American Idol

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 review a performer's talent (or lack thereof), and at-home viewers then vote for their favorite potenti (more…)

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Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan, <em>American Idol</em>

Katy Perry Says If American Idol Doesn't Find a Star, It's a Waste of Time

American Idol, the once-mighty singing competition, is making its briefly-awaited return in March, and ABC and new judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan are hoping they can recapture its former glory. The judges, plus returning host Ryan Se… Read more

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American Idol: Taylor Hicks Interview
01:14 — Since winning season 5 of American Idol, Taylor Hicks' musical career has had its highs and lows. See what the future has in store for him.|American I (more…)
American Idol: Chris Daughtry Interview
01:05 — Chris Daughtry didn't need a victory on American Idol to make it big. See what the rocker had to say about his post-Idol career.|American Idol|Chris D (more…)
American Idol: Kelly Clarkson Intv
02:16 — See what original American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson is up to these days.|American Idol|Kelly Clarkson|Sanjaya Malakar
American Idol: Antonella Barba Intv
01:51 — American Idol season 6 contestant Antonella Barba found herself in the middle of a scandal when racy pictures of her showed up on the Internet. See ho (more…)

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Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest Under Investigation for Sexual Harassment

"I dispute these allegations"

Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Ryan Seacrest and Luke Bryan, <em>American Idol</em>
The American Idol Revival Has a Premiere Date

The former behemoth returns in March

Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Ryan Seacrest and Luke Bryan, <em>American Idol</em>
Watch American Idol's New Judges' First Appearance Together

Katy, Luke and Lionel stopped by Good Morning America

Lionel Richie
American Idol: Lionel Richie Confirmed as Third Judge

He'll join Katy Perry and Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan Joins American Idol as a Judge

The country singer will join Katy Perry on the reboot

Ryan Seacrest, La'Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon, <em>American Idol</em>
Fox Says Bringing Back American Idol Would Have Been "Fraudulent" to Viewers

They made a farewell season promise, and stuck with it

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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)

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