Time for an American Idol party!

FOX 31 plans to host an AMERICAN IDOL Viewing Party on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Lee County High School (1 Trojan Way, Leesburg, GA 31763) from 7PM-9PM during the one-hour LIVE results show of AMERICAN IDOL airing Thursday, April 26 (8:00-9:00 PM EST) on FOX 31. FOX 31's Viewing Party will broadcast the show as the 2012 AMERICAN IDOL Top 5 finalists are announced LIVE from inside the cafeteria at Lee County High School. FOX 31 welcomes conversations surrounding the viewing party on social media sites facebook (/wfxltv) and twitter (@wfxl, using hashtag: #watchFOX31).

Everyone is encouraged to come out and be a part of the excitement surrounding Season 11 of AMERICAN IDOL. Follow and RSVP at to show support and to find the latest details surrounding the event, (RSVP is not required). The event is free and open to the public. AMERICAN IDOL prizes will be given away, and refreshments will be available. No outside beverages will be permitted.

WHAT: American Idol Viewing Party
DATE: Thursday, April 26, 2012
LOCATION: Lee County High School Cafeteria, 1 Trojan Way, Leesburg, GA

FOX 31's Idol Viewing Party is brought to you locally by DOCO Credit Union, Albany General Tire, Winn-Dixie, Sterling Finance Company, and Custom Interiors. Promotional support is provided by Q102.1, Lee County Chamber of Commerce, and Lee County High School.

FOX 31 WFXL-TV is Southwest Georgia's local FOX Affiliate and is owned by Barrington Broadcasting Group, LLC, a Chicago based broadcast company with 24 television stations in 15 markets. For more information about FOX 31 WFXL-TV, please visit

AMERICAN IDOL is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of CKX, Inc. and FremantleMedia North America, Inc. The series is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, CEO, XIX Entertainment, and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; and Nigel Lythgoe, CEO, Nigel Lythgoe Productions. AMERICAN IDOL has been No. 1 among Adults 18-49 for the past eight consecutive seasons. For more information, please visit