American Idol on TV: March 8 - 14
Keep up with "American Idol," its judges, its alumni and this season's 13 finalists, on TV March 8 - 14:
“American Idol” 8 p.m., Wednesday Fox: Finalists Compete : Mary J. Blige mentors the singers; the finalists perform songs by Whitney Houston and Stevie Wonder. (N)
“American Idol” 8 p.m., Thursday Fox: 1 Voted Off : The contestants face elimination; performances by Mary J. Blige and Lauren Alaina. (N)
“Behind the Music” 9 p.m., Thursday VH1: Jennifer Hudson finds success in spite of an early elimination from “American Idol.”
“The Chew” Noon, Friday ABC: Spring Forward : Paula Abdul. (N)
“VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul” 10 p.m., Sunday LOGO: The great cities of soul music; performers include Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson and Florence and The Machine.
“Live! With Kelly” 9 a.m., Monday ABC: Nicole Richie; rapper Cee Lo Green; an “American Idol” castoff performs; co-host Kyle MacLachlan. (N)
“The Voice” 8 p.m., Monday NBC: The Battles, Week 2 : Music industry professionals Jewel, Lionel Richie, Alanis Morissette, Robin Thicke, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Ne-Yo, Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert help the judges choose which vocalists will advance in the competition. (N)
“The Wendy Williams Show” 11 a.m., Tuesday Fox: Broadway : Nick Jonas; Ruben Studdard performs. (N)
“American Idol” 8 p.m., Wednesday Fox: The finalists perform for the judges. (N)
-- Compiled by Ed Stockly
Photo: The 13 finalists: Clockwise from top center: Jermaine Jones, Erika Van Pelt, Jeremy Rosado, Skylar Laine, Jessica Sanchez, Deandre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Shannon Magrane, Colton Dixon. Heejun Han, Joshua Ledet, Elise Testone and Phillip Phillips. Credit: Michael Becker / Fox.