'Idol' premiere will feature Philadelphia, Dallas

Next week's season premiere of "American Idol" will feature auditions in Philadelphia and Dallas, Fox has announced.

Philadelphia auditions will be shown next Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 8 to 10 p.m. Dallas auditions are Wednesday, Jan 16, from 8 to 10 p.m.

The network has not yet announced the viewing order of the remaining five audition cities, which include Atlanta.

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