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Jordin Sparks' interview schedule

Jordin Sparks’ interview schedule — The non-stop media tour of an American Idol

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Sleep deprivation, probing questions about her love life, and one last assignment for 11th-grade English. In the wake of her American Idol victory, this is Jordin Sparks’ now. On May 29, the effervescent teen stopped by EW’s offices to chat about the insane post-win interview schedule that’s left her jaw sore — but her megawatt smile delightfully intact.

THURSDAY, MAY 24

5:15 AM
Access Hollywood interview

5:30-8:15 AM
Over 25 Fox affiliate and radio interviews

9:00 AM
Access Hollywood performance rehearsal

10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Lunch/school
”It was my last day of school,” says Sparks. ”I was reading A Separate Peace. I have to finish, but I don’t know where I put my book.”

4:30 PM
Tonight Show taping

5:30 PM
Ellen taping

FRIDAY, MAY 25

11:00 AM
Magazine photo shoot

6:00 PM
Larry King Live

SATURDAY, MAY 26

12:00-4:00 PM
Idol tour photo shoot

SUNDAY, MAY 27

Day off
Sparks can’t recall how she spent her free time. ”I’m so confused. Everything is running into each other!”

MONDAY, MAY 28

11:00 AM
Travel to New York City

7:15 PM
Arrive in NYC

TUESDAY, MAY 29

6:15 AM
Hair/makeup

7:50 AM
WPLJ radio interview

8:10 AM
Regis and Kelly rehearsal

9:00 AM
Regis appearance

9:50 AM
ABC radio interview

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Launch radio tour

12:30-2:00 PM
Magazine meet-and-greet

2:15-3:30 PM
Meet-and-greet with EW staff

3:30-5:00 PM
Break
”Any extra free time you have, you are sleeping, or you’re trying to sleep,” says Sparks. ”But if you try to sleep, sometimes you get preoccupied with something, and then you don’t get to bed.”

5:45-5:50 PM
Appearance on local Fox TV affiliate

6:30-7:15 PM
Mi TRL appearance

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30

6:00 AM
Hair/makeup

7:45 AM
Appearance on Fox’s Good Day New York

9:15-9:20 AM
Appearance on The Morning Show With Mike and Juliet

10:00-11:15 AM
Fox News radio tour
What question has she been asked the most? ”Do I have a boyfriend? And I don’t. I’ve been asked that tons of times.”

11:30-11:50 AM
Magazine meet-and-greet

11:55 AM-12:10 PM
Sales meet-and-greet

12:20-2:00 PM
Lunch/break

2:15-2:45 PM
Magazine meet-and-greet

3:30-4:30 PM
TRL appearance

6:00-7:00 PM
Appearance on BET’s 106 & Park

THURSDAY, MAY 31

8:00 AM
Today show appearance

9:00 AM
CBS Early Show taping