American Idol

Season 11 Episode 20

The Second Finalist Of The Season Is Sent Home

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 15, 2012 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Season 10 contestant Stefano Langone was in the audience tonight.

    • Shannon resang her song from the night before, as her swan song.

    • The Ford Music Video was "Ghost Town" by Shiny Toy Guns. Elise, Erika, Skylar, Heejun, Jessica, Joshua and Colton all go into a haunted house and set up paranormal finding devices. Shannon, Jermaine, DeAndre and Hollie as ghosts start chasing them and they all run out. As soon as the ghosts leave the house they become human again.

      Note: Jermaine was not disqualified until Tuesday night, which is why he appears. Phillip had surgery so most likely was too ill to participate. This is the first time ever a contestant does not appear in a Ford Music Video.

    • There was no Group Number.

    • Ryan did not mention the number of votes.

    • Voted Off: Shannon Magrane

    • Bottom 3:
      3. Elise Testone
      2. Erika Van Pelt
      1. Shannon Magrane

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Fashion Icon, and company owner, Tommy Hilfiger, announced that he would help the contestants with their styles starting in the Top 10 week.

    • Demi Lovato sang "Give Your Heart a Break" and Daughtry sang "Outta My Head".

    • Unlike in Season 2 when Corey Clark was disqualified, they still sent someone home this week, instead of saying that the disqualified person was the eliminated contestant that week.

  • Allusions