CBS Reveals Season Finale Dates, Details

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From the revealing of Barney Stinson's wife to the re-appearance of a few players on The Good Wife to rock bottom for one major character, CBS revealed both a slew of season finale dates, along with the official descriptions for those episodes. Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 29
9:00-10:00 PM The Good Wife – Lockhart & Gardner faces its biggest challenge yet when Patti Nyholm (Martha Plimpton) returns, joining forces with Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) to drive Alicia’s firm into bankruptcy.

SUNDAY, MAY 6
8:00-10:00 PM The Amazing Race – After traveling five continents, 22 cities and nearly 40,000 miles, the series’ 20th installment concludes in a special two-hour season finale as the final four Teams race through Japan and onto Honolulu where one Team will win the $1 million prize. Hosted by Phil Keoghan. (Two Hours)

MONDAY, MAY 7
8:00-9:00 PM 2 Broke Girls – Max and Caroline use Caroline’s invite to a Manhattan gala as a means to meet Martha Stewart and present their cupcake business. Martha Stewart guest stars. (One Hour)

TUESDAY, MAY 8
10:00-11:00 PM Unforgettable – On the trail of her sister’s murderer, Carrie returns to Syracuse, where the killer may have struck again.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9
10:00-11:00 PM CSI – When a friend of the Sheriff becomes a prime suspect in his wife’s brutal murder, the investigation’s political fallout reveals the truth behind Russell’s troubled history with Finlay. Also, an old foe of the CSIs resurfaces and threatens the team.

THURSDAY, MAY 10
8:00-8:30 PM The Big Bang Theory– Wolowitz makes his final preparations to launch into space.

FRIDAY, MAY 11
9:00-10:00 PM CSI: NY – When Mac is shot, he finds himself in limbo as he fights for his life.

10:00-11:00 PM Blue Bloods – Frank races against the clock when he learns there’s solid intel indicating a terrorist attack, but no indication of the place or means.

SUNDAY, MAY 13
8:00-10:00 PM Survivor – In the two-hour season finale, the remaining castaways vie for the chance to be named Sole Survivor and take home the million-dollar grand prize. Hosted by Jeff Probst. (Two Hours)

MONDAY, MAY 14
8:00-9:00 PM How I Met Your Mother – On Barney’s wedding day, his wife is finally revealed, and the gang reminisces about the time they encouraged Ted to follow his heart and go after the one that got away. (One Hour)

9:00-9:30 PM Two and a Half Men – Jake graduates from school and makes a huge decision about what to do with his life.

9:30-10:00 PM Mike & Molly – Will Mike and Molly finally make it down the aisle?

10:00-11:00 PM Hawaii Five-0 – Five-0 goes on a manhunt when one of their own is killed in the line of duty.

TUESDAY, MAY 15
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS – Terrorism shakes the foundations of the Navy and NCIS to such an extent that Gibbs and the team face surprises that will devastate them.

9:00-11:00 PM NCIS: Los Angeles – The L.A. team is drawn into a deadly mind game against a master criminal motivated by revenge. (Two Hours)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
9:00-11:00 PM Criminal Minds – When a federal bank is under attack, the BAU is called to negotiate a hostage situation. As events unfold in real-time, tensions rise as one of the team becomes a hostage. Also, Emily Prentiss says goodbye. (Two Hours)

THURSDAY, MAY 17
8:30-9:00 PM Rules of Engagement – Jen volunteers to throw Audrey a baby shower, but puts the wrong date on the invitation; Jeff takes a liking to Audrey’s maternity clothes; and Russell accomplishes great things when he decides to give up women.

9:00-10:00 PM Person of Interest – As the clock ticks down, Reese winds up trapped with his POI in the most heavily surveilled part of the city, forced to rely on the help of Finch, Carter and Fusco to fend off the FBI, corrupt cops and a slew of old foes.

10:00-11:00 PM The Mentalist – After another failed attempt to defeat Red John, Patrick Jane hits rock bottom, finds a lover and shoots one of his own.

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Well as for Hawaii 5-0, I am totally In love, and obsessed with that show. I love all the characters, and I am very sad to hear that one of them will be killed. I also really really hope that they will make another season, I'm looking forward it!

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I think that Kono will be killed. She has been wanting to leave for a while. She is married and her family lives on the mainland.

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Every time there's a teaser about a show's character getting killed (and yeah, shot doesn't have to mean "killed") it always turns out to be some fringe character. On the Mentalist, I sure hope they don't end another season with him going to be tried for murder ... and then get off again. Of course, I hope they don't do something really stupid by have him shoot someone to save their lives somehow. If it is one of the main characters and he shoots them because they're a Red John disciple, the only one I can see it being is Grace, which would be disappointing.

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i wish the big bang would had hour finale. they don't but an show call two broke girls do there somting very wonrg with that

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Hi Susan: I read somewhere on the internet - I think it might have even been the LA Times - that Paget Brewster of Criminal Minds WANTED to leave at the end of last season and did so, for all intents and purposes. However, rumor has it that some over-paid lawyer somewhere realized that she was still contracturally committed through 2012 and, as a result, as compelled to come back this season. However, she is DEFINITELY outta there at the end of this year. I think if you Google Paget Brewster and "contract" or "returns to Criminal Minds," or whatever correct phrasing is required, you'll be able to find and read the whole story. Good luck.

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Well Hawaii Five-0 better not kill off Steve McGarrett or I am NEVER watching it again. I only watch to drool over Alex O'Loughlin...oh and for the rest of them. It says "one of their own" so it intimates that it should be a Five-0 member but that could mean any recurring character that the team feels is "one of theirs". Person of Interest is the BEST new show on television! I just LOVE it. I like the Elias storyline but I want John & Harold to find him and arrest him or KILL him! I loved the baby episode. Just loved how John put the baby ahead of everything else. I can't believe after EVERYTHING that happened two seasons ago that Paget Brewster would choose to leave NOW! The show won't be on for many more years, it's a job, there are lots of people without them, fans went to a lot of trouble to write letters in her defense to CBS and then she just folds. Dumb move in my humble opinion. I don't care. She isn't an original team member so it doesn't matter. I liked her character but to have her leave NOW doesn't make sense. She should have just stayed dead then!

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Some of these finales sound great! NCIS, Criminal Minds - even How I Met Your Mother. Is it wrong to feel glad that they're all wrapping up in May? I'm kind of stoked about getting away from the TV set and going out doors in the spring and summer. ;)

Tiva

I don't know who it will be on H50 who will die I hope it's not a main character. NCIS sounds it will be good. and Criminal minds sound good as well. it looks like CSI NY will be sad.

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I really doubt it will be Kono or Chin who dies on H5O. They are too much a core part of the show. I can't wait for NCIS and NCIS:LA. Also looking forward to Unforgettable.

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Great to see CBS is hanging on to its faithful followers, although I heard that they were thinking of changing "The Mentalist" to friday night, stop messing with us fans. After announcing that Jane will hit bottom and even find a love interest and shoot one of his team, now I hear that season 5 is in the works looking for "Lorelei" a love interest for Jane. SO there.

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