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American Idol

American Idol

Air date - Tue 17th of January 2006

The best and worst of auditions starting in Chicago, IL.

Air date - Wed 18th of January 2006

The best and worst of auditions from Denver, CO.

Air date - Tue 24th of January 2006

The best and worst of auditions from Greensboro, NC.

Air date - Wed 25th of January 2006

The best and worst of auditions from San Francisco, CA

Air date - Tue 31st of January 2006

The best and worst of auditions from Las Vegas, NV.

Air date - Wed 1st of February 2006

The best and worst of auditions from Austin, TX.

Air date - Tue 7th of February 2006

The best and worst of auditions from Boston, MA

Air date - Wed 8th of February 2006

Contestants chosen from around the nation arrive in Hollywood for their big chance at the American Idol crown. Faced with a grueling schedule, pressure-packed rehearsals and the judges' criticism, some will survive and more will go home.

Air date - Tue 14th of February 2006

Contestants chosen from around the nation endure a grueling rehearsal schedule and pressure-packed auditions as they vie for a coveted spot in the Top 24.

Air date - Wed 15th of February 2006

Contestants chosen from around the nation have endured the grueling schedule and high-pressure auditions of the Hollywood Round, hoping to impress the judges and secure one of the 24 semifinalist spots. Tonight the judges make their final cuts to determine the Top 24. The Top 12 males and Top 12 females will be revealed tonight.

Air date - Tue 21st of February 2006

Of the 24 semifinalists chosen last week, the Top 12 girls will perform for America for the first time. Then it's up to the viewers to vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home? Performing tonight: Ayla Brown, Becky O'Donohue, Brenna Gethers, Heather Cox, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Kinnik Sky, Lisa Tucker, Mandisa, Melissa McGhee, Paris Bennett, and Stevie Scott.

Air date - Wed 22nd of February 2006

Of the 24 semifinalists chosen last week, the Top 12 boys will perform for America for the first time. Then it's up to the viewers to vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home? Performing tonight: Ace Young, Bobby Bennett, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, David Radford, Elliott Yamin, Gedeon McKinney, Jose "Sway" Penala, Kevin Covais, Patrick Hall, Taylor Hicks, and Will Makar.

Air date - Thu 23rd of February 2006

The 24 semifinalists performed for America this week, and the viewers have determined their fate. Tonight, four contestants - two males and two females - will go home, leaving 20 finalists vying for the American Idol crown. Will your favorites return?

Air date - Tue 28th of February 2006

Having survived last week's competition, the Top 10 girls perform again for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will keep singing, and who will go home? Performing tonight: Ayla Brown, Brenna Gethers, Heather Cox, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Kinnik Sky, Lisa Tucker, Mandisa, Melissa McGhee, and Paris Bennett.

Air date - Wed 1st of March 2006

The Top 10 boys perform for America, hoping to win enough votes to stay in the competition. Who will be back to sing next week? America will decide. Performing tonight: Ace Young, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, David Radford, Elliott Yamin, Gedeon McKinney, Jose "Sway" Penala, Kevin Covais, Taylor Hicks, and Will Makar.

Air date - Thu 2nd of March 2006

The 20 remaining semifinalists performed this week and the viewers voted for their favorites. Tonight, the four contestants - two males and two females - who received the fewest votes will go home, leaving 16 semifinalists to vie for the American Idol crown

Air date - Tue 7th of March 2006

The remaining eight girls will perform again for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will sing again, and who will go home? Performing tonight: Ayla Brown, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Kinnik Sky, Lisa Tucker, Mandisa, Melissa McGhee, and Paris Bennett.

Air date - Wed 8th of March 2006

The remaining 8 boys sing tonight for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will be back next week and who will go home? Performing tonight: Ace Young, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, Gedeon McKinney, Kevin Covais, Taylor Hicks, and Will Makar.

Air date - Thu 9th of March 2006

Top 12 Finalists to be Revealed in the most dramatic results show of the season, four more semifinalists - two boys and two girls - will go home, leaving the Top 12 Finalists to vie for the American Idol crown.

Air date - Tue 14th of March 2006

Tonight the Top 12 finalists perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. In this special two-hour show, contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competiton. Tonights theme: Stevie Wonder Hits. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Lisa Tucker, Mandisa, Melissa McGhee, Paris Bennett, Ace Young, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, Kevin Covais, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 15th of March 2006

Last night, American Idol's Top 12 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Tonight, the finalist who received the lowest number of votes will be eliminated from the race for the American Idol title

Air date - Tue 21st of March 2006

Tonight the remaining 11 finalists perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's votes and surviving another week in the competition. Tonights theme: Songs of the 50's. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Lisa Tucker, Mandisa, Paris Bennett, Ace Young, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, Kevin Covais, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 22nd of March 2006

Last night, American Idol's Top 11 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Tonight, the finalist who received the lowest number of votes will be eliminated from the race for the American Idol title. The show started with an awesome perfomance by Barry Manilow. Following that, Ryan announced the bottom three,... and they are: Kevin, Lisa and Bucky.. After the break, we find Lisa to be safe while kevin and Bucky stand anxiously on stage...Eventually, we had to say goodbye to chicken little (kevin)... well atleast he can say that this show has really changed his life

Air date - Tue 28th of March 2006

Tonight the Top 10 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. This week's theme: songs of the 21st century. Performing tonight: Lisa Tucker, Kellie Pickler, Ace Young, Taylor Hicks, Mandisa, Chris Daughtry, Katharine McPhee, Bucky Covington, Paris Bennett, and Elliott Yamin.

Air date - Wed 29th of March 2006

Last night, the Top 10 Finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will sing again next week and who will go home.

Air date - Tue 4th of April 2006

Tonight the Top 9 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out tonight to the theme of country music in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. This week's theme: Country Music. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Mandisa, Paris Bennett, Ace Young, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 5th of April 2006

Last night, the Top 9 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. The contestants will be grouped in bunches of three. One of the groups will be the bottom 3. The other 2 groups will be safe. Find out tonight live who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition. Also Kenny Rogers will perform.

Air date - Tue 11th of April 2006

The Top 8 finalists will perform live for the nation. The contestants will perform their hearts out to the theme of Queen in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week. This week's theme: Queen. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Paris Bennett, Ace Young, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 12th of April 2006

Last night, the Top 8 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition.

Air date - Tue 18th of April 2006

Tonight the Top 7 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will perform their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week. Tonight's theme: Songs from The Great American Songbook. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Paris Bennett, Ace Young, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 19th of April 2006

Last night, the Top 7 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition.

Air date - Tue 25th of April 2006

Tonight the Top 6 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week. This week's theme: Classic Love Songs. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Paris Bennett, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 26th of April 2006

Last night, the Top 6 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition. There will also be a special performace by Andrea Bocelli.

Air date - Tue 2nd of May 2006

Tonight the Top 5 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. This week's theme: songs from the year they were born & any song from this week's Top 10 Billboard Charts. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Paris Bennett, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 3rd of May 2006

Last night, the Top 5 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will be in the Final 4 and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition

Air date - Tue 9th of May 2006

Tonight the Top 4 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. This week's theme: Elvis Presley songs. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Chris Daughtry, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 10th of May 2006

Last night, the Top 4 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will be in the Final 3 and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition

Air date - Tue 16th of May 2006

Tonight the Top 3 finalists will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and the coveted opportunity to compete in next week's season finale. Each contestant will sing 3 songs This week's theme: one song of the contestant's choice, one song chosen by the Judges and one song chosen by legendary music producer Clive Davis. Performing tonight: Katharine McPhee, Elliott Yamin, and Taylor Hicks.

Air date - Wed 17th of May 2006

TV's hottest show revs up to a crescendo! Last night, the Top 3 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live which two finalists will compete in next week's exciting season finale. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition

Air date - Tue 23rd of May 2006

On tonight's exciting performance show, the last of the season, Taylor Hicks & Katharine McPhee will battle it out live at the famed Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. One will be the next American Idol and one will go home. This week's theme: Songs from previous episodes & Kat & Taylor's debut singles. Performing tonight: Taylor Hicks and Katharine McPhee.

Air date - Wed 24th of May 2006

The most anticipated night of the television season is here! Two finalists, one American Idol - find out tonight who America has chosen. The Top 12 reunite on the Kodak Theatre stage one last time before the newest American Idol is crowned. And the winner is....... Taylor Hicks