iPilot is the very first episode of the first season of the Nicklodeon TV show, iCarly. The first airing of this episode, at 8:30 on Saturday the 8th of September drew 5.65 million viewers, with the second airing at 11:30am on Sunday the 9th of September drawing 7.35 million viewers for a total of 13 mil. The 5.65 million viewers of the Saturday premiere is the 2nd highest of any Nicklodeon live action show, behind Victorious whose premiere episode drew 5.7 million viewers.
In the pilot episode of the series, Carly Shay (Miranda Cosgrove) is accused of photodocting Ms. Francine Briggs' head onto the body of a rhinoceros even though her best friend, Sam Puckett (Jenette McCurdy), did it. Because of this, they are forced to be the judges of the school talent show auditions. Freddie Benson (Natha Kress), who had a crush on Carly, but is enemies with Sam, brings his tech equipment to videotape the auditions. they eventually finish the auditions and pick which ones they want to be in it. Ms. Briggs' rejects them all, inspiring to make their own webshow titled "iCarly."