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How Is the 'American Idol' Reboot Different From the Original?

How Is the 'American Idol' Reboot Different From the Original?

The new American Idol reboot is debuting tonight on ABC – and you may be wondering…how is the reboot different from the original Fox series?

Well, there are a few differences!

For one, all the judges are different from past American Idol seasons. This season, you’ll see Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan judging. Ryan Seacrest is returning as the host, however. In addition, the reboot is of course, on a different network and airing at a different timeslot than normal.

The biggest difference between the reboot and the original is that the reboot will no longer feature bad auditions. Bad auditions were a staple of the original series, where you’d often see contestants who had unpleasant singing voices get unflattering critique from Simon Cowell.

Check out photos from the contestants you’ll be seeing on the premiere…

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  • LOL Blue

    this shows gonna suck, just like it did before.

  • Lisa

    The only funny and entertaining part about American Idol were the bad auditions. WIthout them the show will be a complete flop.

  • Logan

    With a sexual harasser and a nun killer no thank you!!

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