What’s New On TV Tonight? “American Idol”, “Modern Family” & “Criminal Minds”
Posted by ImaJustSaying on May 25, 2011
American Idol 8-10pm, FOX. The 13 finalists gather onstage once more before the final winner is chosen.
Modern Family 9-9:30pm, ABC. The family struggles to plan a big gathering for Jay’s birthday and Cam gets himself into trouble at the local bakery.
Cougar Town 9:30-10:30pm, ABC. In a special hour-long season finale, the cul-de-sac crew heads to Hawaii after Travis suddenly moves there.
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior 10-11pm, CBS. The team investigates a series of murders that take place in the middle of crowded areas and Beth and Prophet risk their lives when they go undercover.
8 pm Eastern
The winning singer is named in the conclusion of the Season 10 finale. Included: special guests, a slated performance by U2 and a reunion of the Top 13.
Back to Summer Season 2 finale: Brick must write a daily journal to pass the third grade; Axl hasn’t completed his 30 days of community service; and Sue has to prove that she’s never taken a sick day to get a perfect-attendance award.
9 pm Eastern
Raw to Refined A basement apartment in a triplex receives finishing touches after the space was gutted to address mold and water problems.
| ABC Editors’ Pick
The One That Got Away Jay wants to spend his birthday fishing in the second-season finale, but his family decide he really wants a big party, which leads to Claire and Mitchell being trapped in the yard of their childhood home, Phil’s encounter with his college nemesis at the mall and Cameron getting into trouble at the bakery.
Then It Turned Ugly Quarterfinals conclude with a rematch between Chuck and Zach, plus some hard hitting from Tony and Ryan. Semifinal fights are announced.
9:30 pm Eastern
Cougar Town | ABC | starts at: 9:31
Something Good Coming In the second-season finale, Travis’ spontaneous move to Hawaii gives the gang a reason to take a vacation, though they’re also on a mission to convince him to come home. Meanwhile, Grayson admits he wants a family.
Amber & Amanda An Arizona couponer feeds her family of six on just $50 a week.
Run-Down Renovation A blended family of five search for a sprawling dream home, but they have a limited budget and a long wish list.
10 pm Eastern
Death by a Thousand Cuts In the first-season finale, a serial killer is shooting people in crowded places, and Beth’s life is threatened when she goes undercover with Prophet.
Angel’s Knoll The murder of a casino worker exposes an argument that occurred before the crime and an admission from the victim’s girlfriend that complicates the case.
Marketing Madness Nikki clashes with the team over an expensive advertising campaign that could put the shop’s finances in jeopardy.
Addicted to Love Adam returns to Sin City, hoping to rekindle his romance with Nany. Meanwhile, Nany learns the truth about her father.
Going, Going, Gone Janine begins to spiral downward into an all-out breakdown. Elsewhere, Deshawn steps up to the plate to learn about black history in baseball.
An inside look at former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson, as he prepare for his bout with Matt Hamill.
10:30 pm Eastern
The Shershow Redemption In the season finale, a surprise invitation to the nuptials of an old slacker buddy leads to Brad and Jane uncovering something disturbing about their marital status. Meanwhile, a depressed Penny asks Derrick to be her date and pretend they’re engaged. And as the ceremony draws closer, the bride-to-be worries that Alex is a “wedding jinx.”
You Break It, You Buy It Minda accidentally breaks an expensive guitar and Nikki wants her to pay for it. Also: the ladies are presented with a valuable wedding kimono.
Previewing UFC 130, a mixed-martial-arts event in Las Vegas, headlined by the Quinton Jackson-Matt Hamill bout.
To Friend a Predator A local child molester attracts the guys’ attention, but not, as it turns out, for the reason they expected.