Tonight is the Season Finale of Alcatraz. Tuesday night on Body of Proof there's a deadly virus spreading. Wednesday night on South Park two species will battle to the death. Thursday night on Touch a homeless man who shares Jake's obsession with numbers. Friday night Rita Wilson is featured on Who Do You Think You Are?. Saturday night on The Firm a truth is revealed. Sunday night are the Season Premieres of The Killing and Game of Thrones.
US television highlights for the week of March 26, 2012. Times are ET, shows are new unless noted as repeats. Tagged for your pleasure: tvtw .
Alcatraz, Garrett Stillman. 8:00pm, Fox.
The team gets closer and closer to catching the man they believe is the key to uncovering the secrets behind the returning convicts; Hauser discovers a secret beneath the halls of Alcatraz that brings him even closer to the truth behind the mystery.
Dancing with the Stars. 8:00pm, ABC.
After a stellar first week of performances, the celebrities and their professional dance partners step onto the dance floor to prove that they've got what it takes to land a spot in the finals; the couples perform either a jive or quickstep. 2 hrs.
Alcatraz, Tommy Madsen. 9:00pm, Fox.
* * * Season Finale * * * After she discovered that her partner was murdered by a dangerous, former Alcatraz inmate, Rebecca is bound and determined to find the man and refuses to let anyone get in the way of her pursuit, putting many lives in danger.
Castle, 47 Seconds. 10:00pm, ABC.
When a bomb explodes at a rally killing five people, Castle & Beckett realize they must reconstruct the 47 seconds prior to the explosion in order to solve the case; using video records and witnesses, they make the discovery of who planted the bomb.
Smash, The Coup. 10:00pm, NBC.
In the aftermath of the workshop, Ivy remains in the dark about her fate in the musical; Derek wants to steal the musical from Tom and Julia, so he recruits Karen to help him do so; Eileen's daughter decides to make a surprise visit to New York.
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Frontline, Murdoch's Scandal. PBS, check local listings for time.
A look is taken at the recent accusations of blackmail, bribery and invasion of privacy being levied against News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdock and how the world-wide investigation into these claims will affect him professionally and personally.
NCIS, The Good Son. 8:00pm, CBS.
Director Vance is put in a delicate situation when his brother-in-law becomes the lead suspect in the investigation of the murder of a petty officer.
NCIS: Los Angeles, Vengeance. 9:00pm, CBS.
When the body of a Navy Intel Officer is found, all of the evidence points to a team of close-knit Navy SEALs who are about to leave for a hostage rescue mission, which leaves former Navy SEAL Sam Hanna to interrogate the group.
Dancing with the Stars, The Results Show. 9:00pm, ABC.
The 12 couples enjoy a performance by Sugarland, Matt Nathanson and the show's dance troupe before learning of their fate after an intense week of team-building; the celebrities and their partners sit on pins and needles waiting for results. 1 hr.
Ringer, Let's Kill Bridget. 9:00pm, CW.
Bridget decides to testify against Bodaway Macawi in order to finally feel safe; Agent Machado is suspended from the FBI; Henry grows impatient with Siobhan's plan and demands that she let go of her revenge plot or they cannot be together.
Body of Proof, Going Viral, Part 1. 10:00pm, ABC.
The team is up against a city-wide outbreak of a virus after groups of people start dying from similar symptoms; Center for Disease Control Officer Charlie Stafford joins the case in order to figure out not only what caused the outbreak, but who.
Unforgettable, Allegiances. 10:00pm, CBS.
Carrie's personal and professional lives collide and her loyalties are tested when her boyfriend, whose father happens to be a mob boss, is revealed to have close connections to suspects in a pending murder investigation.
Justified, Measures. 10:00pm, FX.
Raylan must fight for his survival when a deadly duo of hitmen arrive from Detroit to hunt the lawman down; Boyd and Quarles finally face off with one another in order to put an end to the feud that has engulfed their lives.
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NOVA, Cracking Your Genetic Code. PBS, check local listings for time.
Experts take an in-depth look at an era of medicine that bases a patient's treatment off of their genetic makeup, including addressing moral dilemmas and social concerns, while individuals who have received treatment share their stories of survival.
Survivor: One World, The Beauty In A Merge. 8:00pm, CBS.
After the last game-changing elimination, old alliances struggle to maintain their power, especially after a bold move by one castaway at tribal council threatens to derail everyone's underlying plans; everyone celebrates the tribal merge.
American Idol, 9 Finalists Compete. 8:00pm, Fox.
The final nine contestants choose songs from their personal idols, where they must step up performance power in genres that they are most comfortable; the judges continue to critique the remaining participants, hoping to inspire each as they prepare. 2 hrs.
psych, Autopsy Turvy. 10:00pm, USA.
When Gus and Shawn's coroner friend Woody makes a mistake on a cadaver's autopsy and faces the threat of losing his job, the two friends decide to help clear Woody's name by searching for the cadaver's actual cause of death.
South Park, Faith Hilling. 10:00pm, Comedy Central.
Mankind's evolution begins to accelerate at a rapid and disturbing pace. Concurrently, another species on the planet is exhibiting the same drastic development. Eventually the two species will battle to the death and "Faith Hilling" may be humanitys only hope.
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Big Bang Theory, The Transporter Malfunction. 8:00pm, CBS.
Penny decides to buy Leonard and Sheldon "Star Trek" collectibles as a friendly gesture, but Sheldon accidentally breaks Leonard's Mr. Spock and is haunted by him; Raj thinks that he has met his future wife after his parents set him up on a date.
Missing, Ice Queen. 8:00pm, ABC.
With Becca still hunting to find Michael, her best friend, Mary, surprises Becca by coming to Europe which complicates matters further; Michael desperately attempts to uncover answers behind his kidnapping, but struggles in doing so.
The Vampire Diaries, The Murder of One, 8:00pm, CW.
Damon and Stefan focus on a project to bring them closer to destroying Klaus; after Klaus threatens someone close to Bonnie, she is forced to work on the spell he needs; Klaus and Rebekah find a motivator to convince Finn to cooperate with them.q
NBC Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm., NBC.
Community, 30 Rock, The Office and Up All Night are all new.
American Idol, 1 of 9 Voted Off. 8:00pm, Fox.
After performing song choices from their personal idols, the final nine look to propel into the next round of the competition; popular recording artist Nicki Minaj will take the stage, as well as season 10 winner, Scotty McCreery.
Touch, Safety in Numbers. 9:00pm, Fox.
When Martin meets a homeless man who shares Jake's obsession with numbers, he attempts to connect an abused African woman, a group entering a dance competition and a outgoing woman at a music festival; Teller pays a visit to Jake's care facility.
Person of Interest, Identity Crisis, 9:00pm, CBS.
Reese and Finch face a unique challenge when the Machine's latest person of interest pulls up someone with no digital footprint that may be leading two lives.
The Secret Circle, Sacrifice, 9:00pm, CW.
Jake gets a visit from an old acquaintance who has a message for Blackwell about Eben's next move; Cassie intervenes, forces the man to reveal his news; Diana is frustrated that the secret her and Grant are keeping is building a barrier between them.
The Mentalist, Pink Champagne on Ice, 10:00pm, CBS.
Jane and the CBI team travel to the middle of the desert in hopes of finding the murderer of a casino employee, but when Jane runs into a stage magician he used to tour with back in the day as a mentalist, he discovers he's hiding a shocking secret.
Awake, Oregon, 10:00pm, NBC.
When an FBI agent starts questioning Michael's methods as he is tracking down a serial killer thought to be dead, Michael becomes a suspect in his own case; Hannah finds comfort in the thought of moving to Oregon and returning to school.
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Who Do You Think You Are?, Rita Wilson. 8:00pm, NBC.
After losing her father at a young age, actress Rita Wilson travels to Greece to uncover missing details of his life that he never shared with her; Rita Wilson discovers unknown secrets about her father's struggles before coming to America.
Nikita, Power. 8:00pm, CW.
Amanda and Ari arrange a board meeting with Zetrov and prepare to take over the company; Nikita recalls what Amanda was like when she was first brought to Division; Alex surprises Ari by coming to the board meeting with an old and powerful friend.
CSI: New York, Flash Pop. 9:00pm, CBS.
When a lab tech is murdered in a case that eerily resembles a cold case from the 1950's, the CSI team get a glimpse into what goes on in the shadows of a lab.
Fringe, Nothing As It Seems. 9:00pm, Fox.
The Fringe Division comes up against a case that Peter believes he has been a part of before, but strangely, it takes place in this world.
Fairly Legal, Bait & Switch. 9:00pm, USA.
Judge Nicastro tasks Kate with acting as mediator of a heated dispute between the captain of a fishing boat and a deckhand who was injured in the line of duty; Nicastro attempts to encourage Lauren to start dating again.
Blue Bloods, No Questions Asked. 10:00pm, CBS.
Danny faces a difficult situation when a gun that ends up being linked to a robbery is brought in to the New York Police Department's gun buyback program, leaving him to decide to either arrest the suspect or follow a "no questions asked" rule.
In Plain Sight, Reservations, I've Got a Few. 10:00pm, USA.
When an individual witnesses a crime and flees to hide on a Native American reservation, Marshal Mary Shannon and her partner Marshall must receive help from a Native American detective to successfully track their client down.
Merlin, The Sword in the Stone - Part 2. 10:00pm, Syfy.
With Morgana in charge of Camelot, Gwaine is held prisoner and forced to fight with a wooden sword in order to receive food; while on the run in the woods, Merlin has an encounter with Agravaine and Arthur finds a sword stuck in a stone.
Real Time with Bill Maher, 10:00pm, HBO.
Scheduled guests: bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel; writer Matthew Weiner; environmental advocate Van Jones; journalist Elise Jordan; and columnist Rich Galen.
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The Firm, Chapter Twelve, 9:00pm, NBC.
Even though it is dangerous for her to do so, Sarah finally tells Mitch the truth about her case; a mistake that Mitch makes in his defense of a murder suspect could land his client in jail; Tammy finds a hacker to help search for clues on a laptop.
Saturday Night Live, Repeat from December. 11:30pm, NBC.
American singer-songwriter Katy Perry hosts and musicial guest Robyn performs.
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60 Minutes. 7:00pm ET, CBS.
Hard Landing, Seven thousand employees of the Kennedy Space Center lost their jobs when the final Space Shuttle was launched last July, a loss of income that's hit the local economy hard. Scott Pelley reports.
Sugar, A prominent doctor who treats childhood obesity believes the high amount of sugar in the American diet, much of it in processed foods, is killing us. And as Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports, new studies seem to support his theory that sugar is toxic.
Art Market, Morley Safer visits the Art Basel Miami Beach art fair where prices for contemporary art are spiking upward in a market that's been outperforming stocks since 2003.
The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, New. 8:00pm, CBS.
Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton host as country music's top talent and new emerging artists are honored for their achievements; performances from Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw and more. 3 hrs.
Once Upon a Time, The Stable Boy 8:00pm, ABC.
Emma searches for evidence that will prove Mary Margaret's innocence in the murder of David's wife, Kathryn; Regina must choose between betraying her mother and marrying for true love, and accepting royalty to live a majestic and loveless life.
The Celebrity Apprentice, Walking Papers. 8:00pm, NBC.
Each team is tasked with creating a New York City guide book for tourists, but the pleasantries quickly dissolve after multiple arguments by the new project managers; Donald throws a curveball at the celebrities before their next task for Walgreens. 3 hrs.
The Killing, Reflections. 8:00pm, AMC.
* Season Premiere * Detective Linden continues to question her rash decision to take mayoral candidate Darren Richmond into custody for the murder of Rosie Larsen after she learns that the rising political figure may possibly have been framed.
Family Guy, You Can't Do That On Television, Peter. 9:00pm, Fox.
Peter decides to create and star in his own children's show, after his favorite show for kids is cancelled; Meg interns with Dr. Hartman at the hospital.
Desperate Housewives, With So Little to Be Sure Of. 9:00pm, ABC.
Susan finds out that Mike had been hiding a secret; Bree becomes the prime suspect in the murder of Gaby's stepfather and tries to hire an attorney; Gaby figures out a way to earn more commission at her job; Lynette continues to try and win Tom back.
The Killing, My Lucky Day. 9:00pm, AMC.
While traveling, Sarah is shocked to uncover a secret that Richmond has been able to keep hidden away for quite some time; Richmond is forced to discard his previous plans and form a new strategy after his fallout with City Hall.
Game of Thrones, The North Remembers. 9:00pm, HBO.
* Season Premiere * While Robb and his army continue to fight the Lannisters, Tyrion offers his counsel to the new king; a Baratheon begins his campaign to seize the throne; Daenerys leads her horde in a desperate search; Jon and the men find shelter with a wildling.
Shameless, Fiona Interrupted. 9:00pm, SHO.
Jimmy is able to get back onto Fiona's good side and decides to have her meet his family; Frank schemes to free Monica from the deadly grips of the psychiatric institution; Jody and Sheila attempt to find a place to hide Karen's newborn.
GCB, Forbidden Fruit. 10:00pm, ABC.
Heather talks Sheryl Crow into performing at the annual church fundraiser with a little help from her client and new love interest, Andrew, but it's Gigi who steals the show with her arm candy; Carlene and Amanda continue to disagree with each other.
Breakout Kings, Self Help. 10:00pm, A&E.
The team is given one of their most challenging cases yet after a convict manages to escape from prison without actually leaving the compound, and they must solve the supposedly flawless crime he committed while he was free from his incarceration.
Mad Men, Tea Leaves. 10:00pm, AMC.
The firm prepares for the rapid growth that is expected to come, which leads to Peggy having to take on additional responsibilities in her already full schedule; Don and Harry do everything they can in order to secure a new client.