via press release:
EVERY SUPERSTAR BEGINS WITH A DREAM…
“AMERICAN IDOL” RETURNS FOR AN ALL-NEW SEASON WITH A TWO-NIGHT SEASON PREMIERE EVENT WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, AND THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, ON FOX
Television’s No. 1 series returns for its milestone 10th season with all-new contestants, a brand-new judging panel and the best and worst of auditions. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the show that transforms dreams into reality welcomes seasoned superstars Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, who will sit alongside Randy Jackson at the judges’ table. Together with in-house coach Jimmy Iovine, Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M records, the judging panel brings unparalleled experience to the show and promises to take the contestants on an unforgettable journey. This season, AMERICAN IDOL travels across the country to Austin, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Jersey, New Orleans and San Francisco where the good, the bad and the outrageous audition for their shot at stardom. Don’t miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about the next day in the “Auditions #1: New York/New Jersey” episode of AMERICAN IDOL airingWednesday, Jan. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and the “Auditions #2: New Orleans” episode of AMERICAN IDOL airing Thursday, Jan. 20(8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX.