News & Notes
Over on cable, Golf Channel has the first season finale of Donald Trump’s Fabulous World of Golf and TLC has the 200th episode of Little People, Big World.
Season finale dates not mentioned below: ABC has the final performance episode of Dancing With the Stars on Monday, May 24th and the season finale on Tuesday, May 25th.
Chuck (NBC): New. Scott Bakula returns as Chuck’s father. Chuck gets Morgan to join him on a side mission. The two-hour season finale is next week on May 24th. Chuck will be back for a fourth season next fall.
24 (FOX): New. Jack is after former President Logan after finding out he has some type of involvement in the events of the day. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes. The two-hour series finale is next week on May 24th.
Castle (ABC): Season Finale. Beckett and Castle are investigating what looks like the murder of a spy. Beckett makes a decision regarding her relationship with Det. Demming. This is a fun episode with a dramatic undertone. The case provides lots of twists and turns. It works really well as a season finale without the need to kill a beloved character off, as has become way over used of late. You may see the end coming, but it is no less effective. Also, any episode that has an authors’ poker night is worth watching.
House (FOX): Season Finale. The doctors from the hospital try to provide help at an building collapse. Runs 61 minutes.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Ghosts of Charlie’s exes are visiting him while Alan and Jake are off on a road trip. Runs 31 minutes. The season finale is next week on May 24th.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard tells Penny all about the day he and Sheldon met and what happened to the elevator. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes. The season finale is next week on May 24th.
Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Jackie gets a P.O. Box to have the bills of her secret credit card sent to. Eddie is back at the hospital. Plays again later.
United States of Tara (Showtime): New. Tara wants a family portrait in hopes of healing the family. Plays again later.
- 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family): New. Bianca has a dinner party. Kat and Patrick consider consummating their relationship. Runs 30 minutes. The series finale will be on May 31st.
- Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that specialize in dishes from other areas. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
- Gossip Girl (The CW): Season Finale. Blair makes a final decision about her and Chuck. Georgina is back. Nate and Serena may have a problem.
- How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Ted goes to a movie on a date to find out that it is loosely based on his life. The season finale is next week on May 24th.
- One Tree Hill (The CW): Season Finale. Everyone is headed to Utah for the premiere of Julian’s film.
- Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. A new employee at the company Audrey works for accuses her of sexual harassment. The season finale is next week on May 24th.
- Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Foods that are very colorful are profiled. A repeat episode plays right before. Both play again later.
- ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.
- TNT has the NBA Western Conference Finals Game 1 the Phoenix Suns at the Los Angeles Lakers.
- In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Love’s Faber Lost,” replays.
Bravo has seven episodes of The Real Housewives of …
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has 16 episodes of Roseanne followed by seven episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Spike TV has 10 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has 15 episodes of Ghost Whisperer.
USA has nine episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE has 14 episodes of The Locator early and 14 episodes of The Golden Girls later.