American Idol : Season 7

  • Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: Jun 11, 2002
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
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Summary: This is American Idol - the hit FOX musical reality series following four judges, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson (II) and Paula Abdul, along with host Ryan Seacrest around the United States in search of the next American Idol, a pop star that truly shines above all the rest. With help from the viewers, they will decide from thousands of participants who will walk away with a record deal and the fame and fortune that is sure to come along with it. American Idol began as a spinoff of Pop Idol, a U.K. series with the same general format and also featuring Simon Cowell as a judge. It has since emerged as hit series in its own right, propelling FOX to the top of television rankings, inspiring various merchandise, and launching the careers of many hit-stars. The show also lead to a short-lived spinoff with younger singers called American Juniors. The series is currently in its ninth season, featuring what the judges are describing as the best crop of new talent yet. Changes have been made to the season, with contestants allowed to play instruments during the program's famous "Hollywood Week" and a renewed focus on talent, rather than guest celebrities. This season also featured different guest judges during the audition process. These judges included Victoria Beckham, Mary J. Blige, Shania Twain, Kristin Chenoweth, Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry, Neil Patrick Harris and Joe Jonas. American Idol can generally be caught Tuesday and Wednesday nights on FOX. However, watch listings, as airings are often extended from their original broadcast times, to as much as two hours in length. You can also catch American Idol: Rewind in syndication, a program narrated by Clay Aiken, featuring the best of past seasons. American Idol is also available on DVD, and specials about the program are often seen on both TV Guide Channel and FOX Reality.


Network: FOX
Genre(s): Reality, Music
Seasons: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Cast Credit
Simon Cowell Judge
Ryan Seacrest Host
Paula Abdul Judge
Randy Jackson Judge
Asia'h Epperson Fourteenth Place (Season 7)
Amy Davis Twenty-Third Place (Season 7)
Joanne Borgella Twenty-Second Place (Season 7)
Michael Johns Eighth Place (Season 7)
Garrett Haley Twenty-Fourth Place (Season 7)
Amanda Overmyer Eleventh Place (Season 7)
Carly Smithson Finalist (Season 7)
Kristy Lee Cook Finalist (Season 7)
Syesha Mercado Finalist (Season 7)
Brooke White Finalist (Season 7)
Jason Yeager Twentieth Place (Season 7)
Jason Castro Finalist (Season 7)
Robbie Carrico Seventeenth Place (Season 7)
Luke Menard Fifteenth Place (Season 7)
Ramiele Malubay Ninth Place (Season 7)
David Hernandez (II) Twelfth Place (Season 7)
David Cook (III) Finalist (Season 7)
Danny Noriega Thirteenth Place (Season 7)
Kady Malloy Sixteenth Place (Season 7)
Colton Berry Twenty-First Place (Season 7)
David Archuleta Finalist (Season 7)
Alaina Whitaker Eighteenth Place (Season 7)
Chikezie Tenth Place (Season 7)
Alexandrea Lushington Nineteenth Place (Season 7)
Rickey Minor Band Director