American Idol Season 8 Premiere: What Time Does American Idol Start?

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

American Idol 2009, or simply American Idol Season 8 premieres January 13, Tuesday. To answer the question on "What time does American Idol start?", the number 1 reality talent search premiere time will be 8:00PM ET- 10:00 PM PT via Fox channel.

Here's a complete American Idol Season 8 TV schedule of broadcast/telecast for your reference on what time does American Idol come on Fox:

American Idol 8 TV Broadcast Schedule

January 13, 8-10PM ET/PT - Season Premiere Part 1, Auditions
January 14, 8-10PM ET/PT - Season Premiere Part 2, Auditions
January 20, 8-9PM ET/PT - Auditions
January 21, 8-9PM ET/PT - Auditions
January 27, 8-9PM ET/PT - Auditions
January 28, 8-9PM ET/PT - Auditions
January 29, 8-9PM ET/PT - Auditions
February 3, 8-9PM ET/PT - Hollywood Round, Part 1
February 4, 8-9PM ET/PT - Hollywood Round, Part 2
February 10, 8-9PM ET/PT - Hollywood Round, Part 3
February 11, 8-10PM ET/PT - Hollywood Round, Part 4, Top 36 semifinalists announced
February 17, 8-10PM ET/PT - Group 1 semifinalists perform
February 18, 8-9PM ET/PT - First live results show, three finalists advance
February 24, 8-10PM ET/PT - Group 2 semifinalists perform
February 25, 8-9PM ET/PT - Second live results show, three more finalists advance
March 3, 8-10PM ET/PT - Group 3 semifinalists perform
March 4, 8-9PM ET/PT - Third live results show, three more finalists advance
March 5, 8-9PM ET/PT - "Wild Card" episode, three more finalists advance and Top 12 finalists revealed
March 10, 8-10PM ET/PT - Top 12 finalists perform
March 11 - First finalists live results show, one finalist voted off

American Idol 8

With the season premiere, they also introduce a New American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi. As usual, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson will still be the judges and the show. Ryan Seacrest completes the cast as the AI's host. Visit American Idol Season 8 page for more updates, schedule, details, spoilers on the season 8 of American Idol.

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