By Mike Hughes
Gannett News Service
"American Idol: The Search For a Superstar" finale, 7 p.m., Fox. Tonight, we finally learn who wins a million-dollar record deal. That only takes a few minutes, but the show will stretch more than two hours. Expect lots of clips, plus some great voices and bad jokes.
"Minute by Minute: Attack on the Pentagon," 7 and 11 p.m., A&E. Tonight, the Sept. 11 Pentagon attack is viewed through the people who were there and their families. Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell tells of accepting death. Then the sprinkler system activated, saving his life. Spc. April Gallop tells of bringing her 2-month-old son to sign him up for daycare. She and her co-workers were battered as they crawled to safety. They protected the baby so well, however, that he was unharmed.