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Season finale alert! When to expect goodbye episodes from 'Survivor,' 'Chuck,' and 'Saturday Night Live'

Where did the time ago? It seems like just yesterday that we were anxiously awaiting the start of Lone Star; now we can barely remember that two-timing cad. That’s because it’s season finale time – that heartbreaking period when we bid adieu to nine months of scripted heaven to make way for three months of unscripted hell on the broadcast networks. (Don’t worry, Big Brother: We still adore thee).

Fire up your DVR playlists, kids … here are all the broadcast net finales. READ FULL STORY

Bubble shows: Why 'V,' 'Chuck,' 'Event' and others might return (or might not)

If it’s the end of March and your (favorite?) show has yet to receive a full season pickup for fall, chances are good the network suits are back in their offices questioning whether it deserves a stay of execution. We’ve singled out some of the higher profile bubble shows and weigh in on whether they’re even worth the trouble. And for more about what shows will survive another day, check out our scorecard. READ FULL STORY

'Outsourced' actor Parvesh Cheena: 'We don't put under a microscope shows with lower-income white families.' Plus, The Great Khali's big cameo -- EXCLUSIVE

Parvesh-CheemaImage Credit: Justin Lubin/NBCOutsourced had it tough right out of the gate. Critics and various groups with the word “association” in them took offense to the portrayal of Indians, and some might say, rightly so. But has the show moved past that initial drama? Parvesh Cheena, who plays Gupta on the show, certainly thinks so.

“To be fair, I think our show is under the microscope a little bit a lot more than other shows, because it was the first of its kind,” he tells EW. “We don’t put under a microscope some other shows that deal with lower-income white families. If Married With Children hadn’t come out when it did, would we really be looking at Roseanne, The Middle, and Raising Hope and being, like, ‘Look at how stereotypical they are to lower-income white people!’ When you have the first show set in India on American television, there’s gonna be a Nervous Nellie kind of vibe.” But, he says, they’ve moved on and truly found “a genuine quality to a lot of our characters.”  READ FULL STORY

'Castle,' 'How I Met Your Mother,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Grey's Anatomy': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

spoiler-roomImage Credit: Giovanni Rufino/The CW; Monty Brinton/CBS; Karen Neal/ABCTV, I wish I knew how to quit you.

Actually…no I don’t. Without you, we’d all be bored, heartless, apathetic loners. Let’s never part. I’ll make you a deal: You stay highly entertaining, I’ll spoil, and we will all promise to consume our television programming greedily. And judging by what’s coming up on Castle, Outsourced, How I Met Your Mother, Gossip Girl and a ton of other shows, you’re going to be keeping up your end of the bargain.

(Roomies, don’t forget to send your questions — and general ramblings — to spoilerroom@ew.com. I promise I read them all. Or tweet me @EWSandraG.) READ FULL STORY

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