“Quantico” season-finale, 10 p.m., ABC.
This has been a
rarity – a quick ratings success. Viewers forgave the show's
excesses and savored its terrific star (Priyanka Chopra) and its
two-part plots, leaping between FBI training and future cases.
Now – on a night
stuffed with ABC finales – i's graduation day at Quantico; next
season will be rooted elsewhere. And flashing forward, the agents
scramble to get the people behind New York attacks; Alex (Chopra) has
a face-to-face confrontation with a terrorist.
II: “Once Upon a Time” season-finale, 7-9 p.m., ABC.
Here's where ABC's
finale-flurry starts – with an ambitious two-parter that poses a
sobering thought: Maybe this world would be better off without magic.
That's what young
Henry thinks, with good reason: Robin Hood is dead, Regina is
grieving, Gold has stolen the Hades crystal and life looks dark; the
kid starts a rogue mission to destroy all magic. Also, the good guys
scramble to open a portal and return Merida and others to
ALTERNATIVE: “Masterpiece,” 9 p.m., PBS (check local listings).
From its beginning
(nine years and 10 movies ago), “Wallander” has matched the
Swedish landscape – slow, stark, solemn and oddly beautiful.
Kenneth Branagh has brilliantly played a smart cop who pushes ahead
diligently, through any personal troubles.
But now, at just 55,
he's showing dangerous signs of forgetfulness, just as he tackles a
tough case: A woman's body has been found, a teen-ager is missing and
a young biker is suspected. Some parts don't make much sense now, but
they become clear next week, in the final film of a great series.
7:30 and 8 p.m., Fox. First is a rerun, with Lisa pondering a one-way
trip to Mars. Then the season-finale has a quirk: The final three
minutes (on both coasts) will be live, with some version of the Homer
character answering viewers' questions.
Shots,” 8 p.m., NBC. The nine-episode season was such a success
that it sticks around for reruns. This one ranges from a pool prodigy
to an 11-year-old dancer on Janet Jackson's tour.
“The Queen at 90,”
8-10 p.m., Smithsonian. On April 21, Elizabeth II had her 90th
birthday. This ambitious documentary includes comments from many of
her family members.
season-finale, 9 p.m., ABC. By now, viewers know this was all a
compelling scam. Adam died in captivity; his sister trained Ben (a
fellow captive) to pretend to be him, advancing the political career
of her mother, Claire. Now Claire visits the place where the boys
were held. Police close in on the villain (Doug), while an FBI agent
nears death. And Ben gets shattering news.
Show,” 9:01 p.m., NBC. Maxine (Amber Stevens West) is visited by
her rich father. Ironically, West does have a rich-and-famous father
(Shadoe Stevens, a radio star and actor). Here, the dad is played by
Adam Arkin ... whose own rich-and-famous dad is AlanArkin.
“Last Man on
Earth” season-finale, 9:30 p.m., Fox. Last week offered a terrific
send-off for Mike (Jason Sudeikis), the astronaut who recently
returned to Earth: He wrote a note and quietly left, so his brother
wouldn't see him die. Alas, now the brother goes after him; it's a
lame ending to a good season.
“NCIS,” 10 p.m.,
CBS. In a rerun, Gibbs' surgeon (Jon Cryer) is thrilled to be
involved in a case.