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TV Season Finales Schedule 2012: 'Desperate Housewives,' 'Community' And More

05/01/2012 03:29 pm ET | Updated May 04, 2012

It's that time of year again. Break out the tissues because TV finale season is upon us.

"The Biggest Loser" kicks off the blitzkrieg of finales on Tues. May 1 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Reality competition shows will crown winners throughout the month with "The Voice" ending Tues., May 8 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC; "Dancing With the Stars" on Tues., May 2 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC; and "American Idol" on Wed., May 23 on 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

Three long-running shows come to an end in May: "In Plain Sight" bids farewell on Fri., May 4 at 10 p.m. ET on USA; the saga of Wisteria Lane's "Desperate Housewives" comes to a close on Sun., May 13 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC; and "House" sees its last patient on Mon., May 21 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.

Check out the full list of finales below.

Tues., May 1
"The Biggest Loser," 8 p.m. ET on NBC

Wed., May 2
"Million Dollar Listings New York," 10 p.m. ET on Bravo

Fri., May 4
"In Plain Sight" (series finale), 10 p.m. ET on USA
"My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding," 10 p.m. ET on TLC

Sun., May 6
"The Amazing Race," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"GCB," 10 p.m. ET on ABC

Mon., May 7
"2 Broke Girls," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"Castle," 10 p.m. ET on ABC

Tues., May 8
"The Voice," 8 p.m. ET on NBC
"Last Man Standing," 8 p.m. ET on ABC
"New Girl," 9 p.m. ET on Fox
"Unforgettable," 10 p.m. ET on CBS

Wed., May 9
"CSI," 10 p.m. ET on CBS
"Couples Therapy," 10 p.m. ET on VH1

Thurs., May 10
"The Big Bang Theory," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"The Vampire Diaries," 8 p.m. ET on The CW
"The Office," 9 p.m. ET on NBC
"The Secret Circle," 9 p.m. ET on The CW
"Parks and Recreation," 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC

Fri., May 11
"The Finder," 8 p.m. ET on Fox
"Undercover Boss," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"CSI: NY," 9 p.m. ET on CBS
"Fringe," 9 p.m. ET on Fox
"Blue Bloods," 10 p.m. ET on CBS

Sun., May 13
"Once Upon a Time," 8 p.m. ET on ABC
"Survivor: One World," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"Mob Wives," 9 p.m. ET on VH1
"Desperate Housewives" (series finale), 9 p.m. ET on ABC
"American Dad," 9:30 p.m. ET on Fox
"Khloe & Lamar," 10 p.m. ET on E!
"Shannen Says," 11 p.m. ET on WE

Mon., May 14
"Bones," 8 p.m. ET on Fox
"Gossip Girl," 8 p.m. ET on The CW
"How I Met Your Mother," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"Hart of Dixie," 9 p.m. ET on The CW
"Make It Or Break It," 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family
"Two and a Half Men," 9 p.m. ET on CBS
"Mike and Molly," 9:30 p.m. ET on CBS
"Hawaii Five-0," 10 p.m. ET on CBS
"Smash," 10 p.m. ET on NBC

Tues., May 15
"90210," 8 p.m. ET on The CW
"NCIS," 8 p.m. ET on CBS
"NCIS: Los Angeles," 9 p.m. ET on CBS
"Fashion Star," 10 p.m. ET on NBC
"Private Practice," 10 p.m. ET on ABC

Wed., May 16
"Suburgatory," 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC
"Ghost Hunters," 9 p.m. on Syfy
"Criminal Minds," 10 p.m. ET on CBS

Thurs., May 17
"Missing," 8 p.m. ET on ABC
"30 Rock," 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC
"Rules Of Engagement," 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS
"Grey's Anatomy," 9 p.m. ET on ABC
"Person Of Interest," 9 p.m. ET on CBS
"Community," 8 p.m., 9 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC
"The Mentalist," 10 p.m. ET on CBS
"Scandal," 10 p.m. ET on ABC

Fri., May 18
"Nikita," 8 p.m. ET on The CW
"Shark Tank," 8 p.m. ET on ABC
"Who Do You Think You Are?," 8 p.m. ET on NBC
"Degrassi: The Next Generation," 9 p.m. ET on TeenNick
"Grimm," 9 p.m. ET on NBC
"Supernatural," 9 p.m. ET on The CW

Sat., May 19
"Beverly's Full House," 10 p.m. ET on OWN
"Saturday Night Live," 11:30 ET on NBC

Sun., May 20
"America's Funniest Home Videos," 7 p.m. ET on ABC
"The Cleveland Show," 7:30 p.m. ET on Fox
"Harry's Law," 8 p.m. ET on NBC
"The Simpsons," 8 p.m. ET on Fox
"Bob's Burgers," 8:30 p.m. ET on Fox
"The Apprentice," 9 p.m. ET on NBC
"Army Wives," 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime
"Family Guy," 9 p.m. ET on Fox
"Keeping Up With The Kardashians," 9 p.m. ET on E!
"Sherlock," 9 p.m. ET on PBS
"Ax Men," 10 p.m. ET on History

Mon., May 21
"House" (series finale), 9 p.m. ET on Fox

Tues., May 22
"Dancing With The Stars," 9 p.m. ET on ABC
"Glee," 9 p.m. ET on Fox

Wed., May 23
"American Idol," 8 p.m. ET on Fox
"The Middle," 8 p.m. ET on ABC
"Modern Family," 9 p.m. ET on ABC
"Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23," 9:30 p.m. ET on ABC
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," 10 p.m. ET on NBC
"Revenge," 10 p.m. ET on ABC

Thurs., May 24
"Awake," 10 p.m. ET on NBC

Sun., May 27
"Wilson Phillips," 9 p.m. ET on TV Guide

Tues., May 29
"Cougar Town," 8 p.m. ET on ABC
"L.A. Complex," 9 p.m. ET on The CW

Wed., May 30
"America's Next Top Model," 9 p.m. ET on The CW
"Hot In Cleveland," 10 p.m. ET on TV Land
"Happily Divorced," 10:30 p.m. ET on TV Land

Thurs., May 31
"Touch," 8 p.m. ET on Fox

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