Well, a week from Wednesday night we commence Season 10 of American Idol and the season’s schedule has finally been announced.

In the end there will be 5 males and 5 females among the finalists and then the judges will select wild cards. How many? That wasn’t revealed.

Following is the entire schedule:

AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 10 SCHEDULE

Jan. 19 – Season Premiere, Part 1 (N.Y./N.J. auditions), 8-10 p.m.

Jan. 20 – Season Premiere, Part 2 N.O. auditions), 8-9 p.m.

Jan. 26 – Audition episode, 8 p.m.

Jan. 27 – Audition episode, 8 p.m.

Feb. 2 – Audition episode, 8 p.m.

Feb. 3 – Audition episode, 8 p.m.

Feb. 9 – Audition episode, 8 p.m.Feb. 10 – Audition episode, 8 p.m.

Feb. 16 – Hollywood Round, Part 1, 8-10 p.m.

Feb. 17 – Hollywood Round, Part 2, 8-9 p.m.

Feb. 23 – Las Vegas Round, 8-10 p.m.

Feb. 24 – Top 20 Semifinalists announced, 8-10 p.m.

March 1 – Semifinalists perform, 8-9:30 p.m.

March 2 – Semifinalists perform, 8-9:30 p.m.

March 3 – First Results Show and Finalists announced, 8-9 p.m.