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Pop Idol

Show Tidbits
The format for the series has been sold to many countries around the world.
 
The show had two series made before being replaced by The X Factor.
 
Extended footage from the series was shown on the ITV2 series Pop Idol Extra.
 
The winning act has to sign to Simon Fuller's record label.
 
Michelle's record deal was not renewed at the end of the year.
 
The amount of people who voted in the second series final was a record for British reality television shows at the time.
 
The top ten from each series went on a nationwide singing tour after each series had finished.
 
Series one runner up, Gareth Gates, was signed by Simon Cowell to his record label after the series finished.
 

Classification: Reality
Genre: Family | Music
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Saturdays at 07:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 05, 2001
Ended: December 20, 2003
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