What to Watch Tonight: The Simpsons S.22 Finale, Game of Thrones, The Killing & More

by Jason the TVaholic on May 22, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones at AmazonTonight, ABC has the 21st season finale of America’s Funniest Home Videos and The 2011 Billboard Music Awards, CBS has the TV movie premiere of Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost, FOX has the sixth season finale of American Dad, the 22nd season finale of The Simpsons, the first season finale of Bob’s Burgers and the ninth season finale of Family Guy, and NBC has the 11th season finale of The Apprentice.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the ninth season finale of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Discovery Channel has When Animals Bite Back and Tornado Rampage 2011 specials, Food Network has the 12th season finale of Challenge, History has the first season finale of Inspector America, Showtime has the first season finale of The Borgias, and TLC has the second season finale of Strange Sex.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): Season Finale. Ned learns that Mrs. Krabappel has been around after he starts dating her. Runs 30 minutes.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. Ned is sitting for the king. Tyrion wants a trial by combat. Viserys gets his final payment. Plays again later.

The Killing (AMC): New. The police learn something shocking. Richmond is thinking of dropping out. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Solid Selections

Challenge (Food Network): Season Finale. Four contestants build scenes of the old west out of chocolate. Plays again later.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA Network): New. The detectives investigate after a Wall Street big shot is killed and find lots of people have benefited from his death. Plays again later.

In Plain Sight (USA Network): New. Mary has to deal with the fallout after a beauty pageant queen learns she has been in witness protection almost all of her life. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (A&E): New. Emmalin and Michael are both back home. Denise thinks about being a nurse and how much she liked it. Boone is evaluating Pamela on the job. Plays again later two times.
  • Best in Smoke (Food Network): New. The remaining four contestants have to create vending cart food and sell it. Plays again later.
  • Breakout Kings (A&E): New. The team is on the hunt after a prison break that uses an armored truck to crash through the wall of a prison. Plays twice and again later twice.
  • Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (CBS): TV Movie Premiere. Stone has been recently reinstated as police chief and is battling through his past problems during the investigation of a teenage girl. Runs two hours.
  • Treme (HBO): New. The quality of police investigations is being questioned. Davis finds a new talent. Sofia finds an internship. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NASCAR racing action with the Nationwide Series: John Deere Dealers 250.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Chicago Cubs at the Boston Red Sox.
  • NBC has NHL playoff action.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the New York Mets at the New York Yankees.
  • TNT has NBA playoff action tonight with the Chicago Bulls at the Miami Heat.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
ABC Family has five Harry Potter movies today.
Bravo has seven episodes of The Real Housewives of…
Discovery Channel has six episodes of American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.
Oxygen has episodes of The Simple Life all day.
USA has six episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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