‘American Idol’ 2016 Finale: What Time & Channel Is the Show On Tonight?

Tonight is part 1 of the series finale of American Idol and the beginning of crowning the 2016 winner. For all the details on who will be performing on the finale episodes, what time the show begins on each finale date and more, read on below.

DATES: April 6 – 7th, 2016

SHOW TIMES: Wednesday, April 6 (8:00-9:00 PM live ET/tape-delayed PT) and Thursday, April 7 (8:00-10:06 PM live ET/tape-delayed PT).

LOCATION: Dolby Theatre

TOP 3 REMAINING CONTESTANTS: Dalton Rapattoni, Trent Harmon and La’Porsha Renae

PERFORMERS & APPEARANCES MADE BY: Kelly Clarkson, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery, Phillip Phillips, Candice Glover, Caleb Johnson, Nick Fradiani, Ace Young, Allison Iraheta, Amber Holcomb, Blake Lewis, Bo Bice, Brandon Rogers, Bucky Covington, Carly Smithson, Casey James, Chris Daughtry, Clark Beckham, Clay Aiken, Colton Dixon, Constantine Maroulis, Danny Gokey, David Archuleta, Diana DeGarmo, Elliott Yamin, George Huff, James Durbin, Jasmine Trias, Jennifer Hudson, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Justin Guarini, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Kimberley Locke, Kree Harrison, LaToya London, Lauren Alaina, Melinda Doolittle, Mikalah Gordon, Pia Toscano, Sanjaya, Skylar Laine, and Tamyra Gray.

DALTON RAPATTONI’S SINGLE: “Strike a Match,” available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.

LA’PORSHA RENAE’S SINGLE: “Battles,” available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.

TRENT HARMON’S SINGLE: “Falling,” available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.

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