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THURSDAY, JANUARY 17
[EDITOR'S NOTE: GLEE is preempted tonight.]
**TWO-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE, PART 2** - "AMERICAN IDOL" - (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-In Stereo
THE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT SUPERSTAR CONTINUES
ON PART TWO OF THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "AMERICAN IDOL"
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, ON FOX
The auditions continue on Part Two of the two-night season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL, as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar. Don't miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about the next day in the "Auditions #2" episode of AMERICAN IDOL airing Thursday, Jan. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (ID-1203/4) (TV-14 D, L)
Host: Ryan Seacrest
Judges: Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban
DESCRIPTION: (from FOX's press release, September 2013) Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling recording artist, actress, movie and television producer and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez returns to AMERICAN IDOL XIII as a judge. Lopez will be joined by Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning multi-platinum singer, musician, songwriter, composer and film/television and Broadway actor Harry Connick, Jr. The two will sit on the IDOL judges' panel with previously announced judge Keith Urban, the four-time Grammy Award-winning country artist who has sold more than 15 million albums. Rounding out the team is IDOL veteran Randy Jackson, who will lend his industry and IDOL expertise to the contestants as an in-house mentor. Once again, the team will be led by Emmy Award-nominated host Ryan Seacrest, who has guided the IDOL contestants and judges through each season's incredible journey.