American Idol, the king of music reality TV shows, will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame at the NAB Show at the NAB Show Television Luncheon in Las Vegas this Monday. (Zennie62Media coverage sponsored by StardustBlue Media.)
American Idol will be represented by judge Randy Jackson, Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe, and Trish Kinane, executive producer and president of entertainment programming for FremantleMedia North America.
American Idol has rose to a legendary place in American and international pop culture. It’s not just a reality TV show, but a true formal process for the introduction of fresh music talent, like Adam Lambert or Page Miles and Michael Lynche from American Idol Season 9, who talked with me at Reality Rocks LA in 2011:
And it’s launched stars like Adam Lambert and turned ordinary people into local celebrities, sometimes with unfortunate results:
Chris Daughtry, contestant on the fifth season of “American Idol,” will perform at the luncheon hosted by Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell.
NAB Show, held April 6-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment.