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American Idol

Genres: Music, Reality Competition
Broadcast on: SABC2, M-Net, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Series, Vuzu, Vuzu Amp

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 11 Jun 2002 04 Sep 2002 Tuesdays, 21h00 - 23h00 25

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 21 Jan 2003 21 May 2003 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 36
M-Net Series 26 May 2003 20 Jun 2003 Various Times 36

Season 3

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 19 Jan 2004 26 May 2004 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 40
M-Net Series 15 Mar 2004 25 Jun 2004 Various Times 40

Season 4

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 18 Jan 2005 25 May 2005 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 41
M-Net Series 04 Mar 2005 03 Jun 2005 Various Times 41

Season 5

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 17 Jan 2006 24 May 2006 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 41
M-Net Series 22 Feb 2006 30 May 2006 Various Times 41

Season 6

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 16 Jan 2007 23 May 2007 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 40
M-Net Series 06 Mar 2007 24 May 2007 Various Times 40

Season 7

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 15 Jan 2008 21 May 2008 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 41
M-Net Series 11 Mar 2008 22 May 2008 Various Times 41

Season 8

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 13 Jan 2009 20 May 2009 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 40
M-Net Series 04 Mar 2009 21 May 2009 Various Times 40

Season 9

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 12 Jan 2010 26 May 2010 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 43
M-Net 17 Jan 2010 27 May 2010 Saturday/Sunday 43

Season 10

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 19 Jan 2011 25 May 2011 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 39
M-Net 23 Jan 2011 26 May 2011 Saturday/Sunday 39
SABC2 07 Jun 2012 20 Oct 2012 Thursday/Saturday 39

Season 11

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 18 Jan 2012 23 May 2012 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 40
M-Net 28 Jan 2012 25 May 2012 Saturday/Sunday 40
SABC2 14 Mar 2013 24 Aug 2013 Thursday/Saturday 40

Season 12

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 16 Jan 2013 16 May 2013 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 37
M-Net 26 Jan 2013 17 May 2013 Saturday/Sunday 37
Vuzu 23 Jun 2013 27 Oct 2013 Sundays, 20h00 - 23h00 37

Season 13

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 15 Jan 2014 21 May 2014 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 39
M-Net Series Reality 07 Feb 2014 21 May 2014 Fridays, 20h30 - 00h00 39
Vuzu 06 Jul 2014 30 Nov 2014 Sundays, 20h00 - 23h00 39

Season 14

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 07 Jan 2015 13 May 2015 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 30
Vuzu Amp 30 Jan 2015 15 May 2015 Fridays, 20h30 - 23h30 30
Vuzu 23 Aug 2015 29 Nov 2015 Sundays, 20h00 - 22h00 (double bill) 30

Season 15

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 06 Jan 2016 07 Apr 2016 Wednesday / Thursday, 20h00 - 21h00 38
Vuzu Amp 08 Jan 2016 08 Apr 2016 Friday, 20h30 / Saturday, 18h30 38
Vuzu 14 Aug 2016 08 Jan 2017 Sundays, 20h00 - 21h30 38


Starring Cast

as
Host - Himself

E! Entertainment Television and national broadcast superstar Ryan Seacrest have inked a multiyear deal that calls for the popular personality to appear on air and to develop and produce multiple series projects for the network under his Ryan Seacrest Productions banner

7.9


as
Judge - Himself

Simon Cowell is a British artist and repertoire ("A&R") executive for Sony BMG in the United Kingdom and a television producer, more commonly known as a judge on television programmes such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, American Idol and Britain's Got Talent.

8.8


as
Judge - Herself

Paula Abdul's rise to fame started in the '80's when she became a cheer leader and later head choreographer for the LA Lakers dance troupe, Laker girls (earning about $50 per game)

6.1


as
Judge - Himself

Randy Jackson is a Grammy Award-winning American rock bassist, singer, record producer and Emmy Award-nominated television and radio personality, now best known as a judge on American Idol

8.1


as
Judge - Herself

Kara DioGuardi is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and TV personality who has contributed to a long list of internationally successful popular songs

7.0


as
Judge - Herself

Ellen DeGeneres is an American actress, stand-up comedian and daytime talk show host, best known for her sitcom Ellen (in an episode of which she came "out of the closet") and for her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show

7.9


as
Judge - Herself

Jennifer Lopez, nicknamed J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, record producer, dancer, fashion designer and television producer.

8.6


as
Judge - Himself

Steven Tyler is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and the frontman and lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion

8.0


as
Judge - Herself

Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress who made her recording debut in 1990 with her self-titled debut studio album.

7.7


as
Judge - Herself

Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian-born American recording artist signed to Young Money Entertainment

4.0


as
Judge - Himself

Keith Urban is a New Zealand-born Australian country music singer, songwriter and guitarist who began his career with a self-titled debut album in 1991.

6.5


as
Judge - Himself

Harry Connick, Jr. is an American singer, pianist and actor. His music encompasses jazz, some of it very much in the style of the crooners of the 1940s and early 1950s, funk and blues.

8.3

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