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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:(3,621 ratings)

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John Stevens

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

American Idol alum John Stevens was hit by a van while jogging in Chelsea, Mass., last week. According to the Boston Globe, Stevens, who finished sixth on American Idol Season 3, was jogging with earbuds in when he was hit. He suffered a fractured s… Read more

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Quentin Alexander: Singer, Fashionista
01:56 — You know you've got a dynamic fashion sense when Harry tells the house band to "give [you] a little coat music." Want to learn more about this Idol ho (more…)
Up Close: Group Night
01:23 — Clearing the first performance hurdle at Hollywood Week only reveals the next, far more intimidating hurdle: “Group Night”. Do you have what it takes (more…)
Idol Moments: Big Ron, Band Director
01:15 — Anyone still left in Hollywood has mastered more than a few elements of their music. But one area in which these contestants could always learn a thin (more…)
All About That Bass
00:57 — On assignment for Entertainment Tonight, Lance Bass spent some time at Hollywood Week and you can bet that the former NSYNCer had some words of wisdom (more…)

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Rickey Smith
American Idol Alum Rickey Smith Dead at 36

He was reportedly killed by a drunk driver

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Kelly Clarkson Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

Remington Alexander Blackstock was born April 12

Trent Harmon
American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Has "Country Soul"

Find out what he has to say about La'Porsha's controversial comments

Ryan Seacrest, La'Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon, <em>American Idol</em>
Trent Harmon Wins Last American Idol Ever

See who came back for the series finale

Trent Harmon and La'Porsha Renae, <em>American Idol</em>
American Idol Top 2: It's Trent and La'Porsha In the Final Final

It might end up being the closest American Idol final ever

William Hung
William Hung and Brian Dunkleman Returning For American Idol Series Finale

Who else will show up?

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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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