What to Watch Tonight: Desperate Housewives S.7 Finale, Game of Thrones, The Killing & More

by Jason the TVaholic on May 15, 2011

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News & Notes

Get George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones at AmazonTonight, ABC has the eighth season finale of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and the seventh season finale of Desperate Housewives, CBS has the 22nd season finale of Survivor followed by a reunion special, and FOX has the second season finale of The Cleveland Show.

Over on cable, BET has the second season finale of The Family Crews and style has third season premiere of Jerseylicious.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Lisa finds a key that opens every door in Springfield and ultimately finds a secret room under the school. Runs 30 minutes.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. Robert decides to preemptively strike the Targaryens. Arya learns of a plot against her father. Plays again later.

The Killing (AMC): New. Sarah and Holder find some new evidence. Richmond is trying to find a way back into the race. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Solid Selections

Challenge (Food Network): New. Contestants try to build the best “WWE Wrestling Cakes.” Plays again later.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA Network): New. The detectives are looking at the murder of a hacker. Plays again later.

In Plain Sight (USA Network): New. Mary isn’t sure what to make of the romantic relationship a witness has with a suspect and she becomes the go-between. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (A&E): New. The tension between Roxy and Trevor is starting to affect his duties. Roxy goes to Denise for advice. Plays again later two times.
  • Best in Smoke (Food Network): New. Five contestants must barbecue or smoke a salad and a dessert. Plays again later.
  • Breakout Kings (A&E): New. A schizophrenic escapes and uses his survivalist skills to try and evade capture. Plays twice and again later twice.
  • Desperate Housewives (ABC): Season Finale. Susan is back on Wisteria Lane and the gang is throwing a party, which ends in murder. Renee gets some bad news. Gaby finds out who is stalking her. Runs two hours.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chicago Chef Todd Stein takes challenges Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Plays again later.
  • Treme (HBO): New. Aunt Mimi and Davis start a record label. Antoine finds work as a teacher. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA playoff action today with the Memphis Grizzlies at the team I hope loses.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.
  • NBC has final round coverage of the Players Championship PGA tournament.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Philadelphia Phillies at the Atlanta Braves.
  • TNT has NBA playoff action tonight with the Miami Heat at the Chicago.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action tonight.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Bravo has 10 episodes of The Real Housewives of…
Oxygen has 16 episodes of Snapped.
Spike TV has 10 episodes of Auction Hunters.
USA has six episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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