Keith Urban to Perform on “Jimmy Kimmel Live;” All “Idol” Judges to Appear

It might air on a rival network, but ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” will devote this coming Tuesday’s episode to FOX’s “American Idol.”

ABC announced that host Ryan Seacrest and judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban will all appear on the March 10 “Kimmel.”

Urban will conclude the episode with a musical performance.

Other upcoming interview guests include Bette Midler, the next “Bachelorette,” Liam Neeson, Octavia Spencer and Sean Penn. Confirmed musical acts include The Afghan Whigs and AWOLNATION.

ABC’s updated “Jimmy Kimmel Live” listings follow:

Monday, March 9
1. Bette Midler (promoting her North American Tour) 2. The next “Bachelorette” 3. Musical guest The Afghan Whigs’

Tuesday, March 10
1. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr., and Host Ryan Seacrest (“American Idol”) 2. Musical guest Keith Urban

Wednesday, March 11
1. Actor Liam Neeson (“Run All Night”) 2. Actress Octavia Spencer (“Insurgent”) 3. Musical guest Awolnation

Thursday, March 12
1. Actor Sean Penn (“The Gunman”) 2. Musical guest Earth, Wind and Fire

Written by Brian Cantor

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