NAB to Induct 'American Idol' Into Hall of Fame
Will be honored during NAB Show on April 8
By Tim Baysinger -- Broadcasting & Cable, 12/12/2012 12:15:16 PM
The long-running reality series will be honored during the 2013 NAB Show Television Luncheon on April 8 in Las Vegas.
"For over a decade, American Idol has shaped the reality competition television genre, brought families together by entertaining viewers of all ages and made a huge cultural impact," said Gordon Smith, president and CEO of NAB. "NAB is proud to recognize this innovative television program."
American Idol has raised over $185 million for charity through its initiative "Idol Gives Back." The show returns for its 12th season on Jan. 16 with the debut of new judges Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey and Keith Urban.
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