5:05pm PT by THR staff
'American Idol' Series Finale: THR's Live Blog
American Idol ends its 15-year run on Fox tonight. But before a new victor is crowned and the sparks come down, producers promise plenty of action on the Dolby Theatre stage in Hollywood.
Follow along as The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard reporters cover the Idol scene from the red carpet, inside the show and backstage live and in real time.