American Idol

American Idol - Season 5 (2006)

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41 Episodes

Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes

Reality TV, Music & Musical
1h 25min
Age rating


Ryan Seacrest
Himself - Host
Paula Abdul
Herself - Judge
Simon Cowell
Himself - Judge
Randy Jackson
Himself - Host


The fifth season of American Idol began on January 17, 2006, and concluded on May 24, 2006. Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell returned to judge, and Ryan Seacrest returned to host. It is the most successful season to date ratings-wise and also with 18 contestants getting record deals – nine of them with major labels. It is the first season with a male winner and a female runner-up, the second being season 9, the third being season 10, and the fourth being season 11. It was also the first season of the series to be aired in high definition.

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