Tonight Bones returns with a new episode. Tuesday night on Body of Proof the virus continues to kill. Wednesday night on South Park it's Easter. Thursday night on Touch Martin finds a young man who knew his deceased wife. Friday night Edie Falco is featured on Who Do You Think You Are?. Saturday night Sofia Vergara hosts Saturday Night Live. Sunday night on Mad Men Don has an encounter with a former acquaintance.
US television highlights for the week of April 2, 2012. Times are ET, shows are new unless noted as repeats. Tagged for your pleasure: tvtw .
American Masters, Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel; Harper Lee: Hey Boo. PBS, check local listings for time.
Personal interviews and dramatic reenactments provide an in-depth look at the life of writer Margaret Mitchell, who wrote the highly influential Gone with the Wind and challenged the social boundaries placed on women and African Americans.
A look is taken at the award-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird through rare photographs, letters and interviews, revealing what inspired her to write the novel, how the story changed history, and why she has not published another book.
Bones, The Prisoner in the Pipe. 8:00pm, Fox.
Brennan and Booth are called upon to investigate a case when the remains of an escaped convict are found in a residential sewer; the couple experiences a very untraditional arrival of their new baby daughter into the world.
Dancing with the Stars. 8:00pm, ABC.
New, no info. 2 hrs.
House, Blowing the Whistle. 9:00pm, Fox.
The team treats a veteran who has been charged with treason after he leaked classified information; the patient puts his life at risk when he refuses treatment unless he is given information about his late father; Adams believes House may be sick.
Castle, The Limey. 10:00pm, ABC.
A detective from Scotland Yard collaborates with Castle and Beckett to find out who is responsible for the murder of his friend's daughter; Lanie encourages Beckett that she needs to make a move on Castle before she misses her chance.
Smash, Hell on Earth. 10:00pm, NBC.
The team behind the Marilyn Monroe musical begins the search for a marquee star; Eileen gives the task of coming up with a title for the musical to Tom and Julia; Karen and Ivy audition for the same commercial; Frank makes an unwelcome discovery.
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American Experience, Grand Coulee Dam. PBS, check local listings for time.
While it was one of several projects in the New Deal, the dam on the Columbia River in Washington was one of the most important to farm families as it would free the region from drought and bring about an inexpensive power source. 1½ hrs.
Cougar Town, You Can Still Change Your Mind. 8:30pm, ABC.
Travis wants to be given the opportunity to take Jules and Grayson's wedding pictures, but Jules wants everything to be perfect for the wedding and isn't sure it's a good idea; Bobby is getting serious about Angie, but she may not feel the same way.
Dancing with the Stars, The Results Show. 9:00pm, ABC.
New, no info.
Ringer, If You're Just An Evil B**** Then Get Over It. 9:00pm, CW.
Pretending to be Siobahn, Bridget tells Agent Machado that she believes Andrew tried to kill her months prior; Bridget goes to Henry's apartment where Siobhan hears her blame Henry for Tyler's murder; Catherine is desperate to be closer to Andrew.
Body of Proof, Going Viral, Part 2. 10:00pm, ABC.
As the death toll continues to rise with the virus wreaking havoc on the city, the team struggles to find a cure; the need to move quickly to figure out how to treat the virus and, more importantly, who is spreading it, becomes desperation.
Justified, Coalition. 10:00pm, FX.
Raylan almost gets what he needs in order to put Quarles away, but the unpredictable criminal proves to be a much more difficult target than he could have ever imagined; Boyd decides to join forces with Dickie in order to attain Mags' fortune.
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NOVA, Hunting the Elements. PBS, check local listings for time.
As host David Pogue examines the known elements in the universe, he uses shocking and informative experiments to uncover their secrets, including why many are essential to life, others are violently reactive and some are deadly toxins.
Survivor: One World, New. 8:00pm, CBS.
American Idol, Finalists Compete. 8:00pm, Fox.
The final eight contestants prepare to impress the judges along with viewers at home as they sing popular hits from the '80s; the judges work to add helpful critiques after a celebrity mentor helps coach the finalists before their performances. 2 hrs.
Betty White's Off Their Rockers, Episode 2. 8:00pm, NBC.
Betty White leads a band of renegade senior citizens hoping to prank younger onlookers; pranks include pouring the ashes of a loved one in public, ticketing bystanders for made-up violations and chasing after a runaway motorized scooter.
Best Friends Forever, Pilot. 8:30pm, NBC.
* Series Premiere * When a woman's husband mails her divorce papers, she moves across the country and back into the apartment she once shared with her best friend, where she must learn to readjust to the single life, reconnect with old friends, and meet new neighbors.
Criminal Minds, Heathridge Manor. 9:00pm, CBS.
The BAU team travels to Oregon where they are set to investigate a mysterious series of gothic, ritualistic murders that have the local authorities puzzled.
psych, True Grits. 10:00pm, USA.
A wrongly convicted Southern chef is exonerated and released from prison, and he decides to hire Shawn and Gus to help determine the identity of the real culprit responsible for the robbery for which he was incarcerated.
South Park, Jewpacabra. 10:00pm, Comedy Central.
South Park's big Easter egg hunt is in jeopardy when there are rumors of a dangerous beast lurking in the woods nearby. Cartman tries to warn everyone that their lives are at risk if they participate in the egg hunt. No one believes him until he produces video evidence of the mysterious being.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Split Decisions. 10:00pm, CBS.
The CSI team is called in on the case of a man who was shot at point-blank range inside a casino, and have to shut down the building to find the killer.
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Big Bang Theory, The Hawking Excitation. 8:00pm, CBS.
When renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking visits the university, the young scientists cannot withhold their excitement about meeting their idol, especially Sheldon, who plans on outshining his peers with his intellect.
Missing, Tell Me No Lies. 8:00pm, ABC.
Becca is able to get in contact with her CIA mentor, Martin Newman; Becca and Martin join Dax Miller in attempting to uncover the assassin who killed Paul; Michael receives a brutal warning about what will happen if he tries to escape.
NBC Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm., NBC.
Community, 30 Rock, The Office (repeat) and Up All Night are mostly new.
American Idol, One Voted Off. 8:00pm, Fox.
The final eight performers anxiously await to hear their fate, with one hopeful being sent home; popular British boy band The Wanted perform their latest hit, while judge Jennifer Lopez releases her newest music video for "Dance Again". 1 hr.
Touch, Kite Strings. 9:00pm, Fox.
Martin finds a young man who knew his deceased wife; a couple works with an Iraqi band that has a teenage follower who desires to share his comedy with an American soldier, but the soldier has her own troubles when her convoy is ambushed.
Grey's Anatomy, The Lion Sleeps Tonight. 9:00pm, ABC.
A lion breaks loose in Seattle; Lexie hears Mark talking about moving in with Julia; Teddy starts to come to terms with Henry's death; Callie interrogates Arizona about her past; Alex makes a request to be taken off Morgan's preemie case.
Person of Interest, Flesh and Blood, 9:00pm, CBS.
When the Machine comes up with five numbers, each naming the five big Dons of the New York crime families, Reese and Finch suspect that Elias is up to no good.
Scandal, Sweet Baby. 10:00pm, ABC.
A young lawyer, Quinn Perkins, is offered a job with the crisis management firm, and is initiated into the group on day one; a White House intern accuses the President of having an affair; Olivia Pope is the only one they trust to solve the problem.
The Mentalist, Something's Rotten in Redmund, 10:00pm, CBS.
Jane and the CBI team try to determine who would have a suspicious motive for killing a popular English teacher; Cho and Summer busy themselves with trying to keep their relationship hidden from Lisbon; Rigsby gets a special delivery.
Awake, That's Not My Penguin, 10:00pm, NBC.
A patient in a mental hospital threatens to blow up the hospital, causing a hostage situation for Michael and Detective Vega; in his efforts to calm down the patient, Michael is compromised and the effects follow him into his other reality.
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Who Do You Think You Are?, Edie Falco. 8:00pm, NBC.
Emmy winner Edie Falco travels to New York, Milwaukee and eventually England to find more about her father's side of the family; Falco uncovers historical facts regarding the extended family on her father's side that include heartbreak and triumph.
The Finder, Life After Death. 8:00pm, Fox.
A hip-hop music mogul asks for Walter's help when a late rapper has new tracks illegally released, leading Walter and Leo to find a DJ streaming the tracks; Walter pieces together the rapper's murder and finds a complicate history in the ordeal.
CSI: New York, Kill Screen. 9:00pm, CBS.
The CSI team find themselves immersed inside the world of competitive video gaming when they discover a murder may be related to a high-stakes tournament.
Fringe, Everything In Its Right Place. 9:00pm, Fox.
Lincoln travels to the alternate universe in order to join forces with Bolivia and the alternate version of himself; as they embark on the dangerous search for a vigilante, the group discovers a surprising connection to the shapeshifters.
Grimm, The Thing With Feathers. 9:00pm, NBC.
Nick plans a special weekend getaway to get his relationship with Juliette back on track, but his duties as a Grimm interfere with the romance when he meets the unsettling neighbors; Hank and Monroe are each on the verge starting new relationships.
Fairly Legal, Shine a Light. 9:00pm, USA.
New, no info.
Blue Bloods, Some Kind of Hero. 10:00pm, CBS.
Danny causes an uproar in the department when he looks into the closed case of a firefighter's suicide at the request of the man's 12-year-old son; Jamie saves a baby from a burning building, but worries the press will ruin his undercover work.
In Plain Sight, The Merry Wives of WITSEC. 10:00pm, USA.
U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon is tasked with protecting a man from his former employer, but her case becomes more difficult when she discovers that her client is a bigamist and is also being hunted by the two women he married.
Real Time with Bill Maher, 10:00pm, HBO.
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The Ten Commandments, 1956 movie, 4¾ hrs., 7:00pm, ABC.
Moses, a Hebrew raised as the son of an Egyptian noblewoman, is banished from his homeland by his adopted brother, but he soon returns to carry out the will of God by leading his people out of slavery and into the land that has been promised to them. Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget.
The Firm. 9:00pm, NBC.
A man emerges from the Witness Protection Program with his family 10 years after bringing down the prestigious Memphis law firm Bendini, Lambert & Locke, where he worked as an associate before discovering it was a front for the Chicago Mob.
Saturday Night Live, New. 11:30pm, NBC.
Actress Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) hosts and musicial group One Direction perform.
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Sunday - Easter
Harry's Law, The Lying Game. 8:00pm, NBC.
A former client returns and says that Harry took advantage of his mental state during his prior case; Harry, Cassie, and Oliver represent another former client who is now accused of murdering her ex-husband; Lisa makes Chunhua very uncomfortable.
The Amazing Race 20, I Didn't Make Her Cry (Kilimanjaro, Tanzania). 8:00pm, CBS.
The remaining teams train alongside traditional Masai warriors while on a mission in Tanzania; tensions run high as each team fears for their spot during the next leg of the race; tears are shed after several competitors reach their boiling point.
Once Upon a Time, 7:15 A.M. 8:00pm, ABC.
Mary Margaret and David continue to grapple with their unanswered love; Emma and Regina grow mistrustful over a mysterious stranger in town; Snow White aches to ease her broken heart as Prince Charming's wedding to King Midas' daughter approaches.
GCB, Turn the Other Cheek. 9:00pm, ABC.
When Luke talks Carlene into taking the Matron of Honor duties away from Sharon and gives the honor to Amanda, Sharon is out for revenge; Carlene tries to turn the other cheek and accept Amanda, but Amanda feels overwhelmed by her new duties.
The Celebrity Apprentice, Ad Hawk. 9:00pm, NBC.
Each team must write, produce and direct a 60-second commercial for a popular website, but clashing ideas cause tension during the shoot; upset from a previous altercation, two team members get into a yelling match during the worst possible time. 2 hrs.
The Killing, Numb. 9:00pm, AMC.
Sarah is determined to find Rosie's lost backpack, which leaves Holder on his own as he suffers through an internal struggle; Richmond attempts to come to terms with his current situation; Stan becomes more involved with the mob.
Game of Thrones, The Night Lands. 9:00pm, HBO.
Tyrion chastises Cersei for her actions after a devastating battle; Arya reveals a secret to a Night's Watch recruit she met on the road; Theon Greyjoy reunites with his father after nine years; Stannis plans a naval invasion.
Nurse Jackie, Kettle-kettle-black-black. 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.
The Big C, Kettle-kettle-black-black. 9:30pm, SHO.
Cathy discovers a brand new reason to hope for a complete recovery, Sean wholeheartedly supports Andrea and her newfound appreciation for her heritage, and Adam suddenly turns to the powers of prayer with the hopes of a holy intervention.
CSI: Miami, Habeas Corpse. 10:00pm, CBS.
When one of the CSI team's biggest enemies is suddenly found murdered, Horatio decides to take it upon himself to investigate and determine which member of the CSI team is a possible guilty suspect in the mysterious murder.
GCB, Sex is Devine. 10:00pm, ABC.
Pastor Tudor catches the congregation off guard with an assignment; Burl proposes to Gigi, but she has her own proposal; Carlene preaches safe sex messaging; Cricket and Blake look for a surrogate; Amanda takes a job as Pastor Tudor's assistant.
Breakout Kings, I Smell Emmy. 10:00pm, A&E.
A female inmate attacks a prison volunteer as part of her escape plan, but when she later shows up at the same volunteer's home and stabs the woman's husband, the team begins to suspect the two women are hiding something.
Mad Men, Mystery Date. 10:00pm, AMC.
Memories from his past come rushing back when Don has an encounter with a former acquaintance; Joan comes to a final conclusion while having to make an important decision; Roger decides to give Peggy some additional work.
The Borgias, The Borgia Bull. 10:00pm, SHO.
Pope Alexander VI secretly takes a new lover; a rich cache of ancient artifacts is discovered; Cesare and Juan's rivalry spills blood into the streets; Lucrezia tends to her adorable newborn child; Della Rovere is able to escape assassination.