TV highlights: ‘Bones’ season finale

April 28, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS

FINALE WATCH: “Bones” (Fox at 8). Status: Renewed for Season 9. Thanks to the work done by an evil tech genius, the Jeffersonian team realizes that a series of murders has links to some FBI agents close to Booth. Meanwhile, Brennan starts to have doubts about her relationship with Booth as more evidence is revealed in the case.

The knockout rounds begin on “The Voice” (NBC at 8), as the coaches pit two of their team members against each other in a sing-off, as they each compete to continue on the show.

If Barney Stinson is actually going through with a wedding, then his bachelor party on “How I Met Your Mother” (CBS at 8) better be — what’s the word? — legendary.

Remember makeover reality show “Plain Jane” on the CW back in the summer of 2010, about host Louise Roe coaching awkward girls about how to get the attention of their crushes? If not, never fear — Style starts re-airing the episodes Monday.

FINALE WATCH: “The Following” (Fox at 9). Status: Renewed for Season 2. The Kevin Bacon drama got off to a kinda-controversial start, when people were wondering if we really needed such a violent show about a serial killer in these times. Regardless of the continuing quandry, viewers have tuned in. In the finale, it’s good against evil as Ryan races to stop Joe Carroll before his endgame has an ugly conclusion.

Documentary “The Queen of Versailles” (Bravo at 9), which won filmmaker Lauren Greenfield the best director prize at Sundance Film Festival last year, is about a wealthy family’s attempt to build the biggest home in America — and the unfortunate turnaround that occurred when the recession hit in 2008.

SERIES PREMIERE: New docu-series “Red White & New” (Travel at 10) goes around the country to find the best examples of unique ingenuity, as host Steve Watson tests out products from the Flyboard to a “souped-up” pogo stick.

Warning about a sensitive storyline: In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, ABC pulled this week’s episode of “Castle” (ABC at 10) off last Monday’s schedule, given that it includes a storyline in which Beckett steps on a bomb and has to wait for a team to dismantle it before she can move.

“Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35) hosts actor John Krasinski, actress Kerry Washington and musical guest James Blake.

Actor Ben Kingsley and comedian Larry the Cable Guy are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), along with country trio The Band Perry.

Actor Martin Short, actress Leah Remini and Zac Brown Band are on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35).

— Emily Yahr

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