Tonight on House a man crys blood. Tuesday night on Glee Will is inspired by Saturday Night Fever. Wednesday night on South Park the boys go ziplining. Thursday night The Vampire Diaries is back with a new episode. Friday night on In Plain Sight Mary's fugative father returns. Saturday night watch America's Most Wanted: World's Most Wanted. Sunday night it's time for FOX's 25th Anniversary Special.
US television highlights for the week of April 16, 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 Don't in the Do. 8:00pm, Fox.
After a blue corpse is discovered, an intern discovers a system that eliminates postmortem injuries from the body, ultimately leading to the hair salon where the victim was employed; Bones is uncomfortable with her body since the baby's birth.
Dancing with the Stars. 8:00pm, ABC.
The remaining nine couples continue to build their repertoire of dances to include Latin-themed numbers including the salsa, samba and Argentine tango; Melissa gives an update on her recent injury, while others try to avoid getting hurt. 2 hrs.
House, We Need the Eggs. 9:00pm, Fox.
When a man begins to cry blood, House and his team eagerly take on the case; House searches for a new favorite escort, because his current favorite is getting married; House collaborates with Dominika to ruin Emily's relationship.
Hart of Dixie, Bachelorettes & Bullets. 9:00pm, CW.
After developing a romance with a patient, Zoe accepts his invitation to lunch; Lemon concedes to Magnolia's planning of the bachelorette party as long she follows specific instructions; Wade organizes a hunting trip for George's bachelor party.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Kansas City. 9:00pm, Travel.
Host Anthony Bourdain journeys to Kansas City, Mo., with a friend to look for the best barbeque in the barbeque capital of the world; Anthony meets up with musicians Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of "The Black Keys" over a delicious meal.
Smash, The Movie Star. 10:00pm, NBC.
The musical is upended when the movie star, Rebecca Duvall, arrives in New York; Karen and Ivy form a strained alliance against the newcomer, but the girls may not be able to overcome the past; Julia and Frank are faced with a family crisis.
Pawn Stars, Wild Thing. 10:00pm, History.
Hoping to make big profits, sellers arrive at the Vegas pawn shop to present an A6 Texan fighter plane flown during World War II, a 1974 VW Thing resembling Rick's first car, and a collection of cannon balls from the Civil War.
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Frontline, The Real CSI. PBS, check local listings for time.
Correspondent Lowell Bergman discusses the flaws and discrepancies found in the world of forensic science, revealing that the popular investigative technique lacks consistent standards and has the potential to subvert the search for justice.
Glee, Saturday Night Glee-ver. 8:00pm, Fox.
When Will becomes concerned with the futures of the students in New Directions, he seeks to inspire them with the music of "Saturday Night Fever"; Coach Roz attempts to overtake the Cheerios; a student looks to Kurt and Mercedes for guidance.
NCIS, Rekindled. 8:00pm, CBS.
A warehouse fire reveals missing Navy documents which may pose a threat to national security, leaving the NCIS team to partner up with the Baltimore Police Department in the investigation; Tony reunites with a boy from his past.
Cougar Town, Ways to Be Wicked. 8:30pm, ABC.
Everyone doubts Ellie when she tells them that her seemingly lovely mom is a sociopath; Grayson helps Laurie with her dream of opening a cake business, but her reaction comes as a surprise; Bobby and Chick help Travis steal the campus cougar statue.
Dancing with the Stars, The Results Show. 9:00pm, ABC.
New, no info.
Ringer, I'm the Good Twin. 9:00pm, CW.
Bridget decides she must tell Andrew the truth about her identity before the vow renewal; as Bodaway Macawi closes in on the truth, Agent Machado is kicked off the case; Henry debates whether telling Bridget about Siobhan is the right thing to do.
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NOVA, Why Ships Sink. PBS, check local listings for time.
As cruise ships continue to grow in size, engineering experts fear the giant ocean liners are becoming increasingly unstable, and disasters like the Costa Concordia, Sea Diamond and the Oceanos raise questions concerning their safety.
ABC Comedies, Mostly New. 8pm - 10pm, ABC.
The Middle (repeat), Suburgatory, Modern Family, and Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 are mostly new.
Survivor: One World, I'm No Dummy. 8:00pm, CBS.
With the women beginning to outnumber the men, strategies evolve to pursue new targets; everyone feels the need to jump into an argument that arises between others when one castaway forces a confrontation; messages from home end in tears.
American Idol, Finalists Compete. 8:00pm, Fox.
After a crucial judges save last week, the final seven continue in their hopes of being crowned the winner of season 11 by performing two songs each; as the competition dwindles down to a few weeks, the acts must take risks to showcase their depth. 2 hrs.
Betty White's Off Their Rockers, Episode 4. 8:00pm, NBC.
An unexpectedly eager group of senior citizens venture out to prank unsuspecting bystanders; pranks include confronting a street performer, escaping a moving ambulance and stealing produce from others' shopping carts at the grocery store.
Best Friends Forever, Put A Pin In It. 8:30pm, NBC.
Lennon goes above and beyond the call of duty to create a gift for Joe's father's retirement party, but she is more worried about pleasing Joe's mother; when all of her belongings appear on her doorstep, Jessica must face the reality of divorce.
Revenge, Doubt. 10:00pm, ABC.
Victoria goes to lengths that no one thought was possible regarding Daniel's imprisonment, but a former love interest returns and provides her with a distraction from the family struggles; Jack becomes a suspect for murder as he searches for Amanda.
South Park, I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining. 10:00pm, Comedy Central.
The boys are excited to spend a day ziplining in the Colorado Mountains. But high in the Rockies, far from their families, their trip takes a bad turn. Chances of survival are slim. All they can do is wait to be rescued. But will help come too late?
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The Vampire Diaries, Heart of Darkness, 8:00pm, CW.
Elena and Damon set off to ensure Jeremy's safety in Denver and to evaluate the usefulness of his special abilities; Stefan and Klaus take drastic measures to find the missing weapon; Tyler believes that Caroline and Klaus are hiding a secret.
Missing, A Busy Solitude. 8:00pm, ABC.
With every minute that ticks by, Becca's desperation to get Michael back strengthens, which she must keep in check to avoid being taken into custody; Becca plots out the use of a dangerous new tactic to rescue Michael.
NBC Comedies, All New. 8pm - 10pm., NBC.
Community, 30 Rock, The Office and Parks & Rec are new.
American Idol, One Voted Off. 8:00pm, Fox.
The final seven anxiously await to hear their fate after realizing that they can no longer be saved by the judges; pop group LMFAO performs their hit "Sorry for Party Rocking" as well as season eight winner Kris Allen singing "The Vision of Love." 1 hr.
The Secret Circle, Crystal, 9:00pm, CW.
Jake, Cassie and Faye are faced with unsettling speculations about the events of the past when they search for Jake's crystal; Diana juggles her search for the Glaser crystal with her relationship with Grant; Charles and Jane plot against Blackwell.
Touch, Lost and Found. 9:00pm, Fox.
Martin and Clea combine efforts in the investigation of some news involving Clea's mother; Teller visits Jake, and finds himself in trouble; a plane crash victim looks for new purpose and a couple tries to balance work with life.
Grey's Anatomy, The Girl With No Name. 9:00pm, ABC.
A Jane Doe arrives at the hospital who happens to be the headline of a case that has gained national interest; as the residents begin their interviews for post-residency positions, Cristina is the highest in demand; Richard visits Adele.
Scandal, Hell Hath No Fury. 10:00pm, ABC.
The team takes on the case of a millionaire's son, who has been accused of rape, but even with the facts, public perception is hard to change; Olivia has a hard time putting her past with the President behind her as she takes on Amanda Tanner's case.
Awake, Nightswimming, 10:00pm, NBC.
As he and Bird are working to reunite a couple and prepare them for a life inside the Witness Protection Program, Britten realizes that he must begin similar preparations for his new life with Hannah; Britten's C.I. doesn't want to change detectives.
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The Finder, The Conversation. 8:00pm, Fox.
A family hires Walter to locate their father, who has gone missing, but the only helpful information they have is part of a voice message; an FBI agent, who is also looking for the man, uses Walter to get information about the case.
Fringe, Letters of Transit. 9:00pm, Fox.
The Fringe world skips nearly 25 years into the future, to the year 2036, where the Observers and the Fringe team discover themselves involved in an intense battle that will forever change the lives of everyone involved.
Grimm, Cat and Mouse. 9:00pm, NBC.
During a murder investigation, Nick and Hank discover that the suspect's crime streak began overseas; when Nick finds the suspect being harbored by Monroe and Rosalee, he must choose between his duties as a detective and his duties as a Grimm.
Fairly Legal, What They Seem. 9:00pm, USA.
Problems arise for Justin after he is accused of police brutality by a man who is being represented by Ben; Lauren must deal with the consequences of her actions once she learns that she is facing a possible ethics violation.
In Plain Sight, The Medal of Mary. 10:00pm, USA.
Mary grows upset when the lives of her mother Jinx and her sister Brandi are put in danger due to her fugitive father resurfacing, and her problems are compounded when she begins to wonder whether she is able to trust those closest to her.
Real Time with Bill Maher, 10:00pm, HBO.
Scheduled guests: Scheduled: columnist Lynn Henning; author Thomas Frank; Reuter Global Editor-at-Large Chrystia Freeland; economist Todd Buchholz; and author Ross Douthat.
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America's Most Wanted: World's Most Wanted, special, 2 hrs., 8:00pm, Fox.
Continuing his mission to bring criminals to justice, John Walsh looks to viewers for their assistance as he expands his focus to look at not only offenders within the United States, but also dangerous, notorious criminals from around the world.
The Firm, Chapter Fourteen. 9:00pm, NBC.
When he learns that Abby has been kidnapped, Mitch reluctantly makes a deal with Kevin Stack to keep Abby safe; during the ransom swap, the FBI arrests Mitch and Ray; Abby starts playing mind games on her captor in order to plan an escape.
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60 Minutes. 7:00pm, CBS
Scheduled: the bank examiner whose investigation revealed the how & why of the financial collapse of Lehman Brothers; a report of the slow exodus of Palestinian Christians from the Holy Land; a man who found a cache of emeralds off coast of Florida.
FOX's 25th Anniversary Special, special, 2 hrs., 8:00pm, Fox.
Stars visit to pay tribute and take a look back at FOX's groundbreaking program lineup that began airing in 1987; special appearances by cast members from Beverly Hills, 90210, Ally McBeal, Married ... With Children, and several others.
Once Upon a Time, The Return 8:00pm, ABC.
Mr. Gold tries to uncover August's true identity; Emma confronts Regina about Kathryn's disappearance; David tries to reconcile with Mary Margaret; Rumplestiltskin agrees to do whatever it takes to become the loving man he used to be.
Harry's Law, Breaking Points. 8:00pm, NBC.
Harry must justify the absence of a jury member who left jury duty in the middle of a high-profile murder case, causing a mistrial; Oliver and Cassie must learn to balance their newfound personal relationship and their work at the firm.
The Amazing Race 20, Bollywood Travolta (Cochin, India). 8:00pm, CBS.
While feverishly try to navigate through India's crowded streets, the teams face difficulties during a challenge regarding gender inequality; one team must stop and ask themselves if continuing on in the race would fulfill their best interests.
Firefight, 2012 tele-movie, 2 hrs., 9:00pm, ABC.
A counselor at a youth correctional facility reaches out to incarcerated, young women who come from troubled, violent backgrounds and asks them to become members of a volunteer force that battles forest fires and assists during natural disasters. Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., DeWanda Wise, Yakina Horn, and Q'Orianka Kilcher.
The Good Wife, The Penalty Box. 9:00pm, CBS.
Alicia must represent a judge against misconduct charges from his past days as a prosecutor, which may lead to a possible disbarment; Cary makes a big career decision; Kalinda must deal with the repercussions of Delaney's investigation.
The Celebrity Apprentice, Winning By A Nose. 9:00pm, NBC.
After arriving at Donald's luxury penthouse apartment, the two teams are tasked with creating an in-store marketing campaign for his newest fragrance, "Success", but the two project managers threaten to halt operations after constant quarreling.
The Killing, Ghosts of the Past. 9:00pm, AMC.
Sarah receives a message from an unlikely source which may provide a huge lead in the case that has managed to mislead her at every turn; Mitch has an encounter with a runaway which leads to a friendship; Richmond ponders his future.
Game of Thrones, Garden of Bones. 9:00pm, HBO.
While Sansa is punished for her brother's victories, Tyrion and Bronn try to curb the young king's cruel behavior; Catelyn attempts to unite Stannis and Renly against a common enemy; Arya and Gendry find their fate in the hands of Gregor Clegane.
Nurse Jackie, The Wall. 9:00pm, SHO.
When Jackie leaves rehabilitation she continues to struggle with maintaining her sobriety as alcohol taunts her at every corner; Zoey has second thoughts about continuing her relationship; Eddie divulges to Jackie that he confessed.
The Big C, Bundle of Joy. 9:30pm, SHO.
Cathy meets a "joyologist" at a very creative and fun-filled retreat; Sean takes Andrea out for a wonderful Valentine's Day that she is sure to never forget; Adam attends church with the high hopes of impressing his newly found crush.
NYC 22, Firebomb. 10:00pm, CBS.
The rookies face their first midnight duty, and Lazarus and Tonya try to stop rival gangs from moving in on each other's territory after a drug dealer's house is firebombed; Jackpot and Ahmad are shadowed by a rap star who plays a cop in a movie.
Breakout Kings, SEALd Fate. 10:00pm, A&E.
An unstable ex-Navy SEAL escapes from prison in order to get revenge on his former employer, and while the team works to safely and quickly bring him back in, they attempt to uncover the truth behind his mental instability.
Mad Men, Far Away Places. 10:00pm, AMC.
Peggy has trouble getting her head around an upcoming pitch since the assignment proves to be a difficult one; Don does everything he can in order to bring in some more money and secure a potential high-profile client for the firm.
The Borgias, The Beautiful Deception. 10:00pm, SHO.
Alexander VI has refused to allow a Catholic burial for Paolo, despite his obvious doubts concerning the stable boy's suicide, which prompts Lucrezia to embark on a hunger strike that threatens the life of not only her, but of her infant son, too.