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TV: Five shows worth watching tonight: May 15

A select viewing guide for Tuesday, May 15

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COMEDY Glee Fox, Global, 8 p.m. ET/PT Roll up the rug and settle in for tonight's extended third-season finale of the giddiest show on television. The two-hour closer finds the singing-and-dancing teens of McKinley High frantically preparing a complicated routine for their final glee-club competition while trying to emotionally prepare for the inevitability of graduation day. During rehearsals, Tina (Jenna Ushkowitz) gets a conk on the noggin that sets her mind wheeling off into a fantasy world. And when the big day of the nationals finally arrives, the New Directions glee club realize they have to perform in front of a celebrity judge: Ms. Lindsay Lohan herself!

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DRAMA NCIS: Los Angeles CBS, 9 p.m. ET/PT Never underestimate the appeal of a show about brave young military types saving America from the world. One of the highest-rated shows on television, this sturdy crime-procedural routinely pulls in more than 15-million U.S. viewers weekly, along with a few million Canadian viewers. Teamed with the still-strong mothership NCIS, the franchise gives CBS the most-watched two-hour block in prime time today. In tonight's supersized third-season finale, NCIS agent Callen (Chris O'Donnell) is forced to match wits with a terrorist known as “The Chameleon,” played with scene-stealing élan by the film actor Christopher Lambert.

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REALITY MTV Creeps MTV, 9:30 p.m. ET/PT Admit it: Who among us hasn't secretly scoped out someone's profile page on Facebook or Twitter? Launched a few months back, this offbeat show turns the concept of snooping to a fine art. The panel of three “Creepers” closely peruses the online existences of three social-media junkies. And then the panel confronts the subject in person to pose probing questions, such as, “How drunk were you in that photo?” The best part: At the end of each episode, the judges choose one person to join them on the panel for the next episode, ignore one person and recommend that one person's friends remove them.

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MUSIC Canada Sings Global, 10 p.m. ET/PT Call it Glee with a purpose. Back tonight for a second season, this unscripted series turns people that work together into joyous songbirds, and all toward the cause of charity. In each episode, two teams face off against each other in a showy stage production with the results judged by the trio of choreographer Laurieann Gibson, singer Jann Arden and rapper Rob Van Winkle (whom some of you know better as Vanilla Ice). At the end of the six-week competition, the winning team will receive $25,000 for their favourite charity. And talk about creative matchups: In tonight's season-opener, cops from the Ontario Provincial Police square off against a group of WestJet flight attendants.

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MOVIE Remember the Night TCM, 9:45 p.m. ET; 6:45 p.m. PT Four years before they starred in the noir classic Double Indemnity, Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray demonstrated remarkable screen chemistry in this 1940 comedy-drama. Written by Preston Sturges, the story casts Stanwyck as Lee, a tough New York dame arrested for shoplifting the day before Christmas. District attorney John Sargent, played by MacMurray, bumps her trial until after the festive season and even takes pity on her when he learns they both come from Indiana. John drives Lee home for the holidays, which results in a cold reception from her own mother, and then takes her into his own warm and welcoming household. Naturally the prosecutor and the prisoner fall in love, but her impending trial looms over their budding romance.

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