Sunday, May 20
2012 Billboard Music Awards, 8-11 p.m. on ABC: Modern Family stars Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen are set to host this year’s Billboard Music Awards, which will feature performances by Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO, and The Wanted. The roster of presenters includes Taio Cruz, Gavin DeGraw, Gladys Knight, Julianne Hough, Natasha Bedingfield, and actor Jeremy Sisto.
FINALE! Celebrity Apprentice, 9-11 p.m. on NBC: The winner is announced!
PREMIERE! Keeping Up With the Kardashians, 9-10 on E!: As Season 7 kicks off, Kim is single, Khloe is married, and Kourtney is preparing for the birth of her second child.
Game of Thrones, 9-10 p.m. on HBO: In “The Prince of Winterfell,” Theon (Alfie Allen) holds down the fort at Winterfell; Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) ignores some advice; and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) and Varys (Conleth Hill) find something they can agree on; and Robb (Richard Madden) is betrayed.
Veep, 10-10:30 p.m. on HBO: In “Nicknames,” Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) becomes obsessed with bloggers’ nicknames for her.
Girls, 10:30-11 p.m. on HBO: When Hannah (Lena Dunham) visits her parents in Michigan for their 30th anniversary, she ends up going on a date to a fundraiser for a family who suffered a tragic loss in “The Return.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Mad Men, 10-11 p.m. on AMC: It’s Christmas at the agency in “Christmas Waltz.”
The Real Housewives of New Jersey, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: The New Jersey drama continues in an all-new episode.
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Friday, May 18
FINALE! Nikita, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: It’s Nikita (Maggie Q) vs. Percy (Xander Berkeley) in the Season 2 finale, “Homecoming.”
FINALE! Supernatural, 9-10 p.m. on The CW: Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) prepare for battle with Dick Roman (guest star James Patrick Stuart) — one of the smartest enemies they’ve ever faced — in the Season 7 finale, “Survival of the Fittest.”
FINALE! Grimm, 9-10 p.m. on NBC: As Nick (David Giuntoli) delves deeper into his life as a Grimm, a trail of grotesque murders reignites the search for the elusive gold coins in the Season 1 finale, “Woman in Black.”
Thursday, May 17
American Idol, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: One finalist gets the boot. Who will it be?
FINALE! Community, 8-8:30 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. on NBC: Community wraps its third season with three off-the-wall episodes: “Digital Estate Planning,” “The First Chang Dynasty,” and “Introduction to Finality.”
FINALE! 30 Rock, 8:30-9 p.m. on NBC: Determined to prove his marriage has survived Avery's (Elizabeth Banks) kidnapping unscathed, Jack (Alec Baldwin) asks Liz (Fey) to officiate their vow renewal. Meanwhile, Criss (Marsden) tries to convince Liz that he’s worth sticking around for in the Season 6 finale, “What Will Happen to the Gang Next Year?”
FINALE, Part 1! Awake, 10-11 p.m. on NBC: Detective Britten (Jason Isaacs) doesn’t know whom to trust when the truth behind the accident begins to reveal itself and a high-ranking conspiracy threatens both of his realities in part one of the Season 1 finale, “Two Birds.”
FINALE! Grey’s Anatomy, 9-10 p.m. on ABC: Faced with a life-threatening situation in the Season 8 finale, “Flight,” the doctors fight to stay alive while trying to save their peers. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! Scandal, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: When Quinn (Katie Lowes) finds herself in a tragic and compromising position in the Season 1 finale, “Grant: For the People,” Olivia (Kerry Washington) and the team rush to her side. Meanwhile, a reluctant Cyrus (Jeffy Perry) must turn to Olivia when Billy Chambers (Matt Letscher) makes an announcement that shakes Fitz's (Tony Goldwyn) presidency to its core.
FINALE! Person of Interest, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: When a psychologist’s number comes up in the Season 1 finale, “Firewall,” Reese (Jim Caviezel) must protect her from one of her patients while eluding capture by the FBI, who are closing in fast.
FINALE! The Mentalist, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: In the Season 4 finale, “The Crimson Hat,” Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) hits rock bottom, finds a lover, and shoots one of his own.
Don’t Be Tardy For the Wedding, 9:30-10 p.m. on Bravo: Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak continues to prepare for her nuptials in an all-new episode.
The Pauly D Project, 10:30-11 on MTV: The Pauly D drama continues in “Spin City.”
Wednesday, May 16
American Idol, 8-10 p.m. on FOX: Season 11’s five remaining finalists perform.
America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion, 9-10 p.m. on The CW: In Week 11 the models attend go-sees in Hong Kong and then pose for the campaign for the ANTM fragrance, Dream Come True, in front of the client, Hatch Beauty founder Ben Bennett. Kelly Cutrone and Nigel Barker join Tyra Banks and guest judge Jez Smith (a photographer) on the judges’ panel.
FINALE! Suburgatory, 8:30-9 p.m. on ABC: The residents of Chatswin go all out in celebration of their moms, leaving a noticeable void for Tessa (Jane Levy), in the Season 1 finale, “The Motherload.”
Modern Family, 9-9:30 p.m. on ABC: Everyone has a bone to pick in “Tableau Vivant.” Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) get on each other's nerves while trying to order lunch at their local diner; Phil (Ty Burrell) is put in the position of having to fire Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson); Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Claire (Julie Bowen) have opposing theories on how to discipline children; and Manny (Rico Rodriguez) is upset with Luke (Nolan Gould) for accepting an award under false pretenses — all of which spells trouble for Alex (Ariel Winter), who is counting on them to all work together for a "living art" school project display.
Revenge, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: A painful loss forges a stronger bond between Emily (Emily VanCamp) and Jack (Nick Wechsler), and Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) forms a new alliance that could seal Conrad's (Henry Czerny) fate — all in “Grief.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! Criminal Minds, 9-11 p.m. on CBS: When the BAU goes up against a gang of serial-killing bank robbers in Washington, D.C. in the first part of the Season 7 finale, “Hit/Run,” a member of the team becomes a hostage. In the second part, the team determines that the suspects have a bigger target in the Nation’s capital.
Around the World in 80 Plates, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: The culinary drama continues in the all-new “Forget Paris.”
Tuesday, May 15
FINALE! 90210, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: In the Season 4 finale, “Forever Hold Your Peace,” Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) shocks everyone when she announces she won’t be able to oversee Max’s (guest star Josh Zuckerman) wedding because she has accepted a job in New York and will be leaving immediately. Meanwhile, Teddy (guest star Trevor Donovan) comes back to town, Dixon (Tristan Wilds) rushes back from touring to give his relationship with Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes) another try, and Silver (Jessica Stroup) makes a life-changing decision.
Glee, 8-10 p.m. on FOX: It’s a double-header! New Directions prepares a high-concept routine for Nationals in “Props,” but when Tina (Jenna Ushkowitz) bumps her head, the glee club’s world turns upside down — in her eyes. Then in “Nationals,” New Directions faces off against Vocal Adrenaline in Chicago, where Lindsay Lohan makes a cameo as a guest judge. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! NCIS, 8-9 p.m. on CBS: As the newest member of the NCIS Most Wanted Wall continues to elude the team in the Season 9 finale, “Till Death Do Us Part,” terrorism threatens to shake the foundations of the Navy and NCIS.
FINALE! NCIS: Los Angeles, 9-11 p.m. on CBS: In the two part Season 3 finale, “Sans Voir,” Callen and the NCIS: L.A. team get caught up in a deadly mind game when they confront their vengeful adversary, the Chameleon.
America’s Got Talent, 8-10 p.m. on NBC: The auditions move to San Francisco.
Dancing With the Stars, 9-10 p.m. on ABC: One couple gets the boot!
FINALE! Private Practice, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: When Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) goes into labor in the Season 5 finale, “Gone, Baby, Gone,” the Seaside doctors — even those she pushed away — come to her side as she faces the hardest decision of her life.
The Real Housewives of Orange County, 9-10 p.m. on Bravo: Slade enlists Heather to go engagement ring shopping with him; Alexis throws an over the top birthday party for her 4-year-old twins, and Vicki has a blowout fight with Briana in “Happily Never After.”
PREMIERE! Pregnant in Heels, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: Season 2 of this docu-series centered on fashion designer and pregnancy guru Rosie Pope kicks off with the bizarrely titled “Homebirth With a Side of Placenta.”
FINALE! Fashion Star, 10-11 p.m. on NBC: After the final three designers create separate fashion showcases, a winner is crowned in the Season 1 finale.
16 and Pregnant, 10-midnight p.m. on MTV: The first episode of this week’s double-header focuses on Sarah, a pregnant teen caught in the middle of a feud between her mother and boyfriend. The second is centered on Sabrina, a teen who moves from California to Tennessee after finding out she’s pregnant. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Monday, May 14
Dancing With the Stars, 8-9:30 p.m. on ABC: In Week 9 of Season 14, the remaining couples bust a move to stay in the competition.
PREMIERE! The Bachelorette, 9:30-11 p.m. on ABC: Season 8’s leading lady, Bachelor Season 16 “winner” Emily Maynard, meets 25 suitors vying for her affections — and says goodbye to six. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! Bones, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: When evil tech genius Christopher Pelant (guest star Andrew Leeds), a suspect in a case Brennan (Emily Deschanel) (Temperance Brennan) and Booth (David Boreanaz) handled, returns to court in “The Past in the Present,” the appeals trial takes a bizarre twist. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
House, 9-10 p.m. on FOX: In “Holding On,” Thirteen (Olivia Wilde) returns as the team takes on the case of a college cheerleader suffering from a mysterious nosebleed.
The Secret Life of the American Teenager, 8-9 p.m. on ABC Family: Struggling in summer school, Amy (Shailene Woodley) gets a little help from her dad in “Allies.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! Gossip Girl, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: When Gossip Girl goes after Blair (Leighton Meester) as she’s never done before, Serena (Blake Lively) admits she may have unintentionally played an important role in Blair’s latest nightmare. Meanwhile, Nate (Chace Crawford) invites Lola (guest star Ella Rae Peck) to move in with him, and Lily (Kelly Rutherford) makes a big decision about the future of her marriage in the Season 5 finale, “The Return of the Ring.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! Hart of Dixie, 9-10 p.m. on The CW: With an impending storm about to hit Bluebell, George (Scott Porter) and Lemon (Jaime King) prepare for their wedding day in the Season 1 finale, “The Big Day.” Meanwhile, taking shelter from the storm, Zoe (Rachel Bilson) finds herself stranded in a barn with Wade (Wilson Bethel).
PREMIERE! America’s Got Talent, 8-10 p.m. on NBC: Famously unedited radio host Howard Stern joins judges Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne and host Nick Cannon for the seventh season of NBC’s talent search competition. The two-hour premiere kicks off with auditions in Los Angeles and St. Louis, featuring performers vying for a chance to win America's heart — and the $1 million prize.
FINALE! Smash, 10-11 p.m. on NBC: Tom (Christian Borle) and Julia (Debra Messing) race against time to save the show, while Derek (Jack Davenport) makes a decision that will change Karen (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy’s (Megan Hilty) lives forever in the Season 1 finale, “Bombshell.”
FINALE! How I Met Your Mother, 8-9 p.m. on CBS: In the two-part Season 7 finale, “The Magician’s Code,” Lily (Alyson Hannigan) goes into labor while Marshall (Jason Segel) is in Atlantic City, leaving him desperate to make it back to New York before the baby is born. In the second half hour, on Barney’s (Neil Patrick Harris) future wedding day, the gang reminisces about the time they encouraged Ted (Josh Radnor) to follow his heart and go after the one that got away.
FINALE! Hawaii Five-0, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: Five-0 is in hot pursuit of a shooter who guns down one of their own, while another team member is forced to choose which of their kidnapped loved ones will live in the Season 2 finale, “Ua Hala (Death in the Family).”
Bethenny Ever After, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: Bethenny decides it’s time to give Jason an early Christmas present, but the gift backfires when Jason decides he may not be ready for all that it holds in “Aspen-ational.”