American Idol filming at Magic Kingdom

PHOTOS: “American Idol” Filming Today at the Magic Kingdom

American Idol‘s traditional “Disney Night” will be airing on Sunday, May 2nd, and this year, they’re filming at Walt Disney World. American Idol and Walt Disney World have a storied history. The 2017 season kicked off auditions at Disney Springs. Disney’s Hollywood Studios also used to host The American Idol Experience, where guests could compete to win a front-of-the-line ticket to a real American Idol audition. The attraction opened in 2009 and closed permanently in 2015.


Film crews are staged behind a wall of planters near Mad Tea Party.


The filming is taking place on the bridge connecting Fantasyland and the hub.


The crew has set up a lot of camera equipment as well as a host of umbrellas.


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6 months ago

Saw the idol gang doing taping at the Studios on Aliens about 90 minutes ago. Must be shuttling from park to park to cover all the promotional shots.