Urban’s Idol dates all set
has announced a launch date for its broadcast of American Idol, judged by Australian Keith Urban. Ten hopes to woo viewers who turned on in droves to watch Urban on rival Channel 9’s TV talent show The Voice this year. American Idol will be fast tracked from the US and shown on Thursday and Friday nights from January 17 at a time yet to be announced. Joining Urban on the judging panel are Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson and Nicki Minaj. The show kicks off with the auditions series.