TV Series | TV-PG | | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »
Kara DioGuardi co-wrote the winning single for Season 8.
This... is "American Idol"!
Why did the producers and writers hire Ellen DeGeneres to serve as a judge for the fifteenth season? She has no experience in singing and the music industry. While other reality TV competition shows compete in all forms of entertainment, American Idol is limited only to singing.
Production will have in place weekly monitoring procedures designed to prevent individuals from unfairly influencing the outcome of the voting by generating significant blocks of votes using technical enhancements. The producers reserve the right to remove any identified "power dialing" votes.
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