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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Ryan Seacrest Is Officially Returning to American Idol

We knew it was happening, but now it's official: Ryan Seacrest is returning as host of American Idol. Seacrest will join new judges Katy Perry and (reportedly) Chris Daughtry on ABC's revival of the iconic singing competition show, the network annou… Read more

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American Idol: Chris Daughtry Interview
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American Idol Nears a Deal at ABC
00:56 — It's baaaaaack!
American Idol: Kelly Clarkson Intv
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Make American Idol Great Again: 6 Tips to Help the Reboot Sing

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Katy Perry Confirmed as American Idol Judge

The pop superstar will take a seat on the ABC revival

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ABC Boss Promises Format Changes for American Idol

"This is going to be ABC's version of American Idol, so we are very excited."

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ABC's 2017-2018 Fall Schedule: Once Upon a Time Heads to Fridays with Marvel's Inhumans

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Chris Daughtry
Chris Daughtry Reportedly Joins American Idol as a Judge

The Season 5 alum is returning to where he began

Ryan Seacrest, <em>American Idol</em>
Fox Slams ABC's American Idol Revival as "Extremely Fraudulent"

Fox execs aren't biting their tongue

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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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