Record-Setting 95 Million Votes Cast Following Last Night's 'American Idol' Performance Show

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May 19th, 2011

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Find Out Tonight Who Will Compete in the Season Finale


An astonishing 95 million votes were cast following last night’s AMERICAN IDOL performance show – the third-highest number of votes in the show’s history and the highest total ever for a non-finale episode. Tune in tonight, Thursday, May 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), to find out who will compete in next week’s season finale.


Don’t miss a minute of the two-night season finale airing LIVE from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live. The Top 2 will take the stage to impress the judges and compete for America’s votes in the spectacular final performance show Tuesday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Catch the thrilling final results show the following night, Wednesday, May 25 (8:00-10:07 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), for special performances, surprise guests, a Top 13 reunion and the crowning of the next American Idol.


Emmy Award-winning AMERICAN IDOL is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; and Nigel Lythgoe, President, Big Red 2 Entertainment. AMERICAN IDOL has been No. 1 among Adults 18-49 for the past seven consecutive seasons and currently ranks as the No. 1 television show of the 2010-11 season.


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