BobbyBones2018iHeartMedia’s Bobby Bones is set to return to this season of American Idol as a mentor to the final three contestants – Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, and Maddie Poppe. The established “media multitasker” (Billboard) lent his expertise and extensive industry knowledge to the show’s Top 24 contestants earlier in the season, and he is returning once again to guide the top three, as they compete for the coveted crown.

Tune-in to the ABC Television Network, Sunday, May 20 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT) streaming and on-demand to catch Bones on night one of American Idol’s two-part finale.

The “powerful” (Washington Post) personality is also bringing his in-demand stand-up to fans across the country on his RED HOODIE COMEDY TOUR now. For more information, visit bobbybonescomedy.comBones is set to release his second book “FAIL UNTIL YOU DON’T: FIGHT. GRIND. REPEAT.” on June 19, which hit #1 on Amazon upon becoming available for pre-order. The book follows his debut memoir “BARE BONES: I’M NOT LONELY IF YOU’RE READING THIS BOOK” (Dey Street Books), which landed at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers Lists.