What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘American Idol’ Series Finale, ‘WWE Smackdown’ on Thursday

The final Idol is crowned on the emotional, star-studded series finale of American Idol! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Thursday 04/07/2016:

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: American Idol [LIVE SERIES FINALE] (“Winner Chosen”) – The winner is declared; a tribute to the past 15 seasons and a farewell celebration; musical guests include Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. (FOX)

Grey’s Anatomy (“I Wear the Face”) – Meredith, Owen and Nathan go to pick up a heart for a transplant; a musician who has MS is admitted with a hand tremor; the residents apply for a grant; Catherine keeps butting into Jackson and April’s business. (ABC)

The Big Bang Theory (“The Big Bear Precipitation”) – Sheldon shares a secret about Leonard when the two go on a weekend trip with Penny and Amy; Koothrappali goes all out with pregnancy gifts. (CBS)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (“Progeny”) – The team is split on whether to kill a 14-year-old boy who is destined to grow into an evil dictator; Sara helps Snart through a difficult time; Ray learns something consequential to his future with Kendra. (The CW)

WWE SmackDown! – Zack Ryder challenges The Miz in a rematch for the Intercontinental championship; The Vaudevillians debut. (USA Network)

The Odd Couple [SEASON PREMIERE] (“All About Eavesdropping”) – After listening to their neighbors’ conversations through a vent, Oscar and Felix try to help them save their marriage; Emily and Dani train to race to the top of the Empire State Building. (CBS)

9:00 PM ET

Scandal (“Thwack!”) – The election is in full swing but with potential leaks threatening some of the candidates, they have to work together to keep secrets safe. (ABC)

Mom (“Cornflakes and the Hair of Three Men”) – Christy takes a job as Jill’s personal assistant after the restaurant closes for renovations; Bonnie falls for a guy who dialed her phone number by accident. (CBS)

The Blacklist (“Mr. Solomon”) – The task force races to stop a catastrophe after discovering tactical nuclear weapons have been targeted by thieves; Tom and Liz make a decision that will change their relationship. (NBC)

The 100 (“Fallen”) – Jaha uses a terrible method to get Abby to join his cause; Bellamy learns a difficult truth; Monty is in a dangerous spot; Jasper hurries to save his own life. (The CW)

Project Runway All Stars (“A Touch of Style”) – The designers must combine sports and fashion to create high-end leisure wear inspired by the “Touch By Alyssa Milano” line. (Lifetime)

Mary Mary (“Desperate Times, Desperate Measures”) – Because of money problems, Warryn connects with a shady friend from his past; Erica grows suspicious; Tina grills Goo’s new boyfriend; Koryn delivers an ultimatum to Mitch. (WE TV)

9:30 PM ET

2 Broke Girls (“And the Show and Don’t Tell”) – The girls go to see Martin perform in a prison musical, where they tell him they plan to open a dessert bar with Caroline’s money. (CBS)

10:00 PM ET

Vikings (“Portage”) – The defeated Vikings question Ragnar’s leadership as they evacuate their camp and move back down-river; Ragnar orders the fleet to beach at a cliff face and unveils an ingenious plan. (History)

Archer (“The Handoff”) – Archer and Lana must complete a tricky handoff while the rest of the gang hears the best voicemail ever. (FX)

The Real World: Go Big or Go Home (“Unfriended”) – Dione meets another girl, causing Kailah some jealousy; an Internet post shocks the household, and one roommate wonders who can be trusted. (MTV)

Lip Sync Battle – Musician Jason Derulo battles actress Katharine McPhee. (Spike)

2016 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – Inductees include Sting; Stan Hansen; Snoop Dogg; The Fabulous Freebirds. (USA Network)

The Catch (“The Trial”) – The team helps a woman with MS, who is suffering from the horrible side effects of a drug company’s clinical trial; Alice follows a huge lead in hopes of finding Ben. (ABC)

Rush Hour (“Two Days or the Number of Hours Within That Time Frame”) – After Gerald is arrested for possessing a watch that was stolen during a robbery/homicide, Carter slips his cousin out of jail to help him track down the real killers. (CBS)

11:00 PM ET

The Graham Norton Show – Actor Chris Hemsworth; actress Jessica Chastain; actress Kirsten Dunst; actor Stephen Mangan. (BBC America)

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Emo Philips; Reggie Watts; Rachel Bloom. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Author Juan Williams. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Actor Liam Cunningham; actor Paul Reubens; Michael Kiwanuka performs. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live welcomes Actor Sam Rockwell; actor Greg Kinnear. (11:00 PM, Bravo)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore has Journalist Jake Tapper. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is joined by Actress Kerry Washington; actor Ken Jeong; Dion performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Night With Seth Meyers welcomes Dancer Savion Glover; Brandi Carlile performs; Brann Dailor sits in with the 8G Band. (12:35 AM, NBC)

Last Call With Carson Daly features Actor Anthony Anderson; Dream Junkies perform; political commentator Steve Kornacki. (1:35 AM, NBC)

What's On TV Tonight - 'American Idol' Series Finale, 'WWE Smackdown' on Thursday

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