TV best bets with possible series finale of ‘Nashville,’ season finales of ‘DWTS,’ ‘The Voice,’ ‘Law & Order: SVU’

THE VOICE -- "Live Semi Finals" Episode 1017A -- Pictured: Alisan Porter -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

THE VOICE — “Live Semi Finals” Episode 1017A — Pictured: Alisan Porter — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

By RODNEY HO/ rho@ajc.com, originally filed Sunday, May 22, 2016

Two of the bigger reality shows are ending their seasons at the same time Tuesday: NBC’s “The Voice” vs. ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”

The official “end” of the traditional broadcast season (an odd construct that is still in play) is Wednesday. So other shows finishing up their runs for the year include Fox’s “Gotham” Monday, ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” Tuesday and NBC’s ‘Law & Order: SVU” Wednesday along with the likely series finale of “Nashville” on ABC.

Some shows returning for the summer: ABC’s “The Bachelorette” Monday, Fox’s “Hotel Hell” Tuesday, Fox’s “Wayward Pines” Wednesday, ABC’s “500 Questions” Thursday and Netflix’s “Bloodline” Friday.

This covers Monday, May 23 through Sunday, May 29, 2016.

MONDAY

“Dancing With the Stars” 8 p.m. ABC — Still shocking Boyz II Men’s Wanya Morris missed the finals. Deaf model Nyle DeMarco, UFC fighter Paige VanZant and ABC meteorologist Ginger Zee vie for the win.

“The Voice” 8 p.m. NBC — Can anyone stop “Curly Sue” actress Alisan Porter, a favorite to win from her initial audition.

“The Price is Right Survivor Edition” 8 p.m. CBS — Cross-promotion alert: “Survivor” favorites play this classic game show.

“Gotham” 8 p.m. Fox (second season finale) — Hugo Strange’s inmates plot their escape while Gordon, Bruce and Lucius remain at Indian Hill.

“Whose Line Is It Anyway” 9 p.m. the CW (12th season debut) — Alfonso Riberio and Gary Anthony Williams are featured.

“The Bachelorette” 9:01 p.m. ABC (12th season debut) — JoJo Fletcher is the new Bachelorette.

“Blindspot” 10:01 p.m. NBC (first season finale) — Weller goes on a difficult search for the truth.

TUESDAY

“Hotel Hell” 8 p.m. Fox (third season debut) — Gordon Ramsay visits Island Park, Idaho to rescue Angler’s Lodge, which fell into disrepair after the owner suffered a family tragedy and lost his passion for the business.

Fresh Off the Boat” 8 p.m. ABC (second season finale) — Louis’ visiting brother has big news for the family.

The Price is Right Big Brother Edition” 8 p.m. CBS — Fan favorite houseguests from “Big Brother” play alongside super fans of the reality series.

Dancing With the Stars” 9 p.m. ABC (22nd season finale) — Pitbull, Aloe Blacc, Fifth Harmony and Fleur Eas perform and a winner is crowned.

The Voice” 9 p.m. NBC (1oth season finale) — A winner is named but is a star born?

“Containment” 9 p.m. the CW — Thomas goes missing.

Awkward” 10 p.m. MTV (series finale) — Luke helps Jenna land an important meeting at SCU.

Person of Interest” 10 p.m. CBS —Reese and Finch are trapped in a hospital that’s ground zero for a deadly viral outbreak;

The Night Manager” 10 p.m. AMC (mini-series finale) —Roper and his team return to Cairo for the deal.

WEDNESDAY

“Rosewood” 8 p.m. Fox (first season finale) — Rosewood and Villa may finally be able to reveal their true feelings for each other.

“Heartbeat” 8 p.m. NBC (series finale) A mysterious illness sends the hospital into lockdown.

“The Price is Right: Amazing Race” 8 p.m. CBS Drew Carey challenges some memorable “Amazing Race” contestants.

“Wayward Pines” 9 p.m. Fox (second season debut) — Dr. Theo Yedlin awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the middle of a rebellion in Wayward Pines.

“Genius by Stephen Hawking” 9 p.m. GPB — Topic: why are we here?

“Law & Order: SVU” 9 p.m. NBC (17th season finale) — Lives are threatened when the detectives and ADA Barba intensify their investigation of a corrections officer accused of rape.

“The Americans” 10 p.m. FX — Elizabeth completes a personal operation, but at a cost.

“Criminal Minders: Beyond Borders” 10 p.m. CBS (first season fniale) — The daughter of an American family, who are visiting Haiti to adopt a child, is kidnapped.

“Nashville” 10 p.m. ABC (series finale) — Unless the production company can get another network to pick up this show, it’s over tonight.

Royal Pains” 10 p.m. USA — Evan deals with a cyber-attack on Hamptons Heritage.

THURSDAY

“Bones” 8 p.m. Fox — The team must serve and protect the President.

“500 Questions 8 p.m. ABC (second season debut) — “Nightline” anchor Dan Harris is the new host.

The Eighties 9 p.m. CNN (first season finale) — A look at the AIDS crisis.

Red Nose Day 9 p.m. NBC — Craig Ferguson hosts an annual fund-raiser for programs that address the needs of children and young people living in poverty in the U.S. and internationally. Celebrities who will show up include Julianne Moore, Ludacris, Liam Neeson and Ellen DeGeneres.

Match Made in Heaven 10 p.m. WE-TV — The ladies must choose between a heavenly or late-night date with Stevie.

Orphan Black” 10 p.m. BBCA — Sarah goes back to old habits to cope with her decisions and Cosima attempts a Hail Mary back at the lab.

FRIDAY

“Bloodline” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (second season debut)— The Rayburn family struggles to conceal their unthinkable crime.

“Caught on Camera With ” 8 p.m NBC (second season finale) Videos include “Close Calls,” “Real or Fake,” “Extreme Sports,” “YouTube Stars” and “Humans Are Awesome.”

“Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” 9 p.m OWN (fifth season finale) Angela and Leslie are shocked to learn that Jennifer has been keeping a secret.

“eLeague” 10 p.m. TBS (new series) A live competitive gaming tournament. “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” will be the featured game for the inaugural contest.

WEEKEND

“Outlander” 9 p.m. Saturday Starz Claire and Jamie seek to elicit support from his manipulative grandfather, who may have his own interests at heart, while a visiting Colum MacKenzie has other plans.

The Carmichael Show” 8 p.m. Sunday NBC (first season finale) — Joe decides to vote for Trump.

Undercover Boss 8 p.m. Sunday CBS (seventh season finale) — AdvantaClean CEO Jeff Dudan worked undercover at his light environmental services company.

Game of Thrones 9 p.m. Sunday HBO —Hannah meets Sam’s family; Arya mulls a difficult decision; Jaime confronts the High Sparrow.

“Penny Dreadful 10 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Hecate and Ethan struggle to survive in the harsh desert wasteland.

“Silicon Valley 10 p.m. Sunday HBO — Richard’s neuroses could ruin his new relationship.

“Veep 10:30 p.m. Sunday HBO — A U.S. financial crisis looms, forcing Selina to make a game-changing decision.


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