ABC beat out Fox with a 2-hour American Idol by 14%
January 7 is going to be a very musical night on Fox. American Idol returns for its 14th season at 8 PM followed by the new music-business drama Empire, making its debut at 9. As I say in my video review above, this hip hop family drama...Show More Summary
Fox will unveil Empire on January 7, with limited commercial interruption following the premiere of American Idol XIV. Idol will air Wednesday, January 7 from 8-9 PM ET/PT and Thursday, January 8 from 8-10 PM ET/PT. Returning host Ryan Seacrest and judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. Show More Summary
Fox’s new drama Rake has faced the inevitable after the new series low of 0.8 in adults 18-49 last Thursday. The network is moving the underperforming series to Fridays beginning next week. Hell’s Kitchen, which was supposed to air in...Show More Summary
During this season’s first LIVE performance shows of AMERICAN IDOL XIII, airing tonight (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), and on Wednesday, Feb. 19
2:30 PM: Michael Strahan gets points for extra duty during the pre-game show, when Terry Bradshaw stepped out after his dad died Thursday; Fox plugged American Idol by having former winner Phil Phillips join in the pre-game entertainment,...Show More Summary
Fox‘s American Idol is hosting an event at 5:30 PM PT ahead of tomorrow’s Season XII premiere. Watch the live-streamed Q&A with judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr., Keith Urban, and host Ryan Seacrest: Related: TCA: ‘American Idol’ “Listened To Viewers” And Changed Format, Says EP
All-new episodes of NEW GIRL (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) and THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) move to Thursday, April 4 on a special night, following an all-new episode of AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
The upcoming 12th season of American Idol, featuring new judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, will open with a two-night premiere on Wednesday, January 16 (8-10 PM) and Thursday, January 17 (8-9 PM). The following Monday,...Show More Summary
FOX, in partnership with Ford, will world broadcast premiere the video for AMERICAN IDOL winner Phillip Phillips’ coronation single, “Home,” during SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Wednesday, Aug. 8(8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
The end of the first season of Kiefer Sutherland’s Touch was not a high five for Fox. Without the benefit of an American Idol lead-in, the network aired back-to-back episodes of Touch last night, garnering a 1.3/5 at 8 PM and the 9 PM finale a 1.3/4. Show More Summary
Host of AMERICAN IDOL, national radio personality and television producer Ryan Seacrest will serve as the host of FOX’s 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, airing Sunday, April 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
Last night was a miserable one for the broadcast networks, which saw wall-to-wall ratings declines as 8-10 PM TV usage slipped 5.5% from last week, probably because of the Sunday switch to daylight savings time. Fox’s American Idol did not get a boost from the controversy surrounding the disqualification of finalist Jermaine Jones. Show More Summary
FOX is announcing 2011-2012 midseason premiere dates for new and returning series, including the return of AMERICAN IDOL; the debuts of new dramas TOUCH, ALCATRAZ and THE FINDER; and the launch of new animated series NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. Welcome AMERICAN IDOL back when its 11th season begins with a two-night premiere Wednesday, Jan. Show More Summary