'American Idol' Season 13 premiere: Harry Connick Jr.'s debut, what did you think?

"American Idol" has a new look for Season 13, with Keith Urban as the only judge back from the previous year, but also the return of Jennifer Lopez and the debut of Harry Connick Jr. We've been excited about this panel since it was announced. We thought Connick Jr. would have been a great replacement three years ago when Simon Cowell left, so it's terrific to see him finally have a seat at the table. The first audition episode was nearly perfect -- very few of the ridiculous auditions that feel like such a waste of time, many great singers and a judges panel that seemed helpful and like they enjoy one another. Our only real criticism is that there was one audition near the end, Madelyn Patterson from Georgia, who sang "Up to the Mountain." Connick Jr. really wanted to give her some advice, but he was kind of shouted down by J-Lo's enthusiasm...


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