Thousands of hopefuls will have one more opportunity to audition for Season 11 of American Idol at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Thursday, Sept. 22. The New Jersey auditions will be the last stop on a nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country. Season 11 auditions were also held in St. Louis; Portland, OR; San Diego; Pittsburgh; Charleston; Denver; and Houston.
Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson, along with Emmy-nominated host Ryan Seacrest, will begin their search for America’s next singing superstar when American Idol debuts Sunday, Jan. 22 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT), immediately following the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME on FOX.
New Jersey American Idol Audition Information
WHO: Men and women 15-28 years old as of June 26, 2011, who are eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply – please visit americanidol.com for specific information. WHEN:Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 WHERE: IZOD Center 50 NJ-120 East Rutherford, NJ 07073-2131 HOW: Wristbands will be distributed from approximately 7:00 AM on Tuesday, Sept. 20, until approximately 8:00 AM on Thursday, Sept. 22. Auditioners will not be permitted to camp out. Once auditioners obtain their wristbands, they will be asked to return to IZOD Center by 5:00 AM on Thursday, Sept. 22.
Audition information, including forms and requirements, will be available online at americanidol.com. Visit americanidol.com for all of your AMERICAN IDOL news. For all photo requests, please visit foxflash.com.
Nominated for an incredible ten 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards, AMERICAN IDOL is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of CKX, Inc. and FremantleMedia North America Inc. The series is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, CEO, XIX Entertainment, and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; and Nigel Lythgoe, CEO, Nigel Lythgoe Productions. AMERICAN IDOL has been No. 1 among Adults 18-49 for the past eight consecutive seasons.