Tonight on the Tube: Season Finales of Big Bang Theory, House & Castle

by Jason the TVaholic on May 11, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Greek Chapter Two on DVDTonight, ABC has the first season finale of Castle, CBS has the second season finale of The Big Bang Theory, and FOX has the fifth season finale of House.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Weaponizers special, HBO has part-one of The Alzheimer’s Project special, TLC has the fifth season finale of Little People, Big World, and VH1 has the third season premiere of Charm School.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): Season Finale. The team is working on a patient whose right and left parts of the brain don’t work together. Runs 61 minutes.

24 (FOX): New. The Chloe and Janis rivalry heats up and Jack keeps trying to track down Tony. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes. The two-hour season finale is next week.

Castle (ABC): Season Finale. A plastic surgeon has been murdered and Beckett and Castle are on the case. Alexis attends her first prom. Castle learns some surprising things about Beckett while looking into her background. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Season Finale. Leonard is preparing for a three-month science expedition, which leads to he and Penny reevaluating their relationship.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Stella’s fiancé is trying to help Ted find a job. Barney tries to talk his way out of a speeding ticket.

Medium (NBC): New. Allison doesn’t know whether she should violate her new contract. Ariel realizes that her medication may be preventing her from being able to save someone.

Medium (NBC): New. Allison falls into a coma and her spirit starts residing in a middle-aged man that then wants to start living with her family.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. Andy and Rusty get into trouble trying to return a stolen football to the athletic department. Casey tries to help Max get into an exclusive faculty party. Plays again later.

Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeats. Marc checks out lots of different ice creams. Both episodes play again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that make you say, “Who’Da Thunk It?” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Options

  • CSI: Miami (CBS): New. The CSIs are investigating the boiling death of a man. Julia goes completely out of control.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Lily and Serena go at it and Lily remembers back to when she was 17 and got kicked out of boarding school. Things don’t go as planned at the prom for Blair and Nate.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Guests of the expected and unexpected variety show up for Lucas and Peyton’s wedding.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Audrey and Jeff go on a double date with Brad and Jackie. Russell goes out with a psychiatrist. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Alan and Chelsea start to become close friends and Charlie tries to take advantage of that development. Runs 31 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Atlanta Braves at the New York Mets.
  • TNT has doubleheader second round NBA playoff action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Atlanta Hawks followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Rubble With a Cause,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “In Treatment,” replays.

TV Marathons

MTV has 11 episodes of Teen Cribs early.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Joan of Arcadia early.
WE has 16 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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