Pickler returns to being Idol
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
– Kellie Pickler returned to where it all started last week when she taped an episode of the final season of "American Idol."
For several days, Pickler, who was on the show's fifth season, mentored and performed with 2 of the Top 24 contestants. Their names were not revealed. During the tapings, she also shared advice and stories from her "Idol" experience.
"American Idol" featuring Pickler, along with five other returning Idols, will air Thursday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. eastern on Fox.
"It was so great to return to 'American Idol' and see some of my old friends and make a few new ones," said Pickler. "I have always been so appreciative of the opportunity to be on Idol and of the doors that show opened for me. And, to be asked back to mentor and perform with a few of the final season's contestants was a true honor."
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