American Idol Experience Fast Facts

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Here are some short factoids we have been able to gather on the new American Idol Experience attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios:

  • The theater has the largest curved video wall at Walt Disney World measuring 35 feet wide and 7.5 feet tall
  • The show uses 113 video screens and 105 audio speakers
  • There are 735 lighting fixtures used in the attraction
  • The American Idol Experience judges all have experience in the music industry ranging from Broadway to recording studios
  • The stage is 100 feet wide and covers 3000 square feet
  • The use of LED set electrics during the show is saving the electrical equivalent of 60 residential homes a day
  • The Superstar Television Theater is the largest HD production facility at the Walt Disney World Resort
  • The computer system used can tabulate 2000 votes by guests in under 2 seconds

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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