ABC’S ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ KICKS OFF ITS ICONIC HOLLYWOOD WEEK,
STARTING SUNDAY, MARCH 24
“206 (Hollywood Week)” – “American Idol” heads to the heart of Los Angeles for its renowned Hollywood Week rounds, as the search for America’s next superstar continues on The ABC Television Network, SUNDAY, MARCH 24 (8:00–10:01 p.m. EDT), streaming and on demand. In Sunday night’s episode, tensions are high as this year’s crop of hopefuls battles it out in solo and group round performances from the famous stage of The Orpheum Theatre. Helping to guide them through the rigorous week is “American Idol” in-house mentor Bobby Bones. Don’t miss phenomenal performances from returning fan favorites, an emergency trip to the hospital in an ambulance and a special moment when one lucky contestant receives a heartfelt gift from Luke Bryan.
Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote to become the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest hosts the beloved series, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones acts as in-house mentor.
“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin, Megan Wolflick and Industrial Media’s Chris Anokute. Fremantle distributes the series worldwide.
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