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TV tonight: ‘American Idol’ title is on the line as finalists perform

TV picks for Sunday, May 20
“American Idol” (8 p.m., ABC): It’s crunch time! In Part 1 of the two-night season finale, the Top 3 finalists — Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Gabby Barrett and Maddie Poppe – visit their hometowns to celebrate their time on the show, then return to the Idol stage for their last chance to win America’s vote. Also, Bobby Bones returns to mentor the Top 3 as they enter their final week of the competition. On stage, the finalists will perform three songs: a hometown dedication, a repeat
of their favorite song of the season and their winner’s single.
“NCIS: Los Angeles” (8 p.m., CBS): Season 9 ends with back-to-back episodes. In the first, Sam is shot during a firefight with a cartel, and a suspect reveals new information on the whereabouts of Spencer Williams (Lamont Thompson), the man who kidnapped Mosley’s son five years ago. Despite several team members having grave reservations, NCIS travels to Mexico for a daring mission to locate and rescue Mosley’s son.
Kelly Clarkson 
“2018 Billboard Music Awards” (8 p.m., NBC): Pop superstar — and coach on “The Voice” — Kelly Clarkson is our host for the annual trophy fest airing from Las Vegas. The performance list includes Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, Shawn Mendes and BTS.
“Killing Eve” (8 p.m., BBC America):  Tensions are running high as the situation in Moscow escalates, and Eve starts to question who she can trust. Despite the danger, with her sights firmly set on Villanelle, Eve goes rogue. Meanwhile, Villanelle is given her next target – and it’s astonishing. With both women under pressure, the stakes are higher than ever.
“The Circus” (8 p.m., Showtime):  As the Mueller probe reaches its one-year mark, and startling revelations roil the criminal case being built against Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, the show’s spring finale pulls back the curtain for an in-depth look at how the President and his allies on Capitol Hill and in the media are managing the myriad imbroglios that threaten to engulf the White House.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (8:30 p.m., Fox): On the Season 5 finale, Jake and Amy’s wedding day is majorly threatened, and Charles and the whole squad rush to help save it. Amidst the chaos, Holt ) hesitates to open the email that will indicate if he has won his campaign for Commissioner, despite Gina’s encouragement. Meanwhile, Terry gently pushes Rosa  toward a potential love interest (guest star Gina Rodriguez).

“Fear the Walking Dead” (9 p.m., AMC): On “Just in Case,”  Strand wrestles with Madison’s decisions. Meanwhile, things take an unexpected turn at the Stadium.
“Madam Secretary” (10 p.m., CBS): In the fourth season finale, Elizabeth and cabinet members brace for the fallout at home and abroad as President Dalton prepares for a retaliatory nuclear attack on a country that has reportedly just launched missiles bound for the U.S.
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Also on Sunday:
NBA Western Conference Finals, Game 3, Rockets at Warriors (5 p.m., TNT)
“60 Minutes” (7 p.m., CBS)
“America’s Funniest Home Videos” (7 p.m., ABC)
“Bob’s Burgers” (7:30 p.m., Fox)
“The Simpsons” (8 p.m., Fox)
“Little Women on Masterpiece”  (8 p.m., PBS)
“Sweetbitter” (8 p.m., Starz)
“The Real Housewives of Potomac” (8 p.m., Bravo)
“Vida” (8:30 p.m., Starz)
“Family Guy” (9 p.m., Fox)
“Westworld” (9 p.m., HBO)
“Good Witch” (9 p.m., Hallmark)
“Billions” (9 p.m., Showtime)
“Wicked Tuna” (9 p.m., Nat Geo)
“Deception” (10 p.m., ABC)
“I’m Dying Up Here” (10 p.m., Showtime)
“Trust” (10 p.m., FX)
“Into the Badlands” (10:05 p.m., AMC)
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