Season 1, Episode 1 Idol Phenomenon

First Aired: September 30, 2006

Ryan Seacrest hosts this look at the “American Idol” phenomenon and why it became such a huge hit, with remarks by Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barino, executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, and celebrity fans.

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  • Premiered: October 3, 2008
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A look at `American Idol,' beginning with the first season and including behind-the-scenes footage. (more)

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