American Idol 2002 | TV Show

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The smash reality series showcases wannabe pop stars competing for a record deal by crooning for a panel of judges, including, most entertainingly, the acid-tongued Simon Cowell, who departed the show in 2010 after serving for nine seasons. The judges revi (more…)

Premiered: June 11, 2002

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 1 American Idol: The Search for a Superstar

First Aired: June 11, 2002

The top 100 winners from national tryouts arrive in Hollywood to perform for judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman.

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