American Idol

American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by Fremantle North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by Fremantle North America. It aired... Wikipedia

  • Genre:  Reality competition
  • Created by:  Simon Fuller
  • Based on:  Pop Idol
  • Directed by:  Andy Scheer (2002), Bruce Gowers (2003–2006, 2008), Ken Warwick (2007, 2011–12), Bill DeRonde (2009, 2014–15), Gregg Gelfand (2010, 2013), Louis J. Horvitz (2014), Phil Heyes (2015–2016, 2018–present)
  • Presented by:  Ryan Seacrest, Brian Dunkleman
  • Judges:  Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie
  • Theme music composer:  Julian Gingell, Barry Stone, Cathy Dennis
  • Country of origin:  United States
  • Original language(s):  English
  • No. of seasons:  20
  • No. of episodes:  661
  • Executive producer(s):  Simon Fuller (2002–16), Cecile Frot-Coutaz (2002–18), Simon Jones (2002–03), Nigel Lythgoe (2002–08, 2011–13, 2016 finale), Ken Warwick (2002–13), J. Brian Gadinsky (2002), Charles Boyd (2009–16), Trish Kinane (2013–), Jesse Ignjatovic (2014), Evan Prager (2014), Per Blankens (2014-15), David Hill (2015–16), Megan Wolflick (2015–), Jessica Castro (2016), Jennifer Mullin (2018–), Phil McIntyre (2018), Chris Anokute (2019), Brian Burke (2021–)
  • Running time:  22–104 minutes
  • Production company(s):  Fremantle North America, 19 Entertainment
  • Original network:  Fox (2002–16), ABC (2018–present)
  • Picture format:  NTSC (2002–04), HDTV 720p (2005–present)
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo