Changes are in store across the board for the new season which is set to premiere Wednesday, January 19 on FOX and CTV. For the first time during Hollywood week over 300 traveled to the city of Angels for their chance at fame. This was up from almost 180 last year. In addition those who survive some of Hollywood week are taking a road trip to Las Vegas where they take place in a Beatles themed performance to secure their place in the finals. Word is there was bidding war for which stage show would take on American Idol, and the Mirage’s LOVE show won that chance.
Expect a host of changes this season to keep the eyeballs coming back to America’s once most loved show. With executive producer Nigel Lythgoe back on board anything is possible.
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Also check out this just released poster for the new season: