The ABC reboot features judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie and auditions have been taking place throughout the country for the last month.
Seacrest returns as host of the series which launched his career back in 2002.
The nationwide search for the next “American Idol” kicked off in August.
While that bus tour will tackle 23 cities, hopefuls are also able to submit audition videos online and via social media. Also Read: ' American Idol' Producer Peter Hurwitz Pushed Out as Core Media CEO (Exclusive) “American Idol” is produced by Fremantle Media North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group.
Executive producers include Fremantle Media North America’s Trish Kinane and Jennifer Mullin, along with co-executive producer, Megan Wolflick.
Now that Ryan Seacrest has added hosting a rebooted "American Idol" to his list of seemingly never-ending jobs, we decided to look at a week in the life of the broadcaster, TV host, producer, philanthropist, fashion designer and dog-lover.
back on TV is over, with ABC officially closing a deal with Fremantle Media North America and CORE Media Group’s 19 Entertainment for a revival of the singing competition series.