American Idol returns to TV this March. After months of hypothesis and rumors, Ryan Seacrest confirmed the premiere date for ABC’s revival of American Idol: Sunday, March 11. Seacrest made the announcement on Stay With Kelly and Ryan.
The premiere might be two hours. Seacrest returns as host with Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie sitting on the judges desk.
Auditions kicked off in August with the Idol Bus touring from Portland, Oregon to Orlando, Florida. There have been 23 stops throughout the nation and followers have been inspired to audition on-line with the official tag, #TheNextIdol. Greater than 300,000 folks posted on social media. Auditions have been additionally held by means of a livestream platform, a primary for American Idol.
American Idol wrapped up its 15- season run on Fox in April 2016. Its March 2018 revival date means it was off the air for rather less than two years.
“The reality of the matter is the music business has modified,” Perry beforehand stated. “If there may be somebody on the market that simply comes out shining and blazing and with a unique strategy, then we’re gonna carry them up and provides them that platform.”
ABC formally introduced the revival in Might 2017.
“American Idol on ABC…that has a pleasant ring to it,” Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC, stated in a press release. “Idol is an leisure icon, and now it’ll air the place it belongs, in ABC’s lineup of addictive fan favorites alongside Dancing with the Stars and The Bachelor. America, prepare for the return of an even bigger, bolder and better-than-ever Idol.”
Will you be watching March 11?