March 23, 2018

Season 2 American Idol Finalist Kimberley Locke Recaps American Idol Premiere

13 March 2018, 02:56 | Winston Chapman



The Hollywood Reporter's Daniel Fienberg compared the rebooted version of "American Idol" to the most recent previous seasons, noting it became "warmer and fuzzier and less scathing and mocking with each passing year".

It won't make anyone forget the early incarnation of "American Idol" that struck so much fear in the heats of rival programmers that they would refer to it in hushed tones as "the Death Star", but ABC's revival of the once-colossal musical competition series delivered strong numbers for a Sunday night in 2018. "Come here, Benjamin. Come here right now!" she said. When Glaze leaned in to kiss her cheek, Perry quickly turned her head to achieve lip-to-lip contact, sending Glaze to the ground and delighting fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

That's when Perry chose to swoop in and give him a good luck kiss.

"I really enjoyed meeting you today", Perry told him. "I think you were a bit rushed, and I think that's because I sped up your BPM of the heartbeat".

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Though the singing competition helped ABC to win the night in viewers (8.2 million) and in the key 18-49 demographic (1.7 rating), Idol saw its lowest-rated season premiere ever, falling 23 percent from its prior season premiere (3.0 in January of 2016) on Fox.

There was bad blood when Fox ended "American Idol" two years ago, with producers wanting to continue the show.

The Season 16 "Idol" auditions continue at 7 tonight on ABC.

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