Lady Gaga Among Stars Set for Guest Appearances on FOX This May


Cate Blanchett, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan, Whoopi Goldberg, Fergie, Justin Long, Rashida Jones, Bryan Cranston, Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick, NeNe Leakes, Fred Willard, Eric Roberts, Wayne Brady, Ryan O'Neal, Phylicia Rashad, Patton Oswalt, Treat Williams, George Stults, Steve Coogan and Werner Herzog make guest appearances in all-new episodes of shows on FOX.

This May, FOX presents major television events, all-new episodes and big guest stars, including the final four episodes of the groundbreaking, seminal series HOUSE, with installments directed by series star Hugh Laurie April 30 and Peter Weller May 7, and the two-hour Series Finale event May 21; the one-hour season finale of FAMILY GUY May 20; GLEE's hotly anticipated McKinley High School graduation May 22; the three-hour, two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL, featuring the final performance show May 22 and the final live results show that's sure to captivate America May 23; speciAl Fox Sports primetime broadcasts of NASCAR ON FOX April 28 and May 12, UFC ON FOX May 5 and MLB ON FOX May 19; and all-new episodes of BONES, HOUSE, GLEE, NEW GIRL, AMERICAN IDOL, TOUCH, THE FINDER, FRINGE, THE CLEVELAND SHOW, THE SIMPSONS, BOB'S BURGERS, FAMILY GUY and AMERICAN DAD throughout the month.

Here are the highlights, night by night, for this May on FOX:


Mondays this May are nights of gripping drama and a bittersweet goodbye with three all-new hours of BONES and the last four episodes of FOX's award-winning, groundbreaking series, HOUSE, including installments directed by series star Hugh Laurie and Peter Weller and the two-hour Series Finale event on May 21, in which the final hour - and series finale episode - is directed by series creator and executive producer David Shore.

Monday, April 30

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Family in the Feud"

After a corpse is found in the middle of the woods, the Jeffersonian team links the victim to two families that have been feuding for almost a century. Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) discover that the victim only had weeks to live before he was brutally murdered, and a family member with a shocking confession brings them closer to finding a motive. Meanwhile, Brennan has difficulty accepting her father Max's (guest star Ryan O'Neal) offer to babysit Christine.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The C-Word"

In an all-new episode directed by series star Hugh Laurie, the team takes on the case of a six-year-old (guest star Rachel Eggleston) with numerous pre-existing health problems. They soon realize they must work with the girl's mother, Elizabeth (guest star Jessica Collins), a doctor who specializes in her daughter's genetic condition. But while searching the family's home for clues, the team discovers that Elizabeth's determination to cure her daughter could be the very thing that is killing her. Also, House (Laurie) and Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) take a little vacation.

Monday, May 7

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Suit on the Set"

Brennan and Booth head out to Los Angeles to consult on the production of "Bone of Contention," a film based on Brennan's latest book and the work of the Jeffersonian team. While on set, Brennan intervenes after finding flaws with the actors' performances, not to mention the film's total disregard for science. Then she discovers that the prop cadaver being used is an actual murder victim, forcing her and Booth to launch an investigation that has real-world consequences in the land of make-believe. Meanwhile, Booth is offered a job on the studio lot, and embarrassing information is revealed about Cam's (Tamara Taylor) past.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Post Mortem"

In an episode directed by and guest-starring Peter Weller ("Dexter," "RoboCop"), the team takes on the case of Dr. Peter Treiber (guest star Jamie Elman), a pathologist at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital who knows too much about the hospital staff to trust any of the physicians. The only person he does respect is House, who has mysteriously gone missing. With House in absentia, the team has to figure out how to treat Treiber while making him believe that House is calling all the shots.

Monday, May 14

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Past in the Present" - Season Finale

Ryan O'Neal guest-stars in the season finale of BONES. Evil tech genius Christopher Pelant (guest star Andrew Leeds), a suspect in a previous case Brennan and Booth handled, is back in court on appeal. Knowing what he is capable of, Brennan and Booth inform the judge that he is a suspect in two murder cases. Then, Brennan and Booth are called to the scene of a new murder. After determining the victim is Brennan's friend, who also is linked to Pelant, the Jeffersonian team works to prove he is guilty once and for all. But when law enforcement examines the team's findings, key pieces of evidence are tied to Brennan and suspicion falls on her.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Holding On"

Former Princeton Plainsboro colleague Thirteen (guest star Olivia Wilde) returns in an all-new episode. The team takes on the case of Derrick (guest star Skylar Astin), a 19-year-old college student who had a mysterious nose bleed during cheerleading practice, and discovers that his health issues are likely both physiological and psychological. Possibly suffering from schizophrenia, Derrick claims to hear his deceased brother's voice in his head. Meanwhile, Foreman (Omar Epps) tries a different approach with House.

Monday, May 21

HOUSE (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Swan Song (HOUSE Retrospective) / Everybody Dies (Series Finale)" - Series Finale Event

The special two-hour HOUSE Series Finale event kicks off with a one-hour retrospective special that will look back at this groundbreaking, seminal series and feature interviews with the series' stars and producers, special original content and other surprises. Then, in the emotional series finale, directed by series creator and executive producer David Shore, treating a drug addict patient (guest star James LeGros, "MildrEd Pierce") results in House examining his life, his future and his own personal demons.


Laugh out loud on FOX Tuesdays this May with all-new installments of Golden Globe-winning comedy GLEE and Golden Globe-nominated comedy NEW GIRL, including both series' season finales and episodes featuring guest stars Whoopi Goldberg, Lindsay Lohan, Justin Long and NeNe Leakes. Plus, don't miss the first part of the highly anticipated two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL on May 22.

Tuesday, May 1

GLEE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Choke"

Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) finally get to audition for NYADA, but their nerves are rattled when they find out it's for the dean (guest star Whoopi Goldberg). Meanwhile, Coach Beiste (Dot-Marie Jones) reveals a secret, and Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) and Coach Roz (guest star NeNe Leakes) lend a helping hand.

NEW GIRL (9:00-9:31 PM ET/PT) - "Backslide"

When Jess (Zooey Deschanel) runs into her ex-boyfriend, Paul (guest star Justin Long), and Nick (Jake Johnson) runs into his ex-girlfriend, Caroline (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis), the gang fears they may "backslide" into relationships with them. Meanwhile, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) desperately tries not to get aroused as he deals with a delicate medical issue, and Winston (Lamorne Morris) suffers the consequences of a wild night out.

NEW GIRL (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Story of the 50"

In an encore episode, Jess takes charge when Schmidt's plans for his 29th birthday fall apart.

Tuesday, May 8

GLEE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Prom-asaurus"

Brittany (Heather Morris) goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts organize a rival celebration.

NEW GIRL (9:00-9:31 PM ET/PT) - "See Ya" - Season Finale

When one of the roommates decides to move out of The Loft, the gang makes an unexpected trip to the desert where Winston faces his fear of the dark, Cece (Hannah Simone) and Schmidt's relationship reaches a turning point and Jess and Nick square off with a coyote.

NEW GIRL (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Landlord"

In an encore episode, Jess tries to get The Loft's cantankerous landlord (guest star Jeff Kober) to like her, and inadvertently jeopardizes her and her roommates' living situation.

Tuesday, May 15

GLEE (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Props / (Title of Second Hour To Be Announced)" - Two-Hour Event

As the countdown to graduation continues, the kids of New Directions prepare a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina (Jenna Ushkowitz) bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes. Then, the New Directions perform at Nationals for celebrity judge Lindsay Lohan (guest-starring as herself), in a special two-hour episode.

Tuesday, May 22

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Two Finalists Compete" - Season Finale, Part 1

The two finalists take the stage to battle it out on the last performance show of the season at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles. One will be crowned the next American Idol. Tune in to see who impresses the judges - and America.

GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Title of Episode To Be Announced" - Season Finale

In the Season Three finale, graduation is finally here, as McKinley High's class of 2012 looks to the past and present, while contemplating the future.


AMERICAN IDOL serves up four all-new live episodes, including the second night of the two-night 11th season finale that promises to be the biggest night of television this spring!

Wednesday, May 2

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Finalists Compete"

With only four weeks left, the remaining IDOL hopefuls perform LIVE to impress the judges and the nation. After the performances, it's up to America to vote for their favorites to keep them in the competition.

Wednesday, May 9

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Finalists Compete"

It's getting down to the wire, as the remaining finalists perform LIVE for America's votes.

Wednesday, May 16

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Finalists Compete"

The competition reaches a fever pitch, as the finalists battle it out on another all-new LIVE performance show.

Wednesday, May 23

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:07 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Winner Announced" - Two-Hour Season Finale, Part 2

The most anticipated night of the television season is finally here! On the second part of the two-night season finale, the Top 12 reunite on the stage one last time before host Ryan Seacrest reveals the newest 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 TOUCH.

Thursday, April 26

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Results Show"

As the countdown to the Grand Finale begins, another finalist is eliminated from the competition. Tune in to see who doesn't make the cut after the nation's vote is revealed LIVE.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Noosphere Rising"

In the aftermath of recent events, Martin (Kiefer Sutherland) searches for Teller's hideaway and ends up aiding a professor (guest star Eyal Podell) in a high-stakes game of poker. A connection is made between an Italian man (guest star Alberto Frezza) hoping to reach the love of his life with the help of a viral video and a city slicker (guest star Sean McGowan) struggling with the fate of his deceased father's ranch in Australia. Meanwhile, Martin's sister-in-law, Abigail (guest star Catherine Dent), drops in on Clea (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Jake (David Mazouz) at the board-and-care facility.

Thursday, May 3

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Results Show"

In another nail-biting LIVE results show, the finalist who receives the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the title, further narrowing the competition.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Zone of Exclusion"

Following numbers from Jake, Martin helps reunite a French woman (guest star Tiya Sircar) with her biological mother (guest star Meera Simhan) and untangle the mystery of their estrangement. In the meantime, a superstitious young Italian woman (guest star Marisa Petroro) frets when her astronaut husband (guest star Pasquale Cassalia) loses contact with Earth.

Thursday, May 10

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Results Show"

The tension mounts, as another finalist is sent home in an all-new, heart-pounding LIVE results show.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Music of Spheres"

Martin exposes a corrupt parole officer (guest star Scott Michael Campbell), and a Brazilian street musician (guest star Louis Ferreira) uses his guitar to win the heart of a beautiful woman. In addition, Jake bonds with another mute boy (guest star Tre C. Roberts), while Clea and Martin learn new information about one of Teller's key patients.

Thursday, May 17

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "Results Show"

With the Grand Finale less than one week away, the top finalists are revealed in another all-new LIVE results show.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Tessellations"

When Martin is mistaken for a criminal, he must involve himself with a heist crew in order to win back an innocent dock worker's job. Meanwhile, an Israeli boy (guest star Sean Peavy) and Palestinian girl (guest star Eden Modiano) fight to keep their relationship afloat. Clea uncovers some surprising documents about Jake, while Martin and his late wife's sister (guest star Catherine Dent) meet to make a pivotal decision.


FOX Fridays this May feature three all-new episodes of THE FINDER and three all-new FRINGE mysteries, including the season finales of both series, plus episodes featuring guest stars Eric Roberts, Nestor Serrano, JarEd Harris and THE FINDER's Geoff Stults' real-life brother, George Stults.

Friday, April 27

THE FINDER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "The Inheritance"

Isabel's (Mercedes Mas?hn) friend, Joyce (guest star Mageina Tovah), asks Walter (Geoff Stults) to find the men who murdered her father, a racetrack aficionado. With the help of some horse-whispering, Walter discovers links to an inheritance Joyce was supposed to receive from her father, and to some mysterious men whom Walter suspects are involved in his murder. Meanwhile, Willa (Maddie Hasson) decides that she wants to apply to college.

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "Worlds Apart"

Team members on both sides, including Olivia (Anna Torv) and Peter (Joshua Jackson), continue to fight for a common cause, and there are shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.

Friday, May 4

THE FINDER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Voodoo Undo"

Xavier Obispo (guest star Nestor Serrano, "90210," "24"), a mob boss in Miami, asks Walter to find a voodoo doll he is convinced is being used against him. Walter, a non-believer in witchcraft, and Willa visit a self-described witch (guest star Lorraine Toussaint) who, though annoyed that Walter does not take her art seriously, leads them to a surprising participant in the mob boss' situation. Meanwhile, Isabel and Miami Detective Curtis Gillespie (guest star Chris Tardio) risk their lives while investigating a gang fight at a funeral linked to Xavier.