‘American Idol’ kicks off final season with two-night premiere

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The hit show "American Idol" is kicking off its final season with a two-night series premiere, and the second half airs Thursday night from 7 to 9 p.m. on FOX 13.

If you missed Wednesday night's episode, check out the video above for some of the highlights. Catch the second half of the premiere tonight, and stay tuned afterward for FOX 13 News at Nine.