Tonight on watch Alyssa Milano on Romantically Challenged. Tuesday night new alliances are formed on Lost. Wednesday night on South Park, who is Eric Cartman's father? Thursday night there are two new episodes of 30 Rock. Friday night is the Series Finale of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.
US television highlights for the week of April 19, 2010. Times are ET, shows are new unless noted as repeats. TV This Weekend will be published Friday. Tagged for your pleasure: tvtw .
CBS Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm, CBS.
How I Met Your Mother, Rules of Engagement, Two and a Half Men and Big Bang Theory are all new.
House, Knight Fall. 8:00pm, Fox.
House and the team treat a man who lives in a community that holds to the ideals of the High Renaissance, and as the team searches for environmental factors, Thirteen has a debate with the patient; Wilson starts over with an ex.
24, Day 8: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. 9:00pm, Fox.
The events of the day become more personal for Jack as he heads to CTU for a meeting about a devastating development; President Taylor finds herself conflicted about the peace negotiations when former President Logan joins the table.
Trauma, Sweet Jane. 9:00pm, NBC.
While trying to gather some stories for his book, Glenn finds himself discussing the topic of unusual calls with his coworkers, and he winds up hearing more from them than he imagined; Tyler's dad comes into town for a visit.
Romantically Challenged, Rebecca's One Night . 9:30pm, ABC.
After 15 years of marriage, a divorced woman is finally convinced to have a one night stand, but she violates her sister's rule about no contact afterward; a stay-cation makes one roommate desperate to find any job possible.
CSI: Miami, Backfire. 10:00pm, CBS.
The spirit of a murder victim refuses to leave Calleigh alone until she brings her murderer to justice.
Castle, Den of Thieves. 10:00pm, ABC.
Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a thief and find out that one of their own has a connection to the suspect; Beckett finds herself attracted to the Robbery detective assigned to the case, and Castle tries to negotiate how he feels.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Food Porn 2. 10:00pm, Travel.
Friends of host Anthony Bourdain, including adult film star Ron Jeremy, join the food enthusiast and world traveler for a candid conversation on some of the most enticing, decadent and sensual foods they have ever tasted.
Damages, The Next One's Gonna Go in Your Throat. 10:00pm, FX.
Ellen decides to join forces with Tom in a last-ditch effort to ensure the downfall of the Tobin family; Patty re-examines her successful career and wonders if her achievements were really worth the price that she has paid.
Nurse Jackie, Caregiver. 10:00pm, SHO.
Coop is asked to participate in a marketing campaign for All Saints; Jackie's attempts to raid the Pill-O-Matix are impeded by a new security guard; after Sam breaks up with O'Hara, her long-time affair with a foreign correspondent is exposed.
United States of Tara, Doin' Time. 10:30pm, SHO.
Max faces the consequences of his previous violent outburst; Tara discovers that she is able to remember the actions of her newest alternate personality; Kate makes a successful internet music video; Marshall makes a tough decision about Courtney.
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Frontline, The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan. PBS, check local listings for time.
An Afghan journalist reports that as war and poverty rage, an ancient tradition has re-emerged as boys, sometimes as young as 10 years old, are lured off the streets to be used for sexual favors by former warlords and businessmen.
American Idol, 7 Finalists Compete. 8:00pm, Fox.
The top seven finalists take to the stage to perform live for the judges and for the audience, hoping to prove their star power with their song choices and earn positive feedback from the judges to influence how America will vote for them. 1 hr.
Lost, The Last Recruit. 9:00pm, ABC.
As the Jack and Locke camps merge, new alliances are forged while old ones are broken.
Glee, The Power of Madonna. 9:30pm, Fox.
Mr. Schuester worries the girls are being picked on by the guys, and he decides to use Madonna's music as the focus of a lesson for both groups; Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a total makeover that gives her a vote of confidence.
V, We Can't Win. 10:00pm, ABC.
Chad accompanies Anna to a U.N. Summit in Switzerland, where she is set to present a technological gift to the world; Erica learns the Task Force is investigating the Fifth Column; Valerie goes on the run, doubtful of both Ryan and her baby.
Parenthood, Rubber Band Ball. 10:00pm, NBC.
Amber's ex-boyfriend comes into town, putting the rest of the family on high alert; Zeek takes Adam on a road trip for some advice and bonding time; Julia and Joel worry that Sydney may be challenged; Crosby wants to plan Jabbar's birthday party.
Justified, The Collection. 10:00pm, FX.
Raylan is dispatched to search for the missing artwork owned by an apparent suicide victim, who was the owner of a prominent Kentucky horse farm, but Raylan has trouble concentrating on his mission when the victim's widow hits on him.
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Mercy, There Is No Superwoman. 8:00pm, NBC.
Veronica has a panic attack and resumes her therapy sessions in order to address her PTSD; Chloe tracks down a patient to address a potentially fatal problem; Sonia is concerned about an autopsy ordered for her home-care patient.
American Idol, One of 7 Voted Off, Idol Gives Back. 8:00pm, Fox.
The results from the previous night's voting are revealed and one hopeful is sent home; Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, the Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox, Jeff Beck and others perform to raise money for various charities around the world. 2 hrs.
In Plain Sight, Whistle Stop. 10:00pm, USA.
Mary, Marshall and an FBI agent attempt to get an informant to enter witness security, but the informant denies help until his and his family's lives are put in danger; Stan tries to find a way to deal with a boxer who suffers from dementia.
South Park, Who is Eric Cartman's father?. 10:00pm, Comedy Central.
Angry celebrities, violent ginger kids and Mecha Streisand are about to destroy South Park and all anyone wants to know is, "Who is Eric Cartman's father?"
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FlashForward, The Garden of Forking Paths. 8:00pm, ABC.
Mark and his team attempt to track down Demetri's whereabouts as the clock ticks away on his life; Zoey is offered a deal for information on Demetri; Olivia learns the identity of the person who informed her of Mark's drinking.
Survivor: Heroes & Vilains, Going Down in Flames. 8:00pm, CBS.
After being reunited on the merged tribe, two old friends rekindle an alliance but ultimately trust does not come easy for this powerful pair; one castaway makes an unprecedented power play, setting the stage for a surprising Tribal Council.
Bones, The Predator in the Pool. 8:00pm, Fox.
Human remains found in the belly of a shark lead Booth and Brennan to the aquarium, where a guest lecturer has gone missing; Brennan and Booth navigate their own relationship after a marine biologist shows interest in Booth.
The Vampire Diaries, Miss Mystic Falls. 8:00pm, CW.
Elena and Caroline compete against the other girls in town in a pageant; Bonnie continues to work through her issues after coming back to town; Damon discovers a secret that Stefan is keeping which could endanger the whole town.
30 Rock, Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter. 8:30pm, NBC.
Liz decides to attend singles events with Jenna in order to make herself more available; Jack feels like he is forced to choose between his love interests; a racist comment sparks an office-wide debate on affirmative action.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, World's End. 9:00pm, CBS.
When a student is murdered at Lindsey's school, the investigation takes a sharp turn when the CSI team discovers an unlikely connection with old atrocities.
Fringe, The Man from the Other Side. 9:00pm, Fox.
Involvement from the shapeshifters is suspected when two teenagers on a date turn up dead, and the Fringe team investigates the evidence as well as Newton's motive; Peter reveals a family secret to Olivia as Walter struggles to remember.
The Office, Secretary's Day. 10:00pm, NBC.
Andy attempts to pull out all of the stops in order to give Erin a memorable Secretary's Day, but when Michael takes her out to lunch, he lets a damaging secret slip; Oscar sends a viral video around the office that makes fun of Kevin.
30 Rock, Khonani. 9:30pm, NBC.
Liz finds out that the staffers have been excluding her from their weekly hangouts, so she tries to prove she can be fun; Jack has to choose a janitor for a shift that two want; Kenneth helps Tracy to be a good husband.
Ace of Cakes, Clone Wars. 10:00pm, Food Network.
Duff and the entire staff are invited to Lucas Films studios in California, where they create a detailed galactic cake in celebration of "The Clone Wars"; Duff is given a special, behind-the-scenes look at the how the movie franchise was created.
The Mentalist, Blood Money. 10:00pm, CBS.
When sneaky conduct by Patrick Jane results in the case against a confessed hitman being thrown out of court, the annoyed CBI team must start its investigation over from scratch in an attempt to put the killer behind bars.
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Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. 9:00pm, ABC.
* * * Season Finale * * * Rhonda makes plans to get rid of the surplus processed food by putting it back into school lunches, and parents pull their children out of Jamie's lunch program; Jamie returns with music group Rascal Flatts to make one last attempt.
Kitchen Nightmares, Sushi Ko. 9:00pm, Fox.
Chef Ramsay travels to Thousand Oaks, California, where the owner of an eatery is struggling to make his second restaurant successful, but the stress has caused him to lose his passion for cooking and created bigger family problems.
Miami Medical, All Fall Down. 10:00pm, CBS.
As the team works to save the lives of a couple seriously injured in a balcony collapse, they are shocked when the wife refuses to receive medical treatment; the arrival of a patient with a large sum of cash causes a stir among the hospital staff.
Stargate Universe, Human. 9:00pm, Syfy.
While sacrificing his own safety to perform dangerous experiments on the ship's computer systems, Dr. Rush experiences a series of flashbacks about his deceased wife and the time when he was first recruited into the Stargate Program.
Real Time with Bill Maher. 10:00pm, HBO.
New but I couldn't find a guest list. TV This Weekend will most likely have the guest list.
Merlin, Lancelot and Guinevere. 10:00pm, Syfy.
A savage outlaw kidnaps Gwen and holds her for ransom based on the mistaken assumption that his captive is the King's ward, Morgana; Arthur and Merlin set off on a rescue attempt, only to find that Lancelot is already on the trail.