'The River' season finale, guest stars and Mr. Spock: this week on CTV
CTV wraps up the month of March with guest stars such as Jaclyn Smith on “CSI,” Leonard Nimoy as the voice of Mr. Spock on “The Big Bang Theory” and The Who’s Roger Daltrey as the voice of a talking caterpillar on “Once Upon a Time.”
Becca (Ashley Judd) makes a deal with the head of French Intelligence on “Missing,” Alex (Chris D’Elia) makes an accidental marriage proposal to Whitney (Whitney Cummings) on “Whitney” and Jahel (Paulina Gaitan) takes matters into her own hands on the season finale of “The River” March 20.
Monday, March 19
7 p.m. – MIKE & MOLLY – “Peggy Goes To Branson” – NEW EPISODE – SPECIAL TIME
When Peggy (Rondi Reed) goes out of town, she leaves her dog with Mike (Billy Gardell) and Molly (Melissa McCarthy), telling them it will be good practice for when they have kids.
7:30 p.m. – TWO AND A HALF MEN – “Palmdale, Ech” – NEW EPISODE – SPECIAL TIME
Alan (Jon Cryer) and Lyndsey (Courtney Thorne-Smith) introduce their mothers to one another. Meanwhile, Jake (Angus T. Jones) and Eldridge (Graham Patrick Martin, LOVE BITES) enlist Walden (Ashton Kutcher) to drive them to a high school party.
8 p.m. – THE VOICE – “The Battles, Week 3” – NEW EPISODE – 2 HOURS
The "battle rounds" continue and the coaches enlist the help of music industry professionals to offer their knowledge and skill as advisers. Christina Aguilera teams up with Jewel and Lionel Richie, Adam Levine with Alanis Morissette and Robin Thicke, Cee Lo Green with Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Ne-Yo, and Blake Shelton with Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert. In this phase the coaches pit two of their own team members against each other in a dueling duet. After the vocal face-off, each coach must choose which vocalist from their team is the strongest and advance them to the live shows.
10 p.m. – CASTLE – “A Dance With Death” – NEW EPISODE
When a contestant on a hit competition show is found murdered in her dressing room, Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) must navigate the case's many twists and turns without stepping on each other's toes. But as they delve into the victim’s past, they discover that this reality starlet was harboring a shocking secret that may have led to her death.
Tuesday, March 20
8 p.m. – WHITNEY – “Something Old, Something New”– NEW EPISODE
Alex (Chris D'Elia) returns from a bachelor party and makes a drunken marriage proposal to Whitney (Whitney Cummings). She laughs it off, but when she finds out that he broke her one rule about strip clubs – no going into the Champagne room – she sets out to find Britnee (Grammy® Award-winning rapper Eve), the dancer who lured him in.
8:30 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND – “Bridezelka” – NEW EPISODE
When Elka (Betty White) and her fiancé Fred (Buck Henry, GET SMART) begin to plan their simple wedding ceremony, the ladies encourage her to go bigger. However, Elka quickly morphs into a bouquet-slugging “Bridezelka.”
9 p.m. – THE RIVER – “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” – SEASON FINALE
With a course now plotted for their final destination, the Magus crew suddenly finds itself in complete chaos when a member of their own is shot dead, leading Jahel (Paulina Gaitan) to take matters into her own hands. The crew's quest is threatened further by the unknown killer, as the situation continues to spiral out of control.
10 p.m. – UNFORGETTABLE – “The Comeback” – NEW EPISODE
When Carrie's (Poppy Montgomery) latest case is stalled by a powerful family's influence, she receives assistance from a lawyer who may be the mysterious caller behind a series of sniper attacks.
Wednesday, March 21
8 p.m. – AMERICAN IDOL – NEW EPISODE – 2 HOURS
After the shocking disqualification of Jermaine Jones, the Top 10 finalists take to the IDOL stage to perform songs of Billy Joel for America’s votes.
10 p.m. – CSI – “Malice in Wonderland” – NEW EPISODE
When the CSI team is called in to investigate a robbery-homicide at an "Alice In Wonderland" themed wedding, they have little to work with to find a killer. Meanwhile, Hodges' (Wallace Langham) mother (guest star Jaclyn Smith, CHARLIE’S ANGELS) comes to town and he wants her to believe Morgan (Elisabeth Harnois) is his girlfriend.
Thursday, March 22
8 p.m. – MISSING – “The Hard Drive”– NEW EPISODE
As the search for her son continues, Becca (Ashley Judd) makes a deal with the head of French Intelligence (guest star Joaquim de Almeida, Desperado). However, the agreement comes with serious moral complications for Becca.
Friday, March 23
8 p.m. – SHARK TANK – NEW EPISODE
It’s sink or swim for wannabe entrepreneurs entering the SHARK TANK with pitches that include beer-flavoured ice cream and pre-packaged meals for pets.
Saturday, March 24
7 p.m. – W5 – “Paradise Lost” – NEW EPISODE
W5 investigates dubious vacation clubs promising luxurious holidays combined with other perks like discounts for major purchases at a fraction of the cost. “Paradise Lost” reveals victims of fraudulent travel schemes who share their stories of being bilked. In a dramatic undercover investigation, W5 confronts one fraudster convicted of misleading consumers in the operation of a travel club but who is already back in business seeking new “members.” W5 also confronts government agencies – trying to discover who should be cleaning up this fraudulent industry.
Sunday, March 25
7 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “Hat Trick” – NEW EPISODE
While searching for a missing Mary Margaret (Ginnifer Goodwin), Emma (Jennifer Morrison) is kidnapped by a man whose affinity for hats has him teetering on the edge of madness. Meanwhile, viewers will be transported outside of the fairytale land for the first time when the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla) travels to Wonderland to steal something from the Queen of Hearts (Jennifer Koenig, FRINGE). Roger Daltrey, lead singer of legendary rock band The Who, guest stars as the voice of a Talking Caterpillar.
8 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE – “This is Wicked Strange” – NEW EPISODE
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9 p.m. – DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES – “Any Moment” – NEW EPISODE
Julie (Andrea Bowen) becomes concerned over Susan's (Teri Hatcher) parenting skills when she begins to allow MJ (Mason Vale Cotton, Happy Feet 2) to do whatever he wants. After Carlos (Antonio Chavira) resigns from his high-paying job, Gaby (Eva Longoria) tries to land her own high-powered position in order to keep up her extravagant lifestyle. Meanwhile, Bree (Marcia Cross) is suspicious of Andrew's (Shawn Pyfrom) intentions when he announces that he's getting married.
10 p.m. – GCB – “A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing” – NEW EPISODE
When Carlene's (Kristin Chenoweth) Uncle Burl (Bruce Boxleitner, HEROES) returns to town with his wife, Bitsy (Donna Mills, NIP/TUCK), Gigi (Annie Potts) promises to throw them a homecoming party requiring guests to come dressed as their favorite Texan. Meanwhile, Pastor Tudor (Tayler Jacob Moore, SHAMELESS) counsels Sharon (Jennifer Aspen) and Zack (Brad Beyer) during their rough patch.