Reality/Game Show
Jun. 11, 2002
Returning Series
60 min.
ABC TV Network

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American Idol

American Idol is an annual American televised singing competition, which began its first season on 11th June 2002. Part of the Idol franchise, it originated from the British reality program Pop Idol.

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America's overnight vote from Sunday will solidify the safety of the six contestants with the most votes. Those that are safe will perform a …

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ABC Reviving 'American Idol'

That didn't take long. Just over one year since Fox aired the final episode of American Idol, ABC has struck a new deal to revive the series as part of its prime time lineup in the 2017-2018 season. Rumors had been swirling for weeks that ABC and Fox were involved in a bidding war to bring the once-dominant singing competition back to the air.

A statement released by the network promises a "bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Idol," adding "ABC is the right home to reignite the fan base. We are thrilled viewers will once again share in these inspiring stories of people realizing their dreams."
A host and judging panel have yet to be announced for Idol's revival, though there has been talk that Seacrest could make a return to the show that helped make him a household name.

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