Thursday, February 4, 2010

American Idol -- Now on to Hollywood !

Wednesday ended the preliminaries and the show featured highlights to date. Much was again shown of General Larry Platt and his "Pants on the Ground" which has caught on all over the country.

Out of over 100,000 auditions , 181 move on to hollywood begining next Tuesday.

After seven audition cities, the lucky Golden Ticket holders will have to endure an intense rehearsal schedule and pressure-packed auditions as they vie for a spot among the Top 24. The newest judge, Ellen DeGeneres, joins Simon, Kara, and Randy as they continue to wittle down the group to 24.

The "Hollywood Round" episodes air Tuesday,2/9; Wednesday, 2/10; and Tuesday, 2/16. On Wednesday, 2/17, the Top 24 semi-finalists will be revealed and the LIVE performance shows will begin the following Tuesday, 2/23 and Wednesday, 2/24 on FOX.