CBS IS "ALL SHOOK UP" IN MAY WITH ELVIS MOVIE EVENT & SPECIAL AND SERIES FINALES OF "EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND" AND JAG"
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Randy Quaid, Camryn Manheim and Rose McGowan Bring the King of Rock 'n' Roll to Life in "Elvis," An Original Movie Event, May 8 and May 11
"Elvis By The Presleys," A New Special, Features Intimate Interviews with Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley and Never Before Seen Television Appearances By Elvis, May 13
The Barone Family Take Their Final Curtain Calls on the Series Finale
of "Everybody Loves Raymond," Preceded By a One-Hour Retrospective, May 16
"JAG" Ends Its 10-Year Run on April 29
Quentin Tarantino Directs the Explosive Season Finale of "CSI," May 19
The Final Three Teams Dash to the Finish Line on the Finale of "The Amazing Race 7,"
Who Will Be Palau's Ultimate Survivor? The Answer Is Revealed on the Finale
of "Survivor: Palau," Sunday, May 15 Followed By The Live Reunion Show Hosted By
"The 40th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Rock Las Vegas, May 17
It's Primetime For Daytime's Biggest Stars on the "32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," May 20
Dr. Phil Makes Two Prime Time House Calls, May 4 and May 20
Janel Maloney Stars as Amber Frey in "Amber Frey: Witness For the Prosecution,"
The Downfall and Reemergence of America's Favorite Domestic Diva Is Chronicled In "Martha: Behind Bars" Starring Cybill Shepherd, May 25
Rosie O'Donnell and Andie MacDowell Star in the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation of "Riding the Bus With My Sister," May 1
Surprising Twists and Dramatic Cliffhangers Mark Season Finales for CBS's Hit Series
The King of Rock 'n' Roll comes to life on CBS this May when the Network presents the original movie event of the year -- ELVIS, a four-hour fact based drama about the life of Elvis Presley, produced with the full cooperation of the Elvis Presley Estate. In addition to the movie event, CBS will present ELVIS BY THE PRESLEYS, a new special featuring candid and intimate interviews with Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley along with never before seen television footage of Elvis.
Also in May, two longtime series favorites come to their respective ends: After nine hilarious seasons, it's the final curtain call for the Barone family on the series finale of EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, while, after 10 seasons, the military drama JAG embarks on its final tour of duty.
CBS's two reality series come to their conclusions when the winner of SURVIVOR: PALAU is crowned in a special two-hour finale, followed by SURVIVOR: PALAU REUNION, live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, hosted by Jeff Probst, while the final three teams head to the finish line in the two-hour finale of THE AMAZING RACE 7.
The month's specials include the 32ND ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS, the 40TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, live from the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, and two prime time DR. PHIL specials.
CBS's popular series conclude the season with surprising twists and dramatic cliffhangers, highlighted by the explosive season finale of CSI, directed by Quentin Tarantino.
CBS's other longform events include "Amber Frey: Witness for the Prosecution," starring Janel Moloney, "Martha," starring Cybill Shepherd, and "Riding the Bus With My Sister," a new "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation.
The following are CBS highlights in May:
Thursday, April 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI -- Grissom (William Petersen) and Sara (Jorja Fox)
investigate the brutal murder of an inmate at a locked-down state mental hospital.
Friday, April 29 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
JAG -- Mac (Catherine Bell) and Harm (David James Elliott)
have just 72 hours to resolve their personal and professional lives before they depart for their new duty station, in San Diego and London respectively. Harm asks Bud to join him while Mac makes it plain that she won't be asking the hot-headed Vukovic (Chris Beetem) to go with her. At their going away party, Harm and Mac finally come up with a plan regarding their relationship with surprising results (Series Finale).
Sunday, May 1 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
COLD CASE -- The 1977 unsolved death of a Philadelphia
doorman is re-opened when Rush (Kathryn Morris) and Valens (Danny Pino) try to link his murder to a serial killer about to be released from prison on a technicality. Barry Bostwick ("The Rocky Horror Picture Show") guest stars.
Sunday, May 1 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
RIDING THE BUS WITH MY SISTER stars Rosie O'Donnell
and Andie MacDowell in a new "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation based on the inspiring true story about the unbreakable bond between two very different sisters. Academy Award-winner Anjelica Huston ("Prizzi's Honor") directed the movie that is based on the book of the same name by Rachel Simon.
Monday, May 2 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND -- Ray (Ray Romano)
attempts to turn the tables on Debra (Patty Heaton) in the bedroom.
Monday, May 2 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: MIAMI -- A bitter custody battle ends in a courthouse
murder and the CSIs must use the evidence to help them find the killer. Meanwhile Calleigh's (Emily Procter) father (guest star John Heard) returns and she must continue to deal with his demons.
Tuesday, May 3 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
JUDGING AMY -- After being disillusioned with the juvenile
justice system, Amy (Amy Brenneman) resigns and considers running for a U.S. Senate seat for Connecticut. Meanwhile, Maxine (Tyne Daly) investigates a case involving a 9-year-old girl who is raped. Sherilyn Fenn ("Twin Peaks") guest stars as the girl's mother (Season Finale).
Wednesday, May 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
A DR. PHIL PRIME TIME SPECIAL: ESCAPING DANGER -- A
young mother turns to Dr. Phil for help when she wants to leave her abusive husband.
Thursday, May 5 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI -- The man Catherine (Marg Helgenberger) flirts with at a
bar comes back into her life as a suspect in a murder investigation. Alan Rosenberg ("The Guardian" and Helgenberg's real life husband) guest stars as the object of Catherine's flirtation.
Friday, May 6 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
PRICE IS RIGHT MILLION DOLLAR SPECTACULAR -- Some
(8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
of the game show's most memorable and unusual moments will be highlighted with vintage clips from the show's 33-year history. Contestants will have the opportunity to win prizes valued at more than quadruple those offered in the daytime version. Emmy Award winner Bob Barker hosts.
Sunday, May 8 And Wednesday, May 11 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
ELVIS -- Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Randy Quaid, Camryn Manheim
and Rose McGowan star in this fact-based drama about the
life of Elvis Presley. With full cooperation and participation of the
Elvis Presley Estate, his electrifying yet tumultuous story -- from his humble beginnings to his meteoric rise to fame -- will be told. Presley's master recordings will be heard in a biographical film for the first time. Rhys Meyers ("Bend It Like Beckman") stars as Elvis Presley; Manheim ("The Practice") stars as Gladys Presley; Quaid ("LBJ: The Early Years") stars as "Colonel" Tom Parker, McGowan ("Charmed") portrays Ann-Margret; Robert Patrick ("Terminator 2: Judgment Day") portrays Vernon Presley, and Antonia Bernath ("Living Neon Dreams") portrays Priscilla Presley.
Monday, May 9 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND -- In the next to final
episode, Robert (Brad Garrett) is surprised when he catches Pat (guest star Georgia Engel) concealing a big secret from her family. Fred Willard also guests.
Monday, May 9 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: MIAMI -- The CSIs must investigate when there is a murder
at a high school reunion and popularity issues from the past play into the killer's motives. Meanwhile, Horatio (David Caruso) finds out more startling information about his brother.
Tuesday, May 10 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE AMAZING RACE 7 FINALE -- And then there were three.
The final three teams race to the finish line during a special two-hour finale. Phil Keoghan hosts.
Thursday, May 12 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
WITHOUT A TRACE -- The team searches for a missing 71-year-
old man last seen getting into a car with two men who arrived as he was about to jump off the roof of his building. Academy Award winner Martin Landau reprises his role of Frank Malone, Jack's (Anthony LaPaglia).
Friday, May 13 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
ELVIS BY THE PRESLEYS, a new entertainment special,
features intimate interviews with his former wife, Priscilla Beaulieu Presley, their daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, and other family members, as well as never-before-seen television performances, photographs from the Presley Estate archives and Presley family home movies.
Friday, May 13 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
NUMB3RS -- Don (Rob Morrow) calls on his FBI fugitive
recovery skills to track down two violent felons who escape after a prison bus crash (Season Finale).
Sunday, May 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
SURVIVOR: PALAU FINALE -- The ultimate survivor will be
revealed in a two-hour special. Jeff Probst hosts.
Sunday, May 15 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
SURVIVOR: PALAU REUNION -- The 20 castaways reunite
for the first time since Palau, live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York. Jeff Probst hosts.
Monday, May 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND: THE LAST LAUGH -- A
one-hour retrospective features behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and producers, highlights from past seasons, and the drama of the last week of production, including never released footage of the two postponements of the final episode filming.
Monday, May 16 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND FINALE -- After nine
seasons, the Barone family take their final bows (Series Finale).
Tuesday, May 17 (8:00-11:00 PM live ET/delayed PT)
40TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS --
Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, George Strait, Big &
Rich, Sara Evans and Tim McGraw will perform live from the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
Wednesday, May 18 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
THE KING OF QUEENS -- When the Heffernan's neighbor passes
away, Carrie (Leah Remini) convinces Doug (Kevin James) it would be a smart investment to buy the house and sell it for a quick profit. When their other neighbor (guest star Lou Ferrigno) has the same idea, Doug and Carrie have to make some hasty real estate decisions that inevitably come back to haunt them (Season Finale).
Wednesday, May 18 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
YES, DEAR -- The tables have turned on Greg (Anthony Clark)
when, after a long and depressing phase of unemployment, he is forced to take a job as the stuffed mouse at a pizza parlor. (Season Finale).
Wednesday, May 18 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: NY -- Mac (Gary Sinise) finds himself in the middle of a
deadly shooting at his local coffee shop, forcing him to choose between chasing a killer and saving a life. But the team's subsequent investigation stuns Mac when the killer walks free, leading him to revisit the crime scene and bring the killer to justice. (Season Finale).
Thursday, May 19 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI -- In the biggest CSI episode ever, the CSIs are in a desperate
race against time to save a member of their team who is in grave danger. It's a not to miss explosive season finale directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Thursday, May 19 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
WITHOUT A TRACE -- As agent Vivian Johnson (Marianne
Jean-Baptiste) undergoes open-heart surgery, the team searches for a missing woman who may be an innocent victim of an identity theft ring. Further investigation reveals that she is linked to foreign terrorists plotting the assassination of a foreign dignitary. (Season Finale).
Friday, May 20 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
A DR. PHIL PRIME TIME SPECIAL -- ESCAPING
Friday, May 20 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE 32ND ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS --
Daytime television icons Eric Braeden ("The Young and the Restless"), Deidre Hall ("Days of Our Lives") and Susan Lucci ("All My Children") will open this year's event, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York. Bob Barker ("The Price is Right"), Barbara Walters, Meredith Viera, Star Jones Reynolds, Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck ("The View") and Lorenzo Lamas ("The Bold and The Beautiful") are among the daytime stars presenting awards.
Sunday, May 22 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
COLD CASE -- The discovery of nine human skulls leads
Rush (Kathryn Morris) back to George Marks, the serial killer she was unable to incriminate months earlier, and who walked away a free man. As the detectives reinvestigate his mother's murder from 1972, George is forced to emerge from hiding to face Rush again. This time, their very lives are at stake in a final showdown (Season Finale).
Sunday, May 22 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
AMBER FREY: WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION -- Based
on Frey's life story and book Witness: For the Prosecution of Scott Peterson, this drama focuses on Frey's (Janel Moloney, "The West Wing") relationship with convicted murderer Scott Peterson, now on death row.
Monday, May 23 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
STILL STANDING -- Just as Brian (Taylor Ball) is about to leave
for a summer exchange program in Europe, Bill (Mark Addy) lets him have his first beer. However, things backfire and before take-off, Brian has an allergic reaction and needs to be taken off the plane (Season Finale).
Monday, May 23 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
TWO AND A HALF MEN -- Charlie (Charlie Sheen)
unknowingly sleeps with an old man's (guest star Orson Bean) hot young trophy wife (Season Finale).
Monday, May 23 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: MIAMI -- After four years, Horatio (David Caruso)
finally learns the truth about what happened to his brother Raymond, and the repercussions will change his life forever (Season Finale).
Tuesday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
NCIS -- The FBI is on the hunt for a terrorist assassination team in
Washington, D.C. and discover the target is NCIS. In the shocking finale, the team loses one of its own. (Season Finale).
Wednesday, May 25 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
MARTHA: BEHIND BARS -- Cybill Shepherd ("Cybill") stars as
Martha Stewart in a new movie chronicling the events that led to the downfall and subsequent reemergence of America's favorite domestic diva, from the day her company goes public through her release from Alderson Federal Prison.