American Idol premiere on ABC is least-watched in history

Katy Perry Has the Hots for 'Idol' Contestant Trevor Holmes!

That gave ABC its most-watched Sunday night in more than five years, beating "60 Minutes" on CBS (9.2 million and 8.5 million viewers); NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" (3.6 million) and "Timeless" (2.96 million); and Fox's "O.J".

Season two finalist and CT resident Kimberley Locke gives us a whole recap.

When he entered the room, Luke Bryan instantly said that Trevor was a "dreamboat" and Katy added that her eyes lit up.

Auditions were held in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and Orlando. The network also said "Idol" was the most-viewed program of the night, in both total viewers and young adult viewers, on which advertisers base their commercial purchases.

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"American Idol" is back, and the early ratings suggest ABC's revival is off to a strong start. Returning host Ryan Seacrest has been accused of sexual harassment by a former "E!"

Watch the unusual American Idol moment below. The new episode will be telecast on ABC from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm EST on Monday (6:30 am to 8:30 am IST on Tuesday).

When Benjamin told the judges that he hadn't kissed a girl, as he couldn't do so without being in a relationship, Katy Perry asked him to come over to her desk for his first kiss. But it wasn't enough to send him to Hollywood.

Interestingly, Benjamin Glaze, a 19-year-old contestant from Enid, was one of the unsuccessful candidates but looked visibly happy after receiving a kiss from Katy Perry. Glaze nervously agreed, and when he leaned in for a second cheek-kiss, Perry turned her face so their lips connected, which surprised Glaze so much he fell backward.

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