Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV this week? April 2 – 8

Welcome to Biff Bam Pop’s newest weekly article, where we suggest what to watch/pvr on TV for the week!

This week’s highlights include a Bones baby, the last One Tree Hill EVER, and the premiere of Shonda Rhimes’ new show Scandal! Also, how happy are you guys that Game of Thrones is back? OMG I HATE JOFFREY!!!!! 

MONDAY, APRIL 2

Bones (8pm): *NEW NIGHT It’s baby time! When Brennan insists on solving a crime at a prison – despite Booth’s pleas for her not to overexert her pregnant self –  the  couple experiences a very nontraditional arrival of their baby daughter. Check out the promo:


WWE Monday Night RAW (9pm): It’s the fallout from last night’s Wrestlemania XXVIII.  Is Cena finally turning heel?

NCAA Basketball Championship (9pm): For the sports fanatics like my Dad.  The Kansas Jayhawks take on the Kentucky Wildcats.  GO WILDCATS!

Castle (10pm): Castle and Beckett are approached by a detective from Scotland Yard (Neighbours‘ Brett Tucker) looking for help in solving the murder of a family friend (The Nanny’s Charles Shaughnessy).  Also, Lanie convinces Beckett that she needs to make a move on Castle before it is too late!

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

Cougar Town (8:30pm): Bobby wants to take his relationship with Angie to the next level; Travis wants to be the photographer for Jules and Grayson’s wedding.

New Girl (9pm): Jess and Cece have a falling out after Jess finds out about a secret her best friend has been keeping from her. Nick turns to Schmidt for help as he juggles dating two women at once. Check out the preview:


Ringer (9pm): Still posing as Siobhan, Bridget admits to Agent Machado that someone tried to kill her months earlier and she thought it was Andrew. Bridget goes to Henry’s apartment, where Siobhan overhears Bridget accuse Henry of Tyler’s murder. Meanwhile, Catherine goes to desperate extremes to bring Andrew closer to her.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

One Tree Hill (8pm): This is it. Are you ready? Do you have your kleenex? The 10th anniversary of Tric brings old faces and new possibilities for the Tree Hill family in the series finale of this long-running drama. Sophia Bush, James Lafferty, Bethany Joy Galeotti, Austin Nichols, Robert Buckley, Shantel VanSanten, Jackson Brundage, Lee Norris, Lisa Goldstein, Stephen Colletti, Tyler Hilton, and Paul Johansson star.

Happy Endings (9:30pm): In the Season 2 finale, “Four Weddings and a Funeral (Minus Three Weddings and One Funeral),” the gang attends a same-sex wedding. Penny fails to get a date, and Max tries to drum up the courage to hit the stage with his old all-male Madonna cover band, Mandonna.

THURSDAY, APRIL 5

Community (8pm):  Pillows and Blankets Part 2!  What started as a casual disagreement about blankets and pillows blossoms into all-out war on the Greendale campus. While insults are hurled and the study group chooses sides, Jeff tries desperately to negotiate a truce, but with neither Abed nor Troy budging on their principles or their real estate, the future looks grim for the former best friends.

Grey’s Anatomy (9pm): A lion breaks loose in Seattle (no..really), leaving a couple’s lives and relationship at risk; Lexie overhears Mark’s discussion about moving in with Julia; Teddy begins to take steps towards coming to terms with Henry’s death; Callie grills Arizona on her past lovers; and Alex requests to be taken off Morgan’s preemie case when she becomes too dependent on him.  Meanwhile, Meredith tries to be a support for Cristina as the tension between her and Owen hits a boiling point. (I have a feeling Owen cheated on Cristina with April. Or am I crazy? What do you guys think??)

Scandal (10pm):  In the series premiere of the new Shonda Rhimes drama, a young lawyer Quinn Perkins (Katie Lowes) snags a job with the crisis management firm Olivia Pope and Associates.  Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) is the former communications director to the President, and she and her team will do whatever it takes to make their clients’ problems go away. When a White House intern accuses President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) of having an affair, Olivia is the only one they trust to diffuse the problem. But the news hits close to home for Olivia, and Quinn soon realizes Olivia’s clients aren’t the only ones with secrets. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FIRST 8 MINUTES!

Awake (10pm): While working a hostage situation with Detective Vega, Detective Michael Britten unexpectedly finds himself collaborating with Dr. Lee.  In an effort to calm down Gabriel Wyath (Billy Lush) — a patient who has threatened to blow up a mental hospital — Britten is compromised, and the effects follow him into his other reality. Meanwhile, Rex introduces his girlfriend, Emma, to his dad and Bird shows concern over Britten’s lack of focus due to his sleepless nights.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

Fringe (9pm):  On the other side, Lincoln joins forces with his alternate and Bolivia as they look for a vigilante with a connection to the shapeshifters. Check out the promo:


Grimm (9pm):  Nick plans a weekend getaway with Juliette, but his responsibilities get in the way of romance; Monroe and Hank each encounter new relationships.

Blue Bloods (10pm):  The son of a firefighter whose death was ruled a suicide convinces Danny to reopen the case; Jamie worries that press coverage of him rescuing a baby from a burning building will compromise his cover.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

2012 Masters Tournament – Third Round (3:30pm):  So what, I like golf ok??? It actually starts on Thursday but really, you don’t need to watch until Saturday.

There isn’t really anything else, but it’s Saturday and it’s the weekend! Go outside and play!

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 – HAPPY EASTER!

2012 Masters Tournament – Final Round (2pm): Who will win the green jacket? Rory? Phil? Or will Tiger come out on top again after his brilliant win two weekends ago in the Arnold Palmer Invitational?

Game of Thrones (9pm): In the wake of a bloody purge in the capital, Tyrion chastens Cersei for alienating the king’s subjects. On the road north, Arya shares a secret with Gendry, a Night’s Watch recruit. With supplies dwindling, one of Dany’s scouts returns with news of their position. After nine years as a Stark ward, Theon Greyjoy reunites with his father Balon, who wants to restore the ancient Kingdom of the Iron Islands. Davos enlists Salladhor Saan, a pirate, to join forces with Stannis and Melisandre for a naval invasion of King’s Landing.

The Killing (9pm): Sarah searches for Rosie’s backpack, while Richmond comes to grips with his situation and Mitch finally turns up. Later, Stan’s involvement with the mob proves troublesome. Watch the promo for what’s coming up this season:


Nurse Jackie (9pm): When season four returns, Jackie is coming to realize that both karma and sobriety can be a bitch. In addition to finally confronting her addiction, Jackie must also attempt to save her troubled marriage and keep her family from falling apart. At work, Jackie’s street smarts and sardonic wit are tested even further by an ambitious new hospital administrator (special guest star Bobby Cannavale), determined to run a tight ship and keep her in line.

Mad Men (1opm): Don runs into someone from his past. Joan makes a decision, and Roger gives Peggy extra work.

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3 Replies to “Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV this week? April 2 – 8”

  1. Awesome! I just planned my week of TV watching right here…

    I’m especially excited for New Girl, Happy Endings and Community! Nick’s facial expressions are both one of the most ugliest and the most laugh inducing things on TV on a weekly basis. And I’m really interested in seeing where this whole Abed/Troy feud will be headed, and who will end up being on which side. Personally, Team Blanket!

    And reading the preview for the Ringer makes my head hurt…haha…

  2. Awesome! My PVR is set. I’m so excited about Nurse Jackie! didn’t realise it was coming back until I read this!

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