IMDbTV Picks: Finales - Week of May 17

by IMDb-Editors | created - 15 May 2015 | updated - 16 May 2015 | Public

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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 331,720

Finale: 8pm Sunday, May 17 on Fox.

2. Call the Midwife (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, History

Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.

Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Laura Main, Jenny Agutter, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 17,374

Finale: 8pm Sunday, May 17 on PBS.

3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime

Jake Peralta, an immature, but talented N.Y.P.D. detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.

Stars: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero

Votes: 146,835

Finale: 8:30pm Sunday, May 17 on Fox.

4. Mr Selfridge (2013–2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

Centers on the real-life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's department store.

Stars: Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill, Amy Beth Hayes

Votes: 12,968

Finale: 9pm Sunday, May 17 on PBS.

5. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Person to Person (2015)

TV-14 | 56 min | Drama

Don's journey ends in California with Anna's niece, Stephanie, where he contemplates his future. Roger decides to marry Megan's mother, Marie. Joan has a business proposition for Peggy, who is coming to terms with her feelings for Stan.

Director: Matthew Weiner | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 2,748

Series Finale: 10pm Sunday, May 17 on AMC.

6. Mike & Molly (2010–2016)
Episode: The Bitter Man and the Sea (2015)

TV-14 | 19 min | Comedy

Mike and Molly must rescind Carl's invitation to their anniversary cruise.

Director: Victor Gonzalez | Stars: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Reno Wilson, Katy Mixon

Votes: 77

Finale: 8:30pm Monday, May 18 on CBS.

7. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Chernoff, K. (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An ongoing case leads Callen, Sam, Deeks, and Kensi to Moscow, where the team must assume multiple undercover identities to locate their suspects. Also, Callen uncovers new information regarding his father.

Director: John Peter Kousakis | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 232

Finale: 9pm Monday, May 18 on CBS.

8. The Flash (2014– )
Episode: Fast Enough (2015)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

With the Particle Accelerator back online, Barry can go back in time to stop Eobard Thawne on the night of his mother's murder fifteen years ago.

Director: Dermott Downs | Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett

Votes: 10,989

Finale: 8pm Tuesday, May 19 on Fox.

9. The Voice (2011– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.

Stars: Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Carson Daly, Christina Aguilera

Votes: 10,963

Finale: 9pm Tuesday, May 19 on NBC.

10. Masterchef (II) (2010– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

A nationwide search for the best home cooks in America. One of 50 hopefuls will become a culinary star and one of America's "Masterchefs."

Stars: Gordon Ramsay, Charlie Ryan, Joe Bastianich, Graham Elliot

Votes: 6,757

Premieres: 8pm Wednesday, May 20 on Fox.

11. Supernatural (2005– )
Episode: Brother's Keeper (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Dean comes to a stunning decision that will alter his life -- as well as Sam's; Rowena and Crowley face off, putting Castiel in the middle.

Director: Philip Sgriccia | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Mark Sheppard

Votes: 3,074

Premieres: 9pm Wednesday, May 20 on The CW.

12. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD, investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 68,712

Finale: 9pm Wednesday, May 20 on NBC.

13. Modern Family (2009– )
Episode: American Skyper (2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

As Alex finally graduates from high school, Phil uses Skype because he stuck in Seattle. Mitchell loses his job and Claire has to find the perfect gift for Alex while Andy is caught between Haley and Beth.

Director: Steven Levitan | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell

Votes: 1,409

Finale: 9pm Wednesday, May 20 on ABC.

14. Black-ish (2014– )
Episode: Pops' Pops' Pops (2015)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

Pops comes to the rescue with the colorful story of how his great-great grandfather, Drexler Johnson, bet the future of the Johnson family against a ruthless gangster, Elroy Savoy, for Jack and Diane's school assignment.

Director: Jonathan Groff | Stars: Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner

Votes: 208

Finale: 9:30pm Wednesday, May 20 on ABC.

15. Chicago P.D. (2014– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Follows District 21 of the Chicago Police Department, which is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops and the Intelligence Unit.

Stars: Jason Beghe, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati

Votes: 22,291

Finale: 10pm Wednesday, May 20 on NBC.

16. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 11,971

Dave's Final Broadcast: 11:35pm Wednesday, May 20 on CBS.

17. Beauty and the Beast (2012–2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A beautiful detective falls in love with an ex-soldier who goes into hiding from the secret government organization that turned him into a mechanically charged beast.

Stars: Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello, Austin Basis

Votes: 33,274

Premieres: 8pm Thursday, May 21 on The CW.

18. Between (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

After a mysterious disease kills every resident over 22 years old, survivors of a town must fend for themselves when the government quarantines them

Stars: Jennette McCurdy, Jesse Carere, Justin Kelly, Kyle Mac

Votes: 7,365

Premieres: 8:30pm Thursday, May 21 on Netflix.



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