TV best bets with Chelsea Handler, 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Scandal,' 'Quantico'

Credit: Rodney Ho

Credit: Rodney Ho

By RODNEY HO/, originally filed Sunday, May 8, 2016

Chelsea Handler re-joins the increasingly crowded late night talk show world but has joined Netflix instead. It will be posted three days a week and won't be so focused on celebrities like her E! show.

They will post Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Several shows will also conclude their seasons, including top-rated CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" and ABC's "Scandal" Thursday as well as ABC's "Quantico" and "Once Upon a Time" Sunday.

This covers Monday, May 9 through Sunday, May 15.


"Dancing With the Stars" 8 p.m. ABC — Kim Fields of Marietta was cut last week, tying for seventh.

"The Voice" 8 p.m. NBC — The top nine perform.

"Gotham" 8 p.m. Fox — Azrael is on the loose, sparking Penguin's thirst for revenge.

"Mike & Molly" 8 p.m. CBS — Mike and Molly discover her pregnant former student isn't sure what she'll do after the baby is born.

"12 Monkeys" 9 p.m. Syfy — Jones reluctantly places her trust in Ramse to bring Cole and Cassie safely home.

"Houdini & Doyle" 9 p.m. Fox  — A 12-year-old boy guns down a well-known suffragette.

"Person of Interest" 9:59 p.m. CBS — A glitch causes the Machine to supply Reese and Fusco with the numbers of people not involved in crimes.

"Blindspot" 10:01 p.m. NBC — A lockdown is ordered at the FBI office because hackers have accessed the building.

"Castle" 10:01 p.m. ABC — A psychiatric inmate escapes and drops dead in Castle's PI office.


"Fresh Off the Boat" 8 p.m. ABC — Louis helps Emery become a cool kid at school; and Jessica proves she can be a fun mom when she chaperones Eddie's field trip to Colonial Floridatowne.

" NCIS" 8 p.m. CBS — NCIS, the FBI and MI6 search for an escaped British spy, while an NCIS team member fights for their life in ICU.

"The Voice" 8 p.m. NBC — Top 9 eliminations.

" Chicago Med" 9 p.m. NBC — April and Dr. Halstead clash over how to treat an alcoholic homeless man with a broken leg.

" NCIS: New Orleans" 9 p.m. CBS — The team partners with Homeland Security for the investigation of a Navy master diver's murder after learning the death could be linked to a foreign attack on the city.

"Containment " 9 p.m. the CW — Lex must deliver false hope to the public, and his annoyance with this task mounts.

"The Grinder " 9:30 p.m. Fox (first season finale) —Stewart gets sidelined during Dean Sr.'s malpractice trial and it's up to the rest of the Sanderson & Yao team to save the firm and discover the secret mastermind behind Cory Manler and Dean Sr.'s case.

" Chicago Fire" 10 p.m. NBC — The team responds to a building collapse that's trapped more than a dozen people.

" Person of Interest" 10 p.m. CBS  — Reese's cover is threatened due to his latest POI, who has ties to his former CIA colleagues.


"Chelsea" 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — Netflix's first original talk show, which will post three new episodes a week featuring Chelsea Handler.

"Rosewood " 8 p.m. Fox The murder of an ATF agent who was working undercover turns out to be connected to a cold case that leads to a number of surprises for Rosewood and Villa.

"Survivor " 8 p.m. CBS Douglasville's Cydney Gillon has very good shot at the finals.

"Empire " 9 p.m. Fox — Hakeem feels under pressure as he struggles to find a place for his fiancé, Laura.

"Criminal Minds : Beyond Borders" 9 p.m. CBS (special time) — The team investigates when an American college student working in Johannesburg is killed and his brother disappears.

"Law & Order: SVU " 9 p.m. NBC — A contestant on a reality-dating show claims she was raped, so the squad investigate and unintentionally become part of the show thanks to the producers.

"Modern Family " 9 p.m. ABC — Dede's getting remarried, and Manny persuades everyone to take the train to the wedding.

"Black-ish " 9:30 p.m. Fox — Dre's forced to take care of the kids while Bow and Ruby are quarantined together with the flu.

"The Americans " 10 p.m. FX — "The Day After" premieres and Elizabeth tries to complete the "Patty" operation.

"Nashville " 10 p.m. ABC — Juliette has a reunion with Noah West, her former costar, and gets to meet Kesha


"The Big Bang Theory" 8 p.m. CBS (ninth season finale) —Leonard's recently divorced parents roll into town.

"Bones " 8 p.m. Fox — A private investigator's body is found frozen in ice after being thrown in the Potomac.

"Grey's Anatomy " 8 p.m. ABC — Owen and Amelia grow closer as their romance progresses.

"The Blacklist" 9 p.m. NBC — Red and the task force continue to seek revenge as they inch closer to the mysterious criminal behind recent tragic events.

"Scandal" 9 p.m. ABC (fifth season finale) — Running mates are selected by the presidential candidates.

"Mom" 9:01 p.m. CBS — Conflicting stories about Violet and Gregory's breakup emerge.

"2 Broke Girls" 9:30 p.m. CBS (fifth season finale) — Max and Caroline learning that Han is in big trouble with a gang for amassing a hefty gambling debt on women's tennis that he can't repay.

" Orphan Black" 10 p.m. BBCA — Sarah has a sleuthing mission to discredit Felix's new ties after she tries reconnecting with Kira.


"The Amazing Race" 8 p.m CBS (28th season finale) — The final three teams race from Shenzhen, China, to Santa Barbara, Cal.

"The Vampire Diaries" 8 p.m the CW (seventh seaon finale) Bonnie's friends take drastic measures to save her, including Stefan who tells Caroline that her and Alaric's twin daughters may be needed to rescue Bonnie.

"Shark Tank " 9 p.m. ABC A former business analyst presents the Sharks with an idea for an adults-only sleepaway camp.

"Hawaii Five-O " 10 p.m. CBS (sixth season finale) McGarrett and Danny work undercover as drug pilots to stop a meth epidemic on the island.


"Saturday Night Live" 11:29 p.m. Saturday SNL Drake hosts.

" The Family" 9 p.m. Sunday ABC (first season finale) — , Claire visits the tomb where Adam and Ben were kept.

"Fear the Walking Dead" 9 p.m. Sunday AMC — Conflict erupts in a final push to Strand's destination.

"Game of Thrones" 9 p.m. Sunday HBO Tyrion strikes a deal while Jaime and Cersei try to improve their situation.

"The Last Man on Earth" 9:30 p.m. Sunday Fox (second season finale) — Phil and Mike bond like never before, but the entire group in Malibu is in for a big surprise.

"Quantico " 10 p.m. Sunday ABC (first season finale) — The NATS graduate from Quantico; and, in the future, Alex and her team square off with the terrorist.

"Penny Dreadful " 10 p.m. Sunday Showtime  — Vanessa is confronted by a familiar who reveals a clue to her past.