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American Idol: Who Brought It Hardest in the Performance Finale?

  American Idol is about to crown its first winner of the ABC era. On Sunday night, the three finalists -- Carrie Underwood clone Gabby Barrett, country crooner Caleb Lee Hutchinson and quirky guitar popper Maddie Poppe -- put on their final performances. This was their last chance to show that they   ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/american-idol-performance-finale-part-1-review/?rss=breakingnews

When Is the American Idol Finale?

American Idol 's first season on ABC is almost over. The next Idol will be country spitfire Gabby Barrett, deep-voiced down-home cutie Caleb Lee Hutchinson or quirky guitar popster Maddie Poppe. The finale will happen over two nights this Sunday and Monday. The performance finals are on Sunday, where   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/when-is-american-idol-finale-season-16/?rss=breakingnews

American Idol's Elimination Problem: Give Us More Time to Say Goodbye!

For a show that claims to love creating big moments, American Idol sure is willfully missing out on some golden opportunities this season. Im referring to the shows elimination process. Once a staple of the Idol experience, it has essentially been reduced to an afterthought. For all the time and energy ABC devotes to endearing [] http://tvline.com/2018/05/09/american-idol-eliminations-too-short-season-17-changes/

American Idol Renewed for Second Season at ABC

ABC has renewed American Idol for another season, the network announced on Friday. JudgesLuke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as host Ryan Seacrest are all set to return for the shows second season on ABC next year, its 17th overall when its original run on Fox is factored in. Since returning in March, the singing competition has performed decently well for ABC, averaging a respectable 9.3 million viewers and a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with its Sunday telecast. Thats a far cry from the shows viewership peak during its original run on Fox, but good enough to secure its spot as the top new unscripted show on broadcast this season.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/american-idol-renewed-second-season-abc/

American Idol Leaps In Move To Live Across Country

Now live across the country and airing one night a week, ABCs American Idol (1.8, 8.0 million viewers) won its two-hour slot and grew for the 2nd week in row in both metrics, hitting its best numbers since premiere. Idol picked up 2/10th of a rating in the demo, which is likely to climb at least another 1/10th of 2/10ths when Nielsen adds in unduplicated viewers of the live 5-7 PM West-Coast broadcast. Idol s gain boosted Deception (0.8, 3.70M) by 1/10th to equal its   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/04/american-idol-live-across-country-win-tv-ratings-1202379319/

Katy Perry to American Idol's Ada Vox: "Trust and Believe This Is Not the End of Us"

The American Idol judges saved Ada Vox in a dramatic moment...only to see the singer get the boot the following week. "I feel great, quite honestly. I feel like I did everything I...   ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/930849/katy-perry-to-american-idol-s-ada-vox-trust-and-believe-this-is-not-the-end-of-us?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

What to Expect from American Idol's Disney Week

Disney Week is a standout week on every season of Dancing with the Stars and now ABC is taking the Mickey Mouse tradition to the newest addition to its reality lineup, American Idol . The revamped singing competition is getting its own chance to cover some of ABC's parent company's most classic songs   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/american-idol-disney-week-songs/?rss=breakingnews

American Idol's Disney Night Set List Revealed: See Who's Singing What

American Idol has revealed which iconic tunes the Top 10 will tackle on Disney Night this Sunday (ABC, 8/7c), and although Ada Vox isnt singing Poor Unfortunate Souls like I hoped, weve still got a pretty solid evening of classics ahead of us. As originally posted to Oh My Disney, heres a full rundown of [] http://tvline.com/2018/04/27/american-idol-disney-night-set-list-all-performances-revealed/

Katy Perry on Saving American Idol's Ada Vox: "We Still Have a Lot to Learn, But We Know Talent When We See It!"

When Ada Vox sang "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," she meant it. Audiences did not vote through the American Idol contestant, but judge Katy Perry made an executive decision and...  ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/929545/katy-perry-on-saving-american-idol-s-ada-vox-we-still-have-a-lot-to-learn-but-we-know-talent-when-we-see-it?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

American Idol First: Simulcast Will Allow Live Voting Across The US

No longer will west coast American Idol viewers feel like second-class citizens. Starting Sunday, April 29, the ABC-TV show will offer a first a simulcast that will allow viewers across all time zones to watch and vote at the same time. The simulcasts will take place for three weeks, running 8 PM-10 PM ET/5 PM-7 PM PT. Viewers can vote for their favorite performers via text, at the American Idol.com web site, and on the American Idol app. Results will be revealed at the   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/04/american-idol-first-simulcast-will-allow-live-voting-across-the-us-1202373605/