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The broadcast networks are concluding their seasons for many of their hits shows this week: on Thursday, it's "Community" (NBC), "Two and a Half Men" (CBS), "Person of Interest" (CBS) and "Glee" (Fox); on Friday, it's "Kitchen Nightmares" (Fox, "Touch" (Fox) and "Fashion Star" (NBC); and Sunday, it's "Once Upon a Time" (ABC), 'Revenge" (ABC) and "Survivor" (CBS).

The cable networks are bringing back "Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy" (History) Wednesday and "Long Island Medium" (TLC) on Sunday. Plus, the one Georgia-based show returning is AMC's "Small Town Security" Thursday out of Ringgold.


 “Dancing With the Stars” 8 p.m. ABC — Guaranteed: Kellie Pickler will be adorable again.

“How I Met Your Mother” 8 p.m. CBS — Marshall and Lily ask Ted to help them pack for Italy.

“Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” 8 p.m. VH1 — Mimi's housewarming party takes a dramatic turn.

“Rihanna 777” 8 p.m. Fox — Rihanna invites fans and journalists along for her tour.

“The Voice” 8 p.m. NBC — The top 16 begin performing.

“2 Broke Girls” 9 p.m. CBS — Caroline is asked by her father to go on a talk show.

“Bates Motel” 10 p.m. A&E — Norma encounters a mysterious stranger.

“The Big C” 10 p.m. Showtime — Cathy signs Paul up for a dating service, much to his dismay.

“Hawaii Five-O” 10 p.m. CBS — The body of a girl who was kidnapped 10 years ago is found.

“Rectify” 10 p.m. Sundance— The media impede Jane and Daniel's day in town.

“Castle” 10:01 p.m. ABC — A whistle-blower is killed.

“Revolution” 10:01 p.m. NBC — Miles and Neville find themselves on the same side of a cause.


NCIS” 8 p.m. CBS — A Department of Defense investigator probes the team's response to the Bodnar case.

“Splash” 8 p.m. ABC (first season finale) — Drake Bell, Rory Bushfield and Nicole Eggert vie for the win.

“The Voice” 8 p.m. NBC — More of the top 16 are heard.

“Dancing With the Stars” 9 p.m. ABC — Most at risk going home: Sean Lowe and Ingo Rademacher.

“NCIS: Los Angeles” 9 p.m. CBS — Deeks goes undercover to obtain information on a former arms dealer.

“Polygamy, USA” 9 p.m. NGC (new series) — A polygamous group is followed in Centennial Park, Ariz.

“Golden Boy” 10 p.m. CBS — Clark investigates the murder of a high-end prostitute.

“Body of Proof” 10:01 p.m. ABC — A plane crashes in Philadelphia after a passenger opens fire.


“American Idol” 8 p.m. Fox — The top 3 sing three songs: personal choice, judges' choice and Jimmy Iovine's pick.

“Survivor” 8 p.m. CBS — So Eddie: are you going to finally start "playing" the game now?

“The Voice" 8 p.m. NBC — The first live playoff results.

“Criminal Minds” 9 p.m. CBS — Nannies are kidnapped along with the children they care for.

“Modern Family” 9 p.m. ABC — Haley gives Alex tips on meeting boys.

“Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy” 10 p.m. History (third season debut) — Larry visits an Arizona ostrich ranch.

“Law & Order: SVU” 9:01 p.m. NBC — A sniper attacks the NYPD twice.

“CSI” 10 p.m. CBS — Design engineers vie for the most innovative solution to a technological challenge.

“Nashville” 10 p.m. ABC — Rayna and Juliette both score CMA award nominations.

“Psych” 10 p.m. USA — Gus accidentally tampers with a crime scene.

“R&B Divas Atlanta” 10 p.m. TV One — Will Nicci and Syleena kiss and make up?


“American Idol” 8 p.m. Fox — Kree, Candice and Angie battle for the two final spots.

“Big Bang Theory” 8 p.m. CBS — The women play Dungeons & Dragons with the guys.

“Community” 8 p.m. NBC (fourth season finale) — Jeff ponders the future after receiving enough credits to graduate.

“Wipeout” 8 p.m. ABC (sixth season debut) — Jill Wagner returns as cohost.

“Vampire Diaries” 8:30 p.m. the CW — The episode title is "Walking Dead." Will this be a mash-up show with a cameo from Daryl Dixon? Probably not but that would be amusing!

“Two and a Half Men” 8:31 p.m. CBS (10th season finale) — Walden goes out with a 22-year-old but falls for her grandmother.

“Glee” 9 p.m. Fox (fourth season finale) — What's with this plotline about Brittany getting into MIT?

“Grey’s Anatomy” 9 p.m. ABC — The hospital staff gets ready for a major storm.

“The Office” 9 p.m. NBC — Clay Aiken and Mark McGrath are guesting as Dwight plans to propose to Esther.

“Person of Interest” 9:01 p.m. CBS (second season finale) — Finch and Reese work alongside unexpected allies to save the Machine.

“Small Town Security” 10 p.m. AMC (second season debut) — This is Ringgold's biggest reality show.

“Hannibal” 10:01 p.m. NBC — The unit investigates a murder involving the removal of organs.

“Elementary” 10:01 p.m. CBS — Holmes takes a case from a man who claims to be Moriaty.

“Scandal” 10:02 p.m. ABC — A major crisis rocks the White House.


“Fashion Star” 8 p.m. NBC (second season finale) — The three still-standing designers create a collection for each retailer and a winner is named.

“Kitchen Nightmares” 8 p.m. Fox (fifth season finale) — Gordon Ramsay visits Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, Ariz.

“Undercover Boss” 8 p.m. CBS — Some of the most intriguing employees from the show's four seasons are featured.

“Shark Tank” 9 p.m. ABC — An entrepreneur pitches a wine-tasting cruise.

“Touch” 9 p.m. Fox (second season finale) — Aster Corporation's success depends on the completion of the number sequence.

“Vegas” 9 p.m. CBS (first season finale) — A vengeful Sheriff Lamb joins forces with Savino to bring down Porter Gainsley.

“Blue Bloods” 10 p.m. CBS (third season finale) — The Reagans go after a gang leader who killed someone close to them.


“Dangerous Intuition” 8 tonight Lifetime — A woman is forced to share custody of her daughter with a possibly evil stepmom.

“Saturday Night Live” 11:29 tonight NBC — Kristen Wiig returns as a host.

“Survivor” 8 p.m. Sunday CBS (26th season finale) — A season that started slow revved up after the merge thanks to some exciting game play.

“Once Upon a Time” 8 p.m. Sunday ABC (second season finale) — The trigger Rachel placed within the curse is detonated.

“Celebrity Apprentice” 9 p.m. Sunday NBC — Can Lil Jon win it all?

“Army Wives” 9 p.m. Sunday Lifetime — The troops receive orders to return to Fort Marshall.

“Game of Thrones” 9 p.m. Sunday HBO — Tywin counsels Joffrey.

“Long Island Medium” 9 p.m. Sunday TLC (fourth season debut) — Theresa goes on a diet.

“Revenge” 9 p.m. Sunday ABC (second season finale) — Brace yourself for a death.

“Breaking Amish” 10 p.m. Sunday TLC (new series) — Technically, it's a spinoff of the original.

“The Client List” 10 p.m. Sunday Lifetime — Lacey is attacked by a man breaking into Riley's home.

“Mad Men” 10 p.m. Sunday AMC — Pete is blindsided by an unexpected guest.

“Family Tree” 10 p.m. Sunday HBO (new series) — Chris Dowd plays a guy who just lost his job and girlfriend.

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