In Search Of Divas...And Ratings

There has never been a better time for a girl with an Aretha cover and a dream. According to a TIME/CNN poll, 7% of Americans think they'd be a good contestant on American Idol, and 23% say they have a friend or family member who would. Now they will have plenty of chances: several American Idol imitators are in the works. In the spirit of the show's acid host Simon Cowell, here's our honest preview:

STAR SEARCH Early next year CBS will bring back the talent-hunt show that gave us Britney Spears and Sinbad, minus former host Ed McMahon and--four stars...

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