This Week on TV – 5/22/11-5/28/11

Welcome to a new week of TV! Only a few regular network shows left to finish out their current season, so this week is MUCH slower than it’s been lately. There’s still some good stuff on, though, so check them out below!

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Jump with me to view this week’s schedule.

Sunday

Sunday features 9 season finales. To read more about each of those, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

Click here for finale information

There are 9 season finales tonight. Starting with network TV, on FOX, it’s the finales of American Dad at 7:30/6:30c, The Simpsons at 8/7c, Bob’s Burgers at 8:30/7:30c, and the 1-hour finale of Family Guy. On ABC, it’s the finale of America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7/6c. Then on NBC, it’s the 2-hour season finale of The Celebrity Apprentice at 9/8c.
 
On cable, it’s the season finales of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom on Animal Planet at 7/6c, and at 10/9c, it’s the finales of Inspector America on the History Channel and Strange Sex on TLC.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*America’s Funniest Home Videos (#2124) – ABC @ 7/6c
  • *Season Finale*American Dad (#DAD-610) – FOX @ 7:30/6:30c
  • *Season Finale*Bob’s Burgers (#BOB-112) – FOX @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *Season Finale*Family Guy (#FG-821/722) – FOX @ 9/8c (1-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Inspector America (#106) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom (#906) – Animal Planet @ 7/6c
  • *Season Finale*Strange Sex (#210-30) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*The Celebrity Apprentice (#1112-120) – NBC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*The Simpsons (#SI-2215) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *Special*The 2011 Billboard Music Awards – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Army Wives (#511) – Lifetime @ 9/8c
  • *New*Audrina (#106-30) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Bert the Conqueror (#209-30) – Travel Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Breakout Kings (#???) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Coal (#107) – Spike TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Coming Home (#111) – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Game of Thrones (#06/106) – HBO @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hogs Gone Wild (#108) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*In Plain Sight (#404) – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jerseylicious (#302) – Style Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Khloe & Lamar (#107) – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Law & Order: CI (#1004) – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*Minute to Win It – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Mob Wives (#106-60) – VH1 @ 8/7c
  • *New*River Monsters (#309) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*Saddle Ranch (#106-30) – VH1 @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Sister Wives (#210-60) – TLC @ 9/8c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Borgias (#109) – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Dance Scene (#107) – E! @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Killing (#109) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Orange County (#612) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Treme (#15/205) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Watch What Happens: Live (#435) – Bravo @ 11/10c

Monday

Monday features 1 season premiere, 2 series finales, & 3 season finales. To read more about each of those, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

Click here for premiere & finale information

Tonight is the series finale of 2 shows, both at 9/8c. On FOX, it’s the last episode of The Chicago Code, and on NBC, it’s the last episode of The Event.
 
Tonight is also the season finale of 3 shows. First, at 8/7c, it’s the finale of House. Then at 9/8c, it’s the 2-hour season finale of Make It or Break It on ABC Family and Fabulous Cakes on TLC.
 
Finally, tonight is the 2-hour season premiere of The Bachelorette on ABC at 9/8c.
 

Click here for “late night” guests schedules

Ken Jeong (Community) is one of the guests on Conan, on TBS at 11/10c.
 
Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) is one of the guests on Late Show with David Letterman, on CBS at 11:35/10:35c.
 
Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) is one of the guests on Lopez Tonight, on TBS at 12AM/11PMc.
 
Matt Bomer (White Collar) is one of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc.
 
Wanda Sykes (The Wanda Sykes Show, The New Adventures of Old Christine) & The Bachelorette, Ashley Hebert, are two of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*The Chicago Code (#CHI-113) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *Series Finale*The Event (#122) – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Fabulous Cakes (#210) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*House (#HOU-723) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*Make It or Break It (#219/220) – ABC Family @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Premiere*The Bachelorette (#701-120) – ABC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *New*American Chopper: Senior vs Junior (#205) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Conan – TBS @ 11/10c
  • *New*Dancing with the Stars (#1210-60) – ABC @ 8/7c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Have Cake Will Travel – Food Network @ 11/10c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Law & Order: LA (#114) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Lopez Tonight – TBS @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too (#206) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*Meat & Potatoes – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Minute to Win It – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Nurse Jackie (#309) – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Quints By Surprise (#205/206) – TLC @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory (#408-30) – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Sanctuary (#317) – Syfy @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Best Thing I Ever Ate – Food Network @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Hard Times of RJ Berger (#210-30) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Real Housewives of New Jersey (#302) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Secret Life of the American Teenager (#323) – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The United States of Tara (#309) – Showtime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Vanished with Beth Holloway (#103) – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live (#436) – Bravo @ 11/10c
  • *New*WWE Tough Enough (#508) – USA @ 8/7c

Tuesday

Tuesday features 4 season finales. To read more about each of those, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

Click here for finale information

Tonight is the season finale of 4 shows. First up, it’s the 2-hour finale of The Biggest Loser on NBC. Then at 9/8c, it’s the 2-hour finale of Dancing with the Stars on ABC and the finale of Glee on FOX. Finally, at 10/9c, it’s the finale of Pregnant in Heels on Bravo.
 

Click here for “late night” guests schedules

Ed Helms (The Office) is one of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc.
 
Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga movies) and the winner of Dancing with the Stars are two of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.
 
Courtney Cox (Cougar Town, Friends) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Dancing with the Stars (#1210A-120) – ABC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Glee (#GLE-222) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Pregnant in Heels (#108) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*The Biggest Loser (#1121-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *New*16 & Pregnant (#306-90) – MTV @ 10/9c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*American Idol (#ID-1035) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern (#615-60) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Chopped – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Conan – TBS @ 11/10c
  • *New*Deadliest Catch (#707) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dual Survival (#206) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Lopez Tonight – TBS @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Voice (#105-60) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*tosh.0 (#312) – Comedy Central @ 10/9c

Wednesday

Wednesday features 1 series finale & 8 season finales. To read more about each of those, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

Click here for finale information

Tonight is the series finale of Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior on CBS at 10/9c.
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Tonight is also the season finales of 8 shows. First, it’s the 127-minute season finale of American Idol on FOX at 8/7c. Also at 8/7c, it’s the finale of The Middle on ABC. Then at 9/8c, it’s the finale of Modern Family on ABC and The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV. At 9:31/8:31c, it’s the 1-hour finale of Cougar Town on ABC. At 10/9c, it’s the season finale of Tori & Dean: Storibook Weddings on Oxygen, and a new episode of Pawn Queens on TLC, followed by the season finale of 10:30/9:30c. Also at 10:30/9:30c, it’s the season finale of Happy Endings on ABC.
 

Click here for “late night” guests schedules

Ken Jeong (Community) is one of the guests on Lopez Tonight, on TBS at 12AM/11PMc.
 
Lucy Liu (Dirty Sexy Money, Cashmere Mafia) is one of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc.
 
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family, The Class) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.
 
Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (#113) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*American Idol (#ID-1035A/1035B) – FOX @ 8/7c (127-Minute Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Cougar Town (#221/222) – ABC @ 9:31/8:31c (1-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Happy Endings (#108) – ABC @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Season Finale*Modern Family – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Pawn Queens (#109/110) – TLC @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*The Middle – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*The Ultimate Fighter (#1309) – Spike TV @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Tori & Dean: Storibook Weddings (#108) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*Conan – TBS @ 11/10c
  • *New*Extreme Couponing (#109) – TLC @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Law & Order: LA (#117) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Lopez Tonight – TBS @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*South Park (#1505) – Comedy Central @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Electric Barbarellas (#104-30) – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Real World (#2512-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (#189/717 & 190/718) – TBS @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Workaholics (#108) – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c

Thursday

Thursday features 1 season premiere, 1 series finale & 1 season finales. To read more about each of those, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

Click here for premiere & finale information

Tonight is the series finale of Secret Diary of a Call Girl on Showtime at 10:30/9:30c. Following that, it’s the season finale of Gigolos at 11/10c.
 
Tonight is the 2-hour season premiere of So You Think You Can Dance on FOX at 8/7c.
 

Click here for “late night” guests schedules

Dana Carvey (Saturday Night Live) is one of the guests on Conan, on TBS at 11/10c.
 
Ray Romano (Men of a Certain Age, Everybody Loves Raymond) is one of the guests on Late Show with David Letterman, on CBS at 11:35/10:35c.
 
Piers Morgan (America’s Got Talent) & the winner of American Idol are two of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.
 
Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) is one of the guests on Lopez Tonight, on TBS at 12AM/11PMc.
 
Seth Green is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*Secret Diary of a Call Girl (#408) – Showtime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Season Finale*Gigolos (#108) – Showtime @ 11/10c
  • *Season Premiere*So You Think You Can Dance (#DAN-801/802) – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *New*24 Hour Restaurant Battle – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Conan – TBS @ 11/10c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Lopez Tonight – TBS @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force (#59/321 & 60/322) – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Mounted in Alaska (#112) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Police Women (#607) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew (#608-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Swamp People (#209) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Swords: Life on the Line (#304) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*The First 48 (#194/1127) – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Real Housewives of New York City (#408) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Watch What Happens: Live (#437) – Bravo @ 11/10c

Friday

Friday features 1 season finale. To read more about it, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

Click here for finale information

Tonight is the season finale of Four Weddings on TLC at 10/9c.
 

Click here for “late night” guests schedules

Rick Harrison (Pawn Star$) & Betty White are two of the guests on Late Show with David Letterman, on CBS at 11:35/10:35c.
 
Paris Hilton is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.
 
Drew Carey (Drew Carey’s Improv-a-Ganza, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Drew Carey Show) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Four Weddings (#310) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *Special*River Monsters (#310/311) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2, 1-Hour Specials)
  • *New*American Restoration (#114) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*CMT’s Next Superstar (#108) – CMT @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dual Survival (#207) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Friday Night Lights (#507) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss (#207) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Singing Bee (#401-60) – CMT @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c

Saturday

Saturday is a very slow night with only a couple of new eps, so check them out below.

Also on tonight:

  • *New*How Do I Look? (#1208) – Style Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Spouse vs. House (#104) – TLC @ 1/12c

That’s it! Hope you all have a great week!

— Jenny

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