TV Watch List: Thursday, May 19

Jim Carrey is looking for an “Office” gig.

‘The Office’
COMEDY. Does Scranton get a new manager tonight? Guest stars Jim Carrey, Will Arnett, James Spader, Ray Romano and Ricky Gervais hope to land the job — or at least provide one red herring-filled finale.
Season finale, 9 p.m., NBC

‘American Idol’
REALITY. And then there were two — after tonight’s drawn out results show, of course.
8 p.m., Fox

‘The Big Bang Theory’
COMEDY. The pair that plays “Star Trek” in bed actually isn’t the oddest coupling on tonight’s finale.
Season finale, 8 p.m., CBS

‘The Mentalist’
DRAMA. Jane discovers the identity of Red John’s CBI mole in this two-hour season closer.
Season finale, 9 p.m., CBS

‘Grey’s Anatomy’
DRAMA. Owen chooses the new chief resident, but you know it’s the relationship drama — how Meredith’s dishonesty over the clinical trial affects everyone (including her adoption plans); Teddy’s love/career choices — that we’ll be talking about all summer long.
Season finale, 9 p.m., ABC

‘Parks and Recreation’
COMEDY. The parks and rec department is down one member after an office shake-up in this two-part finale.
Season finale, 10 p.m., NBC


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Memorial held for Sean Collier, MIT police officer…

More than 1,600 people gathered at MIT on Friday for a memorial service for Sean Collier, the police officer shot to death a year ago in the aftermath of the…

National

Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.

International

Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.

News

OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…

Entertainment

Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."

Television

'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…

MLB

MLB video highlights: Red Sox defeat Orioles, 4-2

Brock Holt the difference in the Red Sox' win

NHL

NHL video highlights & analysis: Red Wings dump…

NHL video highlights & analysis: Red Wings dump Bruins in Game 1

MLB

MLB video highlights: Orioles top Red Sox, 8-4…

John Lackey roughed up for second straight outing

MLB

MLB video highlights: Red Sox score two in…

Lester shines in Red Sox win over White Sox

Parenting

How to parent without gender stereotypes in a…

Christia Spears Brown, Phd. author of "Parenting beyond Pink & Blue" gives advice on raising kids free of gender stereotypes.

Tech

VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.

Tech

#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.

Style

Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.