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‘Idol’ reaches for Star

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News Corp.’s pay channel Star World will become the first in Asia to air episodes of the coming season of “American Idol” just a few hours after they broadcast in the U.S., thanks to a new satellite link.

At present, Asian auds have to wait two weeks or longer to see the popular show.

The new season begins Jan. 19 and runs until late May.

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