Monday, March 31

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) - Forget basketball. March Madness is all about figuring out, bracket-style, which jilted woman has it out for Barney.

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS, 9:31 p.m.) - Jury's still out on whether the Seinfeld curse has infected Julia Louis-Dreyfus - her show has yet to be renewed - so she better hope reuniting with Jason Alexander (as her gynecologist!) in tonight's season finale does more good than bad.

Medium (NBC, 10 p.m.) - The show wraps up its dark and twisted two-parter about Anjelica Huston's kidnapped daughter (Everwood's Sarah Drew).

Tuesday, April 1

American Idol (FOX, 8 p.m.) - The final 9 take the stage.

Hell's Kitchen (FOX, 9 p.m.) - Gordon goes undercover to spy on the new contestants in tonight's season premiere.

Dancing With the Stars (ABC, 9 p.m.) - Put your dancing shoes away. One celebrity hoofer is eliminated tonight.

Wednesday, April 2

America's Next Top Model (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The girls go on go-sees in New York City. Good news: they know the language. Bad news: traffic, crazy taxi drivers, subway rats.

American Idol (FOX, 9 p.m.) - Another contestant must go home in this week's results show.

Criminal Minds (CBS, 9 p.m.) - Buffy alert! Nicholas Brendon, otherwise known as scooby Xander, returns as techie analyst Kevin Lynch.

Men In Trees (ABC, 10 p.m.) - Morgan Fairchild wants to make Marin's life into a movie. Too bad it's already a decent TV show.

Thursday, April 3

My Name Is Earl (NBC, 8 p.m.) - Earl slips into a sitcom world coma with Paris Hilton appearing as herself.

Miss Guided (ABC, 8 p.m.) - Two back-to-back episodes complete the season. That was fast.

Make Me A Supermodel (Bravo, 10 p.m.) - One of the contestants is crowned a model and promptly enters reality star mediocrity.

Step It Up & Dance (Bravo, 11 p.m.) - Elizabeth "Showgirls" Berkley gets a second chance at dance, but thankfully does none, as the host of this amateur dance competition show.

Friday, April 4

The Degrassi Spring Break Movie (The N, 8 p.m.) - Road-tripping, heartbreak, singing and Craig's back! Sounds like the perfect TV spring break.

Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi, 10 p.m) - The cult phenomenon is back for its final season.

Saturday, April 5

Day of rest. Take a breather. Go outside.

Sunday, April 6

Monk, Psych (NBC, 8-10 p.m.) - If you don't have cable, here's your chance to check out two of USA's quirky character procedurals on NBC.

Family Guy (FOX, 9 p.m.) - FOX reairs this season's premiere, "Blue Harvest," a hourlong parody of Star Wars.

The Tudors (Showtime, 9:02 p.m.) - Anne decides it's time for her and the king to consummate their relationship. She's just now realizing this? Someone should tell her she's on Showtime.

Story by Vlada Gelman contributing writer