Manila, Philippines – Having toured 24 cities across the U.S. last summer, American Idol is again in search of the next superstar. Philippine #AIONETC fans can catch the inspiring journey starting Monday, March 4 via satellite at 6PM with a prime time encore at 8PM. Watch ETC to see the first crop of Idol hopefuls audition for their shot at a ticket to Hollywood. The cross-country audition tour will move forward with an all-new episode on Thursday, March 7, rounding out a talent-filled premiere week. New 2-hour episodes will continue on ETC every Monday and Tuesday weekly with via satellite and prime time encore episodes airing back-to-back.
The iconic talent search series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre returns to find a fresh batch of talented hopefuls. Helping to find the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy®-winning producer Ryan Seacrest will also return as host, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones will take on the role of in-house mentor.
Stay tuned for American Idol All-Star Duets with guest appearances from artists such as Jason Mraz, Julia Michaels, Lukas Graham, Elle King, and Shaggy.
The home of American Idol since 2012, ETC has featured countless hopefuls go through the audition phase to get a ticket to Hollywood. Let us know what you think about the contestants in real time, tweet #AIONETC and your tweet could be featured on screen as you watch the show with fellow fans.
Tune in starting March 4 at 6 PM on ETC to find out, who will be the next American Idol? Join the conversation at #AIonETC!
For all American Idol updates and happenings, tag ETC on www.facebook.com/etctv, on Twitter and Instagram via @etc_channel, and log on to etc.com.ph.
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ETC, the number one free-to-air female entertainment network, is an interactive platform where ladies of all ages can freely share and express who they truly are and who they aspire to be. It is a channel that not only embraces but also celebrates everything that a woman value; from beauty and style, to her interests, passions and relationships. With world class shows paired with its own local content, ETC is sure to deliver the latest trends in the world of TV, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and Hollywood news tailor made for the fun and stylish Filipina today.