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Pop Idol (2001–2003)

TV Series | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

In this follow-up to the hit reality TV show "Popstars", the search is on for a new solo singer. Finalists are selected from auditions held in locations across the UK, and there are plenty of tears from wannabe stars whose hopes are dashed...See moreIn this follow-up to the hit reality TV show "Popstars", the search is on for a new solo singer. Finalists are selected from auditions held in locations across the UK, and there are plenty of tears from wannabe stars whose hopes are dashed by the frank comments of the judging panel. The final winner, however, will be decided by the British public in a series of telephone polls. Written by Anonymous See less
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Seasons
2   |   1   |   Unknown   See all
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 6, 2001

Release date (First episode)
Oct 6, 2001 (United Kingdom)

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120 cast members
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Anthony McPartlin
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Declan Donnelly
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Simon Cowell
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Nicki Chapman
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Neil Fox
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Pete Waterman
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Will Young
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Gareth Gates
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Darius Campbell
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Mark Rhodes
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Michelle McManus
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CeCe Sammy
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Korben
Self Self   See fewer
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Kim Gee
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Natalie Anderson
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Rebecca Govan
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Haifa
Self Self   See fewer
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Kate Thornton
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Carrie Grant
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David Grant
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Rachel Stevens
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Kelly Clarkson
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Elton John
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The Big Blue
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Ratings Breakdown

3.3 / 10 | 203 votes