This Week on TV – 5/18/08-5/24/08

Welcome to a new week of TV! TONS of season finales again this week. It was a long week of Upfronts with some major disappointments & surprises (namely for me was the cancellation of Moonlight) but that’s over and done with. Some good stuff coming out next season, but that’s a few months away, so let’s see what is on tv this week! Jump with me to see this week’s schedule!

Sunday


Sunday is the season finale of 7 more shows, most notably the 2-hour finale of Desperate Housewives on ABC at 9/8c.

Also tonight is the series finale of Aliens in America on the CW at 8:30/7:30c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*Aliens in America – CW @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *Season Finale*American Dad – FOX @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *Season Finale*Desperate Housewives – ABC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Everybody Hates Chris – CW @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – ABC @ 7/6c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*King of the Hill – FOX @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *Season Finale*The Game – CW @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*The Simpsons – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *Special*The 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards – CBS @ 8/7c (3-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Day Break – TV One @ 10/9c (Previously Unaired Episode)
  • *New*Celebracadabra – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Keeping Up with the Kardashians – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane – Style @ 8/7c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Tudors – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *New*This American Life – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Viva Hollywood! – VH1 @ 10/9c


Monday


Monday is the season finale of 12 (yes, TWELVE) shows! Almost every good Monday show is done this week, including Bones, Gossip Girl, House, How I Met Your Mother, One Tree Hill & many more. So don’t forget to check the list for your favorite!

Starting tonight is the new season of The Bachelorette on ABC. It’s a 2-hour premiere, starting at 9:02/8:02c after the new Dancing with the Stars at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Bones – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*CSI: Miami – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Flavor of Love – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Gossip Girl – CW @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*House – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*How I Met Your Mother – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *Season Finale*One Tree Hill – CW @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Paradise Hotel – My Network TV @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Rules of Engagement – CBS @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *Season Finale*The Big Bang Theory – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*Two and a Half Men – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*The Bachelorette – ABC @ 9:02/8:02c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Special*Little People Big World – TLC @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New ‘Lost’ Episodes)
  • *New*American Gladiators – NBC @ 8/7c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Celebrity Expose – My Network TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Dancing with the Stars – ABC @ 8/7c (62-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Dirty Jobs – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ego Trip’s Miss Rap Supreme – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Greek – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Jon & Kate Plus 8 – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Paper – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Verminators – Discovery @ 10/9c
  • *New*Wildfire – ABC Family @ 9/8c


Tuesday


Tuesday is the series finale of Shark on CBS at 10/9c. It’s also the season finale of Reaper on the CW at 9/8c and the 2-hour season finales of Dancing with the Stars on ABC at 9/8c and NCIS on CBS at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*Shark – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Dancing With the Stars – ABC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*NCIS – CBS @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Reaper – CW @ 9/8c
  • *Special*The Bad Girls Club – Oxygen @ 9:30/8:30c (1-Hour Special)
  • *New*A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*American Idol – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Deion & Pilar: Prime Time Love – Oxygen @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Deadliest Catch – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *New*Gene Simmons’ Family Jewels – A&E @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Hell’s Kitchen – FOX @ 9:02/8:02c
  • *New*Jail – My Network TV @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Most Outrageous Moments – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Alaska Experiment – Discovery @ 10/9c
  • *New*Work Out – Bravo @ 10/9c


Wednesday


Wednesday is the season finale of 5 shows, including the 2-hour David vs David showdown on American Idol on FOX at 8/7c.

It’s also the season premiere (wasn’t it just the finale??) of MI-5 on BBC America at 9/8c and Mind of Mencia on Comedy Central at 10:30/9:30c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*American Idol – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Boston Legal – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Criminal Minds – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*CSI: NY – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Law & Order – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*MI-5 – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Mind of Mencia – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Special*The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Chopper Challenge – CMT @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*The Real World – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Top Chef – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Under One Roof – My Network TV @ 8/7c


Thursday


Thursday is the season finale of Ugly Betty at 8/7c and the 2-hour season finale of Grey’s Anatomy at 9/8c, both on ABC.

It’s also the season premieres of 3 shows. First up is the 2-hour premiere of So You Think You Can Dance (MY favorite dancing show!) on FOX at 8/7c. Starting at 9:30/8:30c is the 90-minute premiere of Last Comic Standing on NBC at 9:30/8:30c. Finally, the summer premiere of Reno 911 on Comedy Central starts at 10:30/9:30c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Grey’s Anatomy – ABC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Ugly Betty – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Last Comic Standing – NBC @ 9:30/8:30c (90-Minute Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Reno 911 – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c (Summer Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*So You Think You Can Dance – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *New*Crime 360 – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Deal or No Deal – NBC @ 8/7c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Miami Ink – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Step It Up & Dance – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*The First 48 – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Tougher in Alaska – History @ 10/9c


Friday


Friday is a rather boring night of TV. The stand out is a new episode of The Soup on E! at 10/9c. If you’ve never watched it with Joel McHale, you should. He is freakin hysterical!

Also on tonight:

  • *New*Can You Duet? – CMT @ 8/7c
  • *New*Man vs. Wild – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mobile Home Disaster – CMT @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c

Have a great week everyone! Just remember, all the season finales suck, but that means some great new shows coming up soon for the summer and we are one week closer to the new Fall season! (LOL)

— Jenny
http://www.thetvaddict.com
http://www.spoilerfix.com

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2 Responses to This Week on TV – 5/18/08-5/24/08

  1. haley says:

    Damn, what am I going to do of my life now ?!? Lol, so many seasons finale… sad.

    But YAY for So You Think You Can Dance, this show is awesome. By the way, do you know how many auditions episodes will air ? Is it three weeks like American Idol ? Plus a Las Vegas episode ? And then (finally) the interesting stuff with the Top 20 ?

    Thanks 🙂

  2. Jenny says:

    LOL I know the feeling. But there are SO SO many good shows this summer. Tons of stuff: The Bachelorette, American Gladiators, Nashville Star, The Middleman on ABC Family, Weeds, Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Showtime), The Closer, Saving Grace (all on Mondays)

    bunch of game shows & stuff plus Eureka on Tuesdays (4 game shows & Eureka I’m looking forward to. LOL), Men in Trees final eps, a couple more game/reality shows on Wednesday

    Burn Notice, Last Comic Standing & So You Think You Can Dance on Thursday

    some more game shows plus monk & psych on Fridays

    Game/reality shows, L&O: CI, In Plain Sight, Next Food Network Star & more on Sundays…

    So yeah… I won’t be bored. *laugh*

    As for SYTYCD: Season Premiere with auditions on 5/22 with the 2nd part on 5/28, 2 audition episodes on 5/29 & 6/4, then Las Vegas on 6/5, followed by the Top 20 on 6/11. 🙂