ABC sets season finale dates

ABC has set finale dates for its primetime series including a one-hour version of “Cougar Town” and a two-hour “Desperate Housewives.”Courteney-cougar

While “Cougar” will have to face off against the final half-hour of “Idol” on May 25, the additional 30 minutes will give it some breathing room at 10 p.m. “Housewives” will close its season May 15 after the finale of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”

Here’s the rundown:

Sunday, May 8
10:01-11:00 p.m.  Brothers & Sisters

Wednesday, May 11
8:30-9:00 p.m.       Better With You

Sunday, May 15
8:00-9:00 p.m.       Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
9:00-11:00 p.m.     Desperate Housewives (Special Two-Hour Finale)

Monday, May 16
10:01-11:00 p.m.   Castle

Tuesday, May 17
8:00-9:00 p.m.        Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

Thursday, May 19
8:00-9:00 p.m.       Wipeout (Spring Edition)
9:00-10:01 p.m.    Grey’s Anatomy
10:01-11:00 p.m.  Private Practice

Friday, May 20
8:00-9:00 p.m.       Shark Tank

Sunday, May 22
7:00-8:00 p.m.       America’s Funniest Home Videos

Monday, May 23
8:00-9:00 p.m.       Dancing with the Stars (Performance Show)

Tuesday, May 24
9:00-11:00 p.m.    Dancing With the Stars The Results Show

Wednesday, May 25
8:00-8:30 p.m.       The Middle
9:00-9:31 p.m.       Modern Family
9:31-10:30 p.m.    Cougar Town (Special One-Hour Finale)  

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