From the second to ninth and fourteenth seasons, the finals lasted eleven weeks. Archived from the original on April 7, Is that how you say it? Seasonal rankings based on average total viewers per episode of American Idol. There are two people unconcerned with all the "Idol" controversy that Danny Noriega's goth video rants and David Hernandez's stripper past have stirred up -- Danny and David themselves! Them and a handful of phone-redialer geeks who have been clocking up to 10, calls each week for their contestant of choice but who, according to Fox, are in absolutely no way skewing the outcome. Retrieved March 18,
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Queer Voices. Archived from the original on June 4, September 11,
The concept of the series involves discovering recording stars from unsigned singing talents, with the winner determined by American viewers using phones, Internet, and SMS text voting.