Stream the Season 21 Finale Online – Billboard
Written by GRB on 21/05/2023
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Season 21 of American Idol is coming to a close. Iam Tongi, Colin Stough and Megan Danielle will battle it out one last time during the star-studded finale slated to air on Sunday (May 21).
Judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan and host Ryan Seacrest will be on hand for the finale, which will feature performances from Kylie Minogue, Ellie Golding, Lainey Wilson, Jazmine Sullivan, Lauren Daigle, Jelly Roll, TLC, James Blunt and Kevin Cronin.
Want to watch the finale, or binge some of the older episodes? Keep reading for a breakdown of ways to watch and stream American Idol from anywhere.
American Idol Season 21 Finale: When & How to Watch
What time does the American Idol finale come on? The show will air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Because American Idol is on network television, you can potentially watch with an HD antenna, but also through cable, satellite or a streaming subscription that has ABC.
Like other ABC shows, the new season of American Idol will stream live on ABC.com and the ABC app. If you have internet access, you can stream the show from just about anywhere (use ExpressVPN to stream internationally).
How to Watch American Idol on Hulu
Hulu offers ad-free streaming for $14.99/month, however, the discount only applies to the cheaper plan. The limited offer ends on May 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
Stream network TV shows a day after they premiere on television, in addition to tons of movies and Hulu exclusives such as Only Murders in the Building, White Men Can’t Jump, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, How I Met Your Father, The Handmaid’s Tale, Tiny Beautiful Things and The Kardashians.
Subscribers can add Starz, HBO Max and other channels to Hulu, create up to six profiles under one account and stream from up to two different screens at the same time.
Looking for live television? Hulu + Live TV gets you 75+ channels, Disney+ and ESPN+ for less than $75 a month. Hulu also offers student discounts, annual plans and bundle deals with Disney+ and ESPN.
Other Ways to Watch American Idol
Want more ways to watch American Idol? If you’ve been itching to getting rid of cable but don’t want to end up spending hundreds of dollars a month, Fubo, DirectTV Stream, YouTube TV, Verizon Fios and Vidgo are some of the affordable streaming options for cord cutters.