What To Watch This Week on TV: ‘Normal Heart,’ ‘Idol’ Finale, ‘Judge Judy’ After Dark – VIDEO


Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— Larry Kramer's powerful play gets a worthy TV-movie treatment Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern in HBO's The Normal Heart. Directed by Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story), the HIV/AIDS epidemic is gut-wrenchingly portrayed by an all-star cast, including Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons and Julia Roberts.

More picks and clips, including an end to the first half of Mad Men's final season, AFTER THE JUMP ...


— Think Judge Judy is only good in the afternoon? Baloney! America's favorite TV judge steps into the primetime spotlight Tuesday at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS.


— See ya, Seacrest! Find out which singing hopeful takes the American Idol crown when the thirteenth season comes to a close Wednesday at 8 p.m. Eastern on Fox.


— Say goodbye to Tatiana Maslany's Sarah Manning (and her Cosima Niehaus, and her Alison Hendrix … ) on the season two finale of Orphan Black Saturday at 9 p.m. on BBC America.


— Somewhere, Janet Jackson must be breathing a sigh of relief that hers is no longer the most infamous nipple in television history. The first half of Mad Men's insane final season wraps Sunday at 10 p.m. Eastern on AMC. You'll (probably) have to wait until 2015 to find out if you're right about how Megan is going to be horrifically murdered.

What are you watching this week?