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A new season of ‘American Idol’ premiers next week on ETC

March 01, 2019 – alike Editorial Team

Having toured 24 cities across America last summer, American Idol is again in search of the next superstar. Philippine fans of the show can catch the inspiring journeys of aspiring musicians starting Monday, Mar. 4, via satellite at 7 PM on ETC. A primetime encore is also set at 9 PM on the same day. 

This is the 17th season we're witnessing crops of Idol hopefuls audition for their shot at a ticket to Hollywood. The cross-country audition tour will move forward with an all-new episode on Thursday, Mar. 7, rounding out a talent-filled premiere week. New 2-hour episodes will continue on ETC every Monday and Tuesday weekly.

The iconic talent search series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre returns to find a fresh batch of talented musicians. Helping to find the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie, all returning from last season's judge duties. Emmy Award winner and producer Ryan Seacrest will also return as host, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones will take on the role of in-house mentor.

Stay tuned for American Idol All-Star Duets with guest appearances from artists such as Jason Mraz, JuliaMichaels, Lukas Graham, Elle King, and Shaggy.

The home of American Idol since 2012, ETC has featured countless hopefuls go through the audition phase to get a ticket to Hollywood.




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