Fans can click for 'Idol' solos

Zeitchik, Steven
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/2/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 21, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of television firm Fox to sell digital downloads from its reality television show "American Idol." Performances of individual contestants will be offered on the show's site, AmericanIdol.com,for downloading onto desktop and iPod platforms in both audio and video formats, shortly after they are aired. Fox Interactive Media will handle the downloading rights and related processes.


Related Articles

  • Finale of 'Idol' rings up big ratings for Fox. Bennett, Ray; Pryor, Peter // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/10/2002, Vol. 375 Issue 6, p52 

    Reports that 20-year-old Kelly Clarkson from Texas was crowned the winner of Fox Television's reality television show 'American Idol: The Search for a Superstar.' Competitors for the crown in the two hour live finale; Ratings received by the show according to Nielsen Media Research; Elements of...

  • Fox affils unfazed by `Multimillionaire' snafu. Lafayette, Jon // Electronic Media;02/28/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p3 

    Reports the support of Fox affiliates to the proposal of Fox Television Entertainment Chairman Sandy Grushow to cut reality shows in the United States. Elimination of low-quality reality shows: Impact on network ratings; Need for quality sitcoms and dramas.

  • A reality check.  // Electronic Media;02/28/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p9 

    Focuses on the reality television programs aired by the Fox Television Entertainment in the United States. Impact of the television show `Who Wants to Marry a Multimillionaire' on network rating; Immorality of airing a live stunt show; Implication for network credibility and perception.

  • Lythgoe back as 'Idol' maker. Hibberd, James; Masters, Kim // Hollywood Reporter;7/27/2010, Vol. 415 Issue 34, p1 

    The article reports that producer of reality television series "American Idol," Nigel Lythgoe is asked to join the program by Fox Television Stations Inc. after the exit of its judge Simon Cowell. It reports that Fox and 19 Entertainment Ltd. chief Simon Fuller want singer Justin Timberlake as a...

  • YEARNING FOR 'TRUTH' Kissel, Rick // Daily Variety;1/25/2008, Vol. 298 Issue 15, p4 

    The article reports on the success of the initial launch of Fox's reality television series "The Moment of Truth," which garnered huge ratings behind "American Idol" in the U.S. It retained more of its 18- 49 lead-in from the music show than any show to date, especially younger viewers. Fox's...

  • FOX PREYS WITH 'IDOL' Kissell, Nick // Daily Variety;3/5/2008, Vol. 298 Issue 42, p5 

    The article reports that Fox's reality television program, "American Idol," earned top ratings. The Fox network performed well in the ratings game, with contributions from other top-rated shows like "Don't Forget the Lyrics" and "Moment of Truth." "American Idol," though, remained the best...

  • FOX ROLLING REALITY DICE. Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;12/10/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 47, p1 

    Announces the agreement completed between Fox and reality TV producer, Mark Burnett, for the production of "The Casino," a reality drama that will focus on the relaunch of the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada; Pre-production stage for the drama scheduled to air in the summer of...

  • CELEBS GO TO 'CAMP' Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;8/29/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 62, p2 

    Reports on the participation of U.S. film celebrities in Fox Television's reality television special 'Celebrity Boot Camp.' Taping of celebrities as they complete mental and physical tasks at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base's Camp DeLuz; Participation of Kato Kaelin, Coolio, Lorenzo Lamas.

  • THE INSIDER. Greppi, Michele // Electronic Media;04/09/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p8 

    Presents news items related to electronic media in the United States as of April 9, 2001. Changes in the tasks and responsibilities of Larry King under new management of CNN; List of titles being considered for Fox Television Stations Inc.'s upcoming reality television special; Corporation for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics