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American Idol Becomes Rainbow Connection for Maddie Poppe!

AMERICAN IDOL – “119 (Grand Finale)” – Maddie Poppe sings Rainbow Connection with Kermit the Frog – Photo by Mitch Haaseth/Courtesy of ABC.

The rebooted (and ever so slightly tweaked) American Idol crowned Maddie Poppe the winner in its first season on ABC.

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American Idol’s ABC Premiere Date Announced!

AMERICAN IDOL – ABC’s “American Idol” judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with host Ryan Seacrest. (ABC/Eric Liebowitz)

ABC’s American Idol will make its debut on Sunday, March 11, 2018 (8/7C) – with judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryant. Ryan Seacrest will host.

Auditioning has been in progress since August.

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Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Complete American Idol Judges Panel!

Country music superstar and Music icon Lionel Richie have enlisted as judges on the ABC reboot of American Idol – joining fellow judge Katy Perry and host Ryan Seacrest..

The new panel will make its debut appearance on Good Morning America on Wednesday, October 4th.

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