way" rendition, saying Frank Sinatra would have loved it ... but also would've had him shot.
(5:30) Ryan Seacrest on the phone!!! And he digs the new TMZ Live setup.
(6:00) Ryan talks about the first time Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, and Steven Tyler sat down together.
(8:00) Ryan explains trying to rebuild the "Idol" magic with new judges.
(9:15) Ryan says the talent level of the contestants this year is incredible.
(11:15) Harvey makes Ryan judge his "My Way" rendition. Ryan is kind enough not to go all Simon Cowell on him.
(14:09) Seacrest ... out.
(16:25) Octomom's fetish video ... you may wanna avert your eyes.
(23:00) The guy from "Survivor" was arrested ... and the limo ride that followed his release.
(28:48) Max can't stand Octomom ... and then Mike chimes in. These two do not see eye to eye.
(31:00) Dax loves Dentyne gum!