Simon Cowell chose not to be a judge, but to produce the show and find other judges.
(During a 14-year-old's pitch/interview)
Doug Hall: It's like looking into a mirror
Mary Lou Quinlan: I'm sure if he looked into a mirror and saw your reflection, he'd be scared.
"9 to 5" by Dolly Parton.
Ratings: 14.20 million on original broadcast.
Premiered as a two-hour episode from 8-10 p.m. EST.