Roughly Speaking podcast: Halloween special: Best of horror movie music (episode 168)

"American Idol"

The most popular show on television, "American Idol" was inspired by the U.K.'s "Pop Idol." The latter first aired in 2001, and "American Idol" launched in the summer of 2002 in the U.S. From left: Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell.
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