The second season of 'American Idol' premiered on January 21, 2003 and continued until May 21, 2003. In season two, Seacrest surfaced as the lone host. Brian Dunkleman reportedly hated working on the show and the studio was dissatisfied with his performance. Wikipedia*
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Samantha Cohen has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2014 Vignette. Most appearances with Carolyn Kroll Reidy (2), Jonathan Karp (2), Richard Rhorer (2).