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 Under Investigation for Sexual Harassment

One of America's most famous on-air personalities is the latest to face sexual harassment allegations. Ryan Seacrest, the host of American Idol and co-host of Live With Kelly and Ryan, is being accused of inappropriate behavior by a former E! News w… 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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The American Idol Revival Has a Premiere Date

The former behemoth returns in March

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Watch American Idol's New Judges' First Appearance Together

Katy, Luke and Lionel stopped by Good Morning America

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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

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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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Fox's New Singing Competition Show Has an Interesting Hook

Get your audition videos ready!

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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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