American Idol - Season 1

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Sunday 8:00 PM on ABC Premiered Jun 11, 2002 In Season

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Episode Guide

  • EL FINALE!
    EL FINALE!
    Episode 25
    9/4/02
    8.0

    The Winner of the first season is finally announced, but not until after some stellar special performances, as the Top 10 reunite.

  • Showdown!
    Showdown!
    Episode 24
    9/3/02
    7.2

    The Top 2 battle it out for the title in the final performance episode of the season.

  • Two More
    Two More
    Episode 23
    8/28/02
    6.6

    Another contestant is eliminated as the Top 2 are selected, for the highly anticipated Finale showdown.

  • Three Do Two
    Three Do Two
    Episode 22
    8/27/02
    6.6

    The Top 3 perform for America's vote.

  • What? Who? You're sure now?
    8/21/02
    5.8

    Another contestant is eliminated.

  • Two for Each One
    Two for Each One
    Episode 20
    8/20/02
    6.5

    The Top 4 perform for America's vote.

  • RJ is Short for
    RJ is Short for
    Episode 19
    8/14/02
    5.7

    Another contestant is eliminated.

  • Five Alive (And An Assortment Of Other Bad Puns)

    The Top 5 perform for America's vote.

  • Nooooooooooooooooooooo!
    8/7/02
    6.0

    Another contestant is eliminated.

  • Jump, Jive and Fail!
    8/6/02
    6.3

    The Top 6 perform for America's vote.

  • Ryan-ara!
    Ryan-ara!
    Episode 15
    7/31/02
    6.3

    Another contestant is eliminated.

  • The Big Time!
    The Big Time!
    Episode 14
    7/30/02
    6.6

    The Top 7 perform for America's vote.

  • Clash of the Titanic Egos
    7/24/02
    6.5

    Another contestant is eliminated.

  • Pride Goeth Before The ‘Fro
    7/23/02
    6.7

    The Top 8 perform for America's vote.

  • The Unkindest Cuts
    The Unkindest Cuts
    Episode 11
    7/17/02
    7.2

    Two contestants get eliminated, in the first ever results show in the Finals round.

  • The Live Album!
    The Live Album!
    Episode 10
    7/16/02
    6.3

    It is the first Live performance episode, and the beginning of the Finals. The Top 10 perform for America's vote.

  • Wild!
    Wild!
    Episode 9
    7/10/02
    6.6

    Of all the contestants that did not make it to the Top 10 with America's votes, 5 are chosen as Wild Cards, and perform for the Judges, to get that final spot in the Top 10.

  • Judge Fight!
    Judge Fight!
    Episode 8
    7/3/02
    6.4

    The show is live and the votes are in! The final choices are revealed as the last three contestants advance to the Top 10.

  • The Bad, The Even Worse and The Ugly

    The final group of 10 of the Top 30 perform for America's vote.

  • Six Pack
    Six Pack
    Episode 6
    6/26/02
    6.3

    The show is live and the votes are in! Three more contestants will advance to the Top 10.

  • Army Of The Mediocre
    6/25/02
    6.6

    The second group of 10 of the Top 30 perform for America's votes.

  • Dewey Defeats Truman!
    6/19/02
    6.6

    The show is live and the votes are in! America will see which 3 contestants they voted for will move on to the Top 10.

  • No Way Jim Moves On After That Performance. Right, Simon? Simon?

    The first group of 10 contestants from the Top 30 perform for America's vote.

  • Episode Two
    Episode Two
    Episode 2
    6/12/02
    7.1

    The first ever Hollywood Week arrives. Each contestant is put through multiple rounds of vigorous singing tests and the contestants are narrowed down each round until the Judges have found the Top 30.

  • Debut
    Debut
    Episode 1
    6/11/02
    7.5

    Judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell look for the next big superstar in a cross country search, while Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman host. Some auditions are great, some bad, and others just horrible. Those that impress move on to the Hollywood round, while the rest are sent packing.

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