American Idol
American Idol

American Idol

Hopefuls audition for judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban. Singing competition hosted by Ryan Seacrest.
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Episode Guide

  • American Idol - Finale - Part Two (Season 13 Episode 39)
    Season 13 Episode 39:

    Finale - Part Two

    Having delivered their final performances in an effort to woo the American voting public and judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, the remaining singers find out which of them is victorious in this results show. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Two Finalists Compete (Season 13 Episode 38)
    Season 13 Episode 38:

    Two Finalists Compete

    The two remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finale - Part One (Season 13 Episode 38)
    Season 13 Episode 38:

    Finale - Part One

    The final round of performances in which the remaining duo battle it out by singing a track chosen by the show's creator, Simon Fuller. They then reprise a number they sang earlier in the contest, before giving their renditions of a 'coronation song' in preparation for the final decisions of judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 1 of 3 Voted Off (Season 13 Episode 37)
    Season 13 Episode 37:

    1 of 3 Voted Off

    A finalist is sent home.

  • American Idol - Top 3 Results (Season 13 Episode 37)
    Season 13 Episode 37:

    Top 3 Results

    The final three contestants await their fates as they prepare to find out which one of them has been eliminated. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, and presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 3 Finalists Compete (Season 13 Episode 36)
    Season 13 Episode 36:

    3 Finalists Compete

    The final three contestants take to the stage, performing songs chosen by former judge Randy Jackson, along with Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr, and the residents of their hometowns

  • American Idol - 1 of 4 Voted Off (Season 13 Episode 35)
    Season 13 Episode 35:

    1 of 4 Voted Off

    The final four contestants await their fates as they prepare to find out which one of them has been eliminated. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, and presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 4 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 34)
    Season 13 Episode 34:

    4 Finalists Perform

    The final four contestants are challenged to perform love songs in the hope of impressing judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, and also the American voting public. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show: 1 of 5 Voted Off (Season 13 Episode 33)
    Season 13 Episode 33:

    Results Show: 1 of 5 Voted Off

    A finalist is eliminated; Keith Urban performs.

  • American Idol - 5 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 32)
    Season 13 Episode 32:

    5 Finalists Perform

    The top five finalists perform for the judges; guest mentor Jason Mraz.

  • American Idol - Top 5 (Season 13 Episode 32)
    Season 13 Episode 32:

    Top 5

    The final five contestants perform, with the choice of song in the public's hands. Platinum singer-songwriter Jason Mraz supports the contenders, under the watchful eyes of judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show: 1 of 6 Voted Off (Season 13 Episode 31)
    Season 13 Episode 31:

    Results Show: 1 of 6 Voted Off

    A finalist is eliminated.

  • American Idol - Top 6 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 30)
    Season 13 Episode 30:

    Top 6 Finalists Perform

    The final six contestants are challenged to perform one rock song and one country track in the hope of impressing judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, and also the American voting public. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 29)
    Season 13 Episode 29:

    Results Show

    The final seven contestants prepare to discover which of them is the next to be eliminated. American talent show, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban and presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 28)
    Season 13 Episode 28:

    Finalists Perform

    The competition's finale creeps ever closer as the seven remaining competitors prepare for another live performance, with Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr sitting in judgement. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 8 Redux Results (Season 13 Episode 27)
    Season 13 Episode 27:

    Top 8 Redux Results

    The final eight contestants await their fates as they prepare to learn which of them is to be eliminated from the talent show, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 8 Redux (Season 13 Episode 26)
    Season 13 Episode 26:

    Top 8 Redux

    The eight singers return to perform hits from the 1980s, with help from mentor and rock singer David Cook. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 25)
    Season 13 Episode 25:

    Results Show

    The final eight contestants face a tense wait to find out who will continue in the competition, and who will be eliminated. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 8 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 24)
    Season 13 Episode 24:

    8 Finalists Perform

    The final eight contestants are challenged to perform several duets in the hope of impressing judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, and also the American voting public. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 23)
    Season 13 Episode 23:

    Results Show

    The final nine contestants face a tense wait to find out who has been eliminated. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 9 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 22)
    Season 13 Episode 22:

    9 Finalists Perform

    The contest's pace refuses to let up as the nine remaining pop hopefuls take to the stage once more for a round of live performances. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 21)
    Season 13 Episode 21:

    Results Show

    The pool of talent is reduced to single-digit numbers as Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr deliver their verdict on the live performances, leaving only nine competitors with the chance to claim the title

  • American Idol - 10 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 20)
    Season 13 Episode 20:

    10 Finalists Perform

    Ryan Seacrest presents as the 10 competitors to make it this far into the contest face yet another round of live performances, with judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr on hand to review their musical skills

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 19)
    Season 13 Episode 19:

    Results Show

    Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr deliver their verdict as the 11 remaining competitors become 10. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 11 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 18)
    Season 13 Episode 18:

    11 Finalists Perform

    The competition's finale creeps ever closer as the 11 remaining competitors prepare for another live performance, with Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr sitting in judgment

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 17)
    Season 13 Episode 17:

    Results Show

    The competition remains tense as the 12 remaining hopeful popstars take to the stage for another round of live performances, with judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr assessing their skills ahead of the next stage of the contest. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - 12 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 16)
    Season 13 Episode 16:

    12 Finalists Perform

    Ryan Seacrest reveals which of the 12 remaining competitors have made it into the final 11 as another round of the talent contest draws to a close

  • American Idol - Top 13 Perform Live (Season 13 Episode 15)
    Season 13 Episode 15:

    Top 13 Perform Live

    The result of the public vote is revealed and one hopeful departs the competition, while 12 acts progress to the next round. Plus, singer-songwriter Jake Bugg and former American Idol winner Candice Glover perform for judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - 13 Finalists Perform (Season 13 Episode 14)
    Season 13 Episode 14:

    13 Finalists Perform

    The remaining contestants perform their renditions of songs they believe best represent who they are as artists, including tracks by Bruno Mars, Johnny Cash and Rival Sons. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban then have to decide who should stay in the competition. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Results Show

    Judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban reveal the top 10 contestants going through to the next stage of the competition, before announcing that three more have also been saved, bringing the total to 13. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 15 Boys Perform (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    15 Boys Perform

    The top 15 male vocalists perform in the hope of impressing both the judging panel - Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban - and the voting public. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 15 Girls Perform (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    15 Girls Perform

    The result of the tiebreaker vote between Neco Starr and Ben Briley is revealed. Plus, the top 15 female vocalists will perform in the hope of impressing both the judging panel - Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban - and the voting public. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Week No. 3 (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Hollywood Round, Week No. 3

    The surviving contests are put through their paces again at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, as judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr prepare to select the final 30 singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Week No. 2 (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    Hollywood Round, Week No. 2

    The talent show's auditions continue in California as the aspiring performers are called upon to perform solo numbers in front of judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr in a bid to avoid being sent directly to the airport and home from the competition. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Week No. 1 (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Hollywood Round, Week No. 1

    The hopefuls who received a golden ticket arrive in California for the next round of the competition. However, in a new twist to the show, some of the acts are immediately singled out and must defend their places in the contest or risk being sent back home. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood or Home Round (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Hollywood or Home Round

    The talent show's auditions continue as the aspiring performers are called upon to perform solo numbers in front of judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr in a bid to avoid being sent directly to the airport and home from the competition. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Omaha Auditions (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Omaha Auditions

    Hopeful singers try to impress judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez as the competition moves to Omaha, Nebraska, for the next round of auditions. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 5 (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Auditions No. 5

    Hopeful wannabe singers try to impress judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez as the competition moves to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the next round of auditions. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 4 (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    Auditions No. 4

    The talent show's auditions continue as aspiring performers hope to impress four-time Grammy-winning country star Keith Urban, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, musician and songwriter Harry Connick Jr and record producer Randy Jackson, who takes on the role of mentor this year. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Detroit Auditions (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Detroit Auditions

    The auditions continue as aspiring performers hope to impress four-time Grammy-winning country star Keith Urban, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, musician and songwriter Harry Connick Jr and record producer Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Austin/San Francisco Auditions (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Austin/San Francisco Auditions

    Another set of would-be stars hope to follow in the footsteps of last season's winner Candice Glover as Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez appraise the latest crop of hopeful singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Boston/Austin Audtitions (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Boston/Austin Audtitions

    Another set of would-be stars hope to follow in the footsteps of last season's winner Candice Glover as Ryan Seacrest returns with the successful singing competition. However, this year only Keith Urban will be returning to the judges panel, with Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez claiming the seats previously occupied by Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - 15 Girls Perform/15 Boys Perform (Season 13 Episode 11/12)
    Season 13 Episode 11/12:

    15 Girls Perform/15 Boys Perform

    The remaining aspiring singers are mentored by returning judge Randy Jackson, but only some of them will get the chance to perform live. Then, in the first results show, the 10 leading males and females as voted for by viewers will be revealed, followed by three wildcard choices chosen by the judges. American talent show, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 13 Perform Live & Results (Season 13 Episode 14/15)
    Season 13 Episode 14/15:

    Top 13 Perform Live & Results

    The competition heats up as the top 13 performers are given another chance to showcase their talents. However, one of their number will not be progressing through to the next stage of the contest, and it is up to judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban to seal the fate of one would-be star. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performances & Results (Season 13 Episode 20/21)
    Season 13 Episode 20/21:

    Performances & Results

    The top 10 finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performance & Results (Season 13 Episode 22/23)
    Season 13 Episode 22/23:

    Performance & Results

    The remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 5 Perform & Results (Season 13 Episode 32/33)
    Season 13 Episode 32/33:

    Top 5 Perform & Results

    The remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 4 Perform & Results (Season 13 Episode 34/35)
    Season 13 Episode 34/35:

    Top 4 Perform & Results

    The four remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 3 Perform & Results (Season 13 Episode 36/37)
    Season 13 Episode 36/37:

    Top 3 Perform & Results

    The three remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 5 & 6 (Season 13 Episode 5/6)
    Season 13 Episode 5/6:

    Auditions No. 5 & 6

    Another set of would-be stars hope to follow in the footsteps of last season's winner Candice Glover as Ryan Seacrest presents the latest auditions. Singers in Salt Lake City, Omaha, Detroit, Atlanta, Boston, Austin and San Francisco try to impress judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez

  • American Idol - Final: Results (Season 12 Episode 37)
    Season 12 Episode 37:

    Final: Results

    Having delivered their final performances in an effort to woo the American voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers find out which of them is victorious in this results show. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Final: Performance (Season 12 Episode 36)
    Season 12 Episode 36:

    Final: Performance

    As the final stage of the competition arrives, the remaining contestants are given one last chance to prove their worth to the American public. In the previous round, judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban were left with the unenviable task of deciding whether Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb or Angie Miller would leave the stage disappointed, but the moment of truth has arrived, and only one hopeful idol can be crowned this year's winner

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 12 Episode 35)
    Season 12 Episode 35:

    Results Show

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates as results of the semi-final are announced. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars did enough to progress to the next stage of the competition. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Semi-Finalists Compete (Season 12 Episode 34)
    Season 12 Episode 34:

    Semi-Finalists Compete

    The pressure builds as the contestants perform in the semi-final and hope to impress the American voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results (Season 12 Episode 33)
    Season 12 Episode 33:

    Results

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates in a live results show. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars progress to the next stage as the competition nears its end. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performance (Season 12 Episode 32)
    Season 12 Episode 32:

    Performance

    As the competition nears its end the remaining contestants perform live and hope to impress the American voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results (Season 12 Episode 31)
    Season 12 Episode 31:

    Results

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates in a live results show. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars progress to the next stage of the contest, while the unsuccessful competitors are asked to leave. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performance (Season 12 Episode 30)
    Season 12 Episode 30:

    Performance

    The remaining contestants perform live, hoping to impress the American voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, who give their verdicts on each act. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results (Season 12 Episode 29)
    Season 12 Episode 29:

    Results

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates in a live results show. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars progress to the next stage of the contest, while the unsuccessful competitors are asked to leave. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 12 Episode 28)
    Season 12 Episode 28:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining contestants perform live, hoping to impress the American voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 12 Episode 27)
    Season 12 Episode 27:

    Results Show

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates in a live results show. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars progress to the next stage of the contest, while the unsuccessful competitors are asked to leave. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 12 Episode 26)
    Season 12 Episode 26:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining contestants perform live in the hopes of impressing the judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, and the American voting public. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results (Season 12 Episode 25)
    Season 12 Episode 25:

    Results

    The remaining contestants discover their fates as judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban deliver their verdict and decide who will reach the next stage of the competition

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 12 Episode 24)
    Season 12 Episode 24:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining contests perform live in a final bid to impress the voting public along with judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, who will give their verdicts on the aspiring singers' renditions. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results (Season 12 Episode 23)
    Season 12 Episode 23:

    Results

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates in a live results show. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars progress to the next stage of the contest, while the unsuccessful competitors are asked to leave. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performance Results (Season 12 Episode 22)
    Season 12 Episode 22:

    Performance Results

    The remaining eight contestants perform in their final bids to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 12 Episode 21)
    Season 12 Episode 21:

    Results Show

    After performing in front of judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, the remaining singers discover their fates in a live results show. Viewers in the US cast their votes to determine which of the hopeful pop stars progress to the next stage of the contest, while the unsuccessful competitors are asked to leave. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 12 Episode 20)
    Season 12 Episode 20:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining nine contestants perform in their final bids to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 12 Episode 19)
    Season 12 Episode 19:

    Results Show

    The result of the public vote is revealed and one hopeful departs the competition, leaving only nine battling it out to be the next American Idol. Plus, Bon Jovi perform their latest single Because We Can, which features on their forthcoming album What About Now. With judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Top 10 Perform -- Live (Season 12 Episode 18)
    Season 12 Episode 18:

    Top 10 Perform -- Live

    With only 10 acts remaining, the next stage of the contest arrives, as the would-be stars who survived the sudden-death rounds sing 'Music of the American Idols' which includes songs performed by any past Idol winner, in the hope of gaining viewers' votes and the approval of judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top Contestants Revealed (Season 12 Episode 17)
    Season 12 Episode 17:

    Top Contestants Revealed

    With the semi-final rounds complete, the 10 contestants advancing to the live shows are revealed in Los Angeles. American talent show, with judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 2nd 10 Semifinalists Perform - LIVE (Season 12 Episode 16)
    Season 12 Episode 16:

    2nd 10 Semifinalists Perform - LIVE

    Competition is intense as the top 10 female semi-finalists perform for judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. American talent show, presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 1st 10 Semifinalists Perform - LIVE (Season 12 Episode 15)
    Season 12 Episode 15:

    1st 10 Semifinalists Perform - LIVE

    Competition is intense as the show moves to Las Vegas and the hopefuls are split into two groups, with the top 10 male semi-finalists performing tonight for judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. On Friday, the contestants chosen to advance to the final will be revealed. American talent show, presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Vegas: Second Group 10 Females (Season 12 Episode 14)
    Season 12 Episode 14:

    Vegas: Second Group 10 Females

    The contest continues in Las Vegas as 10 more female competitors, selected from the top 40 hopefuls, are put through their paces by judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Vegas: Second Group 10 Males (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:

    Vegas: Second Group 10 Males

    The talent show continues in Las Vegas, where ten more males from the overall top 40 contestants must do their best to impress judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Semifinalist Round, Part 2 -- Guys Perform (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:

    Semifinalist Round, Part 2 -- Guys Perform

    The talent show moves to Las Vegas, where ten males from the overall top 40 contestants must do their best to impress judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Semifinalist Round, Part 1 -- Girls Perform (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    Semifinalist Round, Part 1 -- Girls Perform

    The talent show moves to Las Vegas, where ten females from the overall top 40 contestants must do their best to impress judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Week, Part 4 (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    Hollywood Week, Part 4

    Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban manage to whittle the thousands of contestants down to their top 40, and must now proceed to select which hopeful stars will progress through to the semi-finals. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Week, Part 3 (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    Hollywood Week, Part 3

    As the Hollywood stage continues, the remaining contestants must work hard to impress judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban if they are to continue to the next leg of the competition. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Week, Part 2 (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:

    Hollywood Week, Part 2

    Hollywood week continues as aspiring singers face three more rounds of auditions to reach the top 40. The acts are judged by Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Week, Part 1 (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    Hollywood Week, Part 1

    Hollywood week gets under way as aspiring singers face three rounds of auditions to reach the top 40. The acts will be judged by Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 6 (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    Auditions No. 6

    Auditions continue.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 5 (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Auditions No. 5

    Auditions continue.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 4 (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Auditions No. 4

    Auditions continue.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 3 (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    Auditions No. 3

    Auditions continue.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 2 (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    Auditions No. 2

    Hopefuls perform for the judges in Chicago.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 1 (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    Auditions No. 1

    Hopefuls perform for the judges in New York.

  • American Idol - Semifinalist Round, Part 1 & 2 (Season 12 Episode 11/12)
    Season 12 Episode 11/12:

    Semifinalist Round, Part 1 & 2

    The talent show moves to Las Vegas, where 10 males and 10 females from the overall top 40 contestants must do their best to impress judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Semifinalist Round, Part 3 & 4 (Season 12 Episode 13/14)
    Season 12 Episode 13/14:

    Semifinalist Round, Part 3 & 4

    The talent show continues in Las Vegas, where 10 more males and 10 females from the overall top 40 contestants must do their best to impress judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete; Results Show (Season 12 Episode 20/21)
    Season 12 Episode 20/21:

    Finalists Compete; Results Show

    The final 10 battle it out, with one contender voted off. Bon Jovi also perform their latest single Because We Can, which features on their forthcoming album What About Now. With judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete; Results Show (Season 12 Episode 22/23)
    Season 12 Episode 22/23:

    Finalists Compete; Results Show

    The remaining nine contestants perform in their bid to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest, who introduces the competition round followed by the results show

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete; Results Show (Season 12 Episode 24/25)
    Season 12 Episode 24/25:

    Finalists Compete; Results Show

    The remaining eight contestants perform in their bid to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest, who introduces the competition round followed by the results show

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete; Results Show (Season 12 Episode 26/27)
    Season 12 Episode 26/27:

    Finalists Compete; Results Show

    The remaining seven contestants perform in their bid to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest, who introduces the competition round followed by the results show

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete; Results Show (Season 12 Episode 28/29)
    Season 12 Episode 28/29:

    Finalists Compete; Results Show

    The remaining six contestants perform in their bid to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest, who introduces the competition round followed by the results show

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete; Results Show (Season 12 Episode 30/31)
    Season 12 Episode 30/31:

    Finalists Compete; Results Show

    The remaining five contestants perform in their bid to impress the voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest, who introduces the competition round followed by the results show

  • American Idol - Semi-Finalists Performance & Results (Season 12 Episode 34/35)
    Season 12 Episode 34/35:

    Semi-Finalists Performance & Results

    As the competition nears its end the remaining contestants perform live and hope to impress the American voting public and judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. Includes the drama of the results show, presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Final Performance & Results (Season 12 Episode 36/37)
    Season 12 Episode 36/37:

    Final Performance & Results

    As the final stage of the competition arrives, the remaining contestants are given one last chance to prove their worth to the American public. In the previous round, judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban were left with the unenviable task of deciding whether Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb or Angie Miller would leave the stage disappointed, but the moment of truth has arrived, and only one hopeful idol can be crowned this year's winner. Includes the drama of the results show, presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round (Season 12 Episode 7/8)
    Season 12 Episode 7/8:

    Hollywood Round

    Male contestants compete in the Hollywood Round in hope of making it to the semifinals.

  • American Idol - Winner Announced (Season 11 Episode 40)
    Season 11 Episode 40:

    Winner Announced

    The top 12 reunite on stage; Ryan Seacrest announces the winner; Rihanna performs; Scotty McCreery performs.

  • American Idol - Performance Show (Season 11 Episode 39)
    Season 11 Episode 39:

    Performance Show

    The two finalists perform.

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 11 Episode 38)
    Season 11 Episode 38:

    Results Show

    Ryan Seacrest reveals how the American public has voted and announces who has made it through to the final

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 37)
    Season 11 Episode 37:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining contestants take to the stage once more, hoping to win public votes and the approval of judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest then reveals how the American public has voted and announces which of the finalists will leave the competition

  • American Idol - Results Show (Season 11 Episode 36)
    Season 11 Episode 36:

    Results Show

    Ryan Seacrest reveals how the American public has voted and announces which of the finalists will leave the competition

  • American Idol - Performance Show (Season 11 Episode 35)
    Season 11 Episode 35:

    Performance Show

    The remaining contestants take to the stage again as they try to impress the American public and judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Ryan Seacrest presents the US singing competition

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 34)
    Season 11 Episode 34:

    1 Voted Off

    A finalist is eliminated; performances by Carrie Underwood and Coldplay.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 33)
    Season 11 Episode 33:

    Finalists Compete

    The finalists perform.

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 32)
    Season 11 Episode 32:

    1 Voted Off

    Contestants face elimination; Katy Perry performs; The Queen Extravaganza performs.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 31)
    Season 11 Episode 31:

    Finalists Compete

    The finalists perform for the judges; original Queen band members Brian May and Roger Taylor perform.

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 30)
    Season 11 Episode 30:

    1 Voted Off

    The finalists face elimination; LMFAO and Kris Allen perform.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 29)
    Season 11 Episode 29:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining finalists perform.

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 28)
    Season 11 Episode 28:

    1 Voted Off

    The finalists face elimination; Jennifer Hudson, Ne-Yo and Rick Ross perform; James Durbin performs.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 27)
    Season 11 Episode 27:

    Finalists Compete

    The remaining finalists perform.

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 26)
    Season 11 Episode 26:

    1 Voted Off

    Contestants face elimination; The Wanted performs; Jennifer Lopez premieres her new music video.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 25)
    Season 11 Episode 25:

    Finalists Compete

    The finalists perform songs from the 1980s.

  • American Idol - 1 of 9 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 24)
    Season 11 Episode 24:

    1 of 9 Voted Off

    The contestants face elimination; performances by Nicki Minaj and Scotty McCreery.

  • American Idol - 9 Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 23)
    Season 11 Episode 23:

    9 Finalists Compete

    The 10 finalists perform.

  • American Idol - 1 of 10 Voted off (Season 11 Episode 22)
    Season 11 Episode 22:

    1 of 10 Voted off

    The contestants face elimination; performances by Lana Del Rey and Haley Reinhart.

  • American Idol - 10 Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 21)
    Season 11 Episode 21:

    10 Finalists Compete

    The 10 remaining finalists perform Billy Joel songs.

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 20)
    Season 11 Episode 20:

    1 Voted Off

    Contestants face elimination; performances by Demi Lovato and Daughtry.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 19)
    Season 11 Episode 19:

    Finalists Compete

    The finalists perform for the judges.

  • American Idol - 1 Voted Off (Season 11 Episode 18)
    Season 11 Episode 18:

    1 Voted Off

    The contestants face elimination; performances by Mary J. Blige and Lauren Alaina.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 11 Episode 17)
    Season 11 Episode 17:

    Finalists Compete

    Mary J. Blige mentors the singers; the finalists perform songs by Whitney Houston and Stevie Wonder.

  • American Idol - Finalists Chosen (Season 11 Episode 16)
    Season 11 Episode 16:

    Finalists Chosen

    America's votes reveal the first set of finalists; the remaining hopefuls perform for the judges in hope of being chosen as a finalist.

  • American Idol - Semifinalist Girls Perform (Season 11 Episode 15)
    Season 11 Episode 15:

    Semifinalist Girls Perform

    The female semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - Semifinalist Boys Perform (Season 11 Episode 14)
    Season 11 Episode 14:

    Semifinalist Boys Perform

    The male semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - Final Judgment, Part 2 (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:

    Final Judgment, Part 2

    Semifinalists are announced.

  • American Idol - Final Judgment, Part 1 (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    Final Judgment, Part 1

    Hopefuls perform for the judges; the first group of semifinalists is announced.

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Part 3 (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Hollywood Round, Part 3

    The judges continue to narrow down the contestants.

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Part 2 (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Hollywood Round, Part 2

    Contestants vie for a spot in the next round.

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Part 1 (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    Hollywood Round, Part 1

    Hopeful contestants in Hollywood try to advance to the next round.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 8 (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    Auditions No. 8

    Vocalists compete for a spot in the semifinals.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 7: St. Louis (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    Auditions No. 7: St. Louis

    Hopeful vocalists in St. Louis audition for the judges; the world premiere of Madonna's new music video.

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 6: Portland, Ore. (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Auditions No. 6: Portland, Ore.

    More aspiring singers take part in the auditions, hoping to impress judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 5: Galveston, Texas (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    Auditions No. 5: Galveston, Texas

    Ryan Seacrest presents the latest round of auditions from the competition, as more contenders hope to win the approval of judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 4: Aspen (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Auditions No. 4: Aspen

    Ryan Seacrest presents the latest round of auditions from the competition, as more contenders hope to win the approval of judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 3: San Diego (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Auditions No. 3: San Diego

    More aspiring singers take part in the auditions, hoping to impress judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 2: Pittsburgh (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Auditions No. 2: Pittsburgh

    The second set of auditions comes from New Orleans, with aspiring singers hoping to impress Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 1: Savannah (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Auditions No. 1: Savannah

    The talent show returns with the first set of auditions as aspiring singers from New York and New Jersey try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Winner Announced (Season 10 Episode 40)
    Season 10 Episode 40:

    Winner Announced

    The finalists are on tenterhooks as they wait to find out which of them the American public has crowned the winner of the 10th series. Ryan Seacrest presents, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - Two Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 39)
    Season 10 Episode 39:

    Two Finalists Compete

    The two finalists perform in the studio, hoping to impress in their last chance to try to win over the American viewers and judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - One of Three Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 38)
    Season 10 Episode 38:

    One of Three Voted Off

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which two contestants are through to the final

  • American Idol - Three Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 37)
    Season 10 Episode 37:

    Three Finalists Compete

    The three remaining contestants perform again, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - One of Four Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 36)
    Season 10 Episode 36:

    One of Four Voted Off

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which of the four contestants is to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Four Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 35)
    Season 10 Episode 35:

    Four Finalists Compete

    The four remaining contestants perform again, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - One of Five Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 34)
    Season 10 Episode 34:

    One of Five Voted Off

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which contestant is to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Five Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 33)
    Season 10 Episode 33:

    Five Finalists Compete

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the five remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Results Six-Five (Season 10 Episode 32)
    Season 10 Episode 32:

    Results Six-Five

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which contestant is to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Six Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 31)
    Season 10 Episode 31:

    Six Finalists Compete

    The six remaining contestants perform again, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - One of Seven Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 30)
    Season 10 Episode 30:

    One of Seven Voted Off

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which contestant is to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Seven Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 29)
    Season 10 Episode 29:

    Seven Finalists Compete

    The seven remaining contestants perform again, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - One of Eight Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 28)
    Season 10 Episode 28:

    One of Eight Voted Off

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which contestant is to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Eight Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 27)
    Season 10 Episode 27:

    Eight Finalists Compete

    The eight remaining contestants perform again, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - One of Nine Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 26)
    Season 10 Episode 26:

    One of Nine Voted Off

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals which contestants are to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Nine Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 25)
    Season 10 Episode 25:

    Nine Finalists Compete

    The nine remaining contestants perform again, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 10 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 24)
    Season 10 Episode 24:

    Top 10 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Two of 11 Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 23)
    Season 10 Episode 23:

    Two of 11 Voted Off

    Two contestants are eliminated; performances by will.i.am, Jamie Foxx and Fantasia.

  • American Idol - Eleven Finalists Compete Again (Season 10 Episode 22)
    Season 10 Episode 22:

    Eleven Finalists Compete Again

    The finalists perform songs by Elton John.

  • American Idol - One of 11 Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 21)
    Season 10 Episode 21:

    One of 11 Voted Off

    A contestant is eliminated; performances by Jennifer Hudson and Sugarland.

  • American Idol - Eleven Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 20)
    Season 10 Episode 20:

    Eleven Finalists Compete

    The 11 finalists perform classic Motown songs.

  • American Idol - One Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 19)
    Season 10 Episode 19:

    One Voted Off

    The Black Eyed Peas perform; Lee DeWyze performs; a contestant is eliminated.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 18)
    Season 10 Episode 18:

    Finalists Compete

    The finalists perform in hope of impressing the judges and the nation.

  • American Idol - One Voted Off (Season 10 Episode 17)
    Season 10 Episode 17:

    One Voted Off

    A contestant is sent home.

  • American Idol - Finalists Compete (Season 10 Episode 16)
    Season 10 Episode 16:

    Finalists Compete

    Finalists perform live for the first time.

  • American Idol - Finalists Chosen (Season 10 Episode 15)
    Season 10 Episode 15:

    Finalists Chosen

    With all 20 remaining finalists having performed, Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the public vote and reveals which contestants are to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Top 12 Girls Perform (Season 10 Episode 14)
    Season 10 Episode 14:

    Top 12 Girls Perform

    After the boys' performances, it is now time for the remaining 10 women to take to the stage again. They will be hoping that they can impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler

  • American Idol - Top 12 Boys Perform (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:

    Top 12 Boys Perform

    The 10 men left in the competition perform, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 24 Chosen (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    Top 24 Chosen

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler travel to Las Vegas, where they select the final line-up of aspiring singers, before picking their favourite 20 contestants to go through to the live finals. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Las Vegas Round (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    Las Vegas Round

    Contestants perform songs by the Beatles in Las Vegas.

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Part 3 (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    Hollywood Round, Part 3

    The Hollywood round concludes with further performances from the remaining contestants hoping to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Las Vegas/Green Mile (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    Las Vegas/Green Mile

    The Hollywood round continues with further performances from the remaining contestants hoping to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood Round, Part 1 (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Hollywood Round, Part 1

    The remaining contestants head to Hollywood to perform in the next stage of competition, hoping to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 7 (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Auditions No. 7

    Aspiring singers try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler in the final set of auditions, held in San Francisco. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 6 (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Auditions No. 6

    Aspiring singers try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 5 (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Auditions No. 5

    Aspiring singers try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 4 (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Auditions No. 4

    The talent show's auditions continue, with aspiring singers trying to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 3 (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Auditions No. 3

    The talent show's auditions continue, with aspiring singers trying to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 2: New Orleans (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Auditions No. 2: New Orleans

    The American version of Pop Idol, with judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson giving their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Auditions No. 1: New York/New Jersey (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Auditions No. 1: New York/New Jersey

    The talent show returns with the first set of auditions as aspiring singers try to impress the panel. Randy Jackson is joined by two new judges - singer and actress Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Top 10 Boys Perform & Top 10 Girls Perform (Season 10 Episode 13/14)
    Season 10 Episode 13/14:

    Top 10 Boys Perform & Top 10 Girls Perform

    Presenter Ryan Seacrest introduces performances by the 20 remaining men and women, who try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler and voting viewers for a chance of moving one step closer to becoming the next American Idol

  • American Idol - Top 11 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 20/21)
    Season 10 Episode 20/21:

    Top 11 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 10 Perform (Season 10 Episode 24, Part 1)
    Season 10 Episode 24, Part 1:

    Top 10 Perform

    The 10 remaining contestants perform once more, hoping to impress the audience at home as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 9 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 25/26)
    Season 10 Episode 25/26:

    Top 9 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the nine remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 8 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 27/28)
    Season 10 Episode 27/28:

    Top 8 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the eight remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 7 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 29/30)
    Season 10 Episode 29/30:

    Top 7 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the seven remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 6 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 31/32)
    Season 10 Episode 31/32:

    Top 6 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the six remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 5 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 33/34)
    Season 10 Episode 33/34:

    Top 5 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the five remaining finalists' performances before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 4 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 35/36)
    Season 10 Episode 35/36:

    Top 4 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the four remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Top 3 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 37/38)
    Season 10 Episode 37/38:

    Top 3 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the three remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Final 2 Perform & Results (Season 10 Episode 39/40)
    Season 10 Episode 39/40:

    Final 2 Perform & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the two finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be crowned the winner

  • American Idol - Hollywood 1&2 (Season 10 Episode 8/9)
    Season 10 Episode 8/9:

    Hollywood 1&2

    The acts chosen from the auditions head to Hollywood for the next stage of the competition, where judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood 2&3 (Season 10 Episode 9/10)
    Season 10 Episode 9/10:

    Hollywood 2&3

    The competition continues in Hollywood, and judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on another batch of aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Finale (Season 9 Episode 44)
    Season 9 Episode 44:

    Finale

    The viewers' votes are counted and Ryan Seacrest announces which singer has impressed the US public enough to take the crown of last year's winner Kris Allen and walk away with a lucrative recording contract. Judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi share their views on the audience's decision

  • American Idol - 2 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 43)
    Season 9 Episode 43:

    2 Finalists

    The two finalists perform in the studio, hoping to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and the voting public at home. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 2 Results (Season 9 Episode 42)
    Season 9 Episode 42:

    Top 2 Results

    Ryan Seacrest announces the result of the public vote, which will see one contestant eliminated and the remaining two going through to next week's final

  • American Idol - 3 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 41)
    Season 9 Episode 41:

    3 Finalists

    As the talent show nears its end, the three remaining hopefuls perform, and each be hoping to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and the voting public at home in a bid to secure a place in next week's final

  • American Idol - Top 3 Results (Season 9 Episode 40)
    Season 9 Episode 40:

    Top 3 Results

    The four contestants discover whether the public vote matched the opinions of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi, and for one aspiring star the dream is over for another year. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 4 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 39)
    Season 9 Episode 39:

    4 Finalists

    The four remaining contestants bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer vote. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 4 Results (Season 9 Episode 38)
    Season 9 Episode 38:

    Top 4 Results

    The five contestants discover whether the public vote matched the opinions of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi, and for one aspiring star the dream is over for another year. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 5 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 37)
    Season 9 Episode 37:

    5 Finalists

    The five remaining contestants bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer vote. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 5 Results (Season 9 Episode 36)
    Season 9 Episode 36:

    Top 5 Results

    The final five contestants face a tense wait to find out who has been eliminated. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 6 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 35)
    Season 9 Episode 35:

    6 Finalists

    The six contestants discover whether the public vote matched the opinions of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi, and for one aspiring star the dream is over for another year. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 6 Results (Season 9 Episode 34)
    Season 9 Episode 34:

    Top 6 Results

    The final six contestants prepare to discover which of them is the next to be eliminated. American talent show, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban and presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 7 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 33)
    Season 9 Episode 33:

    7 Finalists

    The seven remaining contestants bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer vote. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 7 Results (Season 9 Episode 32)
    Season 9 Episode 32:

    Top 7 Results

    The nine contestants discover whether the public vote matched the opinions of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi, and for two aspiring stars the dream is over for another year. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 8 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 31)
    Season 9 Episode 31:

    8 Finalists

    Last year's runner-up Adam Lambert is the guest mentor for the nine remaining contestants, as they bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer vote. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 8 Results (Season 9 Episode 30)
    Season 9 Episode 30:

    Top 8 Results

    The nine contestants discover whether the public vote matched the opinions of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi, and for one aspiring star the dream is over for another year. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 9 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 29)
    Season 9 Episode 29:

    9 Finalists

    The nine remaining contestants bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer votes. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 9 Results (Season 9 Episode 28)
    Season 9 Episode 28:

    Top 9 Results

    Ryan Seacrest announces the result of the public vote and one of the remaining 10 contestants is eliminated from the competition

  • American Idol - 10 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 27)
    Season 9 Episode 27:

    10 Finalists

    The 10 remaining finalists perform in front of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 10 Results (Season 9 Episode 26)
    Season 9 Episode 26:

    Top 10 Results

    Ryan Seacrest announces the result of the public vote and one of the remaining 11 contestants is eliminated from the competition

  • American Idol - 11 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 25)
    Season 9 Episode 25:

    11 Finalists

    The 11 remaining finalists perform in front of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 11 Results (Season 9 Episode 24)
    Season 9 Episode 24:

    Top 11 Results

    Ryan Seacrest announces the result of the public vote and one of the contestants is eliminated from the competition

  • American Idol - 12 Finalists (Season 9 Episode 23)
    Season 9 Episode 23:

    12 Finalists

    The 12 finalists perform live for judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi, a studio audience and viewers across the United States

  • American Idol - Top 12 Results (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    Top 12 Results

    With all 16 remaining finalists having performed, judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi decide which four contestants are to be eliminated - two from each of the male and female groups. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 8 Boys (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    8 Boys

    The eight men left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 8 Girls (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    8 Girls

    The top eight female semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - Top 16 Results (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    Top 16 Results

    With all 20 remaining finalists having performed, judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi decide which four contestants are to be eliminated - two from each of the male and female groups. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 10 Boys (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    10 Boys

    The 10 men left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 10 Girls (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    10 Girls

    The 10 female finalists left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 20 Results (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    Top 20 Results

    With all 24 finalists having performed, judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi decide which four contestants are to be eliminated - two from each of the male and female groups. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Boys (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    12 Boys

    The 12 male finalists perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Girls (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    12 Girls

    The top 12 female semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - Hollywood 4 (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Hollywood 4

    Judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and Ellen DeGeneres pick the 24 finalists - 12 boys and 12 girls. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood 3 (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    Hollywood 3

    The Hollywood round continues, with the acts hoping to impress Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and new judge Ellen DeGeneres as they strive to book a place in the semi-finals. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood 2 (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Hollywood 2

    The Hollywood round continues, with the acts hoping to impress Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and new judge Ellen DeGeneres as they strive to book a place in the semi-finals. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood 1 (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Hollywood 1

    Part one of the Hollywood round.

  • American Idol - Final Auditions (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Final Auditions

    The final auditions before the Hollywood round.

  • American Idol - Denver (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Denver

    The auditions conclude in Denver, with the acts trying to impress Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and guest judge Victoria Beckham

  • American Idol - Dallas (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Dallas

    The auditions continue in Dallas, as acts try to impress Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and guest judges Joe Jonas and Neil Patrick Harris

  • American Idol - Los Angeles (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Los Angeles

    The auditions continue in Los Angeles, with the acts trying to impress Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and guest judges Katy Perry and Avril Lavigne

  • American Idol - Orlando (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Orlando

    The auditions continue in Orlando, as acts try to impress Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and guest judge Kristin Chenoweth

  • American Idol - Chicago (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Chicago

    Auditions continue as hopefuls perform for the judges in Chicago; Shania Twain serves as a guest judge.

  • American Idol - Atlanta (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Atlanta

    The auditions continue in Atlanta as acts try to impress Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and guest judges including Victoria Beckham, Kristin Chenoweth and Neil Patrick Harris

  • American Idol - Boston (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Boston

    New series. The American version of Pop Idol returns, with panellists Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi to be joined after the audtion stage by new judge Ellen Degeneres, who replaces Paula Abdul. The first edition focuses on the try-outs held in Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, Orlando and Dallas, where guest judges included Victoria Beckham, Shania Twain and Kristin Chenoweth. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 39 (Season 8 Episode 39)
    Season 8 Episode 39:

    EPISODE: 39

    One contestant is eliminated; Katy Perry performs; former 'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 38 (Season 8 Episode 38)
    Season 8 Episode 38:

    EPISODE: 38

    One contestant is eliminated; No Doubt performs; Daughtry performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 37 (Season 8 Episode 37)
    Season 8 Episode 37:

    EPISODE: 37

    The remaining finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 36 (Season 8 Episode 36)
    Season 8 Episode 36:

    EPISODE: 36

    The remaining three finalists perform two songs each - a personal selection and a song chosen by the judges.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 35 (Season 8 Episode 35)
    Season 8 Episode 35:

    EPISODE: 35

    The remaining finalists perform; guitarist Slash mentors the contestants as they prepare rock songs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 34 (Season 8 Episode 34)
    Season 8 Episode 34:

    EPISODE: 34

    One contestant is faced with elimination; former 'American Idol' winner Taylor Hicks performs a song from his latest album.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 33 (Season 8 Episode 33)
    Season 8 Episode 33:

    EPISODE: 33

    The remaining contestants perform standards made famous by members of the Rat Pack.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 32 (Season 8 Episode 32)
    Season 8 Episode 32:

    EPISODE: 32

    Two contestants are eliminated; former contestant David Archuleta performs; disco stars Harry Wayne Casey (KC and the Sunshine Band), Thelma Houston and Freda Payne perform a medley of their hits.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 31 (Season 8 Episode 31)
    Season 8 Episode 31:

    EPISODE: 31

    The remaining contestants perform songs of the disco era.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 30 (Season 8 Episode 30)
    Season 8 Episode 30:

    EPISODE: 30

    A contestant faces elimination; former 'American Idol' contestant Jennifer Hudson performs; Miley Cyrus performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 29 (Season 8 Episode 29)
    Season 8 Episode 29:

    EPISODE: 29

    Director Quentin Tarantino guides contestants in their performances of songs of the cinema.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 28 (Season 8 Episode 28)
    Season 8 Episode 28:

    EPISODE: 28

    One contestant faces elimination; former contestant Kellie Pickler performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 27 (Season 8 Episode 27)
    Season 8 Episode 27:

    EPISODE: 27

    The remaining contestants perform songs from the years in which they were born.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 26 (Season 8 Episode 26)
    Season 8 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    One contestant faces elimination; former 'American Idol' winner David Cook performs; Lady GaGa performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 25 (Season 8 Episode 25)
    Season 8 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    The remaining finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 24 (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    One contestant is eliminated; Smokey Robinson and former 'American Idol' winner Ruben Studdard perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 23 (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    The remaining finalists perform classic Motown songs; Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy help pay tribute to the Motown sound.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 22 (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    A contestant is sent home; Randy Travis and Carrie Underwood perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 21 (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    The remaining finalists perform songs popularized by members of the Grand Ole Opry; Randy Travis mentors the competitors.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 20 (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    One of 13 finalists is sent home; Kelly Clarkson and Kanye West perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 19 (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    The top 13 finalists perform the songs of Michael Jackson, including 'The Way You Make Me Feel' and 'Beat It.'

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 18 (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    The judges' favorites compete for a spot in the next phase of the competition.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 17 (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    Three finalists are chosen.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 16 (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    Twelve semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 15 (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    EPISODE 15

    Three finalists are chosen.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 14 (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    EPISODE 14

    Twelve semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Three finalists are chosen.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Twelve of the 36 semifinalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 11 (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    The Hollywood Round continues; the judges choose the top 36 semifinalists.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 10 (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    The Hollywood Round continues.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Singers compete in the Hollywood Round in hope of becoming a semifinalist.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Singers compete in the Hollywood Round in hope of becoming a semifinalist.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    The auditions draw to a close, and a panel of judges including Victoria Beckham, Joe Jonas, Shania Twain and Mary J Blige chooses which contestants will move on to Hollywood

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    The US version of Pop Idol, with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson being joined by new judge Kara DioGuardi to give their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    The US version of Pop Idol, with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson being joined by new judge Kara DioGuardi to give their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 4 (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Auditions continue.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 3 (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    The auditions continue in New Jersey, Florida, Missouri, Kentucky, Arizona, Utah, California and San Juan, Puerto Rico. As always judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi are on hand to assess the hopefuls. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Auditions continue as singing hopefuls strut their stuff before the judges, hoping to be invited to the Hollywood Round.

  • American Idol - EPISODE:  1 (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    The audition process begins, as hopefuls around the country line up for the chance to perform for the judges and advance to the Hollywood Round.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 42 (Season 7 Episode 42)
    Season 7 Episode 42:

    EPISODE 42

    The top 12 finalists reunite; the winner is announced.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 41 (Season 7 Episode 41)
    Season 7 Episode 41:

    EPISODE 41

    The remaining two finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 40 (Season 7 Episode 40)
    Season 7 Episode 40:

    EPISODE 40

    The top two finalists are revealed.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 39 (Season 7 Episode 39)
    Season 7 Episode 39:

    EPISODE 39

    The top three finalists perform a song of their own choice, a song chosen by the judges and a song chosen by the producers.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 38 (Season 7 Episode 38)
    Season 7 Episode 38:

    EPISODE 38

    One contestant is eliminated; Maroon 5 and Bo Bice perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 37 (Season 7 Episode 37)
    Season 7 Episode 37:

    EPISODE 37

    The remaining finalists perform music from the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 36 (Season 7 Episode 36)
    Season 7 Episode 36:

    EPISODE 36

    One of five finalists is voted off; Neil Diamond and Natasha Bedingfield perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 35 (Season 7 Episode 35)
    Season 7 Episode 35:

    EPISODE 35

    Five finalists compete after being mentored by Neil Diamond.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 34 (Season 7 Episode 34)
    Season 7 Episode 34:

    EPISODE 34

    One of the six remaining contestants is sent home; Andrew Lloyd Webber performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 33 (Season 7 Episode 33)
    Season 7 Episode 33:

    EPISODE 33

    The six finalists perform after receiving pointers from musical theater legend Andrew Lloyd Webber.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 32 (Season 7 Episode 32)
    Season 7 Episode 32:

    EPISODE 32

    One contestant is eliminated' Mariah Carey performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 25 (Season 7 Episode 25)
    Season 7 Episode 25:

    EPISODE 25

    One contestant is eliminated; former finalist Kimberley Locke performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 24 (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    EPISODE 24

    Ten finalists compete, performing songs from the years in which they were born.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 12 (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    EPISODE 12

    The top 12 female singers perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE 11 (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    EPISODE 11

    The top 12 male singers perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 10 (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    The best of the rest auditions.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Singing hopefuls audition in Atlanta.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Singing hopefuls audition in Miami.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Singing hopefuls audition.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Singing hopefuls audition.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    Hopefuls audition.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Singers in Dallas audition in hope of securing spots in the Hollywood Round.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 1 (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    The US version of Pop Idol, with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson being joined by new judge Kara DioGuardi to give their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 39 (Season 6 Episode 39)
    Season 6 Episode 39:

    EPISODE: 39

    Viewers' votes determine the next American Idol; the final 12 contestants reunite.

  • American Idol - The Finale (Season 6 Episode 38)
    Season 6 Episode 38:

    The Finale

    The two remaining contestants take the stage at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles to perform in the grand final, hoping to impress the US voting public enough to win a lucrative recording contract. Straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson have their say on who should emerge victorious - but it's down to the viewers to pick a winner. Ryan Seacrest introduces the hopefuls and Cat Deeley presents backstage chat

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 37 (Season 6 Episode 37)
    Season 6 Episode 37:

    EPISODE: 37

    The three remaining finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 36 (Season 6 Episode 36)
    Season 6 Episode 36:

    EPISODE: 36

    The three remaining contestants take the stage in a bid to impress the US voting public with their performances. Each hopeful has their sights set firmly on the final and will be especially keen to attract the praise of straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing their seal of approval may sway viewers' opinions in their favour. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley presents backstage gossip

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 35 (Season 6 Episode 35)
    Season 6 Episode 35:

    EPISODE: 35

    The four remaining finalists compete, performing the music of Barry Gibb.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 34 (Season 6 Episode 34)
    Season 6 Episode 34:

    EPISODE: 34

    The four remaining contestants take the stage in a bid to impress the US voting public with their performances. Each hopeful will be keen to attract the praise of straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing their seal of approval may sway viewers' opinions in their favour. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley presents backstage gossip

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 33 (Season 6 Episode 33)
    Season 6 Episode 33:

    EPISODE: 33

    Jon Bon Jovi performs, before Ryan Seacrest announces the result of the public vote and one of the hopefuls leaves the competition. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson have their say and Cat Deeley chats with the contestants backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 32 (Season 6 Episode 32)
    Season 6 Episode 32:

    EPISODE: 32

    Jon Bon Jovi advises the remaining contestants before they take the stage in the hope of impressing the US voting public with their performances - and with two acts set to be eliminated, the competition is more intense than ever. Each singer will be keen to attract the praise of straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing their seal of approval may sway viewers' opinions in their favour. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley presents backstage gossip

  • American Idol - Idol Gives Back (Season 6 Episode 31)
    Season 6 Episode 31:

    Idol Gives Back

    Special charity edition of the programme raising awareness and money for international charities. Bringing together a host of celebrities with appearances and performances from Bono, Mariah Carey, Fergie, John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg and Reese Witherspoon. The 2007 event raised $76 million for charity

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 29 (Season 6 Episode 29)
    Season 6 Episode 29:

    EPISODE: 29

    Martina McBride performs; another contestant must leave.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 28 (Season 6 Episode 28)
    Season 6 Episode 28:

    EPISODE: 28

    Country singer Martina McBride offers advice to the seven remaining contestants as they prepare to take the stage once more in a bid to earn enough viewers' votes to make it through to the next round. Each hopeful will be eager to impress judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing their approval may sway public opinion. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley chats with them backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 27 (Season 6 Episode 27)
    Season 6 Episode 27:

    EPISODE: 27

    Jennifer Lopez joins the eight remaining contestants as a guest coach, imparting her musical knowledge before they take the stage in a bid to earn enough viewers' votes to make it through to the next round. Each hopeful will be eager to impress judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing their approval may sway public opinion. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley chats with them backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 26 (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Jennifer Lopez performs; one contestant must leave.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 25 (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    One contestant must leave; Michael Bublé performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 24 (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    Tony Bennett advises the nine remaining contestants as they prepare to take the stage once more in a bid to make it through to the next show. As the competition intensifies, each hopeful will be keen to impress judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing their approval may sway the public vote. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley chats with them backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 23 (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    Another contestant must leave; Gwen Stefani performs with Akon.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 22 (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    Gwen Stefani joins in the fun as the remaining 10 contestants take the stage in the hope of gaining enough votes from US viewers to make it through another week. Each singer will be eager to impress straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, hoping their support will influence public opinion. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley talks to them backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 21 (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    Eleven finalists compete with hit songs from the 1960s British-pop invasion; British artists Lulu and Peter Noone work with the contestants.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 20 (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Lulu and Peter Noone join in the fun as the remaining 11 contestants take the stage in the hope of gaining enough votes to stay in the running. Each hopeful will be eager to impress straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, hoping their support will influence public opinion. Ryan Seacrest introduces the acts, while Cat Deeley talks to them backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 19 (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Diana Ross performs one of her hits and the divisions between the boys and girls are torn down as the 12 remaining contestants come together and take the stage once more. Each hopeful will be eager to impress judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, knowing words of support from them may help swing the viewers' vote. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 18 (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    The top 12 contestants perform selections from the Diana Ross songbook after coaching sessions with the singing legend.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 17 (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    The eight women still in the competition take the stage in the hope of wowing the American voting public with their performances. Straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson have their say on the singers' efforts before Ryan Seacrest invites US viewers to show support for their favourite

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 16 (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    The eight men who have so far managed to avoid elimination perform once more, hoping their luck holds out and that judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson will be impressed. Ryan Seacrest introduces the singers, while Cat Deeley chats with them backstage

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 15 (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Ryan Seacrest invites the remaining 10 women to take the stage and perform a track in front of the studio audience. Each contestant hopes to win over American viewers, as well as gaining a generous measure of approval from straight-talking judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. Four hopefuls leave the contest at the end of the show

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 14 (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    The remaining 10 boys compete to win the praise of judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, along with the support of the American voting public. Ryan Seacrest and Cat Deeley host

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    The final 12 women perform for judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson who give their verdicts on aspiring singers

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 11 (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    The final 12 boys who have made it through the audition stages make their own choice of songs in the hope of impressing judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. Ryan Seacrest hosts with Cat Deeley

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 10 (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    The judges reveal the top 24 semifinalists.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    The Hollywood Round.

  • American Idol - Rest of the Best Auditions (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Rest of the Best Auditions

    Some of the best auditions of the season.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson head for San Antonio, Texas, on their final stop before reaching Los Angeles. The trio prepare to make or break the dreams of another group of wannabes hoping to hit the big time. Ryan Seacrest and Cat Deeley host

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Singing hopefuls audition in Los Angeles.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    The search for a new singing sensation reaches Birmingham, Alabama, where a fresh batch of hopefuls try to impress judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. Ryan Seacrest and Cat Deeley host the US talent show

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 4 (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Contestants from New York attempt to impress judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, who pull no punches when they deliver their verdicts on the performances. Ryan Seacrest and Cat Deeley host the US talent show

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 3 (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson take their search for a singing superstar to Memphis, Tennessee, where another batch of auditionees perform in the hope of making it big. Ryan Seacrest and Cat Deeley host

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson visit Seattle, where they meet another batch of aspiring singers hoping to prove they have what it takes to make it big. Presented by Ryan Seacrest along with Cat Deeley

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 1 (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Talent show, in which Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson visit Minneapolis, the first of seven cities on their tour, to begin the search for a singer to take the crown of last year's winner Taylor Hicks. Presented by Ryan Seacrest and Cat Deeley

  • American Idol - The Final (Season 5 Episode 41)
    Season 5 Episode 41:

    The Final

    The viewers' votes are counted and Ryan Seacrest announces which singer has impressed the US public enough to take the crown of last year's winner Taylor Hicks and walk away with a lucrative recording contract. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson share their views on the audience's decision

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 39 (Season 5 Episode 39)
    Season 5 Episode 39:

    EPISODE: 39

    One of three contestants is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 38 (Season 5 Episode 38)
    Season 5 Episode 38:

    EPISODE: 38

    Three finalists perform three songs -- one selected by music producer Clive Davis, one chosen by the show's judges and one of their own choosing.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 37 (Season 5 Episode 37)
    Season 5 Episode 37:

    EPISODE: 37

    A contestant is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 36 (Season 5 Episode 36)
    Season 5 Episode 36:

    EPISODE: 36

    Four finalists compete, performing the songs of Elvis Presley.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 33 (Season 5 Episode 33)
    Season 5 Episode 33:

    EPISODE: 33

    One of the six finalists is voted off; singer Andrea Bocelli performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 32 (Season 5 Episode 32)
    Season 5 Episode 32:

    EPISODE: 32

    Six finalists compete, performing classic love songs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 31 (Season 5 Episode 31)
    Season 5 Episode 31:

    EPISODE: 31

    Rod Stewart performs; a vote eliminates one of the seven finalists.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 30 (Season 5 Episode 30)
    Season 5 Episode 30:

    EPISODE: 30

    One of five remaining contestants is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 27 (Season 5 Episode 27)
    Season 5 Episode 27:

    EPISODE: 27

    Kenny Rogers performs; one of the nine finalists is eliminated.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 26 (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Five finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 25 (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    Shakira performs with Wyclef Jean; one of the 10 finalists is eliminated.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 24 (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    Seven finalists perform songs by Rod Stewart.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 21 (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    Stevie Wonder performs and advises the contestants; judges eliminate one of the 12 finalists.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 20 (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson offer their comments on the remaining 11 singers' performances as they give it their all in front of an audience, hoping to win viewers' votes and survive another week

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 19 (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Twelve finalists perform before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 18 (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    Eight male hopefuls perform before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 17 (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    Eight female hopefuls perform before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 16 (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    Carrie Underwood performs; four hopefuls are voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 15 (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    The final 10 girls perform in front of an audience, before judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson give their verdicts. Two of the hopefuls will be eliminated after the viewers' vote

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 14 (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Twelve male hopefuls perform before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    The 12 remaining girls gets the chance to sing before an audience, before judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson deliver their verdicts

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson make their final cuts to determine the 24 semifinalists.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 11 (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 10 (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    The acts chosen from the auditions head to Hollywood for the next stage of the competition, in which 24 semi-finalists will be chosen. Plus, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi are joined for the first time by the new permanent judge - comedienne and chat show host Ellen DeGeneres. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Auditions around the country.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Auditions around the country.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Auditions around the country.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Auditions around the country.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson listen to more of the thousands of hopefuls from across the United States bidding to become the fifth American Idol

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 4 (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Auditions around the country.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 3 (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    The auditions continue in Chicago, as acts try to impress Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and guest judge Shania Twain

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    The auditions of the US version of Pop Idol continue, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson making their choices as thousands of hopefuls perform

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 1 (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Auditions around the country.

  • American Idol - Grand Final (Season 4 Episode 27)
    Season 4 Episode 27:

    Grand Final

    The grand final of the music show, which sees the two remaining contestants singing one last time, then facing the judging panel of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. The result can be seen in the following programme

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 26 (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Four finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 25 (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    Five finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 24 (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    Six finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 23 (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    Seven finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 22 (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    Eight finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 21 (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    Nine finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 20 (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Ten finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 19 (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Eleven finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 18 (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    For the first time in the competition, six male and six female finalists compete before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 17 (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    The eight female contestants perform before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 16 (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    The eight male contestants perform before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 15 (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Ten performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 14 (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Ten performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Twelve women perform for judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Twelve men perform for judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 11 (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 10 (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and guest judge Brandy.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and guest judge LL Cool J.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    The US version of Pop Idol, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. In the fifth performance show, the remaining finalists sing in the studio and the viewers vote on which contestant should stay or go

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 4 (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 3 (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    Highlights of the auditions for fourth series from Las Vegas, Nevada, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson casting a critical eye over the young hopefuls

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Highlights of the auditions for the fourth series, from St Louis in Missouri, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 1 (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    New series of the talent contest. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson settle back in their seats for another four months of tears, tantrums and tiaras as hundreds of thousands of contenders are whittled down to 12 hopefuls aiming to scoop the title of fourth American Idol in the Grand Final in May

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 40 (Season 3 Episode 40)
    Season 3 Episode 40:

    EPISODE: 40

    A tally of viewers' votes determines the winner, the new American idol.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 38 (Season 3 Episode 37)
    Season 3 Episode 37:

    EPISODE: 38

    The two remaining finalists compete at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 36 (Season 3 Episode 36)
    Season 3 Episode 36:

    EPISODE: 36

    One of the three remaining contestants is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 35 (Season 3 Episode 35)
    Season 3 Episode 35:

    EPISODE: 35

    Three finalists compete; Clive Davis is the guest judge.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 34 (Season 3 Episode 34)
    Season 3 Episode 34:

    EPISODE: 34

    One of the four remaining contestants is voted off; Donna Summer performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 33 (Season 3 Episode 33)
    Season 3 Episode 33:

    EPISODE: 33

    One of the five remaining contestants is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 32 (Season 3 Episode 32)
    Season 3 Episode 32:

    EPISODE: 32

    Five finalists compete, performing songs from the Big Band era.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 31 (Season 3 Episode 31)
    Season 3 Episode 31:

    EPISODE: 31

    One finalist is voted off; Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 30 (Season 3 Episode 30)
    Season 3 Episode 30:

    EPISODE: 30

    Six finalists participate in a Latin-themed competition with guest judge Gloria Estefan.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 29 (Season 3 Episode 29)
    Season 3 Episode 29:

    EPISODE: 29

    Barry Manilow performs; one of the 11 finalists is eliminated.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 28 (Season 3 Episode 28)
    Season 3 Episode 28:

    EPISODE: 28

    Seven finalists compete, performing from the songbook of singer/songwriter Barry Manilow; guest judge Barry Manilow.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 27 (Season 3 Episode 27)
    Season 3 Episode 27:

    EPISODE: 27

    One of the eight remaining contestants is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 26 (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Eight finalists participate in a movie-themed competition with guest judge Quentin Tarantino.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 25 (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    One of the nine remaining contestants is voted off; Tamyra Gray performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 24 (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    Nine finalists compete, performing from the songbook of singer/songwriter Elton John.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 23 (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    One of the 10 remaining contestants is voted off.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 22 (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    Ten finalists perform the music of Motown; the Funk Brothers perform; guest judges Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 21 (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    One of the 11 remaining contestants is voted off; Kimberley Locke performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 20 (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    The 11 finalists perform country songs; style expert Steven Cojocaru gives the finalists fashion makeovers.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 19 (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    One of the 12 remaining contestants is voted off; Clay Aiken performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 13

    Twelve finalists compete in front of a studio audience for the first time.

  • American Idol - The Results Show (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    The Results Show

    Fantasia Barrino, who won the competition's third series, performs one of her hits before the results of the viewers' vote are announced and four contestants see their dreams come to an end. Ryan Seacrest presents and Cat Deeley talks to British fans

  • American Idol - Wild Card Night (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Wild Card Night

    Wild card contestants compete for four positions among the top 12.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 15 (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Eight more of the 32 semifinalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 14 (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Eight more of the 32 semifinalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Eight more of the 32 semifinalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Eight of the thirty-two semi-finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 11 (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    In Hollywood, 32 semifinalists make the cut.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 10 (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    Nearly 120 performers arrive in Hollywood for grueling rehearsals and auditions.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Performers audition on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    In Los Angeles and San Francisco, performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 21 (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    The viewers' votes are tallied, and the winner is announced.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 20 (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Finalists Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard perform; viewers vote to determine the winner.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 19 (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Three finalists perform; viewers vote to eliminate one of the competitors.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 18 (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    Four finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 17 (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    Five finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 16 (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    Six finalists perform; viewers vote for their favorite competitors.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 15 (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Seven finalists perform; viewers vote for their favorite competitors.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 14 (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Eight finalists perform; viewers vote for their favorite competitors.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Nine finalists perform disco hits; viewers vote for their favorite competitors.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Ten finalists perform, and viewers vote for their favorite competitors.

  • American Idol - Film Themes (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Film Themes

    Eleven finalists perform; Kelly Clarkson performs and previews a scene from her new film, 'From Justin to Kelly.'

  • American Idol - Evening With Motown (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Evening With Motown

    The 12 finalists perform; songwriter Lamont Dozier joins Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson to assess the performances.

  • American Idol - Wild Card (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Wild Card

    The judges' wild-card finalists perform.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    The fourth group of eight performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    The third group of eight performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 6 (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    The second group of eight performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    The first group of eight competitors performs.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 4 (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    The judges pick 32 finalists.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 3 (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    The auditions continue in cities across the United States.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Performers audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 1 (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Hopefuls audition before judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 14 (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    The two remaining finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 13 (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    The three remaining finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 12 (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    The four remaining finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 11 (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    The five remaining finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISDOE: 10 (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    EPISDOE: 10

    The six remaining finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 9 (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    The seven remaining finalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 8 (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    The eight finalists perform in the studio and viewers vote on which contestant will be next to go, advised by judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 7 (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Accompanied by an orchestra, the 10 finalists each perform a song selected to reflect a musical theme.

  • American Idol - Wild Card Chosen (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Wild Card Chosen

    The judges select a wild-card 10th finalist.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 5 (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    The third 10 semifinalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE:  4 (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    The second 10 semifinalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 3 (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    The first 10 semifinalists compete.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 2 (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    The judges evaluate the hopefuls and select 30 for the semifinals.

  • American Idol - EPISODE: 1 (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Hopefuls audition before celebrity panelists, while viewers narrow the performers to two finalists who will vie for a recording contract; the judges are Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell; the hosts are Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman.

  • American Idol - The World's Worst Auditions (Special)

    The World's Worst Auditions

    Funny, outrageous and awful auditions from around the world.

  • American Idol - Uncut, Uncensored & Untalented (Special)

    Uncut, Uncensored & Untalented

    The most embarrassing auditions from the series interspersed with new clips and classic moments; former contestant William Hung gives his insights into the contest.

  • American Idol - Halfway Home (Special)

    Halfway Home

    A retrospective look at the journeys the remaining finalists have made to get as far as they have in the singing contest

  • American Idol - 12 Girls - Part One (Single Episode)

    12 Girls - Part One

    The 12 female acts left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 9 Finalists - Part Two (Single Episode)

    9 Finalists - Part Two

    Part two of two. The nine remaining contestants bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer vote. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Finalists - Part Two (Single Episode)

    12 Finalists - Part Two

    Part two of two. The performances by the 12 remaining finalists conclude. Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi sit in judgement. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 9 Finalists - Part One (Single Episode)

    9 Finalists - Part One

    Part one of two. The nine remaining contestants bid to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and win the all-important viewer votes. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Boys - Part Two (Single Episode)

    12 Boys - Part Two

    Part two of two. The performances from the male finalists are concluded, as they hope to impress judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 10 Girls - Part Two (Single Episode)

    10 Girls - Part Two

    Part two of two. The performances from the female finalists are concluded, as they hope to impress judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - 10 Girls - Part One (Single Episode)

    10 Girls - Part One

    Part one of two. The 10 female finalists left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 10 Finalists - Part Two (Single Episode)

    10 Finalists - Part Two

    Part two of two. The performances by the 10 remaining finalists conclude. Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi sit in judgement

  • American Idol - 10 Finalists - Part One (Single Episode)

    10 Finalists - Part One

    Part one of two. The 10 remaining finalists perform in front of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Finalists - Part One (Single Episode)

    12 Finalists - Part One

    Part one of two. The 12 remaining finalists perform in front of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 10 Boys - Part One (Single Episode)

    10 Boys - Part One

    Part one of two. The 10 men left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Boys - Part One (Single Episode)

    12 Boys - Part One

    Part one of two. The 12 male acts left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 11 Finalists - Part Two (Single Episode)

    11 Finalists - Part Two

    Part two of two. The performances by the 11 remaining finalists conclude. Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi sit in judgement

  • American Idol - 11 Finalists - Part One (Single Episode)

    11 Finalists - Part One

    Part one of two. The 11 remaining finalists perform in front of judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 10 Boys - Part Two (Single Episode)

    10 Boys - Part Two

    Part two of two. The performances by the male finalists conclude, as they hope to impress judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - Season 9 Auditions (Double Bill)

    Season 9 Auditions

    The audition process begins in Boston, as hopefuls line up for the chance to perform for the judges.

  • American Idol - Top 24 Girls vs Boys (Double Bill)

    Top 24 Girls vs Boys

    The remaining contestants - 12 girls and 12 boys - sing to stay in the competition, and are judged by Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Boston & Atlanta (Double Bill)

    Boston & Atlanta

    The talent show returns with the Boston and Atlanta auditions, as acts try to impress Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and guest judges Victoria Beckham and Mary J Blige

  • American Idol - Denver/ Road to Hollywood (Double Bill)

    Denver/ Road to Hollywood

    Double bill. The auditions conclude in Denver, with the acts trying to impress Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and guest judge Victoria Beckham. Then, Ryan Seacrest presents a compilation of the best and worst of the acts from the auditions and reveals who will be going to Hollywood for the next stage

  • American Idol - Top 20 Girls vs Boys (Double Bill)

    Top 20 Girls vs Boys

    The remaining contestants - 10 girls and 10 boys - sing to stay in the competition, and are judged by Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Top 16 Girls vs Boys (Double Bill)

    Top 16 Girls vs Boys

    Judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi give their verdicts on the remaining 16 aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollwood 1 & 2 (Double Bill)

    Hollwood 1 & 2

    The acts chosen from the auditions head to Hollywood for the next stage of the competition, in which 24 semi-finalists will be chosen. Plus, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi are joined for the first time by the new permanent judge - comedienne and chat show host Ellen DeGeneres. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Eight Girls (Episode 18)

    Eight Girls

    The eight female finalists left in the competition perform for judges Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Austin (Episode 5)

    Austin

    Aspiring singers try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Nashville (Episode 4)

    Nashville

    The talent show's auditions continue in Nashville, with aspiring singers trying to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Milwaukee (Episode 3)

    Milwaukee

    The talent show's auditions continue, with aspiring singers trying to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Idol Gives Back

    Idol Gives Back

    Special edition of the programme raising money for international charities. Bringing together a host of celebrities with appearances and performances from Bono, Mariah Carey, Fergie, John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg and Reese Witherspoon. The 2007 event raised $76 million for charity.

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    The remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    The remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Green Mile - Part One

    Green Mile - Part One

    After the Hollywood and Vegas stages, the contestants battle it out to stay in the running. Presented by Ryan Seacrest, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - Results

    Results

    The American version of Pop Idol, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi giving their verdicts on aspiring singers

  • American Idol - Results

    Results

    The American public has voted and host Ryan Seacrest announces the results of the poll and reveals who is to be eliminated

  • American Idol - Two Finalists

    Two Finalists

    The two finalists perform in the studio, hoping to impress judges Ellen DeGeneres, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and the voting public at home. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Vegas Week - Part One

    Vegas Week - Part One

    The remaining contestants head to Las Vegas, where their numbers will be whittled down further. With judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Finale

    Finale

    Ryan Seacrest announces the result of the public vote and one artist is crowned champion and wins a life-changing prize of a record deal with a major label, as well as a management contract. Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their reactions and pop star Rihanna performs her single Where Have You Been

  • American Idol - Finalists

    Finalists

    The American version of Pop Idol, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi giving their verdicts on aspiring singers

  • American Idol - San Francisco

    San Francisco

    Aspiring singers try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Green Mile - Part Two

    Green Mile - Part Two

    After the Hollywood and Vegas stages, the contestants battle it out to stay in the running. Ryan Seacrest presents, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson

  • American Idol - Hollywood: Top 40

    Hollywood: Top 40

    Judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban decide which of the 40 hopefuls progress to the semi finals. Music talent show, presented by Ryan Seacrest from Hollywood

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler give their verdicts on the remaining finalists' performances, before the public vote decides who will be knocked out of the competition

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    The remaining finalists take to the stage, with judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler giving their verdicts before members of the public vote for their favourites. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - New American Idol

    New American Idol

    Another selection of would-be chart-toppers begin their quest for fame and fortune as Pop Idol's American spin-off returns. Singer Mariah Carey, R&B star Nicki Minaj and country musician Keith Urban join Randy Jackson on the judging panel. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    The remaining finalists perform live, with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on the aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Hollywood: Top 40

    Hollywood: Top 40

    American talent show, with judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban giving their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Live Performance & Results

    Live Performance & Results

    The aspiring singers perform live, before judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban reveal the top 10 contestants going through to the next stage of the competition. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - Los Angeles

    Los Angeles

    Aspiring singers try to impress judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Ryan Seacrest presents

  • American Idol - Auditions

    Auditions

    Another set of would-be stars hope to follow in the footsteps of last season's winner Candice Glover as Ryan Seacrest presents the latest auditions. Singers in Salt Lake City, Omaha, Detroit, Atlanta, Boston, Austin and San Francisco try to impress judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez

  • American Idol - Performance & Results

    Performance & Results

    The remaining finalists take to the stage, with judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler giving their verdicts before members of the public vote for their favourites. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - 12 Finalists

    12 Finalists

    The American version of Pop Idol, with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi giving their verdicts on aspiring singers. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - American Idol 2013

    American Idol 2013

    Another selection of would-be chart-toppers begin their quest for fame and fortune as Pop Idol's American spin-off returns. Singer Mariah Carey, R&B star Nicki Minaj and country musician Keith Urban join Randy Jackson on the judging panel. Ryan Seacrest hosts the first two rounds of auditions

  • American Idol - American Idol: Semi Finalists Top 12 Boys Perform

    American Idol: Semi Finalists Top 12 Boys Perform

    The first of the semi-finals, with the contenders hoping to impress the voting public as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

  • American Idol - American Idol: Semi Finalists Top 12 Girls Perform

    American Idol: Semi Finalists Top 12 Girls Perform

    The second semi-final, with the contenders hoping to impress the voting public as well as judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Presented by Ryan Seacrest

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