The first commercial ads of "" have been unleashed, featuring past seasons' winners but none of the new judges. In the shorter promo, , , and more reveal where they came from before the 10th season slogan "Who's next?" appears. In the longer one, footage from the audition round of , , and more are included.
"American Idol" has searched for the biggest talents in several cities around U.S. in the past several months. The producers lowered the age requirement from 16 to 15 years old and hired new faces, and , to replace , and . The audition rounds wrapped up in late September in Los Angeles.