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What's On? This Week In Television

April 27th, 2009 2:12pm EDT | Kevin Olsta By: Kevin Olsta
ChuckLots of new television this week! Nearly all of your favorite shows are new as the networks vie for May sweeps victories. Between dramas, comedies, reality, and sports, you'll be sure to find something you'll enjoy watching this week.

Monday

Pick of the Night: The Big Bang Theory CBS 8/7c, "The Vegas Renormalization."
Leonard, Howard, and Raj go to Vegas. Sheldon gets left behind in L.A., and quickly realizes he is locked out of the apartment.

Other new episodes worth watching: Chuck NBC 8/7c, Rules Of Engagement CBS 9:30/8:30c, How I Met Your Mother CBS 8:30/7:30c, Two And A Half Men CBS 9/8c, House FOX 8/7c, CSI: Miami CBS 10/9c.

Tuesday

Pick of the Week: American Idol FOX 8/7c
It's getting serious now as the top 5 compete to become the newest Idol.

Also new: NCIS CBS 8/7c, Law & Order: SVU NBC 10/9c

Wednesday

Pick of the Week: Waking the Baby Mammoth, National Geographic Channel 9/8c.
This incredible special documents the discovery of a baby mammoth frozen in arctic ice. Could it one day be possible to clone extinct animals?

Also new: Rules of Engagement special time 8/7c, Scrubs ABC 8/7c, American Idol (Results show) FOX 9/8c, Lost ABC 9/8c, Law & Order NBC 10/9c.

Rerun alert: South Park Comedy Central, 10/9c.

Thursday
Pick of the Night: CSI CBS 9/8c, "The Gone Dead Train."
Several deaths throughout the metro area point a possible outbreak of a deadly disease.

Also new: Survivor CBS 8/7c, Grey's Anatomy ABC 9/8c, The Office NBC 9/8c, 30 Rock NBC 9:30/8:30c, Harper's Island (ep. 4) 10/9c.

Friday

Pick of the night: NBA Playoffs on EPSN, NHL Playoffs on VS. Network.

Saturday

Go out and do something fun.

Sunday

Pick of the Night: King Of The Hill's 250th episode, FOX 7:30/6:30c.
Also new: Desperate Housewives ABC 9/8c, The Simpsons FOX 8/7c, Family Guy FOX 9/8c, Amazing Race CBS 8/7c

Kevin Olsta
Story by Kevin Olsta

Starpulse contributing writer