'American Idol' has season premiere Tuesday

The eighth season of reality TV competition "American Idol" will premiere 8 p.m. Tuesday on Fox. The two-hour episode features auditions in Phoenix.

Reporter Sonya Sorich will blog every episode "live" on the "American Idol" blog available at ledger-enquirer.com/blogs. Check the blog now to weigh in on discussions about Season 8.

Read Tuesday's Ledger-Enquirer for the full scoop on changes to "American Idol."