In 2003, Seacrest hosted the spin-off show, American Juniors ‘American Idol’ became a major hit and catapulted his status as well.
The show was aired on TNN for two years until 2003.In 2002, Seacrest accepted the position as co-host of a new Fox reality television series American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman.Later, he attended the University of Georgia and dropped out to pursue a broadcasting career in Hollywood.He studied radio broadcasting in Atlanta in the WSTR (FM) after winning an internship. If I wanted to have my picture taken I would have gone to a popular celebrity restaurant.
The Ivy, [the restaurant where he was photographed with Hatcher] was far out of town.It was the rising popularity and demand that made him the solo host for the show in its second year.The increasing popularity of ‘American Idol’ proved fruitful both for the show and him as he earned world recognition and became famous worldwide. The popularity of the show resulted in a spin-off program American Juniors which too had him play the host.In 1993, Seacrest hosted the first season of ESPN’s Radical Outdoor Challenge.From 1994 until 1996, he served as the host for the kid’s game show, Gladiator 2000.The same year, he replaced Rick Dees to serve as the host of Los Angeles radio station KIIS’s morning show.