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On TV this week, May 16-20

On TV this week

MONDAY

SEASON FINALE How I Met Your Mother, 8 p.m., CBS There's a wedding, but it isn't Ted's. Some people may be getting sick, though.

SEASON FINALE 90210, 8 p.m., CW Liam doesn't want to go to college, while Naomi may not graduate at all. What positive role models for the high-schoolers!

SEASON FINALE Chuck, 8 p.m., NBC Chuck needs his wedding party to stop Vivian from ruining the party. Well, who invited her in the first place?

SEASON FINALE Mad Love, 8:30 p.m., CBS Are Ben and Kate going to finally hook up? Given Sarah Chalke's track record on Scrubs, we'd say not yet.

SEASON PREMIERE The Real Housewives of New Jersey, 9 p.m., Bravo Two of Theresa's relatives join the cast. Because there aren't enough cackling middle-aged women on this show already, see.

SEASON FINALE Gossip Girl, 9 p.m., CW Hope you got a good look at Taylor Momsen and Jessica Szohr, because they ain't coming back next season.

Freedom Riders: American Experience, 9 p.m., PBS Wipe your mind of all this other drivel, because here's a special that focuses on people who really mattered.

SERIES PREMIERE Off Limits, 9 p.m., Travel Don Wildman goes to a city and explores the little out-of-the-way spots that no one likes to talk about, whether it's a former Nazi military compound in L.A. or Tropicana Field in St. Pete.

SEASON FINALE Mike & Molly, 9:30 p.m., CBS Are these two getting married? Sheesh, they've only been together a year.

SEASON FINALE Hawaii Five-0, 10 p.m., CBS Wo Fat tries to take down Five-0 for good, but since this show will likely be back next year, we're not all that worried.

SEASON FINALE Castle, 10 p.m., ABC Hal Lockwood escapes from a court hearing and is on the loose, giving rise to the possibility someone will end up dead in this episode.

TUESDAY

SEASON FINALE NCIS, 8 p.m., CBS Finally, they find the Port-to-Port killer. What are the chances it was Mark Harmon this whole time?

SEASON FINALE One Tree Hill, 8 p.m., CW Chase is off to the Air Force, upsetting Chuck and Alex. They really wanted him around when Karen's Cafe reopened.

SEASON FINALE NCIS: Los Angeles, 9 p.m., CBS Why did Hetty resign from OSP? Too many acronyms?

SEASON FINALE Raising Hope, 9 p.m., Fox Maw Maw kicked Jimmy out of the house when he was 18, we find out in a flashback. And it turned him into such a responsible young man!

SEASON FINALE Traffic Light, 9:30 p.m., Fox A deliveryman catches Callie without any clothes on during a delivery. He covered the C.O.D., though, which is a bonus.

SEASON FINALE The Good Wife, 10 p.m., CBS Alicia and Kalinda must work on a case together. We sure hope there are no charges of infidelity involved.

WEDNESDAY

SEASON FINALE Criminal Minds, 9 p.m., CBS A.J. Cook's new two-year deal kicks in, so her character J.J. is back starting tonight. Then you'll have to wait until next season to see her again.

SEASON FINALE America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW Will the overanalyzing control freak or the irrational, emotional cripple win? LOL JK, they're both like that to some extent.

SEASON FINALE Breaking In, 9:30 p.m., Fox Cameron has to go back to his high school to track down a bully. Mike Tyson is guest-starring, so we hope he's not the bully, for Cameron's sake.

SEASON FINALE Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 10 p.m., NBC A witness in a rape trial is murdered while she's out shopping. She obviously didn't find the kind of deal she wanted.

THURSDAY

SEASON FINALE The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m., CBS Now that Bernadette has her doctorate, Howard is the only one without one. Sheesh, these underachievers are so annoying.

SEASON FINALE Rules of Engagement, 8:30 p.m., CBS Russell books a trip on a cruise thinking it's full of "red hot" chicks, only to find out it's full of women over the age of 50. Well, it depends on whether you catch them at happy hour or not.

SEASON FINALE Grey's Anatomy, 9 p.m., ABC Meredith comes clean about screwing up the clinical trial. At least Derek can't just tear up the Post-It anymore. Oh, and we're pretty sure Teddy is moving to Germany after the chief resident is announced.

SEASON FINALE Bones, 9 p.m., Fox A body is found in the pinsetter at a bowling alley. Boy, he really struck out.

SEASON FINALE Private Practice, 10 p.m., ABC Some of the docs at Oceanside Wellness may be getting the boot as the practice restructures. Please say that means Addison is headed back to Seattle Grace.

SEASON FINALE Parks and Recreation, 10:30 p.m., NBC Leslie arranges a memorial service, because funerals always play well for laughs.

FRIDAY

Flashpoint, 8 p.m., CBS Spike has to investigate his former training officer after two prisoners escape from the guy's vehicle while he's transporting them. That's right, another episode about lost innocence. Man, it's hard to be a cop.

Dual Survival, 9 p.m., Discovery Dave and Cody pretend to be two ranchers stranded out on the plains in the middle of winter with only a bison hide, an ax head and a glass jar. Dibs on the bison hide.

Camelot, 10 p.m., Starz Morgan hatches a plot to hurt Arthur's relationship with his men. Who knew Morgan was such a witch? Oh, wait.

— Joshua Gillin jgillin@tampabay.com

On TV this week, May 16-20 05/15/11 [Last modified: Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:30am]

    

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