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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Fox Says Bringing Back American Idol Would Have Been "Fraudulent" to Viewers

American Idol is coming back... but not on Fox. The singing competition helped put Fox on the map and reshape reality television when it came to the United States in 2002, but after eroding ratings and increasing production costs, Fox and American Id… Read more

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American Idol Nears a Deal at ABC
00:56 — It's baaaaaack!

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Ryan Seacrest Is Officially Returning to American Idol

The prodigal host returns

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Make American Idol Great Again: 6 Tips to Help the Reboot Sing

For starters, cool it with the products

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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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  • 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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