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Idol Memories with Nigel Lythgoe

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American Idol changed the shape of reality television and connected the audience to the stars like no other. Throughout the course of 17 seasons, it also helped jump-start the careers of talented performers that are known and loved around the world. Idol Memories, hosted by American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, goes one-on-one with some of America’s favorite former American Idol winners, the production team and crew members while revisiting a few of their favorite Idol Memories.

American Idol changed the shape of reality television and connected the audience to the stars like no other. Throughout the course of 17 seasons, it also helped jump-start the careers of talented performers that are known and loved around the world. Idol Memories, hosted by American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, goes one-on-one with some of America’s favorite former American Idol winners, the production team and crew members while revisiting a few of their favorite Idol Memories.

Location:

United States

Description:

American Idol changed the shape of reality television and connected the audience to the stars like no other. Throughout the course of 17 seasons, it also helped jump-start the careers of talented performers that are known and loved around the world. Idol Memories, hosted by American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, goes one-on-one with some of America’s favorite former American Idol winners, the production team and crew members while revisiting a few of their favorite Idol Memories.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 002 - Hollywood Auditions/PopStars

7/2/2020
In the second episode of Idol Memories, American Idol Executive Producer, Nigel Lythgoe, reveals the truth about American Idol’s Hollywood auditions (a fan favorite) from where they took place to the reason behind making contestants stay up all night to learn a new song. Nigel goes on to reflect about being introduced to the reality TV show Popstars through his son Simon, and how its success is what led to the creation of Pop Idol and American Idol. Plus, it earned Nigel the nickname of...

Duration:00:34:46

Ep 001 - Idol America

6/25/2020
In the premiere episode of Idol Memories, American Idol Executive Producer, Nigel Lythgoe, reminisces about his decision to bring the UK’s Pop Idol across the pond to America and the chaos that ensued. From naming the show to building the judging panel, every decision had to be perfect to allow this reality television competition show to take off, and with the perfect personalities in place - it did! As successful as it was, there were times, like during the initial auditions, where it...

Duration:00:48:03

Introducing Idol Memories

5/26/2020
The Idol Memories podcast is a series of conversations and memories about America’s greatest 8-time Emmy-winning performance show, American Idol, hosted by the show’s executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, who has been a pioneer in reality television and a driving force in the world of performing arts. Following 17 successful seasons of American Idol, Nigel and former American Idol contestants, producers, and production team members remember their favorite memories on and off-camera. The tears,...

Duration:00:03:02