It won't make anyone forget the early incarnation of "American Idol" that struck so much fear in the heats of rival programmers that they would refer to it in hushed tones as "the Death Star", but ABC's revival of the once-colossal musical competition series delivered strong numbers for a Sunday night in 2018.
Season two finalist and CT resident Kimberley Locke gives us a whole recap.More news: China to merge regulators, create new ministries in biggest revamp in years
Seems like only yesterday when the curtain came down on "Idol" after Fox decided it wanted to take a break from the show, but ABC made a decision to revive the show and introduced a new panel of judges that featured Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryant to spruce things up, CNN reported. In this first episode, we meet potential contestants from New York, Savannah, Los Angeles and New Orleans.
A mere 22 months after the final notes were chirped during American Idol's swan song on Fox, the televised dog-and-pony act returned, via ABC, on Sunday (March 11).More news: University staff reject union deal on pensions
Performing in front of Lionel Richie, meant Julica was performing in front of one of her idols.
The real test for "Idol" will be on Monday's when it goes up against NBC's The Voice. It's no secret millions tuned in to the original series to see what type of comedic entertainment in the form of a Hollywood hopeful would grace the judges with an unforgettable moment. She is also the first to receive a golden ticket to Hollywood. Catie Turner4. Alyssa Raghu5. After she sang Adele's "When We Were Young", Katy said she had "full body chills", and Luke compared her voice to an angel's. "I will never forget Luke Bryan said to me, 'You are the reason why I am doing this". You know it seems a little not soft - I do try and watch myself because I do know how it feels to be in their shoes.More news: Bears to sign Super Bowl hero Trey Burton
While the show had seen its share of judges from the original panel of Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, and Simon Cowell to newcomers like Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, and Jennifer Lopez, it's safe to say it also had its share of comical moments. Katy and Treavor did some major flirting, but alas, he has a girlfriend.and a golden ticket. We've also introduced you to 26-year-old Dennis Lorenzo from West Philadelphia.