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How long has American Idol been on tv?

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Wiki User
08/06/2010

right now where on season 8 so eight years

Let me help the last person out with their answer. Right now WE'RE going into season 10 and the first season was in 2002. The show has been on for eight years. One season does not equal one calendar year. There is a new show every 10-11 months.