Australian Idol

Jul 27, 2003 (en) Reality [180] Min
  • First Air Date
    Jul 27, 2003
  • Production
  • Rotten tomato
    48%
  • Original title
    Australian Idol
  • Release
    Jul 27, 2003
  • en
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Overview

Australian Idol is an Australian singing competition, which began its first season in July 2003 and ended its original run in November 2009 before being revived in January 2023. As part of the Idol franchise, Australian Idol originated from the reality program Pop Idol, which was created by British entertainment executive Simon Fuller. Australian Idol was televised on Network Ten for its first seven series and was broadcast on Austereo Radio Network between 2005 and 2007.

  1. Music Supervisor

  2. Producer

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Season 1 ( 2003-07-27)

The first season of Australian Idol was produced by Fremantle Media subsidiary Grundy Television in association with UK company 19TV, and was broadcast on Network Ten for 19 weeks in the latter half of 2003. The judges were Mark Holden, Marcia Hines and Ian "Dicko" Dickson.

The Premiere

Episode: 1

From The Top 75 to the Top 40

Episode: 2

The Top 40

Episode: 3

Semi Finals: Group 1 Perform

Episode: 4

Semi Finals: Group 1 Verdict

Episode: 5

Semi Finals: Group 2 Perform

Episode: 6

Semi Finals: Group 2 Verdict

Episode: 7

Semi Finals: Group 3 Perform

Episode: 8

Semi Finals: Group 3 Verdict

Episode: 9

The Bad, The Mad and The Ugly

Episode: 10

Semi Finals: Group 4 Perform

Episode: 11

Semi Finals: Group 4 Verdict

Episode: 12

Semi Finals: Group 5 Perform

Episode: 13

Semi Finals: Group 5 Verdict

Episode: 14

Wildcard: Judge's Choice

Episode: 15

Wildcard: Live Verdict

Episode: 16

Performance 1: The 70's

Episode: 17

Performance 1: Verdict

Episode: 18

Inside Idol #1

Episode: 19

Performance 2: Aussie Number Ones

Episode: 20

Performance 2: Verdict

Episode: 21

Inside Idol #2

Episode: 22

Performance 3: Aussie Made

Episode: 23

Performance 3: Verdict

Episode: 24

Inside Idol #3

Episode: 25

Performance 4: The 80's

Episode: 26

Performance 4: Verdict

Episode: 27

Up Close & Personal

Episode: 28

Inside Idol #4

Episode: 29

Performance 5: R&B/Soul

Episode: 30

Performance 5: Verdict

Episode: 31

Inside Idol #5

Episode: 32

Performance 6: Big Band

Episode: 33

Performance 6: Verdict

Episode: 34

Inside Idol #6

Episode: 35

Performance 7: The 60's

Episode: 36

Performance 7: Verdcict

Episode: 37

Inside Idol #7

Episode: 38

Performance 8: Contestants Choice

Episode: 39

Quentin Crashes Australian Idol

Episode: 40

Live Performance 8: Contestants Choice (Encore)

Episode: 41

Showdown Tour

Episode: 42

Grand Finale

Episode: 43

The Winner's Journey

Episode: 44

Season 2 ( 2004-07-13)

The second season of Australian Idol debuted on 13 July 2004. Over 50,000 people throughout Australia auditioned.

Audition 1: Melbourne/Tamworth

Episode: 1

Audition 2: Canberra/Brisbane

Episode: 2

Audition 3: Adelaide/Hobart/Perth

Episode: 3

Audition 4: Darwin/Sydney

Episode: 4

From 118 To 72

Episode: 5

Top 30

Episode: 6

Semi Finals: Group 1 Perform

Episode: 7

Semi Finals: Group 1 Verdict

Episode: 8

Semi Finals: Group 2 Perform

Episode: 9

Semi Finals: Group 2 Verdict

Episode: 10

Semi Finals: Group 3 Perform

Episode: 11

Semi Finals: Group 3 Verdict

Episode: 12

Wild Card: Peformance

Episode: 13

Wild Card: Verdict

Episode: 14

The Final 12: Australian Made

Episode: 15

The Final 12: Verdict

Episode: 16

The Final 11: Pop

Episode: 17

The Final 11: Verdict

Episode: 18

The Final 10: 60's

Episode: 19

The Final 10: Verdict

Episode: 20

The Final 9: Disco

Episode: 21

The Final 9: Verdict

Episode: 22

The Final 8: Contestant's Choice

Episode: 23

The Final 8: Verdict

Episode: 24

The Final 7: The Beatles

Episode: 25

The Final 7: Verdict

Episode: 26

The Final 6 - The 80's

Episode: 27

Performance Live Verdict - The 80's

Episode: 28

Up Close and Personal - The Top 5

Episode: 29

The Final 5 - R&B/Soul

Episode: 30

Performance Live Verdict - R&B/Soul

Episode: 31

The Final 4 - Big Band

Episode: 32

Performance Live Verdict - Big Band

Episode: 33

The Final 3 - The 70's

Episode: 34

Performance Live Verdict - The 70's

Episode: 35

The Final 2 - Own Choice and Winner's Single

Episode: 36

The Finale

Episode: 37

Season 3 ( 2005-07-26)

The third season of Australian Idol debuted on 26 July 2005. The first of three semi-finals was held on 16 August 2005 with three of the Final 12 contenders announced the following night on 17 August 2005. 2Day FM radio host Kyle Sandilands replaced former judge Ian Dickson.

Audition 1: Brisbane/Hobart

Episode: 1

Audition 2: Melbourne

Episode: 2

Audition 3: Perth/Adelaide

Episode: 3

Audition 4: Sydney

Episode: 4

From 150 to 78

Episode: 5

Top 30

Episode: 6

Inside Idol 1

Episode: 7

Semi Finals: Group 1 Perform

Episode: 8

Semi Finals: Group 1 Verdict

Episode: 9

Inside Idol 2

Episode: 10

Semi Finals: Group 2 Perform

Episode: 11

Semi Finals: Group 2 Verdict

Episode: 12

Inside Idol 3

Episode: 13

Semi Finals: Group 3 Perform

Episode: 14

Semi Finals: Group 3 Verdict

Episode: 15

Inside Idol 4

Episode: 16

Wild Card: Performance

Episode: 17

Wild Card: Verdict

Episode: 18

Inside Idol 5

Episode: 19

The Final 13: Australian Made

Episode: 20

The Final 13: Verdict

Episode: 21

Inside Idol 6

Episode: 22

The Final 11: The 60s

Episode: 23

The Finals 11: Verdict

Episode: 24

Inside Idol 7

Episode: 25

The Final 10: Rock Supergroup

Episode: 26

The Final 10: Verdict

Episode: 27

Inside Idol 8

Episode: 28

The Final 9: Contestant's Choice

Episode: 29

The Final 9: Verdict

Episode: 30

Inside Idol 9

Episode: 31

The Final 8: Big Band

Episode: 32

The Final 8: Verdict

Episode: 33

Inside Idol 10

Episode: 34

The Final 7: The 80s

Episode: 35

The Final 7: The 80s

Episode: 36

The Final 7: Verdict

Episode: 37

Inside Idol 11

Episode: 38

Up Close and Personal: The Top 6

Episode: 39

The Final 6: Motown

Episode: 40

The Final 6: Verdict

Episode: 41

Inside Idol 12

Episode: 42

The Final 5: The 70s

Episode: 43

The Final 5: Verdict

Episode: 44

Inside Idol 13

Episode: 45

The Final 4: Elvis

Episode: 46

The Final 4: Verdict

Episode: 47

Inside Idol 14

Episode: 48

The Final 3: Number One Hits

Episode: 49

The Final 3: Verdict

Episode: 50

Inside Idol 15

Episode: 51

The Grand Final: Own Choice and Winner's Single

Episode: 52

The Finale

Episode: 53

Season 4 ( 2006-08-06)

The fourth season of Australian Idol first episode aired on 6 August 2006 and concluded on 26 November.

Auditions 1: Melbourne, Hobart & Alice Springs

Episode: 1

Auditions 2: Perth & Adelaide

Episode: 2

Auditions 3: Sydney & Townsville

Episode: 3

Auditions 4: Queensland & Albury Wodonga

Episode: 4

Top 125

Episode: 5

Top 24

Episode: 6

Semi Finals: Group 1 Perfom

Episode: 7

Semi Finals: Group 1 Verdict & Group 2 Perform

Episode: 8

Semi Finals: Group 2 Verdict & Group 3 Perform

Episode: 9

Semi Finals: Group 3 Verdict & Group 4 Perform

Episode: 10

Semi Finals: Group 4 Verdict

Episode: 11

Wildcard: Performance

Episode: 12

Wildcard: Verdict

Episode: 13

Final 12: Contestant's Choice

Episode: 14

Final 12: Verdict

Episode: 15

Final 11: Rock

Episode: 16

Final 11: Verdict

Episode: 17

Final 10: Number One Hits

Episode: 18

Final 10: Verdict

Episode: 19

Final 9: The Year I Was Born

Episode: 20

Final 9: Verdict

Episode: 21

Final 8: Disco

Episode: 22

Final 8: Verdict

Episode: 23

Final 7: Acoustic/Contestant's Choice

Episode: 24

Final 7: Verdict

Episode: 25

Up Close And Personal: Originals

Episode: 26

Final 6: Big Band/Rock Swings

Episode: 27

Final 6: Verdict

Episode: 28

Final 5: ARIA Hall Of Fame

Episode: 29

Final 5: Verdict

Episode: 30

Final 4: Audience Choice

Episode: 31

Final 4: Verdict

Episode: 32

Final 3: Judge's Choice

Episode: 33

Final 3: Verdict

Episode: 34

Grand Final: Performances

Episode: 35

Grand Final: Verdict

Episode: 36

Season 5 ( 2007-08-05)

The fifth season of Australian Idol premiered on 5 August 2007 on Network Ten. It concluded on 25 November.

Auditions 1

Episode: 1

Auditions 2

Episode: 2

Auditions 3

Episode: 3

Auditions 4

Episode: 4

Top 100

Episode: 5

Final 24

Episode: 6

Semi Final - 1

Episode: 7

Semi Final - 2

Episode: 8

Semi Final - 3

Episode: 9

Semi Final - 4

Episode: 10

Semi Final - 4 (Result) / Wildcard Annoucement

Episode: 11

Wildcard Show

Episode: 12

Wildcard Verdict

Episode: 13

Final 12

Episode: 14

Final 12 (Result)

Episode: 15

Final 11

Episode: 16

Final 11 (Result)

Episode: 17

Final 10

Episode: 18

Final 10 (Result)

Episode: 19

Final 9

Episode: 20

Final 9 (Result)

Episode: 21

Final 8

Episode: 22

Final 8 (Result)

Episode: 23

Final 7

Episode: 24

Final 7 (Result)

Episode: 25

Final 6

Episode: 26

Final 6 (results)

Episode: 27

Final 5

Episode: 29

Final 5 (Results)

Episode: 30

Final 4

Episode: 31

Final 4 (Results)

Episode: 32

Final 3

Episode: 33

Final 3 (Results)

Episode: 34

Final 2

Episode: 35

Final 2 (Results)

Episode: 36

Finale

Episode: 37

Season 6 ( 2008-08-24)

The sixth season of Australian Idol premiered on Sunday, 24 August 2008, on Network Ten. The season finale aired live on Sunday, 23 November 2008. The winner was Wes Carr with Luke Dickens as runner-up.

Melbourne Auditions

Episode: 1

Perth Auditions

Episode: 2

Brisbane Auditions

Episode: 3

Adelaide and London Auditions

Episode: 4

Sydney Auditions: Part 1

Episode: 5

Auditions: Sydney, Part 2

Episode: 6

Theatre Rounds: Top 100

Episode: 7

Semi-Finals: Group 1 Performance

Episode: 8

Semi-Finals: Verdict #1 + Group 2 Performance

Episode: 9

Semi-Finals: Verdict #2 + Group 3 Performance

Episode: 10

Semi-Finals: Verdict #3 + Group 4 Performance

Episode: 11

Semi-Finals: Verdict #4 + Wildcard Performance

Episode: 12

Semi-Finals: Wildcard Verdict

Episode: 13

Top 12 Performance: Idol's Choice

Episode: 14

Top 12 Verdict

Episode: 15

Top 11 Performance: The 80s

Episode: 16

Top 11 Verdict

Episode: 17

Top 10 Performance: Aussie Hits

Episode: 18

Top 10 Verdict

Episode: 19

Top 9 Performance: ABBA

Episode: 20

Top 9 Verdict

Episode: 21

Top 8 Performance: Rock

Episode: 22

Top 8 Verdict

Episode: 23

Top 7 Performance: Motown

Episode: 24

Top 7 Verdict

Episode: 25

Top 6 Performance: Rolling Stones

Episode: 26

Top 6 Verdict

Episode: 27

Top 5 Performance: Michael Jackson

Episode: 28

Top 5 Verdict

Episode: 29

Top 4 Performance: All American Hits

Episode: 30

Top 4 Verdict

Episode: 31

Top 3 Performance: Idol's Choice

Episode: 32

Top 3 Verdict/Top 2 Showdown

Episode: 33

Grand Final

Episode: 34

And the winner is ....

Episode: 35

Season 7 ( 2009-08-09)

The seventh and final season of the Australian Idol series began on 9 August 2009, to determine who would succeed Season 6 winner, Wes Carr. Beginning amid controversy, judge Kyle Sandilands was replaced by Sony Music record executive, Jay Dee Springbett. It was the first season where all four final contestants were eighteen years old or younger. Stan Walker was declared the winner on 22 November 2009.

Welcome to Idol 2009

Episode: 1

Audition 2

Episode: 2

Top 100

Episode: 3

Semifinal 1

Episode: 4

Semifinal 2

Episode: 5

Semifinal 3

Episode: 6

Semifinal 4

Episode: 7

Wildcard

Episode: 8

Wildcard Verdict Final 12

Episode: 9

Final 12 Verdict Final 11

Episode: 10

Final 10

Episode: 11

Back to the 80's

Episode: 12

Final 8

Episode: 13

Final 7

Episode: 14

Final 6

Episode: 15

Final 5

Episode: 16

Final 4

Episode: 17

The Final 3

Episode: 18

The Final 2

Episode: 19

The Final

Episode: 20

Season 8 ( 2023-01-30)

After a 14-year hiatus Australian Idol is back bigger and better than ever. Scouring across the nation for the best Aussie talent, the pressure is on to find the next Australian Idol.

Auditions #1

Episode: 1

Auditions #2

Episode: 2

Auditions #3

Episode: 3

Auditions #4

Episode: 4

Auditions #5

Episode: 5

Auditions #6

Episode: 6

Auditions #7

Episode: 7

Top 50 (1)

Episode: 8

Top 50 (2)

Episode: 9

Top 24 (1)

Episode: 10

Top 24 (2)

Episode: 11

Top 24 (3)

Episode: 12

Top 12 Performance Show

Episode: 13

Live Results Show

Episode: 14

Top 10 Live Performance Show

Episode: 15

Live Results Show 2

Episode: 16

Top 8 Live Performance Show

Episode: 17

Live Results Show 3

Episode: 18

Top 6 Live Performance Show

Episode: 19

Live Results Show 4

Episode: 20

Grand Finale

Episode: 21

Season 9 ( 2024-01-29)

This is where stars are made.

Episode 1

Episode: 1

Episode 2

Episode: 2

Episode 3

Episode: 3

Episode 4

Episode: 4

Episode 5

Episode: 5

Episode 6

Episode: 6

Episode 7

Episode: 7

Episode 8

Episode: 8

Episode 9

Episode: 9

Episode 10

Episode: 10

Episode 11

Episode: 11

Episode 12

Episode: 12

Episode 13

Episode: 13

Episode 14

Episode: 14

Episode 15

Episode: 15

Episode 16

Episode: 16

Episode 17

Episode: 17

Episode 18

Episode: 18

Episode 19

Episode: 19

Episode 20

Episode: 20
Jul 27, 2003 (en)
Reality
[180] Min
  • First Air Date Jul 27, 2003
  • Production
  • Rotten tomato 48%
Original Title Australian Idol
en

Overview

Australian Idol is an Australian singing competition, which began its first season in July 2003 and ended its original run in November 2009 before being revived in January 2023. As part of the Idol franchise, Australian Idol originated from the reality program Pop Idol, which was created by British entertainment executive Simon Fuller. Australian Idol was televised on Network Ten for its first seven series and was broadcast on Austereo Radio Network between 2005 and 2007.

  1. Music Supervisor

  2. Producer