What’s On TV Tonight? – 5/1/2013

Credit: CBS

Credit: CBS

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites (“The Beginning of the End”) – When the stakes are raised by two tribal councils and two immunity challenges, contestants consider big moves. (CBS)

American Idol (“Finalists Compete”) – The top 4 compete for a second week. (FOX)

The Voice (“The Road to the Live Shows”) – The best moments of the season so far; the top 16’s journey; previously unseen footage of the coaches. (NBC)

The Middle (“From Orson With Love”) – Frankie tries to make Sue appear more popular on Facebook; Frankie’s dad (Jerry Van Dyke) makes Mike listen to long-winded life stories; Brick and Axl try to create a viral video. (ABC)

Arrow (“The Undertaking”) – Having a hard time making amends with Diggle and Tommy, Oliver decides to focus his energy on crossing another name off the list; Tommy reveals a shocking truth to Laurel. (The CW)

8:30 PM ET

Family Tools [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Pilot”) – Tony has a heart attack and is forced to hand the family business over to his son, Jack; while Jack’s past career efforts have not been successful, he is eager to finally step up and make his father proud. (ABC)

9:00 PM ET

Modern Family (“Career Day”) – Phil is excited to discuss his job with Luke, Manny and their classmates on career day, but things get ugly when Phil’s nemesis shows up; Cam and Mitch make a mistake while executing tooth fairy duties. (ABC)

Criminal Minds (“Alchemy”) – The team heads to Rapid City when two men are murdered in a ritualistic way; Reid mourns Maeve’s death. (CBS)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (“Traumatic Wound”) – When a concert turns into a mob scene, a teenager is brutally assaulted; Detective Amaro ends up defending the prime suspect’s reputation. (NBC)

Supernatural (“The Great Escapist”) – When Dean and Sam receive an upsetting video message from Kevin, they decide to try and uncover the third trial; Castiel tries to get away from Naomi and the angels. (The CW)

Mythbusters (“JATO Rocket Car: Mission Accomplished?”) – The 10th anniversary starts off with the busting of JATO rocket car. (Discovery)

Locked Up Abroad (“Buried Alive”) – When American contractor Roy Hallums is kidnapped in Iraq, his fate looks sealed; his nearly yearlong ordeal sees him beaten and practically buried alive. (NatGeo)

Bomb Girls (“Party Line”) – A worried Lorna fears for the safety of her sons during a difficult time. Meanwhile, Gladys isolates herself to fight her own private battles, and Betty has an unexpected reunion with a soldier. (REELZ)

Haunted Collector (“Lakeside Terror; Pythian Secrets”) – The team investigates the Lake Norfork Inn in Arkansas. (Syfy)

Hoarding: Buried Alive (“Somewhere in My Pile”) – Beverly’s clutter has filled up her entire home and her three beloved dogs have helped make the space completely unlivable. (TLC)

9:30 PM ET

How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) (“How to Run the Show”) – Max and Elaine offer to baby-sit Natalie so Polly can spend time with Scott, but complications arise when Natalie goes missing. (ABC)

10:00 PM ET

Nashville (“Take These Chains From My Heart”) – When Liam asks Rayna to run away with him and finish her album, Deacon has an unexpected reaction; Jolene questions Dante’s loyalty; Teddy confronts Peggy about the leaks. (ABC)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (“Fearless”) – A body is found floating in a mud bath at a popular spiritual retreat; Hodges reconsiders his marriage plans. (CBS)

The Americans [SEASON FINALE] (“The Colonel”) – Philip and Elizabeth are ordered to go through with a meeting that could potentially be a set-up; Stan’s investigation puts him and the FBI even closer to Philip and Elizabeth. (FX)

Chicago Fire (“Retaliation Hit”) – Detective Voight shows up, looking to cash in the favor Dawson owes him; Casey’s social life takes on a familiar pattern; Molly prepares for the grand opening of Dawson, Herrmann and Otis’s bar; Severide faces a threat to his career. (NBC)

Psych (“Santa Barbarian Candidate”) – When the mayor dies in an apparent surfing accident, Shawn runs for the office. (USA)

Dukes of Melrose (“This One Is a Shaved Beaver”) – With Christo off with his family preparing for his annual Easter feast, Cameron is left to run the store alone. Cameron visits his friend, Phyllis Diller, and organizes a sale for some sisters. (Bravo)

The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius [SERIES PREMIERE] (“The Next Great Innovator”) – The contestants have 30 minutes to stop explosives from detonating before the two trucks carrying them hit head-on. (Discovery)

Restaurant Stakeout (“Giving Away the House”) – Franklin Park Restaurants owner is overly generous which is putting the business into jeopardy. (Food Network)

The Real World (“Portland: How To Play The Game”) – Nia messes with Jordan’s head, which leads to a bizarre confrontation. (MTV)

Best Ink (“A Good Laugh”) – The artists create a humorous tattoo for their clients. (Oxygen)

All Access (“Mayweather vs. Guerrero: Episode 4”) – Just days away from fight night, Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero are still talking trash. (Showtime)

Deep South Paranormal (“Old Soldiers Never Die”) – The team tries to help a family in Macclenny, Florida. (Syfy)

My Crazy Obsession (“Buggin Out & Dumpster Diet”) – Bugs have been a part of David’s diet for over twelve years; Kelly’s daily diet consists of food gathered from the dumpster. (TLC)

Forever Young (“What Happens in Vegas”) – The groups hit Las Vegas for dancing, gambling and reflection on experiences together; a life-changing decision must be made. (TV Land)

R&B Divas [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Atlanta”) – The story of five talented R&B stars in the music business. (TVOne)

Off-Pitch (“Go Team Go”) – Rob and Time plan a team building day on the Mississippi; the group performs at a monster truck rally. (VH1)

11:00 PM ET

True Life (“I Have Social Anxiety”) – The lives of young people are hindered by their severe social anxiety. (MTV)

Behind the Seams: An Insider’s Look at Costume Design – A behind-the-scenes look at costume design; interviews and on-set visits; “Skyfall”; “Argo”; “Silver Linings Playbook”; television shows; “Revenge”; “The Good Wife”; “Once Upon a Time”; “Boardwalk Empire.” (REELZ)


The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is joined by Author Kay Bailey Hutchison. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Chelsea Lately welcomes Sarah Chalke, promoting How To Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life); Josh Wolf; Mary Lynn Rajskub; Jo Koy. (11:00 PM, E!)

Conan features Director Jon Favreau; actor/comedian Bo Burnham; Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. (11:00 PM, TBS)

The Colbert Report has Music group Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno welcomes Comic Kathy Griffin; actor Eli Roth; Cheap Trick performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Show With David Letterman is joined by Actor Tobey Maguire; Tom Odell performs. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live features Actor Pierce Brosnan; actress Greta Gerwig; Alice Russell performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon has Actor Ben Kingsley; actor Kal Penn; Johnny Marr performs. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson welcomes Comic Michael Ian Black; actress Lena Headey. (12:35 AM, CBS)

Last Call With Carson Daly is joined by Actor Guillermo Diaz; Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes; The Stepkids perform. (1:35 AM, NBC)

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