January 17, 2011 09:00 AM by Paula_Kosowski
American Idol returns this week with its revamped season which includes new judges, a new set and, reportedly, new feel to the show.
Fox reports the season premieres with two nights of auditions from New York and New Jersey. Auditions will continue for three more weeks.
“Idol” contestants who make it through Hollywood will head to Las Vegas where they will perform Beatles songs on the Cirque du Soleil LOVE stage and try to make it through to the new top 20 semifinalists (10 guys and 10 girls).
Here’s the season 10 schedule as posted on Fox’s American Idol website:
|Wednesday, Jan. 19||Season Premiere, Part 1 – New York / New Jersey Audition Episode|
|Thursday, Jan. 20||Season Premiere, Part 2 – New Orleans Audition Episode|
|Wednesday, Jan. 26||Audition Episode|
|Thursday, Jan. 27||Audition Episode|
|Wednesday, Feb. 2||Audition Episode|
|Thursday, Feb. 3||Audition Episode|
|Wednesday, Feb. 9||Audition Episode|
|Thursday, Feb. 10||Audition Episode|
|Wednesday, Feb. 16||Hollywood Round, Part 1|
|Thursday, Feb. 17||Hollywood Round, Part 2|
|Wednesday, Feb. 23||Las Vegas Round|
|Thursday, Feb. 24||Top 20 Semifinalists Announced|
|Tuesday, March 1||Semifinalists Perform|
|Wednesday, March 2||Semifinalists Perform|
|Thursday, March 3||First Results Show and Finalists Announced|
The new season premieres Jan. 19 at 8/10 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.
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