American Idol 2002 | TV Show Watchlist

American Idol

Photos  |  Cast & Crew  |  Episode Guide  |  Video Clips

Wannabe pop stars compete for a record deal by crooning for a panel of judges. The judges review a performer's talent (or lack thereof) and at-home viewers then vote for their favorite potential star.

Premiered: June 11, 2002

Rating: TV-PG

User Rating:3.42 out of 5 (3,336 ratings)

Your Rating:

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.