What to Watch Monday: Bates Motel, Five-0 and Four Other Finales, Goodwin Games On and More

Bates MotelOn TV this final Monday of May sweeps: Bates Motel has no more vacancies, Hawaii Five-0 books one last case, Rules of Engagement and The Big C call it quits and The Goodwin Games get going. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Dancing With the Stars (ABC) | Jacoby, Kellie, Aly and Zendaya leave it all on the floor before Tuesday night’s season finale.

8:30 pm The Goodwin Games (Fox) | Series premiere: Scott Foley (Scandal), Becki Newton (Ugly Betty) and T.J. Miller (Cloverfield) play estranged siblings who return home after the death of their father (Beau Bridges, Franklin & Bash) and must adhere to his wishes in order to inherit $20 million. (Check out the series’ poster and watch a sneak peek.)

8:30 pm Rules of Engagement (CBS) | Series finale: In the 100th (and final) episode, Brenda goes into labor on Jennifer and Adam’s wedding day.

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9 pm Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (PBS) | Comedy vet Mel Brooks (The Producers, Blazing Saddles) and pals like Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane and Carl Reiner take part in a documentary about the 2,000 Year Old Man’s six decades years in showbiz.

9:30 pm Mike & Molly (CBS) | Season finale: As a tornado descends on Chicago, Mike and Molly confess important news to each other. (Renewedthough it won’t be back before midseason.)

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10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Season finale: Kono goes on the run for a murder she did not commit, and McGarrett’s prison visit to Wo Fat ends with a shocking discovery. (Get scoop.) Autumn Reeser (Last Resort) reprises the role of Dr. Gabrielle Asano. (Yep, renewed.)

10 pm Bates Motel (A&E) | Season finale: Romero decides it’s time to act, and Norman takes Emma to the dance. Miss Watson gives Norman a ride home. (Yep, renewed.)

10 pm Rectify (Sundance) | Season finale: As the town’s anger reaches a boiling point, Foulkes pressures the D.A. for a retrial. (Yep, renewed.)

10 pm Revolution (NBC) | Nora is tortured and left for dead; Miles is desperate to find out who’s behind the murder of his close associates.

10 pm Motive (ABC) | Sneak preview: The Killing‘s Kristin Lehman stars as a homicide detective in this Canadian import, which focuses on the motives behind the crime rather than the whodunit. Tonight, former NKOTB Joey McIntyre guest-stars as a murdered science teacher. Louis Ferreira (SGU: Stargate Universe), Lauren Holly (NCIS) and Roger Cross (24) co-star. Regular time slot premiere is Thursday at 9.

10 pm The Big C: hereafter (Showtime) | Series finale: Adam fulfills one of Cathy’s wishes.

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!



Comments (33)

  • Defiance
    Bates Motel

    DVR
    Warehouse 13
    Motive (I am confused as I thought I saw ads saying Thursday was the premier?)
    no matter – just looking forward to Lauren Holly again. Missed her since NCIS! Sounds like an interesting twist to a procedural.

    Comment by kirads09 – May 20, 2013 04:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hawaii 5-0 season finale!

    Comment by SK – May 20, 2013 04:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Oughta be good. I’m looking forward to H50 finale!

      Comment by Lee – May 20, 2013 11:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Definitely watching ‘Bates Motel’ tonight, such a fantastic show! and Vera Farmiga is just so great in the role of Norma.

    I’ll probably check out the ‘Goodwin Games’ pilot as well since I like Becki Newton and T.J. Miller. Also, my TV/DVR says it’s on at 8:30pm not 9pm??

    Comment by Dan – May 20, 2013 04:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yes, GOODWIN GAMES at 8:30; this has been amended. – Mgmt.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – May 20, 2013 04:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Revolution
    Defiance
    Motive

    Comment by GK – May 20, 2013 04:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Love Bates Motel!! Hate that itsthe finale

    Comment by Madelyn – May 20, 2013 05:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Goodwin Games
    Bates Motel
    The Big C
    Probably check out Motive later

    Comment by kelsey – May 20, 2013 05:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hawaii Five-0!!!

    Comment by LynnH – May 20, 2013 05:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Reluctant to watch Goodwin Games because of how badly Fox has treated the show. We know its going to get cancelled. Its ‘Bent’ all over again.

    Comment by mia – May 20, 2013 06:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Agree 100%

      Comment by c-mo – May 20, 2013 06:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I can’t imagine why they have treated it so badly. It really does sound like a very good show, with a good cast and a good premise. Now it has no chance at all to even find an audience, not to mention the people that won’t tune in because they know it is cancelled prior to even airing.

      Comment by MaryAnn – May 20, 2013 10:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Voice & Revolution. I’ll watch the season finale of Hawaii Five-0 On Demand now that the CBS reboot is moving to Fridays this upcoming season.

    Comment by Jack Bauer 2.0 – May 20, 2013 07:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Dancing With the Stars finale

    Not sure what I will see tonight and what later, but will see all of these at some point:

    Hawaii Five-O
    Revolution
    Rectify
    Motive

    Comment by MaryAnn – May 20, 2013 08:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • And of course Defiance lol.

      Comment by MaryAnn – May 20, 2013 10:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Defiance, Warehouse 13, Bates Motel (it’s so fun to watch Norma be crazy). I watched Motive last week, I’d give it a C-, I don’t know if I’ll watch it a second time. It was kind of ‘meh’.

    Comment by bobbie – May 20, 2013 08:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • How did you manage to watch Motive last week? Is it available on demand or online?

      Comment by MaryAnn – May 20, 2013 10:43 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Motive has been on CTV all spring. Bobbie must live near the border.

        Comment by Jay – May 20, 2013 01:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • On demand finally wasn’t to bad different

        Comment by Kelly Keiffer – May 28, 2013 07:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rectify
    Bates Motel

    Comment by JJ – May 20, 2013 08:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Defiance
    Warehouse 13
    Revolution (still hoping Charlie bites the dust, wishful thinking i know)
    Rectify

    Comment by James – May 20, 2013 09:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Big C!

    I really hope they don’t kill Cathy. I’m going to miss this show. It’s too bad it never got the attention it deserved.

    Comment by ee – May 20, 2013 09:45 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • You left DEFIANCE off your list!

    Comment by MaryAnn – May 20, 2013 10:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hawaii Five-0!!!! Whatever day it’s on, I will watch it!! Actually, I like the idea of it on Fridays with Blue Bloods!!

    Comment by JJ77 – May 20, 2013 11:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • rules of engagement and hawii 5.0

    Comment by Wendy Kalthoff – May 20, 2013 11:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rules of Engagement and Bates Motel. I guess I’ll check out Motive too.

    Comment by Andy – May 20, 2013 01:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The iBig C, Bates Motel, Recrtify, Revolution, The Voice and The Motive. Will record on DVR all shows and watch some others during the wee hours. Monday nite is great TV!

    Comment by Georgia – May 20, 2013 01:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Defiance, Defiance, Defiance. (why is it not on your “what to watch?” list?)

    Then maybe Motive.

    Comment by mak – May 20, 2013 01:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • DWTS and Motive

    Comment by Joe Petitjean – May 20, 2013 01:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I just realized this. Isn’t the finale of Hawaii Five-0 just a version of the season 1 finale only using Kono instead of Steve? Character on the run for a murder they didn’t commit but their gun was used and they can’t explain how. Sounds really familiar.

    Comment by Siobhan – May 20, 2013 01:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rules of Engagement was so good with brilliant actors. If you noticed the actresses were very upset and it was real tears. I wish you would reconsider keeping this show on the air.
    They are absolutely the best in making you laugh and after all that is what a comedy show is meant to do. It would be an injustice and big mistake not to let them come back.

    Comment by Anonymous – May 21, 2013 11:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m watching body of proof really u just brought in the New guy loved him as chance and now u take them booth away again. U took his last show away now to great actors and characters gone again get a. Reality on what we want

    Comment by Kelly Keiffer – May 28, 2013 07:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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