Fox has announced the premiere date for American Idol 2010! Season 9 of Idol will debut on Tuesday, January 12th at 8pm (ET/PT) with a 2-hour launch followed by a 1-hour episode the ext night, Wednesday. After that American Idol will air each Tuesday and Wednesday night with a 1-hour episode.
Don’t forget that Paula Abdul will not be returning to the judges’ panel this season but will be replaced by Ellen DeGeneres. Welcoming Ellen will be Simon, Randy, and Kara. But before Ellen sits down to join them there will be many guest judges to help across the country for the audition phase.