Season 2, Episode 1 American Idol
First Aired: January 21, 2003
Footage from the seven-city auditions, including tryouts in Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell judge. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest.
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- Premiered: June 11, 2002
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: 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)