‘American Idol’ Judges Over the Years

'American Idol' Judges Over the Years

It's the series finale of American Idol, which gives us time to reflect on the past seasons of the show, back to the very beginning. The show began airing on Fox on June 11, 2002 and continued to air for 15 seasons. Let's take a moment, though, to recognize the judges who have helped shaped the lives of so many artists on the show over the years. Click through our gallery to check out each of the judges from the originals to the current ones. (FOX)