The "American Idol" ladies got the performance season off to a mixed start on Tuesday night.
There were a few strong performances, but there were many more mediocre and poor turns, a concern given the clear sense that the women were stronger than the men this season.
How will the Top 12 Men respond on Wednesday (Feb. 24) night?
And will Ellen DeGeneres actually add something on Wednesday, after an uninspiring live judging debut?
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