October 27, 2014 12:00 PM

Lucy Hale

American Juniors, 2003

The Pretty Little Liars star was one of five winners on the Idol spinoff.

Miranda Lambert

Nashville Star, 2003

Prior to her Grammy win, Lambert placed third in the country competition.

Analeigh Tipton

America’s Next Top Model, 2008

The show taught the Manhattan Love Story star “to have a stiff upper lip.”

Emma Stone

In Search of the Partridge Family, 2004

Stone won the role of Laurie on The New Partridge Family, but the series never aired.

Nicole Scherzinger

Popstars USA, 2001

The series turned out an all-girl band, Eden’s Crush, with Scherzinger as a lead vocalist.

Amy Schumer

Last Comic Standing, 2007

The Comedy Central star only made it to fourth place.

Jennifer Hudson

American Idol, 2004

The Oscar winner went home in the sixth round.

Jamie Chung

The Real World: San Diego, 2004

MTV recruited Chung for the show during a casting call held at the bar where she was a waitress.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Survivor, 2000

The Fox & Friends cohost made it to the final four.

Lauren Conrad

Laguna Beach, 2004

The newlywed played out high school on MTV.

Kit Hoover

Road Rules, 1995

The Access Hollywood cohost competed in season 1.

Carrie Underwood

American Idol, 2005

She took home the season 4 Idol title.

For more about Emma Stone, go to page 62.

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