We’re only weeks away from being able to watch the season finales of our favorite TV shows. To get us to tune in, CBS has released the storylines for their spring 2013 finales, including The Good Wife, Two and a Half Men, NCIS and Elementary. And many of them are bringing in famous guest stars like Hilary Duff, Black Sabbath, Marilu Henner and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to spice things up and bring in more viewers. Which shows will they be guest starring on? And which season-enders are sure to leave us with huge cliffhangers? Read on to find out all the details.
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The Good Wife (Sunday, April 28 — 9-10pm)
On the night of Peter’s gubernatorial election, Alicia, Will and Diane race to emergency court proceedings when Zach believes he’s witnessed vote tampering. Meanwhile, Cary is approached by an unlikely source who offers to help him start his own firm, and Alicia’s conflicted personal and professional feelings come to a head. (Martha Plimpton, T.R. Knight, Denis O’Hare and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg guest star.)
The Amazing Race (Sunday, May 5 — 8-10pm)
After sprinting nearly 30,000 miles, over five continents and through nine countries, the final four Teams find themselves bog snorkeling in Belfast, Ireland, where one Team’s Race will come to an end. The final three Teams Race to our nation’s capital where they’ll scour some of Washington D.C.’s most historic landmarks for the chance to be crowned this season’s $1 million winners.
The Mentalist (Sunday, May 5 — 10-11pm)
Just as Jane narrows down the Red John suspect list to seven, Red John strikes again, and the victim has a link to Jane’s past. (Laura San Giacomo guest stars.)
Two and a Half Men (Thursday, May 9 — 8:31-9:01pm)
Walden dates a hot 22-year-old (Hilary Duff) but finds himself more interested in her grandmother (Marilu Henner). Meanwhile, Alan and Jake go on a father-son bonding trip.
Person of Interest (Thurdsay, May 9 — 9:01-10:01pm)
When The Machine goes offline, Finch’s elusive original motivations for helping its irrelevant numbers begin to come to light as he and Reese join forces with surprising allies in the race to save it.
Undercover Boss: Epic Employees (Friday, May 10 — 8-9pm)
The special will showcase some of the most intriguing employees from all four seasons, where they are now and how the experience impacted their lives.
Vegas (Friday, May 10 — 9-10pm)
All bets are off when Sheriff Lamb, determined to get revenge, teams up with Savino to take down Porter Gainsley (Michael Ironside), the man who killed Lamb’s wife and attempted to murder Katherine. Meanwhile, Jack is devastated when he catches Mia in a compromising position.
Blue Bloods (Friday, May 10 — 10-11pm)
When someone close to the Reagans is murdered, the family rallies together to take down the leader of the gang responsible. While Danny works on the gang leader’s girlfriend to lead them to him, Frank is left reeling from a second crisis.
Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites (Sunday, May 12 — 8-10pm)
The 26th Sole Survivor is crowned and awarded $1 million. During the reunion (10-11pm), the castaways talk about their experiences.
How I Met Your Mother (Monday, May 13 — 8-8:30pm)
As the gang prepares to go to Robin and Barney’s wedding, Ted invites Lily to see the house he’s finally finished fixing up. Meanwhile, Robin and Barney’s night of relaxation is ruined by an obnoxious couple (Casey Wilson and Keegan-Michael Key), and Marshal takes the baby on a last-minute trip to Minnesota to see his family.
2 Broke Girls (Monday, May 13 — 9-9:30pm)
Hoping to raise enough money for an upcoming business seminar, Max and Caroline deep-clean part of the diner for Han prior to a health inspection and discover something that could help re-launch their cupcake business.
NCIS (Tuesday, May 14 — 8-9pm)
The international manhunt for Eli David’s killer turns into a federal witch hunt against Gibbs and the team, which questions their unconventional methods and threatens their future at the agency.
NCIS: Los Angeles (Tuesday, May 14 — 9-10pm)
A nuclear explosion in the Pacific reignites the search for stolen nuclear weapons and prompts Hetty to shuffle the NCIS: LA partnerships, sending Callen and Kensi overseas and leaving Sam and Deeks teamed up state side.
Golden Boy (Tuesday, May 14 — 10-11pm)
When Clark is relegated to desk duty, he delves into Owen’s cold case in which the murder investigation of a construction worker was compromised by the events of 9/11. Meanwhile, Deputy Mayor Holbrook pulls a gun on Clark and Margot, Agnes drives drives away with her father and Owen gets his long deserved promotion. (Michael Madson guest stars as Clark’s estranged father.)
CSI (Wednesday, May 15 — 10-11pm)
Roles are reversed for Russell and his team as they are placed under the microscope when a feature journalist follows them as they investigate a series of murders. One team member goes undercover and is jeopardized when the team discovers they are up against a highly sophisticated predator. (Annabella Sciorra and Eric Roberts guest star. Rock legend Black Sabbath performs, debuting a new song from their latest album, 13.)
The Big Bang Theory (Thursday, May 16 — 8-8:31pm)
Sheldon and Penny are thrown for a loop when Leonard is offered an exciting job opportunity overseas.
Elementary (Thursday, May 16 — 9:01-11pm)
As Sherlock reels at the reappearance of his former lover, Irene Adler (Natalie Dormer), a series of flashbacks unravel the tumultuous events that led to his downfall into addiction. Meanwhile, he and Joan once again find themselves in the crosshairs of the enigmatic Moriarty.
Undercover Boss: Epic Bosses (Friday, May 17 — 8-9pm)
The special will showcase some of the most intriguing bosses from all four seasons, where they are now and how the experience impacted their lives.
Rules of Engagement (Monday, May 20 — 8:30-9pm)
Brenda (Sara Rue) goes into labor on Jennifer and Adam’s wedding day, Russell and Timmy attempt a reconciliation and Audrey has a huge surprise for Jeff.
Mike and Molly (Monday, May 20 — 9:30-10pm)
When Peggy breaks up with Patrick (Gerald McRaney), Mike attempts to reunite them in order to improve his work life. Later, as a tornado descends on Chicago, Mike and Molly confess important news to each other.
Hawaii Five-0 (Monday, May 20 — 10-11pm)
When a plane lands on Oahu with four bodies on board and a missing terrorist detainee, the CIA tasks Five-0 with finding him before he carries out an attack on US soil. Meanwhile, Kono is on the run from the police for a murder she did not commit, and McGarrett’s prison visit to Wo Fat ends with a shocking discovery. (Christine Lahti, Ian Anthony Dale, Daniel Henney and Autumn Reeser guest star.)
Criminal Minds (Wednesday, May 22 — 9-11pm)
The BAU’s pursuit of “The Replicator,” the UnSub that has been stalking the team all season, comes to a head when one of their own becomes a victim. (Mark Hamill guest stars.)
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