Is American Idol new tonight on ABC? The schedule changes coming up

American IdolIs American Idol new tonight on ABC? Originally, there was an installment planned … so it does make sense if you come into this article with questions.

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Rather than air the originally-planned Part 2 to the Hawaii performances tonight (which would’ve revealed the remainder of the top 20), what the series is planning to do instead is quite simple. They are taking tonight off, moving tonight’s show over to Sunday, and then using the next two Sundays to help acquaint you further with the performers at the center of the show. The objective is to try and stretch out some of their shows long enough so they can find a way to have a top 20. Much like every other industry, television has been hit hard by the current health crisis and a number of plans are rapidly changing.

Our hope is that we’ll still get to have something resembling live shows this season, but without question, you’re certainly going to be waiting for a while to check them out. While we know that there are far more important things going on in the world right now than a singing show, there’s something kind of fun that comes with being able to take your mind off of the present and celebrate something else — great voices or emotional stories. American Idol has always been about personal connectivity, and some of these connections are important in times like this. Hopefully, we’ll have further clarity within the weeks to come.

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