American Idol


This hit FOX musical reality series follows three judges, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson (II), and Paula Abdul, along with host Ryan Seacrest around the United States in search of the next American Idol, a pop star that truly shines above all the rest. With help from the viewers, they will decide from thousands of participants who will walk away with a record deal and the fame and fortune that is sure to come along with it.

Fox Announces 2011-2012 Midseason Premiere Dates

FOX is announcing 2011-2012 midseason premiere dates for new and returning series, including the return of American Idol; the debuts of new dramas Touch, Alcatraz and The Finder; and the launch of new animated series Napoleon Dynamite.

Welcome American Idol back when its 11th season begins with a two-night premiere Wednesday, Jan. 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Thursday, Jan. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Featuring host Ryan Seacrest and returning judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, television's No. 1 series continues with a special, extended primetime broadcast Sunday, Jan. 22 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT) following the NFC Championship game (6:00 PM-CC ET live/3:00 PM-CC PT live).

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Two ‘American Idol’ Season 11 Trailers

Fox has released two trailers for Season 11 of American Idol, which debuts on Sunday, January 22 at 10 PM ET. Click on the video players below for your first look at some of the singers who hope to be the next American Idol.

American Idol kicks off Season 11 on Sunday, January 22 at 10 PM ET, immediately following the NFC Championship Game on Fox.

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‘American Idol’ Season 11 Photocast Video

American Idol is gearing up to kick off Season 11, which debuts with a special episode on Sunday, January 22 at 10 PM ET, directly after the NFC Championship Game on Fox. The network has released a new photocast video, which goes behind-the-scenes of a recent photo shoot featuring Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and host Ryan Seacrest. Click on the video player below to get your American Idol fix before the new season debuts.

American Idol premieres Season 11 with a special episode on Sunday, January 22 at 10 PM ET on Fox.

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‘American Idol’ Season 11 Audition Update!

American Idol, television's No. 1 show, begins its 11th nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country in St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, June 28. The search for the next singing superstar continues in Portland, OR, on Saturday, July 2; San Diego, CA, on Friday, July 8; Pittsburgh, PA, on Friday, July 15; Charleston, SC, on Friday, July 22; Denver, CO, on Friday, July 29; and Houston, TX, on Friday, Aug. 26.

Full details regarding the St. Louis auditions are below. Specific information on the subsequent audition cities will be announced shortly.

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‘Cowboys and Aliens’ Full Trailer Debuts Thursday!

Stay tuned, as we'll be sure to bring you this new trailer as soon as it comes online. In the meantime, you can CLICK HERE to watch the first Cowboys and Aliens trailer.

Cowboys & Aliens was released July 29th, 2011.

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‘American Idol’ Eliminates Pia Toscano

Finalist Pia Toscano was eliminated tonight on American Idol after she received the fewest of America's votes. On Wednesday's performance show, the Top 9 performed the songs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Toscano, 22, from Howard Beach, NY, sang "River Deep, Mountain High." Tonight's episode featured performances by punk legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Iggy Pop and Season Four Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis.

On Wednesday, April 13 (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 8 finalists - Casey Abrams, Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Stefano Langone, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, Paul McDonald and Haley Reinhart - return to the Idol stage to perform songs from the movies.

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‘American Idol’ Top 13 Photo Shoot Video

The top 13 will be giving their first performances of the season on tonight's American Idol, which begins airing at 8 pm PST. We have a video featurette showcasing the 13 finalists from tonight's Finalists Compete Episode as they engage in their first photo shoot. To watch, click on the clip below.

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‘American Idol’ Season 10 San Francisco Audition Videos

It's week 4 on American Idol, and judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson, and host Ryan Seacrest are heading to the Bay Area to find more recruits for Hollywood Week. We have a new batch of video clips from the San Francisco Auditions, which you can check out below. And be sure not to miss this week's show opening, as it is a doozy!

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