Episode PremiereFebruary 17, 2009
Show Period2002 - now
Production CompanyFremantle, 19 TV, American Idol Prod. Fox TV
Cast and Crew
- Ryan Seacrest as Himself - Host
- Jennifer Lopez as Herself - Judge
- Keith Urban as Himself - Judge
- Harry Connick Jr.
- Mariah Carey as Herself - Judge
- Nicki Minaj as Herself - Judge
- Steven Tyler as Himself - Judge
- Simon Cowell as Himself - Judge
- Kara DioGuardi as Herself - Judge
- Randy Jackson as Himself - Judge
Last week, the Top 36 semi-finalists were revealed to the nation and were separated into three groups of 12. Tonight's episode features performances by the first 12 contestants, and America will vote on their favorites.