TV Highlights: ‘No Ordinary Family’ and ‘Lights Out’ finales; ‘Pregnant in Heels’

April 4, 2011
HIGHLIGHTS

Documentary “The Asian and Abrahamic Religion: A Divine Encounter In America” (WHUT at 8 p.m.), which filmed in many locations around the Washington area, looks at Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism and compares each to Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Local areas in the film include the Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Lanham and the Wat Thai Buddhist temple in Silver Spring.

“No Ordinary Family” (ABC at 8) comes to an end for the season, as the finale finds the Powell family rushing to save the kidnapped J.J., while Joshua learns some very surprising news from Katie.

The first two episodes of “The Kennedys” miniseries aired over the weekend, and Episode 3 — which chronicles the Bay of Pigs invasion — picks up Tuesday night at 8 on ReelzChannel. (Weird scheduling alert: Episodes 4, 5 and 6 air Wednesday through Friday at 8 p.m., respectively, followed by the final two episodes on Sunday night.)

Though Gibbs is not pleased with the extra assistance, a special agent returns on “NCIS” (CBS at 8) to help when a killing in Washington has similar clues to international murder cases.

Another couple is sent home on “Dancing With the Stars” (ABC at 9), though before all that sadness, Selena Gomez and the Scene perform a song, as does rock group OneRepublic.

New docu-series “Pregnant in Heels” (Bravo at 10) follows the daily life of a maternity concierge. What is the job of maternity concierge, you ask? Doing pretty much anything that expectant mothers want, at least on this show, in which “pregnancy guru” Rosie Pope helps moms-to-be figure out everything from babyproofing to baby names to shotgun wedding planning.

Kalinda’s been keeping some big secrets on “The Good Wife” (CBS at 10), and her buddy Cary finally starts to put the pieces together. Meanwhile, Michael J. Fox returns as Alicia’s competition during a case about employees who allegedly committed suicide after working in terrible conditions.

Boxing drama “Lights Out” (FX at 10) ends for good, and Lights competes for the heavyweight title on the series finale.

Actor Dwayne Johnson and musical guest Fitz and the Tantrums visit “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), in addition to Bethany Hamilton, the surfer who was attacked by a shark and lost her arm.

“Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35) hosts actress Jennifer Garner, chef Jamie Oliver and singer Robbie Robertson.

Emily Yahr is an entertainment reporter and pop culture blogger for the Style section. She joined the Post in May 2008, a week before she graduated from the University of Maryland, and worked on Lisa de Moraes' TV Column and blog.
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