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[17 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
‘American Idol’ is Headed to Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa

For the first time in the show’s history, ABC’s American Idol is headed to Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Ko Olina!
Host Ryan Seacrest announced the news on his radio show last week, letting fans know that the show will be traveling to Hawaii to film its showcase rounds.
When the announcement was made, American Idol winner, Maddie Poppe, and runner up Caleb Lee Hutchinson, were enjoying their award trip at Aulani Resort – and they had a chance to celebrate the news with Mickey and friends.
The second season of ABC’s …

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[3 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney World Set to Host the Kickoff of ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Nationwide Bus Tour Auditions

Disney World is hosting the kickoff for the American Idol nationwide bus tour auditions starting on August 25.
The bus tour starts at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
During the auditions at Disney World, Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe, runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson and finalist Catie Turner will make special appearances.
Registration for the auditions at the WWOS complex opens at 7 a.m. on August 25 and auditions start at 9 a.m., but early arrival is encouraged. Parking will open at 4 a.m.
Those wishing to …

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[9 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘American Idol’ to Kick Off Open Auditions at Disney Springs on August 17

The revamped American Idol – coming this fall to ABC – is set to kick off open auditions at Disney Springs on August 17.
Past winners including Jordan Sparks, Kris Allen and Ruben Studdard will be on hand to greet participants.
The American Idol bus is set to roll into Disney Springs on August 17 for the one-day open audition.
But Idol hopefuls will still have a chance to audition after that day thanks to the American Idol pop-up audition kiosk that will be located in Disney Springs from August 18 through September …

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[14 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Tickets for Holiday Parties on Sale, Disney Cruise Line News, and More

Happy Mother’s Day! We hope all the moms out there are having a relaxing Sunday! Sit back and enjoy this recap of the week in Disney news.
Tickets are on sale now for both Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
The Disney Cruise Line has announced its fall 2018 sailing itineraries. New ports of call include Bermuda from New York City, and Quebec City from NYC.
The Summer of Heroes kicks off May 27 at Disneyland and guests will have a chance to meet Groot at Disney California Adventure. …

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[11 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘American Idol’ Set to Return to ABC for the 2017-18 Television Season

American Idol is set to return to the small screen thanks to an agreement between ABC and FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment.
The popular music competition series ended its run on Fox at the end of the 2015-16 season, but will be back on ABC for the 2017-18 season. A host and judges for the show will be announced at a later date.
“American Idol is a pop-culture staple that left the air too soon,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. “ABC is the right home to reignite the fan base. We are …

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[18 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘American Idol Experience’ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing in January 2015

Disney’s Hollywood Studio’s ‘American Idol Experience’ is closing at the beginning of 2015.
The attraction based on the Fox television series opened in 2009 and allows guests of the park to be contestants. The winner of each “show” returned for the grand finale at the end of the day and the winner of that round was given a “dream ticket” to cut to the front of the line at the American Idol reality show auditions.
When the attraction opened, host Ryan Seacrest and past American Idol winners and contestants including Kelly Clarkson, …

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[20 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Song Choices Added to American Idol Experience in Walt Disney World

A new season of American Idol is now underway, and its return has brought some new additions to The American Idol Experience in Walt Disney World. This week, Disney released a list of additional song choices that were recently added to the attraction, which is located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The American Idol Experience simulates the experience of performing on and watching American Idol in person, as talented guests take the stage to compete in shows throughout the day. The winner of each show during the day then gather in the evening to …

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[4 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
American Idol Phillip Phillips Makes Surprise Appearance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Guests at one of the American Idol Experience shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios got an special treat this week, as current American Idol Phillip Phillips stopped by the show. Phillips made a surprise appearance at the show on Thursday while in Central Florida for a stop on the American Idol Live! concert tour.
In addition to appearing in the live show, Phillips also taped a series of short videos that will be played during future shows of The American Idol Experience. Each day, park guests compete at the Experience for a …

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[18 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
American Idol Lee DeWyze Visits Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

American Idol fans who were at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park today may have been in for a treat, as Lee DeWyze, the winner of American Idol’s 9th season, was also spending his time at the park today. DeWyze visited the theme park with his girlfriend, actress Jonna Walsh.
Fans of DeWyze can also catch him every day at The American Idol Experience over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where he appears in some of the attraction’s video elements. Lee DeWyze previously visited Walt Disney World to celebrate his 2010 American …

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[31 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting:  Scotty McCreery and Mickey Mouse Greet Fans at Walt Disney World

Country singing sensation Scotty McCreery, who was crowned this year’s winner of American Idol, wowed guests yesterday on a victory parade through Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.  The seventeen year old from Garner, North Carolina, rode down Hollywood Boulevard with none other Mickey Mouse himself, waving to excited fans.  After the parade, Scotty took the stage in front of “The American Idol Experience” attraction, and thanked fans for supporting him on the hit show.  Park guests were treated to a live performance of Scotty’s hit single, “I Love You This Big.”  …