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Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?


Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?
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Castle: The game-changing Season 4 finale airs Monday, May 7. [SPOILERS]

Cougar Town:
The Courtney Cox comedy airs its one-hour Season 3 finale on Tuesday, May 29.

Desperate Housewives:
Marc Cherry’s primetime soap closes up its Wisteria Lane shop for good when the two-hour series finale airs Sunday, May 13. It’s sure to be crazy-dramatic.

This catty new spring drama airs its Season 1 finale, aptly titled “Revelations,” on Sunday, May 6.

Grey’s Anatomy:
The Season 8 finale of the popular medical drama, “Flight,” airs Thursday, May 17. The title implies that not everyone will stay at Seattle-Grace... [SPOILERS]

The Middle:
Season 3 ends Wednesday, May 23.

The Ashley Judd series ties up its current season of mysteries on Thursday, May 17.

Modern Family:
The comedy promises to end on a high note when the Season 3 finale airs Wednesday, May 23.

Once Upon a Time:
ABC’s freshman hit wraps its magical first season on Sunday, May 13 with “A Land Without Magic.” [SPOILERS]

Private Practice:
Season 5 ends with “Gone Baby Gone,” airing Tuesday, May 15. Sounds a bit sad, no?

Expect a huge cliffhanger and a shocking death when the Season 1 finale airs Wednesday, May 23. [SPOILERS]

Olivia’s (Kerry Washington) team makes a bold move when Shonda Rhimes’s new series ends its spring run on Thursday, May 17.

We finally meet Tessa’s (Jane Levy) mom in the Season 1 ender of this charming comedy, airing Wednesday, May 16.


Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?
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2 Broke Girls: Martha Stewart makes a cameo in the Monday, May 7 finale.

The Big Bang Theory:
Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) prepares to head into space in the Thursday, May 10 finale.

Criminal Minds:
The two-hour Season 7 finale airs Wednesday, May 16.

The long-running procedural airs its Season 12 finale on Wednesday, May 9.

CSI’s Big Apple spin-off wraps its eighth season on Friday, May 11.

The Good Wife:
Season 3 ends on Sunday, April 29.

Hawaii Five-0:
One member of the team dies in the explosive Season 2 finale, airing Monday, May 14.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season 7 ends — and Barney’s (Neil Patrick Harris) mystery bride is revealed — in the one-hour finale, “The Magician’s Code,” on Monday, May 14.

The Mentalist:
Simon Baker’s Patrick Jane shoots one of his own and snags a love interest in the Season 4 finale on Thursday, May 17.

Mike & Molly:
Mike (Billy Gardell) and Molly (Melissa McCarthy) may (or may not) get married in the comedy’s Season 2 finale on Monday, May 14.

One word: terrorism. Season 9 ends with a major bang on Tuesday, May 15.

NCIS: Los Angeles:
Someone’s gonna die when the two-hour Season 3 finale airs Tuesday, May 15.


Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?
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30 Rock: Avery (Elizabeth Banks) returns, and Liz (Tina Fey) and her boyfriend Criss (James Marsden) end Season 6 on a surprise note in the two-part finale, airing Thursday, May 17.

Awake: The two-hour finale of this trippy spring hit airs Thursday, May 17.

Season 3 ends with an hour-long episode on Thursday, May 24.

The supernatural procedural wraps its freshman season with several cliffhangers on Friday, May 18.

Law & Order: SVU: Season 13 wraps on Wednesday, May 23.

The Office:
The comedy wraps its eighth season — James Spader’s last — with utter ridiculousness on Thursday, May 10.

Parks and Recreation:
Vote Knope! Leslie (Amy Poehler) learns her political fate on Thursday, May 10, when the Season 4 finale airs.

The role of Marilyn Monroe will still be up in the air when Season 1 wraps on Monday, May 14.

The Voice:
The Season 2 winner will be announced during the live finale on Monday, May 8.

Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?
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Bring on the cliffhangers!

It’s sad to say goodbye to our favorite shows as they enjoy a much-deserved summer break, but it’s also pretty fun to see where they dare to go in their typically action-packed or drama-filled season finales.

Read on for a rundown of TV’s spring finale dates, network by network.

ABC | NBC | CBS | FOX | The CW

For a slew of summer premieres, click here.

Source: TVLine

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The CW

Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?
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90210: The SoCal drama reboot wraps its fourth season on Tuesday, May 15.

America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion:
One modeltestant will win the big prize on Wednesday, May 30, when Cycle 18 comes to a close.

Gossip Girl:
The Blair-Dan-Chuck love triangle comes to a definitive head in the Season 5 finale, airing Monday, May 14. [SPOILERS]

Hart of Dixie:
The Season 1 finale, airing Monday, May 14, centers on a wedding — but we don’t yet know who’s getting hitched!

Nikita (Maggie Q) infiltrates Division in the Season 2 finale, airing Friday, May 18.

The Secret Circle:
This supernatural series will come to a “very satisfying” conclusion, per executive producer Andrew Miller, when its Season 1 finale airs Thursday, May 10. [SPOILERS]

The Season 7 finale, “Survival of the Fittest,” brings a crazy cliffhanger when it airs Friday, May 18.

The Vampire Diaries:
Joseph Morgan (Klaus) teases an epic Season 3 finale. The show will never be the same again after Thursday, May 10. [SPOILERS]


Spring 2012 TV Finale Season: When Are Your Favorite Shows Ending?
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American Idol: The Season 11 winner will be crowned Wednesday, May 23!

Season 7 wraps on Monday, May 14. [SPOILERS]

The Finder:
The Bones spin-off ends its first season on Friday, May 11.

The sci-fi drama wraps its fourth season on Friday, May 11. In case this turns into a series finale, the show has two possible endings ready to go.

Season 3 ends with McKinley High’s graduation day — and some major changes — on Tuesday, May 22. [SPOILERS]

The medical drama closes up shop at the end of eight seasons with an ominously titled series finale, “Everyone Dies,” airing Monday, May 21. Well played, Fox.

New Girl:
One roommate decides to move out — and Cece (Hannah Simone) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) reach a turning point in their relationship — in the Season 1 finale, airing Tuesday, May 8.