If The Voice and The X Factor have left you flat and you're dying for the new season of American Idol , here's some good news: you'll be able to catch the first episode of the new season a week before it airs on TV.
Fox is premiering the episode on January 9 in theaters in select cities. The screening will be followed by a nationwide, interactive Q&A with Ryan Seacrest , Mariah Carey , Randy Jackson , Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban . The Q&A will be streamed live on AmericanIdol.com and Livestream.com. You can submit your questions for the host and judges now at the American Idol Facebook page and via Twitter at @AmericanIdol.
To receive free tickets to the premiere screening, log on to IdolRSVP.com and submit your name and contact information. The show officially returns on Fox January 16.
Here's a list of where you can catch the premiere:
Event begins at 7 p.m., with the live Q&A starting at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. and all seating is free and first-come, first-served:
NEW YORK AMC Empire 25, 234 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
PHILADELPHIA AMC Plymouth 12, 494 Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
BOSTON AMC Boston Common 19, 175 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111
WASH., D.C. AMC Hoffman Center 22, 206 Swamp Fox Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
ATLANTA AMC Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
DETROIT AMC Forum 30, 44681 Mound Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Event begins at 6 p.m., with the live Q&A starting at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and all seating is free and first-come, first-served:
CHICAGO AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611
DALLAS AMC Northpark 15, 8687 N. Central Expressway 3000, Dallas, TX 75225
HOUSTON AMC Studio 30, 2949 Dunvale, Houston, TX 77063
Event begins at 4:00 p.m., with the live Q&A starting at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and all seating is free and first-come, first-served:
LOS ANGELES Royce Hall, UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095
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