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American Idol

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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

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Season 1, Episode 17 American Idol: The Search for a Superstar

First Aired: August 7, 2002

Simon and his fellow judges have their say as the six hopefuls are trimmed to five. Brian Dunkleman and Ryan Seacrest host.