Fox Announces ‘Idol’ Finale, ‘MasterChef’ Premiere Dates

by | February 28, 2013 at 8:48 PM | American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, TV News

Mariah Carey and Keith Urban on "American Idol" (FOX)


LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “American Idol” will wrap up its current season with a two-night finale May 15 and 16, Fox said Thursday.

In a slew of finale and premiere date announcements, Fox also said that Gordon Ramsay’s MasterChef” will return to the air May 22, while “So You Think You Can Dance” will air its season premiere on May 14.

The network’s new reality offering “Does Someone Have to Go,” which will feature employees taking the reins from their frustrated bosses, will air a preview May 15 following the “Idol” finale, before premiering in its time period May 23.

Additional summer schedule information to be announced at a later time.