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What to Watch on TV Tonight: Wetpaint Entertainment’s Must-See Shows For the Week of April 23

Friday, April 27

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Nikita, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: In the all-new “Shadow Walker,” Nikita (Maggie Q) convinces a reluctant Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) to use $20 million of his own money in a plan to bankrupt Percy (Xander Berkeley) and Division — but it doesn’t go as planned.

Supernatural, 9-10 p.m. on The CW:
Dick Roman (James Patrick Stuart) acquires Frank’s hard drive that contains sensitive information about the Winchesters and gives it to an unsuspecting brilliant hacker named Charlie (guest star Day), telling her she has 48 hours to crack the firewall or she is fired in “The Girl With the Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Grimm, 9-10 p.m. on NBC:
As Nick (David Giuntoli) delves into the trailer’s weapons cabinet and his inner Grimm in “Leave It to the Beavers,” the investigation of a dead construction worker leads him into a long-standing conflict in the creature world.

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Happy Monday, TV lovers! Wetpaint Entertainment is here with a rundown of all the shows you need to watch this week.

Monday, April 23 | Tuesday, April 24 | Wednesday, April 25 | Thursday, April 26 | Friday, April 27 | Sunday, April 29

Sunday, April 29

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Once Upon a Time, 8-9 p.m. on ABC: August (Eion Bailey) promises to take Emma (Jennifer Morrison) on a journey that will show her how she can beat Regina (Lana Parrilla) — and possibly take custody of Henry (Jared Gilmore). Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Geppetto (Tony Amendola) agrees to a plan that will save Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Prince Charming's (Josh Dallas) daughter from the Evil Queen's curse, but with a proviso that could also save his own son in “The Stranger.”

FINALE! The Good Wife, 9-10 p.m. on CBS:
Will (Josh Charles) and Diane (Christine Baranski) scramble when Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) and Patti Nyholm (Martha Plimpton) team up to bankrupt the firm; Alicia (Julianna Margulies) has conflicted feelings about her relationship with Peter (Chris Noth); and Kalinda’s (Archie Panjabi) past catches up to her in “The Dream Team.”

The Real Housewives of New Jersey, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo:
Teresa’s attempt to apologize for her cookbook at Jacqueline’s poker night in “Poker Face” turns into a brawl that leaves one husband with a black eye and a sore ego.

Game of Thrones, 9-10 p.m. on HBO:
In “The Ghost of Harrenhal,” Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) finds Joffrey’s (Jack Gleeson) defense plan at King’s Landing lacking, but also discovers a secret weapon; Theon (Alfie Allen) sails to the Stony Shore; Arya (Maisie Williams) gets a promise; and the Night’s Watch regroup at an ancient fortress called the Fist of the First Men.

Veep, 10-10:30 p.m. on HBO:
After getting good news on a clean jobs bill in “Frozen Yoghurt,” the staff brainstorm a photo-op idea, but a stop in the White House Situation Room and a gastrointestinal illness get in the way.

Girls, 10:30-11 p.m. on HBO:
Hannah (Lena Dunham) contacts her college boyfriend, Marnie (Allison Williams) falls for an artist at a gallery opening, and Jessa (Jemima Kirke) lands a babysitting job in “All Adventurous Women Do.”

Mad Men, 10-11 p.m. on AMC:
The Madison Avenue drama continues in “At the Codfish Ball.”

Khloe & Lamar, 10-10:30 p.m. on E!:
The youngest Kardashian sister and her husband do their thing in the latest all-new episode of this Keeping Up With the Kardashians spin-off.

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Wednesday, April 25

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American Idol, 8-10 p.m. on FOX: Season 11’s seven remaining finalists perform.

America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion, 9-10 p.m. on The CW:
In Week 8, the models go to castings for the opportunity to open a fashion show for one of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize finalists, and then they model heavy Hello Kitty couture gowns for the photo shoot. Kelly Cutrone and Nigel Barker join Tyra Banks and guest judge Georgina Chapman on the judges’ panel. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Revenge, 10-11 p.m. on ABC:
Caught in the middle of an insidious cover-up, Victoria's (Madeleine Stowe) pawns have to pay the ultimate price when Emily (Emily VanCamp) discovers the identity of the mysterious man who murdered her father. Meanwhile, Declan's (Connor Paolo) testimony marks the beginning of the end of his relationship with a self-destructive Charlotte (Christa B. Allen) in “Justice.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Tuesday, April 24

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Glee, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: Glee pays tribute to Whitney Houston with her greatest hits in “Dance With Somebody.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

New Girl, 9-9:30 p.m. on FOX:
In “Tomatoes,” Cece (Hannah Simone) encourages Schmidt (Max Greenfield) to go on a date with one of her beautiful roommates, Nick (Jake Johnson) channels all his energy into his vegetable garden, and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) begins to wish she had the same fiery passion with Russell (guest star Dermot Mulroney) that he exhibits with his ex-wife, Ouli (guest star Jeanne Tripplehorn).

PREMIERE! The L.A. Complex, 9-10 p.m. on The CW:
In the pilot episode, “Down in L.A.,” aspiring actress Abby (Cassie Steele) finds a place to crash at “The Lux” Motel in L.A. Here, she meets a group of like-minded displaced dreamers: Raquel (Jewel Staite), a former teen star who needs another chance; Alicia (Chelan Simmons), a tenacious dancer who gets so close in every audition; Tariq (Benjamin Charles Watson), an intern/go-fer trying to get noticed in the competitive hip-hop world; Nick (Joe Dinicol), a struggling comedian who has no luck with women; and Connor (Jonathan Patrick Moore), the strikingly handsome Australian actor who has just landed a series.

Dancing With the Stars, 9-10 p.m. on ABC:
One couple gets the boot!

The Voice, 9-10 p.m. on NBC:
The remaining singers face elimination in a live results show.

The Real Housewives of Orange County, 9-10 p.m. on Bravo:
No longer content staying home with the kids full-time, Heather heads to Hollywood for an audition, but finds herself conflicted about being a working actress raising four children. Later, when Gretchen is finally ready to perform with the Pussycat Dolls in Las Vegas, and all the ladies are there to support her, a difficult rehearsal could spell disaster in “What’s New, Pussycat?”

16 and Pregnant, 10-11:30 p.m. on MTV:
This week’s episode focuses Jordan, one half of an interracial couple preparing for parenthood while dealing with their own parents’ disapproval. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Thursday, April 26

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The Vampire Diaries, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: In the all-new “Do Not Go Gentle,” Alaric (Matt Davis) finds an unexpected ally to guide him on his dangerous new path, and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Meredith (guest star Torrey Devitto) figure out their next move. At the school’s 1920s Decade Dance, Bonnie (Kat Graham) asks Jamie (guest star Robert Ri’chard) to go with her, and Elena (Nina Dobrev) asks Stefan (Paul Wesley) to be her date. But — as always — the dance takes a deadly turn. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

The Secret Circle, 9-10 p.m. on The CW:
When a crystal is magically stolen from the abandoned house in “Traitor,” the Circle decides it was the traitor witch working with Eben (guest star Sammi Rotibi). However, Cassie’s (Britt Robertson) loose grasp on her dark magic threatens to destroy any possible alliance when their pursuit of the traitor leads them to the “Creepiest Place on Earth.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

The Big Bang Theory, 8-8:30 on CBS:
Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) reconsiders marrying Howard after learning about his sexual history in “The Stag Convergence.”

Grey’s Anatomy, 9-10 p.m. on ABC:
The residents head to San Francisco for their oral boards; Bailey (Chandra Wilson) intervenes after Owen (Kevin McKidd) and Teddy (Kim Raver) get into a heated argument about their young car crash patient; and Mark (Eric Dan) tries to recruit Lexie (Chyler Leigh) for one of his cases — all in “Moment of Truth.”

Scandal, 10-11 p.m. on ABC:
After the Amanda Tanner case takes a shocking turn in “Enemy of the State,” one-time friends Olivia (Kerry Washington) and Cyrus (Jeff Perry) assume heated, opposing viewpoints.

Community, 8-8:30 p.m. on NBC:
When Annie (Alison Brie) discovers the study group’s yam experiment smashed to smithereens on the science lab floor, the group mobilizes to expose the criminal and save their grade in “Basic Lupine Urology.”

30 Rock, 8:30-9 p.m. on NBC:
The fun and games continue at 30 Rockefeller Plaza!

The Office, 9-9:30 p.m. on NBC:
In “Fundraiser,” unemployed Andy (Ed Helms) crashes a fundraiser for the Senator (guest star Jack Coleman) and winds up adopting 12 disabled dogs. Dwight (Rainn Wilson) discovers that winning an auction means losing money, and Darryl (Craig Robinson) teaches Nellie (Catherine Tate) how to eat a taco.

Parks and Recreation, 9:30-10 p.m. on NBC:
Leslie (Amy Poehler) goes toe-to-toe with Bobby Newport (guest star Paul Rudd) in their big televised debate in — wait for it — “The Debate.”

Awake, 10-11 p.m. on NBC:
A big football rivalry captures the attention of the police department in “Game Day,” but all bets are off when the final play goes both ways in Detective Britten’s (Jason Isaacs) two realities.

American Idol, 8-9 p.m. on FOX:
One finalist gets the boot. Who will it be?

Touch, 9-10 p.m. on FOX:
Martin’s (Kiefer Sutherland) search for Teller’s (Danny Glover) workshop results in another professor’s poker winnings, and Martin’s sister-in-law visits Jake (David Mazouz) and Clea (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) at the board-and-care facility in “Noosphere Rising.”

PREMIERE! Don't Be Tardy For the Wedding, 9-10 p.m. on Bravo: Kim Zolciak's wedding-focused Real Housewives of Atlanta spin-off kicks off with two all-new episodes. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

The Pauly D Project, 10:30-11 on MTV:
Pauly performs at an Army base for troops being deployed to Afghanistan in “The Troops Are Here!”

Monday, April 23


Dancing With the Stars, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: In Week 6 of Season 14, the remaining couples bust a move to stay in the competition.

Bones, 8-9 p.m. on FOX:
When the corpse of a truck company employee is found in the middle of the woods in “The Warrior in the Wuss,” Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) question the victim’s son — and visit his karate class in search of a motive. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

The Secret Life of the American Teenager, 8-9 p.m. on ABC Family:
George (Mark Derwin) spends some quality time with Kathleen (Josie Bissett), and Dylan (Ana Lucasey) and her friends surprise Ben (Kenny Baumann) at school in “The Beach Is Back.”

Gossip Girl, 8-9 p.m. on The CW:
Blair (Leighton Meester) devises a plan to assure that her Upper East Side status doesn’t slip away; Lily (Kelly Rutherford) throws a family gathering; and Nate (Chace Crawford) digs into Diana’s (guest star Hurley) past — and is surprised by what he discovers — in “Despicable B.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Hart of Dixie, 9-10 p.m. on The CW:
In “Destiny & Denial,” Wade (Wilson Bethel) wakes up after a wild night of partying with a massive hangover, an uninvited houseguest, and no memory of what happened the night before. Meanwhile, George (Scott Porter) takes an unplanned roadtrip to New Orleans, and Lemon (Jaime King) finally confesses her troubles to her father, Brick (Tim Matheson).

The Voice, 8-10 p.m. on NBC:
The remaining singers compete in the live performance quarterfinals.

Smash, 10-11 p.m. on NBC:
Karen (Katharine McPhee) finds herself seduced by the glamorous life of new BFF Rebecca Duvall (special guest star Uma Thurman) — but can Rebecca be trusted? And will she drive Derek (Jack Davenport) insane? Meanwhile, Eileen (Anjelica Huston) introduces new beau Nick (guest star Thorsten Kaye) to ex-husband Jerry (guest star Michael Cristofer), and Julia (Debra Messing) panics when her son Leo (Emory Cohen) goes missing — all in “Publicity.”

Bethenny Ever After, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo:
Bethenny and Jason arrive at the one and only Pamilla resort in Los Cabos for their extended and much-needed vacation in “Paradise Found.”