The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Week

Coming to your screen this week: One hairy NCIS flashback, multiple ABC weddings, and a half-dozen season finales. As but a supplement to the awesome features and original reporting TVLine has coming your way, here are 31 shows to keep on your radar.

MONDAY, MAY 2
8/7c Chuck (NBC) | The big question this week: Who’s got the Agent X Factor? Some fans have speculated Bryce, but dude’s way busy wooing Peyton over on that other show.
8 pm House (Fox) | Cuddy’s ma (Candice Bergen) returns, rarin’ to sue for malpractice, while Donal Logue (Terriers) plays the POTW.
9 pm The Chicago Code (Fox) | Teresa and Jarek’s plan to sink Gibbons suffers a major setback.
10 pm Castle (ABC) | A case leads Beckett and Castle to Hollywood — and thus the set of Heat Wave, where they run into a pair of “familiar” detectives.
10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | If you ever wanted Jessie’s girl (or longed to play doctor with Noah Drake), be sure to tune in and catch Rick Springfield as a celeb photographer.

Major Castle Spoiler Alert: Season-Ending Crisis for Castle and Beckett

TUESDAY, MAY 3
8/7c NCIS (CBS) | A tragic blast from the past prompts Tony to reflect on his beginnings as an agent. Michael Weatherly grew his hair out for the flashbacks, so make it worth his while!
8 pm Glee (Fox) | May sweeps brings us April Rhodes (Kristin Chenoweth), who is back in Lima with a proposition for Will.
9 pm The Voice (NBC) | Some 20 million people checked out last week’s series premiere. What will Xtina, Cee Le et al do for an encore?
10 pm The Good Wife (CBS) | Peter… just hide, man.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4
8/7c The Middle (ABC) | The fam proves a little too good at granting Frankie’s Mother’s Day wish — to be childless.
9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Mother’s Day means mayhem for Claire and Gloria (who are out with the kids) and Phil and Jay (who are at home prepping dinner).
9:30 pm Breaking In (Fox) | The show that is fast rivaling Chuck and Community for geek cred heads to the mothership: Comic-Con.
10 pm Justified (FX) | Season 2 finale — yes, dammit, already.
10 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | Full House was never like this: John Stamos guest-stars as a man who A) has a checkered past, B) is engaged, and C) is dating his baby’s nanny.

Community‘s Return to Paintball Warfare: Get the Details!

THURSDAY, MAY 5
8/7c Community (NBC) | Check it out, Freckles: Josh Holloway (Lost) returns to TV as a man with no name in Part 1 of the awesomely titled season finale, “A Fistful of Paintballs.”
8 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | Will Elena vamp it up? Will Damon croak? And when will Katherine start acting deliciously naughty again?
9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | Thursday wedding No. 1: Callie and Arizona.
9 pm Bones (Fox) | Speaking of Mother’s Day: Angela is keeping secrets from Hodgins about the bun in her oven.
9 pm Nikita (The CW) | Our girl kidnaps a CIA codebreaker played by Mad Men‘s Rich Sommer.
9:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | At long last, we venture one town over to experience the oft-mentioned Eagleton – where (SPOILER ALERT!) the air smells of vanilla and the jail serves scones.
10 pm 30 Rock (NBC) | Season finale: Liz’s summer respite is ruined by new Hamptons neighbor Tracy.
10 pm Private Practice (ABC) | Thursday wedding No. 2: Charlotte and Cooper. (I knew the price of my tux would amortize soon enough.)

Fringe Spoiler: Who Does Peter See in the F*t**e?

FRIDAY, MAY 6
8/7c Flashpoint (CBS) | With CHAOS clipped, Sheriff Mars & Co. are here with a new season.
8 pm Smallville (The CW) | Lois meets Clark’s dad, Jor-El. (And Greg Focker thought he had it rough.)
9 pm Fringe (Fox) | Season finale: Seriously, what the frak is going on?!
9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | When Castiel tells the brothers about the war in Heaven, Bobby suspects the devil is in the details the angel is conveniently leaving out.

13 Hot Shots from Smallville‘s Series Finale

SATURDAY, MAY 7
9/8c Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour (HBO) | Mother Monster’s concert special taped in February at the Garden; well-placed sources tell me Ausiello was in attendance. Here’s a sneak peek:

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SUNDAY, MAY 8
8/7c The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business (CBS) | Two-hour finale — aka business finished?
10 pm The Killing (AMC) | The police discover more about Rosie’s activities the night of her murder.
10 pm Brothers & Sisters (ABC) | Season (series?) finale: A surprise visitor shows up at Sarah and Luc’s wedding. Is his name Nielsen and he’s carrying a scythe?
10 pm CSI: Miami (CBS) | The lives of two CSIs will be in jeopardy as Season 9 draws to a close.

Which of the above is must-see TV for you? And by all means, hit the comments to politely share tune-in recommendations of your own!