What will the new American Idol be like? Today, ABC announced the upcoming series revival will air twice a week once it premieres in March.
As reported earlier, the reboot of the singing competition show will see the return of host Ryan Seacrest alongside three new judges — Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan. The show ended its original run on FOX in 2016 after 15 seasons.
The new American Idol premieres on ABC on March 11th at 8 p.m. ET/PT and continues on March 12th at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
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The iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre returns to airwaves at its new home on ABC. Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy(R) Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest will return as host of the beloved series. “American Idol” is produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group. Executive producers include FremantleMedia North America’s Trish Kinane and Jennifer Mullin along with co-executive producer, Megan Wolflick. FremantleMedia International distributes the series worldwide.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of American Idol? Will you watch the ABC reboot?
I’m so happy that ABC picked up American Idol. I can’t wait to see it again!
me neither, Suzanne