Fox Announces Premiere Dates For American Idol, The Following

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October 25, 2013 AT 5:02 PM
Fox has announced the premiere date for American Idol's 13th season, as well as the return date for its smash hit drama series The Following. American Idol comes back with a semi-new judging panel that includes Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. with a four-hour, two night premiere starting on Wed., Jan. 15. The season-opener will also be the start of former judge Randy Jackson's new gig as in-house mentor.