American Idol hits a huge television milestone tonight with its 500th episode. Granted, there were some seasons earlier on when the Fox singing competition might have three episodes a week, but Idol now joins shows like The Simpsons, Gunsmoke, The Real World, and Saturday Night Live in the 500+ episode club for a non-daily show.
With season 13 wrapping up next week, we decided to take a deeper dive into the 500 episodes of American Idol by looking at some other numbers about the show. So which artist do you think has been performed the most? And just exactly how many judges have there been at this point? (Note: All numbers are based on performances from the finals on.)
Watch the 500th episode of American Idol tonight on Fox at 8 p.m. ET.