TV highlights: Week of May 19

May 19, 2013 

Dancing With The Stars 300th Episode Celebration

Pro Derek Hough, left, and celebrity contestant Kellie Pickler are among the four remaining dancing duos.

CHRIS PIZZELLO — Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Don't miss: 'Dancing With the Stars'

They came. They saw. They busted some moves. Now, the ballroom blitz comes to an end as our remaining hardworking couples — Disney star Zendaya and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, NFL player Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff, singer Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough, and gymnast Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas — finally learn who wins the Season 16 title — and who has to lug that hideous disco-ball trophy home. 8 p.m. Tuesday, ABC.

Other bets

Sunday: Tracy Morgan hosts the 2013 Billboard Awards, an annual celebration of chart-topping artists. Among those scheduled to perform: Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars and Prince, who will receive an Icon Award. 8 p.m., ABC.

Sunday: All-Star Celebrity Apprentice wraps up its season, and you know what that means: We now have to figure out another way to keep these people off the streets. 9 p.m., NBC.

Sunday: ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night is a glittery special that has the country star performing with a diverse list of guests, including Nelly, Ne-Yo, Pitbull, John Fogerty. The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift. 9 p.m., CBS.

Monday: The Goodwin Games is a new sitcom about three estranged siblings who learn they stand to make millions — but only if they can adhere to their late father's wishes and complete a series of unusual challenges. 8:30 p.m., Fox.

Monday: In American Masters: Mel Brooks: Make a Noise, the comedy master behind Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and other classics shares never-before-heard stories about his life and career. 9 p.m., KET.

Tuesday: The Bachelor's Funniest Moments is a new special that relives some of the most startling confessions, embarrassing gaffes and not-so-rosy moments of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. 8 p.m., ABC.

Wednesday: On the two-hour season finale of Criminal Minds, The Replicator returns and targets a member of the Behavioral Analysis Unit. 9 p.m., CBS.

Wednesday: Country music superstar Brad Paisley guest stars as himself and performs in the Season 1 finale of Nashville. That's cool, but can Rayna and Deacon (Connie Britton, Charles Esten) continue to make beautiful music together? 10 p.m., ABC.

Thursday: Anne Heche stars in the new sitcom Save Me. She plays a suburban housewife who, after a near-death experience, discovers she has a direct line to God. 8 p.m., NBC.

Friday: Beware of giant slugs. In the first of a two-part series finale of Merlin, Morgana and Mordred (Katie McGrath, Alexander Vlahos) use one of the creepy crawlers to rob our hero (Colin Morgan) of his magic. 10 p.m., Syfy.

Saturday: The next Louisville Life, hosted by Candyce Clifft, includes the legacy of Louis Brandeis, Harvest restaurant's farm-to-table vision, and a non-profit that helps residents in low-income neighborhoods acquire local produce. 7 p.m., KET.

Saturday: The next Kentucky Life, hosted by Dave Shuffett, includes Union County historical markers that cite the beginnings of one of baseball's greatest players, Guntown Mountain in Barren County, Danville as the program's Downtown Destination, and this year's Commonwealth Cleanup. 8 p.m., KET.

Saturday: Ultimate BBQ Cookout Countdown sounds like a tasty treat. The hosts of the daytime talker The Chew search for great grilling that includes stops in Alabama, Texas, Connecticut, Tennessee and California. 9 p.m., ABC.

Herald-Leader staff, Contra Costa Times

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