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 7, Episode 29 Idol Gives Back

First Aired: April 9, 2008

The "Idol Gives Back" fund-raiser for U.S. and international charities features appearances by Barack Obama, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, Bono, Mariah Carey, Billy Crystal, Miley Cyrus, Chris Daughtry, Celine Dion, Fergie, John Legend, Annie Lennox, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Maroon 5, Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg, Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie Underwood, Robin Williams and Reese Witherspoon. The 2007 event raised $76 million for charity.

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