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TV picks: Wednesday, May 16

George (Jeremy Sisto) and Eden (Alicia Silverstone) attend the Lerners' baby shower, making Tessa (Jane Levy) feel left out on the season finale of "Suburgatory."

“Suburgatory”
COMEDY.
Chatswin goes all out to honor its mamas on Mother’s Day, which makes
Tessa feel even more uncomfortable than usual — especially when George
and his pregnant lady friend Eden attend the Lerners’ baby shower.
Season finale, 8:30 p.m., ABC

“American Idol”
REALITY. The final three perform, which leads to extra shots of J. Lo’s fabulous outfit to fill the rest of the time.
8 p.m., Fox

“The Weight of the Nation for Kids”
DOCUMENTARY.
A companion to the eye-opening “The Weight of the Nation,” the
documentary series tackling the myths and facts surrounding obesity in
America, “The Weight of the Nation for Kids” turns its lens to the
youngest fighters against fatty foods. The three-part series opens with
“The Great Cafeteria Takeover,” profiling a group of New Orleans kids
who demanded healthier meals in their schools.
7 p.m., HBO

“The Middle”
COMEDY.
Frankie looks like mom of the year when she busts Sue and Axel for
making bad decisions — until the poor choice she made to use Brick as
her snitch is revealed.
8 p.m., ABC


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