What to Watch Tonight: The Season Finales of The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, and Parks and Recreation


What to watch on Thursday, May 10...

Lots of goodbyes tonight, so keep those handkerchiefs handy!

8pm, NBC
Community
In "Curriculum Unavailable," Abed pursues a hunch that Dean Pelton is actually an impostor, but his investigation to uncover the truth lands him in trouble with security. Charm your way out of that one, guy.

SEASON 3 FINALE, 8pm, CW
The Vampire Diaries
Well, here we are. The Season of the Originals draws to a close tonight with a boatload of juicy subplots: Stefan and Damon's mission to dispose of Klaus's body runs into issues; Caroline and Tyler make an important decision; Bonnie teams up with a secret someone to do something dramatic; Matt drives his truck off a bridge; and Elena daydreams about having parents. Stay cool over the summer, TVD!

SEASON 5 FINALE, 8pm, CBS
The Big Bang Theory
Fans of both weddings and the space program will be thrilled tonight when The Big Bang Theory's Season 5 finale is centered on Howard's pre-spaceflight marriage to Bernadette! NASA buffs should especially tune in for a special cameo by ACTUAL astronaut Mike Massimino! You'll know him when you see him, NASA buffs.

SEASON 1 FINALE, 9pm, CW
The Secret Circle
Tonight Cassie and Diana must bust out some dual dark magic in order to save Faye from Eben. Elsewhere Charles and Dawn get shadier than usual in trying to regain their powers. Plus it's the season finale, so expect some kind of Act 6 fireworks! #seriouslyCWrenewthisshow

SEASON 4 FINALE, 9:30pm, NBC
Parks and Recreation
The whole season's been leading up to this point: Tonight Election Day arrives in Pawnee and we'll learn whether Leslie Knope will beat out Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) for the city councilperson seat. Tune in to find out whether Leslie's potentially premise-rattling victory comes to fruition!

SEASON 8 FINALE, 9pm, NBC
The Office
The Office's first post-Steve Carell season ends tonight with "Free Family Portrait Studio," in which Dwight offers to take family photos for the entire staff. Meanwhile Andy attempts a coup while dressed as a janitor and Robert California looks into a new career. Also maybe Kelly and Ryan will be killed off? Who knows!

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...
American Idol, 8 p.m., Fox
Missing, 8 p.m., ABC
30 Rock, 8:30 p.m., NBC
Rules of Engagement, 8:30 p.m., CBS
Grey's Anatomy, 9 p.m., ABC
How It's Made, 9 p.m., Science
Mary Mary, 9 p.m., WE
Person of Interest, 9 p.m., CBS
The First 48, 9 p.m., A&E;
Touch, 9 p.m., Fox
Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding, 9:30 p.m., Bravo
7 Days of Sex, 10 p.m., Lifetime
Awake, 10 p.m., NBC
Kathy, 10 p.m., Bravo
Punk'd, 10 p.m., MTV
Scandal, 10 p.m., ABC
The Mentalist, 10 p.m., CBS
The Pauly D Project, 10:30 p.m., MTV
The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet, 11 p.m., Lifetime
Eagleheart, 12 a.m., Cartoon Network

LATE-NITE PICKS:
Adam Lambert on Chelsea Lately, 11 p.m., E!
Audra McDonald on The Wendy Williams Show, 12 a.m., BET
Carrie Underwood on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 12 a.m., ABC
Christiane Amanpour & Anna Kendrick on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS
Elizabeth Banks on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35 p.m., CBS
Howie Mandel on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:34 p.m., NBC
Katharine McPhee on Last Call with Carson Daly, 1:36 a.m., NBC
Tom Selleck & Zosia Mamet on Conan, 11 p.m., TBS
Will Ferrell & Ellie Kemper on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 12:37 a.m., NBC

 

What are you watching tonight?

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Missing, Secret Circle, Touch, Scandal
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NBC Sitcoms, CBS Sitcoms, Awake, Late Late Late Late Late Show with Craig Craig Craig Ferguson son son.
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TBBT, Community and Person of Interest
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Touch
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Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy, The Mentalist & Awake
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Missing!!!!!!
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Parks and Recreation, The Office, Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest and Missing.
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The fifth season finale of "The Big Bang Theory" and "Rules of Engagement."

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VAMPIRE DIARIES! And of course the Secret Circle, Big Bang Theory, and Person's of Interest.
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Does anybody else have that one friend or relative that DOESN'T like TV? And you want to slap some sensibility into them for being so damn myopic. Jenna* doesn't know what she's missing.



COMMUNITY, TVD & TSC, POI, Awake, Touch, Parks and Rec.



*Fake name.
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Every day of the week has awesome shows. :)
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TVD, TSC, TBBT and HIMYM
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Community! - Supposedly a clip/flashback episode? Yes, please!

30 Rock! - We get Avery back!

The Office! - For an Office finale, this sounds very un-Office finale like. Meh.

Parks and Rec! - City Counsel votes are in!
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The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, Person of Interest, and Touch
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person of interest ,touch .used to watch TVD but now it is so pathetic everybody kind of have two lovers and nobody has a problem with it tht is pathetic.
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Person of Interest, The Mentalist, The Secret Circle
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In order of importance:

1) Community

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57) Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, Person of Interest, The Mentalist, The Secret Circle.
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COMMUNITY!!!!



Also, The Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle season finales, The Big Bang Theory season finale, 30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy, Touch, Awake, The Mentalist, Carrie Underwood on Kimmel, Ferguson and Elizabeth Banks on Letterman.



Not much, I should fit it all in quite easily???
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The Vampire Diaries , The Big Bang Theory , The Secret Circle , Missing , Grey's Anatomy ,
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The Big Bang Theory, The Office, 30 Rock, Awake, and Touch.



Oh, and of course,



CRAIG FERGUSON.

PERSON OF INTEREST and

COMMUNITY!
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Person of Interest, Awake, maybe The Mentalist (online)...
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Nothing! I read a book instead. Oh, and cancel Secret Circle already fcol!
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Don't be surprised if you wake up to find dead crows scattered all across your lawn.
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creative reply! thumbs up for that. don't be sad for TSC to get canned though.
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Why? Have you even watched it in the last month? Get lost.
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little clue: when your regular photo recap of show X is way more entertaining than the actual show then your Show X is in close proximity to the (not quite so) secret (but more bluntly obvious) cancel circle. Now don't get all antsy and offensive, it's just another can-cell-----ation! (rhymes with antici... pation, without the shivering ;)
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Yes, very, very bad man. You speak of horrible things!
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That I do! But then again I spake only the truth. Sometimes the truth is horrible. C'est la vie!
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Bad man. Bad. Bad.
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Cancelled it will get. Mark my words. The Secret Cancel Circle hath spoken.
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TVD, TBBT, POI, Touch, Awake, Scandal
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The Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle! Tonight is going to kill me, seeing as last week almost did.



Ya'll better be watching TSC LIVE tonight. CW must renew this show! Tell all the people you know, better yet if they are Nielsen viewers! But just watch it.
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Secret Circle and The Vampire Diaries
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Big Bang, Vampire Diaries, Secret Circle, Touch, Awake.
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TVD.
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The Secret Circle, The Mentalist, Person of Interest, Awake, Touch, Scandal
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COMMUNITY.

The Secret Circle.

And hell, I'll throw TVD in there for the craic.
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You Irish and your silly words. We North Americans watch TVD for the jibber-jabber, scuttlebutt, and juicy-juice (I think I made that last one up).
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I think juicy-juice is appropriate...
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Sure the craic is only 90 on TVD. What will Elena do next?!
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90? Huh? I'M SO CONFUZZLED.
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Don't you remember craic from the first season? He was an Irish vampire who was compelled to constantly spread gossip. Thank god Damon staked him. That guy was annoying.
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*Grabs head* I'M SO CONFUSED.
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The Vampire Diaries OBVIOUSLY, Community and The Office! (as always)
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30 Rock, Community and The Mentalist
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Community

Parks & Rec

TSC

Chelsea Lately

Conan

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The Big Bang Theory, Community, Parks & Recreation, The Vampire Diaries, Touch, Person of Interest, Awake
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30 Rock, Community, The Vampire Diaries, Parks & Recreation, The Office, The Secret Circle, Eagleheart and Kathy.



Price - you're missing 30 Rock from the list.
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Hey you're right! Whoops
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Thanks. Now it's listed right after "Missing" - Hah! Comparing my DVR to-do and the "TV Schedules" phone app is always my check-sum with your list for the shows I'm interested in. I like the app because it also lists when shows are coming back, like "Falling Skies" is coming back in 38 days and "Wilfred" in 49 days (June 28).
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Lol, Falling Skies
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