Promo of 'American Idol' Season 8 Featuring David Cook

David Cook

The new promo of 'American Idol' shows how David Cook's life changes radically after winning the talent show.

Promotional ad for the new season of "American Idol" has arrived, played for several times during the Thanksgiving weekend on FOX. For the first time, the promo features a former champion of the show, David Cook whose life after and before crowned a winner in the seventh season, are compiled as a short story.

The ad starts with the glory that he receives, giving autographs, riding limos and posing for the blitz. It then rewinds backward to the days when he was still auditioning for "Idol" with judge Paula Abdul asking him "Are you the next 'American Idol'?". It then moves forward again with Cook singing his debut single "Light On".

The eight season of "Idol" will be aired on January 13 with songwriter Kara DioGuardi serving as the fourth judge. FOX marketing chief Joe Earley said that the idea of having the show's champions appearing in the promo will continue in the years to come. "We're looking at doing some spots with some other past 'Idol' contestants," he said.


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    Nov 30, 2008

    I love David cook he so deserves everything that he is now getting :)) Go David We all are routing for you!!!

    Nov 29, 2008

    LOVE IT. David is the best Idol to date, due to his talent, intelligence and being a beautiful human being. He is incredible.

    Nov 29, 2008

    I'm happy for David Cook. He is a beautiful human being, not to mention his vocal & musical skills. Glad Fox is smart enough to recognize him.

    Nov 29, 2008

    That promo is sooooo awesome, but not as awesome as DAVID COOK, Mr. Molten Hot himself!!

    Nov 29, 2008

    David Cook has definitly become very famous and I love his music. I only wish that next season he will apear on stage and perform a brand new song. *_*

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