American Idol 2018 Full Broadcast Date and Schedule on ABC


ABC has released the full broadcast date and schedule of the upcoming Season 16 of American Idol.

American Idol will air a 30 minute Spring Preview Special episode on March 4, a week before premiering it’s first audition episode on March 11, 2018.

American Idol 2018 Full Broadcast Date and Schedule on ABC

Auditions will take place at key cities of New York City, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans and Savannah.

Live shows will run for six weeks and will begin on April 15. The two hour American Idol season finale will be on May 20.

Below is the full broadcast date and schedule of American Idol 2018.

Sunday March 4th (30 min) – ABC Spring Preview Special

Sunday March 11 (2 Hours) – Auditions Part 1 – New York City, Los Angeles, Nashville
Monday March 12 (2 Hours) – Auditions Part 2 – New Orleans, Savannah

Sunday March 18 (2 Hours) – Auditions Part 3
Monday March 19 (2 Hours) – Hollywood Week Part 1

Sunday March 25 (2 Hours) – Hollywood Week Part 2
Monday March 26 (2 Hours) – Showcase Round/Green Mile (Top 50)

Sunday April 1 (2 Hours) – Semi-Finals (Top 24) Group 1 Solo Performances
Monday April 2 (2 Hours) – Semi-Finals (Top 24) Group 1 Celebrity Duets

Sunday April 8 (2 Hours) – Semi-Finals (Top 24) Group 2 Solo Performances
Monday April 9 (2 Hours) – Semi-Finals (Top 24) Group 2 Celebrity Duets

Sunday April 15 (2 Hours) – Live Finals
Monday April 16 (2 Hours) – Live Finals

Sunday April 22 (2 Hours) – Live Finals
Monday April 23 (2 Hours): Live Finals

Sunday April 29 (2 Hours) – Live Finals

Sunday May 6 (2 Hours) – Live Finals

Sunday May 13 (2 Hours) – Live Finals

Sunday May 20 (2 Hours) – Live Finale

American Idol Season 16 is set to premiere on March 11, 2018 on ABC. Ryan Seacrest returns as host while Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry as judges.

See also: American Idol 2018 Top 24 Contestants Leaked Online


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