What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | May 17, 2012 at 12:35 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'House' (Fox)

Monday May 21:

House‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Series Finale** Record Now

The special two-hour series finale event kicks off with a one-hour retrospective special that will look back at this groundbreaking, seminal series and feature interviews with the series’ stars and producers, special original content and other surprises. Then, in the emotional series finale, directed by series creator and executive producer David Shore, treating a drug addict patient (guest star James LeGros, ‘Mildred Pierce’) results in House examining his life, his future and his own personal demons.

Tuesday May 22:

Dancing with the Stars‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

The final three dance for the last time and the winner of the coveted Mirror Ball trophy is revealed.

Glee‘ (9pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the Season 3 finale, graduation is finally here, as McKinley High’s class of 2012 looks to the past and present, while contemplating the future in the all-new “Goodbye” season finale episode.

Hollywood Treasure‘ (10pm on Syfy) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Syfy’s hit series starring collectibles expert Joe Maddalena is back for its second season. Each episode takes viewers into the fascinating world of showbiz and pop culture memorabilia, with the season opener traveling to “Middle-earth” and featuring actor Sean Astin’s Lord of the Rings collection.

Wednesday May 23:

American Idol‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

The final two perform in the star-studded finale and the Season 11 winner is crowned.

The Middle‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

Frankie and Mike are surprised to receive an invitation to Mike’s brother Rusty’s (Norm Macdonald) fast approaching wedding. But their surprise turns to panic when they discover that he has listed the Heck house as the site of the ceremony.

Modern Family‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

It’s been an up-and-down emotional roller coaster for Mitch and Cam in their quest to adopt another child. Their latest ride has them bringing Gloria in tow as a translator, leaving Jay and Manny to look after Lily, who has a big dance recital coming up.

Don’t Trust the B**** in Apt. 23‘ (9:30pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

Finally feeling like one of the popular kids, June is desperate to keep pace with Chloe and her partying ways. It’s not an easy task, especially when Chloe’s ‘it girl’ lifestyle is so legendary that there’s even a whole Japanese comic book series based on it.

Law & Order: SVU‘ (10pm ET on NBC) **Season Finale** Record Now

An underage escort is found dead at a wild bachelor party, and Captain Cragen cautions his team to investigate with discretion, as there were several high-profile people at the scene. In their efforts to question a well-known leader in the New York escort world (guest star Peter Jacobson), Benson and Amaro encounter former SVU detective Brian Cassidy, who’s been working undercover.

Revenge‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Season Finale** Record Now

With the end in sight, Emily fearlessly pushes forward, closing in on the final phases of her plan for revenge, while the Graysons continue their downward spiral into the rabbit hole of self-destruction. But a big, explosive event leaves much hanging in the balance, courses are altered and even more is left in question, on the season finale.

Thursday May 24:

Duets‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

The music industry’s biggest Superstars — Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke – take to the stage and perform their most popular songs with their hand-picked “Duets” partners. Hosted by Quddus, this one-of a kind singing competition series takes the Superstars out from behind the judges’ panel and onto the stage.

So You Think You Can Dance‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The pursuit of “America’s Favorite Dancer” begins tonight. Watch what happens when the most talented dancers – skilled in everything from Ballroom and Ballet to Salsa, Jive, Hip Hop and Krumping – all compete for a prized spot on the live shows. See who impresses the judges and who trips up in the “Auditions #1 and #2: Dallas and New York” two-hour season premiere episode.

Awake‘ (10pm ET on NBC) **Season Finale** Record Now

The entire police force is on a man hunt for Detective Britten (Jason Isaacs) who relentlessly works to bring down the conspirators who tore his family apart. Britten trusts no one and time is running out as he gets closer to the truth. Bird (Steve Harris) and Detective Vega (Wilmer Valderrama) decide to help their struggling partner.

Rookie Blue‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Five young and ambitious rookie cops continue to navigate the emotional trials and tribulations of their professional and personal lives. After two years on the job, these rookies are well on their way to becoming experienced cops. But at what cost? What price will they have to pay, both professionally and personally, to succeed at their jobs?

Men at Work‘ (10pm on TBS) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Men at Work centers on four buddies who work together at a magazine. Danny Masterson plays the recently dumped Milo, whose friends are determined to help him get back in the dating game. James Lesure is Gibbs, a photographer and successful ladies man. Michael Cassidy plays Tyler, a features writer who brings a dose of style and sophistication to the group. And Adam Busch is Neal, a somewhat nebbish reporter and the only one in the group with a steady girlfriend.