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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Katy Perry Ripped Her Pants and Showed Everyone Her Butt on American Idol

The thing about being a pop star is that the wild clothes you wear put you at an increased risk of wardrobe malfunction. Katy Perry learned that (again) the hard way on Monday night's American Idol when her pants split right down the middle of her b… 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…)
Dennis Lorenzo's Showcase Performance
01:01 — Fueled by this wife and daughter's presence, Dennis Lorenzo had something to prove with his performance of Donny Hathaway's "A Song For You" during th (more…)
Sneak Peek: Garrett Jacobs' Hometown
01:14 — Get to know more about Garrett Jacobs
Don't Touch's Group Performance
03:40 — Performing "Me and My Broken Heart" by Rixton

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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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