Josh Gad contacts eliminated American Idol singer Murphy

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Josh Gad contacts eliminated American Idol singer Murphy and asks him to write a song for his animated series Central Park

Just as the singer known as Murphy ended his run on American Idol, another opportunity from none other than Josh Gad presented itself.

Murphy was eliminated outside the Top 24 on the Sunday night episode of American Idol as part of the Showstopper round.

Gad, 40, was impressed enough with the singe on Monday to offer him a job writing a song for Apple TV Plus’ Central Park, in which he stars and co-created.

Opportunity: Just as the singer known as Murphy ended his run on American Idol, another opportunity presented itself from none other than Josh Gad

Opportunity: Just as the singer known as Murphy ended his run on American Idol, another opportunity presented itself from none other than Josh Gad

Job offer: Gad, 40, was impressed enough with the singe on Monday to offer him a job writing a song for Apple TV Plus' Central Park, in which he stars and co-created

Job offer: Gad, 40, was impressed enough with the singe on Monday to offer him a job writing a song for Apple TV Plus' Central Park, in which he stars and co-created

Job offer: Gad, 40, was impressed enough with the singe on Monday to offer him a job writing a song for Apple TV Plus’ Central Park, in which he stars and co-created

‘Hey @Blindboy_music you got robbed on @AmericanIdol and I would love for you to honor us by writing a song for us on #CentralParkTV – DM me,’ Gad tweeted.

A few minutes later he replied, “I would be honored. 🙂 Dming you now. ‘

After his Sunday night elimination, Murphy tweeted a statement of support to all of his fans.

Tweet: 'Hey @Blindboy_music you got robbed on @AmericanIdol and I would love if you honor us by writing a song for us on #CentralParkTV - DM me,' Gad tweeted

Tweet: 'Hey @Blindboy_music you got robbed on @AmericanIdol and I would love if you honor us by writing a song for us on #CentralParkTV - DM me,' Gad tweeted

Tweet: ‘Hey @Blindboy_music you got robbed on @AmericanIdol and I’d love if you honor us by writing a song for us on #CentralParkTV – DM me,’ Gad tweeted

Answer: A few minutes later he replied, “I would be honored.  :) Dming you now '

Answer: A few minutes later he replied, “I would be honored.  :) Dming you now '

Answer: A few minutes later he replied, “I would be honored. 🙂 Dming you now ‘

Thank you for everyone who has shown faith in me. Even though my journey on #AmericanIdol is over, I’m still singing, ” Murphy began.

‘Tomorrow is a new day and the horizon looks very inviting. #Murphyonidol Goodbye. 🙂 ‘he concluded.

Gad created Central Park together with Loren Bouchard and Nora Smith, creator of Bob’s Burgers.

Faith: “Thank you for everyone who has shown faith in me.  Even though my journey on #AmericanIdol is over, I'm still singing, '' Murphy began

Faith: “Thank you for everyone who has shown faith in me.  Even though my journey on #AmericanIdol is over, I'm still singing, '' Murphy began

Faith: “Thank you for everyone who has shown faith in me. Even though my journey on #AmericanIdol is over, I still sing, ”Murphy began

The show follows Owen Tillerman (Leslie Odom Jr.) and his family, who lead an unconventional life in New York’s bustling Central Park, which Owen manages.

The animated series also stars Daveed Diggs as Helen, Emmy Raver-Lampman as Molly, Kathryn Hahn as Paige, Stanley Tucci as Bitsy and Titus Burgess as Cole.

The show, also featuring Gad as the narrator Birdie, was picked up earlier this month for an early renewal of Season 3, with the Season 2 premiere on June 25.

Narrator: The show, which also stars Gad as the narrator Birdie, was picked up earlier this month for an early renewal of Season 3, with the Season 2 premiere on June 25.

Narrator: The show, which also stars Gad as the narrator Birdie, was picked up earlier this month for an early renewal of Season 3, with the Season 2 premiere on June 25.

Narrator: The show, which also stars Gad as the narrator Birdie, was picked up earlier this month for an early renewal of Season 3, with the Season 2 premiere on June 25.

Murphy auditioned in San Diego and sang Bill Withers’ Just the Two Of Us, along with an original song called The Painted Man.

While Katy Perry voted no, both Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan voted yes and sent him to Hollywood.

He was placed in the Indie-Folk category during the Genre Challenge, where he sang Jim Croce’s I Got a Name.

Audition: Murphy auditioned in San Diego and sang Bill Withers' Just the Two Of Us, along with an original song called The Painted Man

Audition: Murphy auditioned in San Diego and sang Bill Withers' Just the Two Of Us, along with an original song called The Painted Man

Audition: Murphy auditioned in San Diego and sang Bill Withers’ Just the Two Of Us, along with an original song called The Painted Man

Indie Folk: He was placed in the Indie-Folk category during the Genre Challenge, where he sang I Got a Name by Jim Croce

Indie folk: He was placed in the Indie-Folk category during the Genre Challenge, where he sang Jim Croce's I Got a Name

Indie Folk: He was placed in the Indie-Folk category during the Genre Challenge, where he sang I Got a Name by Jim Croce

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