Wednesday, January 17, 2007

American Idol Season 6 premiers today

The reality show that took the world by storm American Idol will be premiering on ETV at 8:00pm today (Jan 17th).

The broadcast is being carried out in Sri Lanka just a few hours after it is shown on Fox in the US. ETV will be carrying out the transmission of American Idol simultaneously with pay television channel Star World who will also be commencing the broadcast at 8pm starting today.

The show commences with a 4 hour premier which will be shown over two days (today and tomorrow for two hours each). Then from next week onwards the show will be shown every Wednesdays and Thursdays and when the competition progresses the show will be shown every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and as the show draws to a close the competition will back on the Wednesday and Thursday slot.

The winner of the sixth season of American Idol will be announced towards the end of May.

Star World is presently available in Sri Lanka on LBN, Comet Cable and all Multivision operated regional pay television providers.

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