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A guide to 'American Idol' on TV this week: April 12 - 19

Et-idol1  "American Idol" has spawned dozens of celebrities who continue to make their mark on popular culture. Listed below are the highlights of TV programs airing during the next week related to 'Idol,' including appearances by contestants and judges, past and present.

“Today” 7 a.m., Tuesday NBC; Author Shirley MacLaine (“I'm Over All That”); the latest contestant eliminated from “American Idol”; author Maya Soetoro-Ng (“Ladder to the Moon”); author Maria Menounos (“The EveryGirl's Guide to Life”); Jessie J. performs. (N) 

“The NewNowNext Awards” 5:30 p.m., Tuesday LOGO; Appearances by Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Paula Abdul and more.

“Dancing With the Stars” 9 p.m., Tuesday ABC; Another couple is eliminated; Jennifer Hudson performs; violinist David Garrett performs. (N)

“American Idol” 8 p.m., Wednesday Fox; Eight Finalists Compete -- The eight remaining contestants perform songs from movies. (N Same-day Tape)

“The E! True Hollywood Story” 10 a.m., Thursday E!; Adam Lambert -- The American Idol runner-up launches his career.

“Music Video” 7:25 p.m., Thursday Disney; Jordin Sparks: The World I Knew -- Jordin Sparks “The World I Knew.”

“The Insider” 7:30 p.m., Thursday CBS; Interview With the Judds! -- Singers Wynonna and Naomi Judd; “American Idol.” (N)

“American Idol” 8 p.m., Thursday Fox; One of Eight Voted Off -- A contestant is eliminated; Rihanna performs; Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldean perform. (N)

“Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew” 9 p.m., Thursday MTV; Lil Wayne -- Dance crews from around the country compete.

“Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew” 10 and 11 p.m., Thursday MTV; Ke$ha -- Dance crews from around the country compete. (N)

“Access Hollywood” 7:30 p.m., Friday NBC; “American Idol.” (N)

“Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew” 9 p.m., Friday MTV; Ke$ha -- Dance crews from around the country compete.

“Take Two With Phineas and Ferb” 10:25 p.m., Friday Disney; Randy Jackson -- Phineas and Ferb interview celebrities.

“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” 11:35 p.m., Friday NBC; John Travolta; the most-recently eliminated “American Idol” contestant; Eliza Doolittle performs. (N)

“Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew” 9 and 11 p.m., Saturday MTV; Ke$ha -- Dance crews from around the country compete.

“The NewNowNext Awards” 8:30 p.m., Sunday LOGO; Appearances by Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Paula Abdul and more.

“Live With Regis and Kelly” 9 a.m., Monday ABC; New York Auto Show Week -- Actor Robert Pattinson; the latest “American Idol” castoff performs; the New York International Auto Show; co-host Seth Meyers. (N)

“Today” 7 a.m., Tuesday NBC; Authors Lois Frankel and Carol Frohlinger (“Nice Girls Just Don't Get It”); the latest contestant eliminated from “American Idol”; romance after 50; chefs Jamie and Bobby Deen; decorating the table for Easter; chef Curtis Stone. (N)

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: Pia Toscano. Credit: Michael Becker / Fox

 
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