Tonight on House a hockey player coughs up blood. Tuesday night on Glee Blaine's brother visits. Wednesday night South Park deals with bullying. Thursday night on Touch Jake is being evealuated and Martin loses his laptop. Friday night see Lionel Richie and Friends-In Concert. Saturday night Josh Brolin hosts Saturday Night Live. Sunday night is the Series Premiere of NYC 22.
US television highlights for the week of April 9, 2012. Times are ET, shows are new unless noted as repeats. Tagged for your pleasure: tvtw .
CBS Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm, CBS.
How I Met Your Mother, 2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men, and Mike & Molly are all new.
Bones, The Bump in the Road. 8:00pm, Fox.
The team, with the help of a special agent, identifies the remains of a discount shopper who was killed on the highway; Brennan is back to work after giving birth and has to adjust; Cam doesn't approve of her daughter's romance with the intern.
Dancing with the Stars. 8:00pm, ABC.
The remaining 10 couples continue to work on their dance moves as they conquer dance styles not yet learned, including some tangos and pasa dobles; the celebrities choose rock 'n' roll songs to accompany their newest dances; KISS performs. 2 hrs.
House, Gut Check. 9:00pm, Fox.
House and the team investigate the case of a young minor league hockey player who, after a spat on the ice, collapsed while coughing up blood; House surprises Wilson; Chase offers to help Park find a new living arrangement.
Hart of Dixie, Heart to Hart. 9:00pm, CW.
Zoe has mixed emotions about seeing her father, who is traveling to Bluebell to operate on George's father; Lemon befriends Zoe to prevent her from telling George about the affair; the owner of Rammer Jammer hosts a signature cocktail contest.
Hawaii Five-O, Ha'alele. 10:00pm, CBS.
A murder case hits a little too close to home for Max when he starts to believe that a serial killer with ties to his past life is on the loose, so in order to convince Five-0 of his suspicions, Max must open up about his childhood.
Smash, Understudy. 10:00pm, NBC.
The team finds their marquee star, Rebecca Duvall, but when she gets stuck in Cuba, Eileen begins to panic; Derek casts Karen as an understudy and she must learn to perform under the new pressure from Derek; Tom and Julia celebrate their anniversary.
Pawn Stars, Guilty as Charged. 10:00pm, History.
Sellers arrive at the shop to present a flintlock four-barrel handgun from the late 1700s and a book of misprinted Eisenhower postage stamps, and afterwards, Rick tries to find the person responsible for breaking merchandise stored in the warehouse.
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Glee, Big Brother. 8:00pm, Fox.
Blaine's hot-shot, Hollywood actor older brother comes to Lima to visit Blaine at McKinley High, much to Blaine's embarrassment; the glee club bands together to face the news about Quinn's tragic car accident and what it means for their futures.
NCIS, The Missionary Position. 8:00pm, CBS.
When a Marine is murdered, Tony and Ziva join Ziva's longtime friend and mentor in Colombia in hopes of finding a missing Marine lieutenant and a Navy chaplain; Jimmy tries to decide who his best man will be for his wedding.
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.
NCIS: Los Angeles, Patriot Acts. 9:00pm, CBS.
When a chemical bomb is discovered in a Los Angeles vehicle, the NCIS team joins up with the FBI in a search for the domestic terrorist threatening the city.
Dancing with the Stars, The Results Show. 9:00pm, ABC.
KISS returns to heat up the stage as the troupe accompanies their song, "Lick It Up"; DWTS alums Kyle Massey and Sabrina Bryan visit to discuss their new live show in Las Vegas; one couple heads home after votes reveal the bottom performers. 1 hr.
Ringer, It's Called Improvising, B****!. 9:00pm, CW.
Catherine's strategy to break up Andrew and Bridget, pretending to be Siobhan, falls apart; Agent Machado discovers the murderer's identity and rushes to stop them; Siobhan's attempt to help Henry backfires when the star witness dies unexpectedly.
Body of Proof, Mind Games. 10:00pm, ABC.
As Megan and the team take on a new case, the cause of death seems all too familiar to her; with her hands tied, Megan is forced to revisit a past case and come face-to-face with a convicted serial killer that she helped put behind bars.
Unforgettable, You Are Here. 10:00pm, CBS.
Carrie and Al discover that they must act quickly together when a deranged conspiracy theorist makes dangerous threats about setting off a series of deadly explosives throughout the city, which they race to stop at all costs.
Justified, Slaughterhouse. 10:00pm, FX.
Raylan sets off on a rage-fueled mission to get revenge on whoever may have been implicated in the murder of one of his dearest friends, but the list of names involved in the deed may prove to be too big for him to handle.
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NOVA, Deadliest Tornadoes. PBS, check local listings for time.
With a death toll above 350, the 2011 tornado season had the worst outbreaks in decades, and while experts speculate as to why it was so extreme, survivors share their stories and a look is taken at how people can protect themselves in the future.
ABC Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm, ABC.
The Middle, Suburgatory, Modern Family, and Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (Pilot) are all new.
Survivor: One World, Go Out With A Bang. 8:00pm, CBS.
Rumors abound when the search for a hidden immunity idol threatens to derail an alliances plans; due to the fact that several are unaware of the immunity idol holder's plans, paranoia sets in as the castaways head to Tribal Council.
American Idol, Finalists Compete. 8:00pm, Fox.
New, no info. 2 hrs.
Betty White's Off Their Rockers, Episode 3. 8:00pm, NBC.
Disorderly senior citizens prank innocent bystanders with outrageous situations, including asking for help with text messaging, asking for signatures on a petition, dialing an international phone call and concocting a unique IV drip mixture.
Best Friends Forever, The Butt Dial. 8:30pm, NBC.
After Jessica "pocket-dials" her estranged husband days before their anniversary, she must face repercussions from the accidental phone call; Lennon and Joe enlist Rav's help with a plan to help cheer Jessica up; Peter makes an unexpected visit.
Criminal Minds, The Company. 9:00pm, CBS.
Morgan's sister sees a woman who looks just like their supposedly dead cousin, Cindi, which forces Morgan to confront a lie he told his family last year in order to protect and provide closure, but also compels BAU to reopen the case.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Altered States. 10:00pm, CBS.
Stokes learns that a violent man that he helped bring to prison is going to have his conviction overturned, so the CSI team works to prove him guilty again.
Revenge, From the Beginning. 10:00pm, ABC.
New, no info.
psych, Santabarbaratown. 10:00pm, USA.
New, no info.
South Park, Butterballs. 10:00pm, Comedy Central.
Stan wants to raise awareness about the dangers of bullying by shooting a big dance video. Will he able to handle the pressure that goes along with the notoriety of taking on such a worthy cause?
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Big Bang Theory, The Russian Rocket Reaction. 8:00pm, CBS.
Sheldon and Leonard find themselves getting invited to a big party at actor Wil Wheaton's house, causing Leonard to have to choose between either the party or his friend; Howard finds himself facing down a huge opportunity.
Missing, The Three Bears. 8:00pm, ABC.
Becca, fed up with the help she has been receiving, decides to take matters into her own hands in order to uncover clues as to Michael's whereabouts; Michael, weary of the warnings he has been given, plans his escape from his kidnappers.
NBC Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm., NBC.
Community, 30 Rock, The Office and Up All Night are new.
American Idol, One Voted Off. 8:00pm, Fox.
The final seven anxiously await to hear the results of America's votes, but not before watching outstanding performances from season 10 finalist James Durbin and Jennifer Hudson, Ne-Yo and Rick Ross; the judges contemplate using their save. 1 hr.
Touch, Entanglement. 9:00pm, Fox.
The day Jake is supposed to have an important evaluation, Martin's laptop goes missing and as a result, gets caught up in a mission to avenge the deaths of a young woman's family; Teller tries to reconnect with his daughter.
Grey's Anatomy, Support System. 9:00pm, ABC.
Christina wants the details of Owen's affair; Mark and Richard disagree over a patient's liver transplant; Callie believes Meredith is ready for the boards while everyone else stresses; Callie, Arizona and Bailey take Teddy out for a ladies night.
Scandal, Dirty Little Secrets. 10:00pm, ABC.
The team at Pope & Associates must protect and keep a Washington D.C. madam's clientele list away from the public eye; Olivia finds herself protecting much more than just the new client; Quinn has trouble with the President's former intern.
Awake, Ricky's Tacos, 10:00pm, NBC.
Michael's curiosity about a warehouse that was linked to a case he was investigating before his car accident causes concern for Captain Harper; Hannah prepares for the move to Oregon, but Dr. Evans has to help Michael make a decision about the move.
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Friday the 13th
The Finder, The Last Meal. 8:00pm, Fox.
An Italian restaurant, previously frequented by a married couple, is shut down by a notorious mob boss; the husband asks for Walter's help in finding the chef, who worked at the restaurant, whom the mob is also looking for.
ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends-In Concert, special, 2 hrs., 9:00pm, CBS.
Legendary singer Lionel Richie performs a special concert event of country music collaborations, featuring duets from his upcoming album and solo performances; joined by Luke Bryan, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw and Jennifer Nettles, Jason Aldean and more.
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, Love Sick. 9:00pm, NBC.
When Nick and Juliette join Hank for dinner, Nick learns that Hank is dating the Hexenbiest, Adalind, who attacked his aunt; Captain Renard's position is threatened when a foreigner visits Portland; Monroe and Rosalee must help save Hank and Sgt. Wu.
Fairly Legal, Gimme Shelter. 9:00pm, USA.
Kate attempts to help a bankrupt client who is having difficulty with a drug-dealer tenant, and Ben decides to get involved in the case once he discovers that the lawyer representing the drug dealer is his rival, Travis.
In Plain Sight, Drag Me to Hell. 10:00pm, USA.
Mary attempts to help a drag queen keep from reverting back to his old ways and getting into trouble; Marshall is asked to take on an undercover identity when he is offered a chance to take part in a dangerous sting operation.
Real Time with Bill Maher, 10:00pm, HBO.
Scheduled guests: TV host Tavis Smiley; professor Eric Klinenberg; Canadian politician Kim Campbell; former politician David Stockman; and journalist Matthew Continetti.
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Titanic, mini series, 3 hrs., 8:00pm, ABC.
Life aboard the Titanic is comfy for the rich British and American travelers of first class, in spite of a catastrophic tea party that emphasizes conflict between two women, but everything changes after the vessel runs into an iceberg. Stars: Linus Roache, Geraldine Somerville, Perdita Weeks, Lyndsey Marshal, Lee Ross, and Glen Blackhall.
The Firm, Chapter Thirteen. 9:00pm, NBC.
Mitch and Ray are angry about being deceived and they confront Andrew, who comes clean and offers to help expose Kinross & Clark to the FBI; while in protective custody with Claire, Abby tries to convince the authorities to stop the next murder.
Saturday Night Live, New. 11:30pm, NBC.
Actor Josh Brolin (Men in Black 3) hosts and musicial guest Gotye performs.
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60 Minutes, 7:00pm, CBS.
An hour-long tribute to 60 Minutes beloved colleague and founding correspondent, Mike Wallace, who died on April 7th at the age of 93.
The Simpsons, Beware My Cheating Bart. 8:00pm, Fox.
When Bart supervises Jimbo's girlfriend at a movie, she develops a crush on him; Homer is persuaded to buy a state-of-the-art treadmill with a television, and he becomes obsessed with watching it from the treadmill, but not actually working out.
Harry's Law, The Contest. 8:00pm, NBC.
Harry's ongoing battle with her former boss intensifies when Harry makes a bet that puts her firm on the line, and to win the wager, Harry's team must win a beauty contest fundraiser at the Spring Gala; Oliver turns to Phoebe for help with a case.
The Amazing Race 20, Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania). 8:00pm, CBS.
After a game-changing twist is announced, one team takes advantage of their new fortune by exacting revenge on another team that previously wronged them; one pair decides to forego their early alliance by betraying supposed allies.
Titanic, mini series, 1 hr., 9:00pm, ABC.
Attendees of a party are lively in Gatti's Restaurant; a family dreams of their new life in America, where they hope they will have more prospects as Catholics; the crew notices an iceberg and take evasive action, but their reactions are too late. (started Saturday night)
The Good Wife, Pants on Fire. 9:00pm, CBS.
Alicia counsels a client on whether or not to accept a strict plea deal, but ends up getting distracted with Peter's newest political rival, whose actions are forcing her back into the public spotlight when he takes aim at Peter.
The Celebrity Apprentice, Puppet Up!. 9:00pm, NBC.
The teams are tasked with using their own puppets to create a fun show for Henson Alternative's "Stuffed and Unstrung," but a few remaining team members refuse to work alongside everyone; the teams must perform on the spot while in the limelight. 2 hrs.
The Killing, Ogi Jun. 9:00pm, AMC.
The detectives working on the case finally learn the identity of the tattooed man for whom they have been looking; Stan is terrified to learn that his past actions may resurface to haunt him once again; Jamie tries to get Gwen's help.
Game of Thrones, What is Dead May Never Die. 9:00pm, HBO.
Tyrion tries to secure alliances with the guarantee of a wedding; Catelyn heads to the Stormlands in hopes of making an ally, but the king and his family have their own plans; Luwin attempts to uncover the secrets hidden in Bran's dreams.
Nurse Jackie, Disneyland Sucks. 9:00pm, SHO.
Jackie is forced to face the truth about her dependency as she goes through rehabilitation; Cruz's so called innovation are annoying the rest of the staff members with the exception of Coop, who finds them to be actual innovations.
The Big C, What's Your Story?. 9:30pm, SHO.
Sean discovers a brand new way to generate income and it has become very effective; Andrea tries her hardest to open up a new club; Adam decides he will join the bible study group up at school.
NYC 22, Pilot. 10:00pm, CBS.
A field training officer supervises six diverse rookie cops with unique backgrounds as they navigate through their first day on the beat of upper Manhattan's gritty 22nd Precinct where they must take on gang warfare and domestic violence.
GCB, Pride Comes Before a Fall. 10:00pm, ABC.
Amanda takes over the church musical that Heather wrote in high school; Carlene and Cricket find themselves caught up in a sing-off; Sharon recruits Gigi to help her take the "Losing it with Jesus" weight loss program to the next level.
Breakout Kings, Ain't Love (50) Grand. 10:00pm, A&E.
Daily harassment causes a convict to snap, kill the guard who was bothering him, and escape from prison, but when he seeks out the woman who claimed she would always love him, the team finds they are also investigating a kidnapping.
Mad Men, Signal 30. 10:00pm, AMC.
Lane is surprised to find that he is sharing a unique bond with someone whom he would have never expected to form a friendship; Pete Campbell does his best to try and provide adequate entertainment for a number of guests.
The Borgias, Paolo. 10:00pm, SHO.
The secretive father of Lucrezia's child decides to make a lengthy jounrey to meet her in Rome; The Pope's love deceitfully takes him on a tour of Rome, but it turns out to be a tour of Rome's indigent.