This May, FOX delivers major television events, all-new episodes and big guest stars, including an unprecedented ANIMATION DOMINATION crossover event May 1; the one-hour season finale of FAMILY GUY May 22, taking place in a galaxy far, far away; the three-hour, two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL, featuring the final performance show May 24 and the final live results show that's sure to captivate America May 25; primetime broadcasts of NASCAR ON FOX races April 30 and May 7; and primetime MLB ON FOX baseball match-ups May 14 and May 21.
Here are the highlights, night by night, for this May on FOX:
Mondays this May are nights of gripping, high-quality drama with four all-new installments of HOUSE and four all-new episodes of compelling police drama THE CHICAGO CODE, including the not-to-be-missed season finales of both series.
Monday, May 2
HOUSE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Changes"
After suffering partial paralysis while searching for a long-lost love, lottery winner Cyrus Harry (guest star Donal Logue) is brought to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment by House (Hugh Laurie) and the team. Cuddy's (Lisa Edelstein) mother (guest star Candice Bergen) threatens to sue the hospital for malpractice, jeopardizing both Cuddy and House's medical licenses. Chase (Jesse Spencer) and Foreman (Omar Epps) make a bet that tests each one in different ways.
THE CHICAGO CODE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Bathhouse & Hinky Dink"
While Teresa (Jennifer Beals) and Jarek (Jason Clarke) set the stage for their case against Alderman Gibbons (Delroy Lindo), their effort to clean up Chicago takes an unexpected turn when a deadlocked jury acquits a corrupt city official (guest star Bruce Nozick). Suspicious, the two mount an investigation, only to discover that jury tampering is just the tip of the iceberg.
Monday, May 9
HOUSE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Fix"
When House and Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) bet on a boxing match and disagree over the outcome, Wilson gives him exactly one day to pay up or prove him wrong. House presses the boxer (guest star Kevin Phillips) for more information to help prove his case and ends up attempting to breathe new life into the losing fighter's career. Meanwhile, the team begins to suspect House may have another type of drug problem.
THE CHICAGO CODE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Black Sox"
Following a murder that appears to be a hate crime, Teresa risks tipping Gibbons off to her big-picture plan by boldly taking on the Chicago Police Department's corrupt "meritorious" promotion system. Meanwhile, Jarek is forced to face his own reality when Vonda (Devin Kelley) receives an anonymous package that reveals more about the Wysocki family.
Monday, May 16
HOUSE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "After Hours"
Thirteen's friend and former ex-con (guest star Amy Landecker) arrives at Thirteen's apartment unannounced and in need of urgent medical attention. When she finds out that her friend has relapsed into drug use, Thirteen promises not to take her to the hospital where the cops could find her and instead turns to Chase in desperation. Meanwhile, House deals with devastating information, and Taub (Peter Jacobson) begins to come to terms with surprising news.
THE CHICAGO CODE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Greylord & Gambat"
The case against Alderman Gibbons escalates, and Teresa, Jarek and Caleb (Matt Lauria) scramble to locate a star witness. As undercover cop Liam Hennessey (Billy Lush) continues to assemble evidence, he's forced to take matters into his own hands.
Monday, May 23
HOUSE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Moving On" - Season Finale
Well-known performance artist Afsoun Hamidi (guest star Shohreh Aghdashloo) is admitted to the hospital, but when the team learns that her symptoms may have been self-inflicted as part of a documentary for her latest performance piece, they begin to question whether treatments are necessary and if they are unwittingly participating in the creation of a piece of her art. Meanwhile, a situation prompts House to do something very unexpected, a move that could change his relationship with Cuddy and Wilson permanently.
THE CHICAGO CODE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Mike Royko's Revenge" - Season Finale
It's the moment of truth for the city of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department. FBI Special Agent Cuyler (guest star Adam Arkin) returns to pay Superintendent Colvin a visit, and Jarek stops at nothing to address family issues that have haunted him for years. When Jarek and Teresa are forced to put everything on the line, the stakes are raised as their case against the kingpin of corruption in Chicago comes to a climactic conclusion.
Laugh out loud on FOX Tuesdays this May with all-new installments of GLEE, RAISING HOPE and TRAFFIC LIGHT. Plus, catch the first part of the highly anticipated two-night season finale of the milestone 10th season of AMERICAN IDOL May 24!
Tuesday, May 3
GLEE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) - "Rumours"
Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) revives the school newspaper and decides to print a few inflammatory blind items. The glee club gains a whole new respect for Sam (guest star Chord Overstreet) when they discover some interesting new information about his family life. Meanwhile, April Rhodes (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) returns to Lima and tries to convince Mr. Schuester (Matthew Morrison) to hit the road with her.
RAISING HOPE (9:01-9:31 PM ET/PT) - "Everybody Flirts... Sometimes"
When Burt's (Garret Dillahunt) flirtatious ways are exposed, the entire family begins to experiment with flirting. Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) compete to be Barney's (guest star Gregg Binkley) favorite employee, Maw Maw (guest star Cloris Leachman) gives away her treasures and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) is stalked by a coffee shop employee.
TRAFFIC LIGHT (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Where The Heart Is"
Lisa (Liza Lapira) tries to keep track of Mike's (David Denman) whereabouts by using the GPS trackers on their cell phones, and Mike uses reverse psychology to keep tabs on her as well. Meanwhile, Adam's (Nelson Franklin) boss (guest star Rob Huebel) at Bloke Magazine assigns him to write an article on intimacy, but when Callie (Aya Cash) stumbles upon his research material, she misconstrues it as a hint to spice up their relationship. Also, Ethan (Kris Marshall) gets himself into trouble when his organ delivery ends up in the wrong hands.
Tuesday, May 10
GLEE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) - "Prom Queen"
When the entertainment for prom falls through, Principal Figgins (guest star Iqbal Theba) asks New Directions to perform at the dance much to prom coordinator Sue's dismay. Things get heated as the competition for prom king and queen draws closer, and Jessie St. James (guest star Jonathan Groff) returns.
RAISING HOPE (9:01-9:31 PM ET/PT) - "Baby Monitor"
When Hope's baby monitor picks up their neighbors' conversations, Burt and Virginia go out of their way to meet the troubled couple (guest stars Jaime Pressly and Ethan Suplee) and try to help their marriage. Meanwhile, Howdy's Market has the entire community, including baby Hope and Maw Maw, involved in a commercial competition with a rival store.
TRAFFIC LIGHT (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Tommy Guns"
For his annual guys' trip with Adam and Ethan, Mike suggests a hunting expedition as a way to get back to their roots, but the guys have a hard time taking the idea seriously. Meanwhile, Lisa worries that Tommy is growing up too fast and insists on taking baby photos to remember his childhood. Callie offers to take the pictures, but money complicates their friendship when payment is left undefined.
Tuesday, May 17
GLEE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) - "Funeral"
New Directions continues to strategize their set list for Nationals with a little help from Jessie St. James (guest star Jonathan Groff). Meanwhile, an unexpected loss rocks the world of one of McKinley's own.
RAISING HOPE (9:01-9:31 PM ET/PT) - "Don't Vote for this Episode" - Season Finale
The Chances reminisce about the year Jimmy turned 18 - when Maw Maw kicked them out of the house, when a goth Jimmy (a/k/a "Drakkar Noir") took up residence in the grocery store and when Burt and Virginia finally figured out how to be adults.
TRAFFIC LIGHT (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Help Wanted" - Season Finale
Mike and Lisa hire a young babysitter (guest star Carlson Young) for Tommy, but the skimpily clad teen brings more to the household than the Rileys can handle. Meanwhile, when a food-delivery guy (guest star Daryl Chill Mitchell) accidentally intrudes upon Callie's naked dance party, Adam finally confronts her about her peculiar habits.
Tuesday, May 24
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "2 Finalists Compete" - Season Finale, Part 1
On the first night of the two-night season finale, the remaining two finalists battle it out for the AMERICAN IDOL crown at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in front of a live audience and millions of viewers watching at home. After the finalists perform, viewers will vote to decide who will be the next AMERICAN IDOL.
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - TBA - Season Finale
New Directions heads to Nationals to compete in the ultimate singing showdown.
AMERICAN IDOL serves up four all-new episodes, including the second night of the two-night 10th season finale that promises to be the biggest night of television this spring; plus BREAKING IN snags three all-new post-IDOL outings. Former undisputed heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson makes a special guest appearance in the season finale of BREAKING IN.
Wednesday, May 4
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "5 Finalists Compete"
The Top 5 finalists perform LIVE for the nation, singing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.
BREAKING IN (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Take the Movie and Run"
Oz (Christian Slater) and the team are assigned to protect the sequel to "The Goonies" at a comic convention. Suspicion turns to fanboy Cash (Alphonso McAuley) when the only copy of the movie goes missing.
Wednesday, May 11
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "4 Finalists Compete"
The Top 4 finalists perform LIVE as they vie for the title.
BREAKING IN (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Breaking Out"
After the team botches their assignment to secure KFC's Secret Recipe, Oz orchestrates a team-building exercise, trapping the gang inside Contra Security over the weekend, forcing them to work together in order to break out of the office. Cameron's (Bret Harrison) feelings for Melanie come out in the open, and Cash becomes jealous when Josh (guest star Trevor Moore) dates a co-worker.
Wednesday, May 18
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "3 Finalists Compete"
The Top 3 finalists take to the stage on another all-new LIVE performance show.
BREAKING IN (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "21.0 Jump Street" - Season Finale
When Contra Security is hired to find a teen cyber-bully, Cameron finds himself back at his former high school, where he must relive his un-glory days. Mike Tyson guest-stars.
Wednesday, May 25
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:07 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Winner" - Season Finale, Part 2
On the second part of the two-night AMERICAN IDOL milestone 10th season finale, the Top 13 reunite on stage one last time. At the end of a two-hour music celebration, host Ryan Seacrest will reveal the next AMERICAN IDOL.
This May, FOX Thursdays are more thrilling than ever with four all-new live AMERICAN IDOL results shows and four all-new installments of BONES, including the sixth season finale.
Thursday, April 28
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "1 of 6 Voted Off"
This May, the AMERICAN IDOL live results shows count down to the final two contestants. Each week, the finalist who receives the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the title. Tonight, the competition goes from the Top 6 to the Top 5.
BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Pinocchio in the Planter"
The Jeffersonian Team identifies remains found on the grounds of a new community center playground. Upon inspecting the victim's home and interrogating his former professional partner and employer, Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) discover that the victim burned bridges by being brutally honest. Meanwhile, each of the team members' attempts to be more forthcoming in their relationships.
Thursday, May 5
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "1 of 5 Voted Off"
In another all-new LIVE results show, the finalist who receives the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the title, narrowing the competition from five to four contestants.
BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Signs in the Silence"
A 15-year-old Jane Doe (guest star McKenzie Applegate), who is hearing impaired and unable to communicate, is found on the streets covered in blood and wielding a knife, leading the team to believe she is responsible for a recent murder. Meanwhile, Angela (Michaela Conlin) keeps Hodgins (TJ Thyne) in the dark regarding the details of her pregnancy.
Thursday, May 12
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "1 of 4 Voted Off"
One of the Top 4 finalists is sent home in another all-new, heart-pounding LIVE results show.
BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Hole in the Heart"
When sniper-on-the-loose Jacob Broadsky (guest star Arnold Vosloo) claims another victim, Booth becomes more determined than ever to catch his elusive foe. After a bullet meant for Booth strikes an innocent victim, Booth makes it his mission to catch Broadsky once and for all.
Thursday, May 19
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "1 of 3 Voted Off"
The Top 2 finalists are revealed in another all-new LIVE results show.
BONES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Change in the Game" - Season Finale
The unidentifiable and gruesome remains of a male bowler are found lodged in the automatic pinsetter of a bowling lane. With no clear lead in the case, Booth and Brennan go undercover and join the very competitive team in hopes of finding clues.
World-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay and the Fringe Division uncover scares and thrills aplenty - some culinary in nature and others of the multi-universal kind. FOX Fridays this May feature four all-new episodes and two encores of KITCHEN NIGHTMARES and two all-new FRINGE mysteries.
Friday, April 29
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "La Frite"
Chef Ramsay visits La Frite in Sherman Oaks, CA. Find out if his attempt to turn the eatery around will be enough to keep the restaurant's doors open.
FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Last Sam Weiss"
Olivia must trust the mysterious Sam Weiss (guest star Kevin Corrigan) when she joins forces with him in a desperate race against time.
Friday, May 6
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Capri"
Chef Ramsay visits The Capri Italian Restaurant in Eagle Rock, CA. Will his advice and expertise keep the restaurant from sinking, or will the restaurant's woes be too much for even him to handle?
FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Day We Died" - Season Finale