Week of: March 30 - April 1, 2009

Monday, March 30

HOUSE (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Simple Explanation"

Charlotte (guest star Colleen Camp), an older woman who has spent the last six months taking care of her dying husband Eddie (guest star Meat Loaf), is rushed to Princeton Plainsboro after collapsing from respiratory failure. The couple becomes a double mystery for the team when Eddie begins to improve as Charlotte's condition worsens. The previously unthinkable becomes real when it seems that Charlotte will die before Eddie, and the team will be forced to make a difficult decision.

24 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) - "11:00 PM-12:00 AM"

The game changes for Jack Bauer, and the FBI is forced to collaborate with other federal agencies. As the threat intensifies, the administration shakes things up and seeks a new perspective.

Tuesday, March 31

AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "9 Finalists Compete"

And then there were nine. The Top 9 finalists perform LIVE with hopes of moving on in the competition.

Wednesday, April 1

LIE TO ME (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) - "Depraved Heart"

Lightman becomes obsessed with his investigation of two young women (guest stars Naila Azad and Seema Lazar) who committed suicide. The team also tries to recover billions of dollars for investors who were bilked by a Ponzi scheme.

AMERICAN IDOL (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) - "1 of 9 Voted Off"

One more finalist is sent home in an all-new LIVE results show.