fox-may-sweepsThis May, FOX presents major television events, all-new episodes and big guest stars, including the final four episodes of the groundbreaking, seminal series HOUSE, with installments directed by series star Hugh Laurie April 30 and Peter Weller May 7, and the two-hour Series Finale event May 21; the one-hour season finale of FAMILY GUY May 20; GLEE’s hotly anticipated McKinley High School graduation May 22; the three-hour, two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL, featuring the final performance show May 22 and the final live results show that’s sure to captivate America May 23; special FOX Sports primetime broadcasts of NASCAR ON FOX April 28 and May 12, UFC ON FOX May 5 and MLB ON FOX May 19; and all-new episodes of BONES, HOUSE, GLEE, NEW GIRL, AMERICAN IDOL, TOUCH, THE FINDER, FRINGE, THE CLEVELAND SHOW, THE SIMPSONS, BOB’S BURGERS, FAMILY GUY and AMERICAN DAD throughout the month.

Here are the highlights, night by night, for this May on FOX:


Mondays this May are nights of gripping drama and a bittersweet goodbye with three all-new hours of BONES and the last four episodes of FOX’s award-winning, groundbreaking series, HOUSE, including installments directed by series star Hugh Laurie and Peter Weller and the two-hour Series Finale event on May 21, in which the final hour – and series finale episode – is directed by series creator and executive producer David Shore.

Monday, April 30

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Family in the Feud”

After a corpse is found in the middle of the woods, the Jeffersonian team links the victim to two families that have been feuding for almost a century. Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) discover that the victim only had weeks to live before he was brutally murdered, and a family member with a shocking confession brings them closer to finding a motive. Meanwhile, Brennan has difficulty accepting her father Max’s (guest star Ryan O’Neal) offer to babysit Christine.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The C-Word”

In an all-new episode directed by series star Hugh Laurie, the team takes on the case of a six-year-old (guest star Rachel Eggleston) with numerous pre-existing health problems. They soon realize they must work with the girl’s mother, Elizabeth (guest star Jessica Collins), a doctor who specializes in her daughter’s genetic condition. But while searching the family’s home for clues, the team discovers that Elizabeth’s determination to cure her daughter could be the very thing that is killing her. Also, House (Laurie) and Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) take a little vacation.

Monday, May 7

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Suit on the Set”

Brennan and Booth head out to Los Angeles to consult on the production of “Bone of Contention,” a film based on Brennan’s latest book and the work of the Jeffersonian team. While on set, Brennan intervenes after finding flaws with the actors’ performances, not to mention the film’s total disregard for science. Then she discovers that the prop cadaver being used is an actual murder victim, forcing her and Booth to launch an investigation that has real-world consequences in the land of make-believe. Meanwhile, Booth is offered a job on the studio lot, and embarrassing information is revealed about Cam’s (Tamara Taylor) past.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Post Mortem”

In an episode directed by and guest-starring Peter Weller (“Dexter,” “RoboCop”), the team takes on the case of Dr. Peter Treiber (guest star Jamie Elman), a pathologist at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital who knows too much about the hospital staff to trust any of the physicians. The only person he does respect is House, who has mysteriously gone missing. With House in absentia, the team has to figure out how to treat Treiber while making him believe that House is calling all the shots.


Monday, May 14

BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Past in the Present” – Season Finale

Ryan O’Neal guest-stars in the season finale of BONES. Evil tech genius Christopher Pelant (guest star Andrew Leeds), a suspect in a previous case Brennan and Booth handled, is back in court on appeal. Knowing what he is capable of, Brennan and Booth inform the judge that he is a suspect in two murder cases. Then, Brennan and Booth are called to the scene of a new murder. After determining the victim is Brennan’s friend, who also is linked to Pelant, the Jeffersonian team works to prove he is guilty once and for all. But when law enforcement examines the team’s findings, key pieces of evidence are tied to Brennan and suspicion falls on her.

HOUSE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Holding On”

Former Princeton Plainsboro colleague Thirteen (guest star Olivia Wilde) returns in an all-new episode. The team takes on the case of Derrick (guest star Skylar Astin), a 19-year-old college student who had a mysterious nose bleed during cheerleading practice, and discovers that his health issues are likely both physiological and psychological. Possibly suffering from schizophrenia, Derrick claims to hear his deceased brother’s voice in his head. Meanwhile, Foreman (Omar Epps) tries a different approach with House.

Monday, May 21

HOUSE (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Swan Song (HOUSE Retrospective) / Everybody Dies (Series Finale)” – Series Finale Event

The special two-hour HOUSE 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.


Laugh out loud on FOX Tuesdays this May with all-new installments of Golden Globe-winning comedy GLEE and Golden Globe-nominated comedy NEW GIRL, including both series’ season finales and episodes featuring guest stars Whoopi Goldberg, Lindsay Lohan, Justin Long and NeNe Leakes. Plus, don’t miss the first part of the highly anticipated two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL on May 22.

Tuesday, May 1

GLEE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Choke”

Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) finally get to audition for NYADA, but their nerves are rattled when they find out it’s for the dean (guest star Whoopi Goldberg). Meanwhile, Coach Beiste (Dot-Marie Jones) reveals a secret, and Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) and Coach Roz (guest star NeNe Leakes) lend a helping hand.

NEW GIRL (9:00-9:31 PM ET/PT) – “Backslide”

When Jess (Zooey Deschanel) runs into her ex-boyfriend, Paul (guest star Justin Long), and Nick (Jake Johnson) runs into his ex-girlfriend, Caroline (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis), the gang fears they may “backslide” into relationships with them. Meanwhile, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) desperately tries not to get aroused as he deals with a delicate medical issue, and Winston (Lamorne Morris) suffers the consequences of a wild night out.

NEW GIRL (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Story of the 50”

In an encore episode, Jess takes charge when Schmidt’s plans for his 29th birthday fall apart.

Tuesday, May 8

GLEE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Prom-asaurus”

Brittany (Heather Morris) goes into high gear as class president to spearhead the prom. Then, after prom king and queen nominations are announced, the kids kick into campaign mode, and some of the outcasts organize a rival celebration.

NEW GIRL (9:00-9:31 PM ET/PT) – “See Ya” – Season Finale

When one of the roommates decides to move out of the loft, the gang makes an unexpected trip to the desert where Winston faces his fear of the dark, Cece (Hannah Simone) and Schmidt’s relationship reaches a turning point and Jess and Nick square off with a coyote.

NEW GIRL (9:31-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Landlord”

In an encore episode, Jess tries to get the loft’s cantankerous landlord (guest star Jeff Kober) to like her, and inadvertently jeopardizes her and her roommates’ living situation.

Tuesday, May 15

GLEE (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Props / (Title of Second Hour To Be Announced)” – Two-Hour Event

As the countdown to graduation continues, the kids of New Directions prepare a high-concept routine for Nationals. When Tina (Jenna Ushkowitz) bumps her head, the world of New Directions is turned upside down in her eyes.  Then, the New Directions perform at Nationals for celebrity judge Lindsay Lohan (guest-starring as herself), in a special two-hour episode.

Tuesday, May 22

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Two Finalists Compete” – Season Finale, Part 1

The two finalists take the stage to battle it out on the last performance show of the season at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles. One will be crowned the next American Idol. Tune in to see who impresses the judges – and America.

GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Title of Episode To Be Announced” – Season Finale

In the Season Three finale, graduation is finally here, as McKinley High’s class of 2012 looks to the past and present, while contemplating the future.


AMERICAN IDOL serves up four all-new live episodes, including the second night of the two-night 11th season finale that promises to be the biggest night of television this spring!

Wednesday, May 2

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Finalists Compete”

With only four weeks left, the remaining IDOL hopefuls perform LIVE to impress the judges and the nation. After the performances, it’s up to America to vote for their favorites to keep them in the competition.

Wednesday, May 9

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Finalists Compete”

It’s getting down to the wire, as the remaining finalists perform LIVE for America’s votes.

Wednesday, May 16

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Finalists Compete”

The competition reaches a fever pitch, as the finalists battle it out on another all-new LIVE performance show.

Wednesday, May 23

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:07 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Winner Announced” – Two-Hour Season Finale, Part 2

The most anticipated night of the television season is finally here! On the second part of the two-night season finale, the Top 12 reunite on the stage one last time before host Ryan Seacrest reveals the newest American Idol.


This May, FOX Thursdays are more thrilling than ever with four all-new live AMERICAN IDOL results shows and four all-new installments of TOUCH.

Thursday, April 26

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Results Show”

As the countdown to the Grand Finale begins, another finalist is eliminated from the competition. Tune in to see who doesn’t make the cut after the nation’s vote is revealed LIVE.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Noosphere Rising”

In the aftermath of recent events, Martin (Kiefer Sutherland) searches for Teller’s hideaway and ends up aiding a professor (guest star Eyal Podell) in a high-stakes game of poker. A connection is made between an Italian man (guest star Alberto Frezza) hoping to reach the love of his life with the help of a viral video and a city slicker (guest star Sean McGowan)  struggling with the fate of his deceased father’s ranch in Australia. Meanwhile, Martin’s sister-in-law, Abigail (guest star Catherine Dent), drops in on Clea (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Jake (David Mazouz) at the board-and-care facility.

Thursday, May 3

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Results Show”

In another nail-biting LIVE results show, the finalist who receives the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the title, further narrowing the competition.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Zone of Exclusion”

Following numbers from Jake, Martin helps reunite a French woman (guest star Tiya Sircar) with her biological mother (guest star Meera Simhan) and untangle the mystery of their estrangement. In the meantime, a superstitious young Italian woman (guest star Marisa Petroro) frets when her astronaut husband (guest star Pasquale Cassalia) loses contact with Earth.

Thursday, May 10

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Results Show”

The tension mounts, as another finalist is sent home in an all-new, heart-pounding LIVE results show.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Music of Spheres”

Martin exposes a corrupt parole officer (guest star Scott Michael Campbell), and a Brazilian street musician (guest star Louis Ferreira) uses his guitar to win the heart of a beautiful woman. In addition, Jake bonds with another mute boy (guest star Tre C. Roberts), while Clea and Martin learn new information about one of Teller’s key patients.

Thursday, May 17

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) – “Results Show”

With the Grand Finale less than one week away, the top finalists are revealed in another all-new LIVE results show.

TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Tessellations”

When Martin is mistaken for a criminal, he must involve himself with a heist crew in order to win back an innocent dock worker’s job. Meanwhile, an Israeli boy (guest star Sean Peavy) and Palestinian girl (guest star Eden Modiano) fight to keep their relationship afloat. Clea uncovers some surprising documents about Jake, while Martin and his late wife’s sister (guest star Catherine Dent) meet to make a pivotal decision.


FOX Fridays this May feature three all-new episodes of THE FINDER and three all-new FRINGE mysteries, including the season finales of both series, plus episodes featuring guest stars Eric Roberts, Nestor Serrano, Jared Harris and THE FINDER’s Geoff Stults’ real-life brother, George Stults.

Friday, April 27

THE FINDER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Inheritance”

Isabel’s (Mercedes Masöhn) friend, Joyce (guest star Mageina Tovah), asks Walter (Geoff Stults) to find the men who murdered her father, a racetrack aficionado. With the help of some horse-whispering, Walter discovers links to an inheritance Joyce was supposed to receive from her father, and to some mysterious men whom Walter suspects are involved in his murder. Meanwhile, Willa (Maddie Hasson) decides that she wants to apply to college.

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Worlds Apart”

Team members on both sides, including Olivia (Anna Torv) and Peter (Joshua Jackson), continue to fight for a common cause, and there are shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.

Friday, May 4

THE FINDER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Voodoo Undo”

Xavier Obispo (guest star Nestor Serrano, “90210,” “24”), a mob boss in Miami, asks Walter to find a voodoo doll he is convinced is being used against him. Walter, a non-believer in witchcraft, and Willa visit a self-described witch (guest star Lorraine Toussaint) who, though annoyed that Walter does not take her art seriously, leads them to a surprising participant in the mob boss’ situation. Meanwhile, Isabel and Miami Detective Curtis Gillespie (guest star Chris Tardio) risk their lives while investigating a gang fight at a funeral linked to Xavier.

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Brave New World, Part 1 of 2” – Season Finale, Part 1

In the first of a thrilling two-part season finale, a mysterious Fringe event, causing people to spontaneously combust, forces Walter (John Noble) to revisit his painful past, while the Fringe team faces off against David Robert Jones (guest star Jared Harris, “Mad Men”) to save the world, or worlds.

Friday, May 11

THE FINDER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Boy with the Bucket” – Season Finale

Series star Geoff Stults’ brother, George (“7th Heaven”), plus Eric Roberts (“Heroes,” “Crash”), Annette O’Toole (“Smallville”) and John Ashton (“Gone Baby Gone”) guest-star in the season finale. When Walter’s older brother Langston (guest star George Stults) comes to town, he lets Walter know their father (guest star Ashton) is dying and has asked that Walter visit him. As his dying wish, his father asks Walter to find his first love, Walter and Langston’s mother (guest star O’Toole). Taking on the most important search of his life, Walter battles obstacles which may prove to be insurmountable as his father’s health rapidly declines. Meanwhile, Willa is being forced to marry Timo (guest star Toby Hemingway) by their Uncle Shadrack (guest star Roberts).

FRINGE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Brave New World, Part 2 of 2” – Season Finale, Part 2

In the climactic conclusion of the Season Four finale, the Fringe team is pushed to the breaking point as they desperately attempt to prevent a catastrophic event that threatens the lives of everyone.

Friday, May 18

KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Michon / Park’s Edge”

In a special two-hour encore episode, Chef Ramsay heads to Georgia to help two restaurants from going south.


This May, FOX Saturdays feature two NASCAR ON FOX races, a UFC ON FOX bout and an MLB ON FOX primetime game, plus late-night encore episodes of ALCATRAZ, THE FINDER and NEW GIRL.

Saturday, April 28


Host Chris Myers is joined by analysts Darrell Waltrip and Michael Waltrip in the renowned Hollywood Hotel with Jeff Hammond providing reports from the garages and pit road during FOX NASCAR PRERACE COVERAGE. Race announcer Mike Joy calls the action on the track alongside analysts Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds LIVE from Richmond International Raceway.

ALCATRAZ (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “Tommy Madsen”

Revealing doors are opened and lives hang in the balance as Rebecca (Sarah Jones) will stop at nothing to pursue the man (guest star David Hoflin) who killed her partner in an encore episode.

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “Normal”

Dermot Mulroney (“The Grey”) and basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar guest-star in an encore episode in which Jess invites Russell (guest star Mulroney) to spend the weekend at the loft.

Saturday, May 5

UFC ON FOX (8:00-10:00 PM ET Live/5:00-7:00 PM PT Live)

UFC ON FOX is LIVE from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ, with a quadruple header led by lightweight contenders Nate Diaz (15-7-0) and Jim Miller (21-3-0) going five rounds to get one step closer to a title shot. The remaining main card bouts include heavyweights Pat Barry (7-4-0) vs. Lavar Johnson (16-5-0); welterweight contenders Josh Koscheck (19-5-0) vs. Johnny Hendricks (12-1-0); and middleweights Rousimar Palhares (23-3-0) vs. Alan Belcher (16-5-0). Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg have the call.

THE FINDER (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “An Orphan Walks into a Bar…”

John Fogerty guest-stars as himself in an encore of the series premiere episode that sees Walter help a teenage boy (guest star Brett Davern) locate his missing father, a military pilot and war hero.

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “Kids”

Jeanne Tripplehorn (“Big Love”) guest-stars in an encore episode in which Jess babysits for Russell’s pre-teen daughter and meets his ex-wife (guest star Tripplehorn).

Saturday, May 12


NASCAR ON FOX Sprint Cup racing continues live from Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC.  Host Chris Myers is joined by analysts Darrell Waltrip and Michael Waltrip in the renowned Hollywood Hotel with Jeff Hammond providing reports from the garages and pit road during FOX NASCAR  PRERACE COVERAGE. Race announcer Mike Joy calls the action on the track alongside analysts Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds.

THE FINDER (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “Bullets”

John Francis Daley, who plays Dr. Lance Sweets on BONES, and Mitch Pileggi guest-star in an encore episode in which Walter tries to find a bullet that could prove the innocence of a death row inmate (guest star Pileggi).

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “Tomatoes”

Dermot Mulroney, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Kali Hawk guest-star in an encore episode in which Jess worries she and Russell (guest star Mulroney) don’t share the fiery passion he exhibits with his ex-wife (guest star Tripplehorn).

Saturday, May 19


MLB ON FOX goes under the lights for the first time in its 2012 season in primetime with five exciting matchups. MLB ON FOX broadcasts the 2012 baseball season as the exclusive network home of Major League Baseball. Coverage starts with the FOX SATURDAY BASEBALL PREGAME SHOW hosted by Matt Vasgersian live from MLB Network’s state-of-the-art studio in Secaucus, NJ.  Vasgersian is joined by analysts Harold Reynolds and Kevin Millar.

THE FINDER (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “A Cinderella Story”

In an encore episode, a NASA scientist (guest star Ian Reed Kesler) seeks Walter’s help to find the matching shoe to a red stiletto left behind by a woman (guest star Jodi Lyn O’Keefe) he met at a bar.

NEW GIRL (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) – “Backslide”

An encore of the May 1 episode.


FOX Sundays in May dominate with all-new episodes of THE CLEVELAND SHOW, THE SIMPSONS, BOB’S BURGERS, FAMILY GUY and AMERICAN DAD featuring guest voice appearances by Cate Blanchett, Lady Gaga, Fergie, Rashida Jones, Bryan Cranston, GLEE’s Darren Criss, Wayne Brady, Phylicia Rashad, Anna Kendrick, Patton Oswalt, Treat Williams, Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate and Werner Herzog.

Sunday, April 29

THE SIMPSONS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart”

Street artists Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal make guest voice appearances in an encore episode in which Bart (Nancy Cartwright) goes undercover as a graffiti street artist, and a hip, new health food superstore threatens to put Apu (Hank Azaria) and the Kwik-E-Mart out of business.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “B.M.O.C.”

It’s Homecoming Weekend at Cleveland’s (Mike Henry) alma mater, so he volunteers to accompany Roberta (Reagan Gomez) on a college visit as an excuse to relive his crazy college days. But when Cleveland’s fraternity chapter gives him a less-than-brotherly welcome, Roberta comes to the rescue and discovers a bright future in higher education. Meanwhile, Rallo (Mike Henry) helps Cleveland Jr. (Kevin Michael Richardson) learn to sleep without his beloved stuffed animal.

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “A Totally Fun Thing Bart Will Never Do Again”

Treat Williams (“Everwood”) and Steve Coogan (“Tropic Thunder”) guest-star in an all-new episode. When Bart sees a commercial for the ultimate cruise, he begs his parents for a family vacation. Low on cash, the only way they can go is if each family member sells one valuable. Determined to make the vacation last forever, Bart comes up with a plan to make sure they never have to return home.

BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Dr. Yap”

Linda’s (John Roberts) sister, Gayle (guest voice Megan Mullally), picks up a heavily medicated Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) from family dentist Dr. Yap (guest voice Ken Jeong). But when Bob mistakes Gayle for Linda and kisses her, Gayle falls for Bob. So he turns to Dr. Yap for help.

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Mr. & Mrs. Stewie”

Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) becomes smitten when he meets a girl (guest voice Cate Blanchett) who happens to be the female version of himself. Meanwhile, Peter (MacFarlane) and Quagmire (MacFarlane) take their friendship to a whole new level.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Jesus Walks”

After devout church choir girl Vanessa (guest voice Fergie) catches the eye of Cleveland Jr. (Kevin Michael Richardson), he eagerly volunteers to go on a church trip to be in her good graces. Vanessa’s fellow choir member, Hunter (guest voice Darren Criss), confronts him for going to church for the wrong reasons, but the tables turn when Vanessa winds up being a handful for the boys. Meanwhile, Donna’s (Sanaa Lathan) ex-boyfriend (guest voice Daryl “Chill” Mitchell) returns home from Iraq and discovers that she is married.

Sunday, May 6

THE SIMPSONS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts”

In an encore episode, Bart and the boys try to win superintendent Chalmers’ (Dan Castellaneta) job back after an unauthorized field trip.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “Flush of Genius”

Cleveland Jr. profiles his dad for a report on his favorite American, but when Cleveland falls off the toilet and suffers a concussion, he loses Cleveland Jr.’s admiration. Meanwhile, Rallo gets excited when he realizes he’s grown tall enough to ride his favorite roller coaster.

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “The Spy Who Learned Me”

While at a spy movie starring crime-fighter Stradivarius Cain (guest star Bryan Cranston), Marge (Julie Kavner) becomes upset with Homer (Dan Castellaneta) for embarrassingly blurting out remarks throughout the entire film. Realizing that there is trouble in paradise, Homer tries to reconcile with Marge, and after getting a concussion that puts him out of work for six weeks, he uses the time to learn how to become a better husband with the help of someone whom he believes is Stradivarius Cain.

BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Moody Foodie”

Bob puts his family on high alert when a local food critic (guest star Patton Oswalt) – with the power to make or break a restaurant – visits Bob’s Burgers.

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Leggo My Meg-O”

Meg (Mila Kunis) travels abroad to Europe, but her exciting adventure comes to a halt when she gets kidnapped. So Brian (Seth MacFarlane) and Stewie embark on an action-packed mission to find her.

AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Ricky Spanish”

Wayne Brady and Werner Herzog guest-voice on an all-new episode. Roger (Seth MacFarlane) rediscovers his alter-ego “Ricky Spanish,” an infamous character who remains the most despised man in town. Meanwhile, Stan (Seth MacFarlane) and Francine (Wendy Schaal) are in for a surprise when their sponsored child (guest voice Brady) from Africa shows up on their doorstep.
Sunday, May 13

THE SIMPSONS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “How I Wet Your Mother”

Glenn Close reprises her role as Homer’s mother, Mona, in an encore episode that sees the family infiltrating Homer’s dreams to determine the source of his bedwetting problem.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “Mama Drama”

Hoping to lift Donna’s spirits on Mother’s Day, Cleveland hires an actress (guest voice Loretta Devine) to play Donna’s estranged mother, Dee Dee Tubbs. But when an unexpected event leads the real Dee Dee (guest voice Phylicia Rashad) to find Cleveland, he stages one last effort to reunite Donna with her mother, and the unlikely meeting helps the two women forge a new mother-daughter bond.

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Ned ‘N Edna’s Blend”

When the town of Springfield discovers that Ned (Harry Shearer) and Edna (guest voice Marcia Wallace) have secretly gotten hitched, Marge offers to throw them a congratulatory reception. However, bringing everyone together makes them all realize that no marriage is perfect. Meanwhile, Edna tries to help Ned’s children become more socially acceptable by changing some of the rules.

BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Bad Tina”

Tina (Dan Mintz) starts hanging out with bad girl Tammy (guest star Jenny Slate, “Saturday Night Live”) in an effort to get closer to Jimmy Junior (H. Jon Benjamin).

FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Tea Peter”

After Quahog City Hall threatens to shut down Peter’s illegally-run business, Peter joins the Tea Party and successfully campaigns to shut down the government. Meanwhile, Peter’s father-in-law, Carter (Seth MacFarlane), reaps the benefit of all the chaos in Quahog.

AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Toy Whorey” – Season Finale

When Stan catches Steve (Scott Grimes) playing imaginary games with his toys, he decides to take his son down to Mexico to help him become a man. But the trip takes a turn for the worse when Stan and Steve are kidnapped by a drug cartel, and it’s up to Steve to break himself and Stan out of captivity.

Sunday, May 20

THE SIMPSONS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “At Long Last Leave”

In an encore of the milestone 500th episode, The Simpsons are evicted from Springfield and join an off-the-grid community outside of town.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “All You Can Eat” – Season Finale

Roberta gives Cleveland Jr. a makeover, and his stylish new look gives him the confidence to approach Daisy (guest star Rashida Jones), a misfit who catches his attention. But when Daisy mistakes Cleveland Jr. for a woman, they decide to make a statement and go to the prom as a gay couple. Meanwhile, Cleveland’s authority as his favorite snack food’s ultimate expert is threatened by another fan.

THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Lisa Goes Gaga” – Season Finale

Lisa tries to reverse her status as one of the least popular girls in school by ghostwriting positive things about herself on the school blog. When her plan backfires, her social ranking plummets to a new low – until a psychic force tells Lady Gaga (guest-starring as herself) that Lisa needs her help. With Gaga’s assistance, Lisa and the entire town of Springfield realize that being yourself is better than being like anyone else.

BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Beefsquatch” – Season Finale

In the Season Two finale, Bob appears in a cooking segment on a local news morning program, but Gene (Eugene Mirman) steals the show when he crashes the set with a sasquatch mask.

FAMILY GUY (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Viewer Mail #2 / Internal Affairs” – One-Hour Season Finale

Continuing a popular show tradition, Brian and Stewie respond to viewer mail. We meet a British version of the Griffins, Quahog is taken over by a famous comedian and we get to see the world from Stewie’s POV. Next, in the “Internal Affairs” episode, Peter encourages Joe (Patrick Warburton) to have a one-night stand with his attractive new partner (Anna Kendrick, “Up in the Air”) in order to even the score with Bonnie (Jennifer Tilly) for her own indiscretions. But when Bonnie finds out and threatens divorce, Lois (Alex Borstein) insists that Peter get them back together.  Meanwhile, Peter has another run-in with the angry chicken which makes for yet another epic fight.

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