Singing reality show American Idol, with its next edition of season 18, will be showcased in India on English entertainment channel Star World. Starting March 16, Monday-Friday at 9pm, get ready for a musical treat as the show premieres in India in sync with the US, airing March 23 onward.
This time again, with its 18th edition, the show is all set to launch the talents into the world of Hollywood with the support of the judges and host.
This season, marking the third season since the reboot in 2018, will have the trio judges return â€” singing diva Katy Perry, Academy Award winner Lionel Richie, and country music singer Luke Bryan along with the host, comedian Bobby Bones who will continue to woo the audience with his charisma and charm. Executive producer of American Idol, Ryan Seacrest will also reprise his role as the show's host, a position he's held since the singing competition first debuted 18 years ago. This season will witness participants go through some challenging rounds with for only one to be crowned as the winner of American Idol 2020!
This new season will be aired in India only on Star World starting March 16, every Monday-Friday at 9pm with simultaneous airing as the US international release starting March 23.
The singing reality show that started off almost two decades ago, in 2002, was the very first to bring the format of singing reality show on television and managed to inspire many countries to follow through with the concept.
The sought after launch-pad for aspiring singers, the show has recognised many talented artists and kick-started the musical journeys of Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Phillips Phillips, and many more.