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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 revi (more…)

Premiered: June 11, 2002

Rating: TV-PG

TV Guide Rating:(3,632 ratings)

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American Idol Might Return — on NBC

American Idol aired what was supposed to be its last season on Fox last year, but that might not be the end for the former biggest show on television: Variety reports that NBC and production company Fremantle Media are in talks to revive the singing… Read more

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American Idol Alum John Stevens Fractures Skull After Getting Hit By Van

Stevens also suffered a broken arm and deafness in his right ear

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American Idol Alum Rickey Smith Dead at 36

He was reportedly killed by a drunk driver

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American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Has "Country Soul"

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Trent Harmon Wins Last American Idol Ever

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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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