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TV highlights: The ‘Scandal’ Season 3 finale

'PARKS AND RECREATION': Ben and Leslie team up to raise money for the charity concert on NBC at 8:30 p.m. (Ben Cohen/NBC)

FINALE WATCH: In a night practically bubbling over with finales, “Community” (NBC at 8 p.m.) finds the gang investigating the history of Greendale’s first dean and Chang becoming involved in Subway’s plan to take over the school in the Season 5 closer.

One chef contestant must be selected to be team leader on “Hell’s Kitchen” (Fox at 8) before a special VIP dinner for a panel of celebrity chefs.

Ben and Leslie organize a charity fund to raise money for the concert on “Parks and Recreation” (NBC at 8:30), while April attempts to manage Andy’s schedule.

Melissa swoops in to help Cristina write an acceptance speech in case she wins an award on “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC at 9), while April and Jackson deal with marital issues.

FINALE WATCH: “The Crazy Ones” (CBS at 9) wraps up Season 1 with Simon’s team coming up with a radical new plan to save a library.

“Hollywood Game Night” (NBC at 9) features Wayne Brady, Lauren Cohan, Zachary Levi, Jaime Pressley, Tara Lipinski and Rachael Ray as celebrity players.

One finalist’s journey comes to an end on the “American Idol” (Fox at 9) results show.

RETURNING SHOW: “Life Below Zero” (National Geographic at 9) returns for Season 2 with the story of Sue Aikens, a woman who was attacked by a grizzly bear six years ago but has now made the decision to go back into the tundra.

FINALE WATCH: Season 5 of “Parenthood” (NBC at 10) ends with a reunion, a request and a driving lesson.

FINALE WATCH: It’s Election Day on the Season 3 finale of “Scandal” (ABC at 10), and each candidate is willing to do anything for a vote.

First lady Michelle Obama and actor Will Ferrell appear on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC at 11:35), with a performance from Arcade Fire.

Actors Billy Crystal and Tony Hale are on the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), along with a Top Ten list presented by Kwasi Enin, the 17-year-old who recently was accepted into every Ivy League school, and music from Liv Warfield.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35) brings us “Behind the Scandalabra,” where Jimmy interviews the creator of the ABC smash hit, Shonda Rhimes.

Rachel Lubitz



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