American Idol. By Chelsea MacIntyre. About the show Facts Television shows and Network Film and Game Advancements Music. American Idol. a reality television singing competition created by Simon Fuller and produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment Started 2002.
"The most impactful show in the history of television." - Rival TV Executives
“It made sense for the network with the biggest hit in TV, which is a musical, to do something in that vein”
- Ryan Murphy (Creator of Glee)
“It saved Fox”Simon Fuller