Smallville's series finale, Ed Helms on SNL, and Game of Thrones

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What to watch on Friday, May 13.

Happy Friday the 13th! Today is VERY creepy, you guys. After you spend the day avoiding walking under ladders or looking black cats in the eye or conjuring demons for the purposes of retribution against the teens who ran over your boy, you MIGHT want to just stay in tonight and enjoy the following EXTRA SPOOKY TV lineup:


8pm, NBC
Friday Night Lights
Isn't it creepy how GREAT this show is? Okay, so this show is the opposite of creepy, but it'll always be the highlight of my Fridays. Tonight the East Dillon lions hit the road for an away game and Eric gives Vince a bit of college recruitment guidance.

SERIES FINALE, 8pm, CW
Smallville
Who knew Superman's early years were so numerous? The CW did, that's who. After ten long years, Clark Kent finally becomes a man (of steel, get it?) in tonight's two-hour series finale.

SEASON 1 FINALE, 10pm, CBS
Blue Bloods
Tonight's episode caps off a strong first season as Frank infiltrates the Blue Templar secret police society after some dirty cops get exposed during a drug raid.

SEASON 2 FINALE, 10pm, Animal Planet
The Haunted
Okay, NOW we're getting spooky! In tonight's episode of television's finest animal-themed haunting series (which, frustratingly enough, only RARELY involves animal ghosts), a paranormal team will investigate the strange happenings involving a murder at a historic inn.

ORIGINAL SPECIALS, 9pm & 12am, Investigation Discovery
The Pig Farm & Lore: Deadly Obsession
Leave it to Investigation Discovery to really cash in on today's creepy tradition: TWO original documentaries about real-life horror stories. In The Pig Farm, we'll learn all about the gruesome crimes of Robert "Willie" Pickton. Then, after a choice rerun of American Occult (the Satanic hookers episode!!), stay tuned for Lore: Deadly Obsession, which follows the terrifying rampage of Richard Trenton Chase, the "Vampire of Sacramento." Oh, Investigation Discovery, you really know how to do us RIGHT.


PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...

Flashpoint, 8 p.m., CBS
Kitchen Nightmares, 8 p.m., Fox
Shark Tank, SEASON 2 FINALE, 8 p.m., ABC
Wizards of Waverly Place, 8 p.m., Disney Channel
CSI: NY, SEASON 7 FINALE, 9 p.m., CBS
Dateline NBC, 9 p.m., NBC
How It’s Made, 9 p.m., Science Channel
Killer Outbreaks, 9 p.m., Animal Planet
Primetime: What Would You Do?, 9 p.m., ABC
Say Yes to the Dress, 9 & 9:30 p.m., TLC
20/20, 10 p.m., ABC
Camelot, 10 & 11 p.m., Starz
Four Weddings, 10 p.m., TLC
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!
Fashion Police, 10 p.m., E!
The Whitest Kids U'Know, 10:30 p.m., IFC
Storytellers: Kings of Leon, ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 11 p.m., VH1

LATE-NITE PICKS:

Raphael Saadiq on Last Call with Carson Daly, 1:35 a.m., NBC
Okkervil River on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35 p.m., CBS
Ken Jeong on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
Melissa McCarthy on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS
Kristen Wiig on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 12:35 a.m., NBC

 

What to watch on Saturday, May 14.

11:30pm, NBC
Saturday Night Live
Finally, something you and your dad can enjoy TOGETHER: The Office's Ed Helms hosts and Paul Simon (ask your dad) performs.

11pm, FX
Running Wilde
Hey look! A brand-new episode of Running Wilde! Well, this is nice of FX. In this unaired episode, Steve takes a windfall when Emmy signs a prenup.

ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9pm, TLC
Off the Rez
This TLC original documentary profiles Native American lady basketballer Shoni Schimmel as she attempts to score a college scholarship. It's unclear whether Schimmel is friends with any little people or extreme couponers, but this is TLC, so expect anything.

ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 11pm, Comedy Central
Wyatt Cenac: Comedy Person
Noted comedic personality Wyatt Cenac takes a break from his Daily Show gig to perform standup in NYC.



PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...

Chase, 8 p.m., NBC
It's Me or the Dog
, 8 p.m., Animal Planet
Doctor Who, 9 p.m., BBC America
My Cat From Hell, 9 p.m., Animal Planet
Nick Cannon: Mr. Showbiz, ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9 p.m., Showtime
Secrets From a Stylist, 9 p.m., HGTV
The Suze Orman Show, 9 p.m., CNBC
Antonio Treatment, 9:30 p.m., HGTV
48 Hours Mystery, 10 p.m., CBS
Oddities, 10 p.m., Science




What to watch on Sunday, May 15.

SEASON 22 FINALE & LIVE REUNION, 8pm, CBS
Survivor: Redemption Island
Three tribal councils, several immunity challenges and one Redemption Island, er, redemption will put one contestant on the road to a higher tax bracket. Will it be multiple-loser Boston Rob, crazy Philip, interchangeable Cute Girl or Redemption Island Christ figure? Tonight we'll find out who wins, plus we'll find out how everyone looks after they've regained 40 pounds.

9pm, HBO
Game of Thrones
Things have really started to heat up! Tonight Ned clashes with Robert over a pre-emptive strike against the Targaryens, plus Catelyn's capture of Tyrion creates issues for both families and Arya discovers that her father is in immediate danger.

8:30pm, Fox
Bob's Burgers
When a storm causes the town's Lobsterfest to be canceled, Bob invokes a backlash against his restaurant by attempting to throw a celebration anyway.

8pm, VH1
Mob Wives
In tonight's episode of TV's new guilty pleasure (meaningless phrase, I know), Renee goes buck wild on everybody during girls' night out, plus Drita tries to deal with the fact that her husband's gonna be in prison for a while.

SERIES PREMIERE, 8pm, Discovery
Wild Animal Repo
Discovery has done it again! Check out the network's newest show, in which animal control professionals try and rescue exotic (i.e., illegal) pets from their owners when they just can't handle them anymore. In tonight's series premiere, watch as wolf hybrids, tigers, and an angry macaque are spirited away from the dunces who tried to keep them.



PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...

60 Minutes, 7 p.m., CBS
America's Funniest Home Videos, 7 p.m., ABC
Dateline NBC, 7 p.m., NBC
American Dad!, 7:30 p.m., Fox
Coal, 8 p.m., Spike
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, SEASON 8 FINALE, 8 p.m., ABC
Food Network Challenge, 8 p.m., Food Network
Minute to Win It, 8 p.m., NBC
Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes, 8 p.m., OWN
The Simpsons, 8 p.m., Fox
Army Wives, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Celebrity Apprentice, 9 p.m., NBC
Desperate Housewives, SEASON 7 FINALE, 9 p.m., ABC
Family Guy, 9 p.m., Fox
Law & Order: Criminal Intent, 9 p.m., USA
Sister Wives, 9 p.m., TLC
The Suite Life on Deck, 9 p.m., Disney Channel
Cleveland Show, SEASON 2 FINALE, 9:30 p.m., Fox
Breakout Kings, 10 p.m., A&E;
Coming Home, 10 p.m., Lifetime
In Plain Sight, 10 p.m., USA
Iron Chef America, 10 p.m., Food Network
Khloe & Lamar, 10 p.m., E!
Real Housewives of Orange County, 10 p.m., Bravo
River Monsters, 10 p.m., Animal Planet
Shark Men, 10 p.m., NatGeo
Strange Sex, 10 p.m., TLC
The Borgias, 10 p.m., Showtime
The Killing, 10 p.m., AMC
Treme, 10 p.m., HBO
Why Not? With Shania Twain, SERIES PREMIERE, 11 p.m., OWN
Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, 11:45 p.m., Cartoon Network
Superjail, 12:00 a.m., Cartoon Network



What are you watching this weekend?

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