Wednesday, May 18, 2011

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 05/17/2011

It’s mid-May, lots of casualties for TV series (check this article for a full breakdown of series cancellations and renewals) which means some of the season finales this week are actually series finales. 

It’s time – past time actually for this week’s complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week. Nearly all of these are finales which is to be expected this time of year.


NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST – TV schedules subject to change

Wednesday, May 18

America’s Next Top Model (9pm on CW) Season 16 finale

Criminal Minds (9pm on CBS) Season 6 finale

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (10pm on NBC) Season finale


Thursday, May 19

The Big Bang Theory (8pm on CBS) Season 4 finale

Rules of Engagement (8:31pm on CBS) Season 5 finale

The Mentalist (9pm on CBS) Season 3 finale

Grey’s Anatomy (9pm on ABC) Season 7 finale

Bones (9pm on Fox) Season 6 finale

The Office (9pm n NBC) Season 7 finale

Private Practice (10:01pm on ABC) Season 4 finale

Parks and Recreation (10pm & 10:30pm on NBC) Season 3 finale (two episodes in a row


Friday, May 20

Kitchen Nightmares (8pm on Fox) Season 4 finale

Supernatural (9pm on CW) Season 6 finale

Storytellers (11pm on VH1) Cee Lo Green is the star on Storytellers this week.  This guy seems to be getting plenty of exposure lately.  Expect him to sing “Forget You” and the Gnarls Barkley song “Crazy.”


Saturday, May 21

Saturday Night Live (11:29pm on NBC) Season 36 finale


Sunday, May 22

America’s Funniest Home Videos (7pm on ABC) Season finale

American Dad (7:30pm on Fox) Season 6 finale

The Simpsons (8pm on Fox) Season 22 finale

Bob’s Burgers (8:30pm on Fox) Season 1 finale

The Celebrity Apprentice (9pm on NBC) Season 11 finale

Family Guy (9pm on Fox) Season 9 finale

Inspector America (10pm on History) Season 1 finale

The Borgias (10pm on Showtime) Season 1 finale


Monday, May 23

The Bachelorette (9pm on ABC) Season 7 premiere

House (8pm on Fox) Season 7 finale

The Event (9pm on NBC) Series finale – cancelled after a single season…

The Chicago Code (9pm on Fox) Series finale - cancelled after a single season…

Make it or Break it (9pm on ABC Family) Season 2 finale which is also the end of the series.

Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory (10:30pm on MTV) Season 4 finale


Tuesday, May 24

The Biggest Loser (8pm on NBC) Season 11 finale

Dancing With the Stars (9pm on ABC) Season 12 finale

Glee (9pm on Fox) Season 2 finale

Pregnant in Heels (10pm on Bravo) Season 1 finale



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