“Girls" 9 tonight, HBO
It’s crunch time for Hannah (Lena Dunham) in the Season 2 finale of “Girls." She has to finish her novel in just one day, or risk being sued by her publisher.
“The Walking Dead" 9 tonight, AMC
On “The Walking Dead," the Governor (David Morrissey) leaves Woodbury to chase down a deserter. While he’s gone, a traitor tries to sabotage his evil master plan.
“All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" 9 tonight, NBC
Daytime TV stars Susan Lucci (“All My Children") and Jack Wagner (“General Hospital," “The Bold and the Beautiful") drop by “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" to oversee a challenge in which the contestants must stage a soap opera scene.
“Top of the Lake" 9 p.m. Monday, Sundance Channel
Elisabeth Moss of “Mad Men" delivers an Emmy-worthy performance in this edgy, disturbing and altogether fascinating miniseries mystery from Jane Campion (“The Piano"). Moss plays a detective from Sydney who is investigating the disappearance of a pregnant 12-year-old among the beautiful, but forbidding, backwoods of New Zealand. The saga is full of intriguing twists and eccentric characters, including a bizarre mystic (Holly Hunter) who heads up an all-female commune.
“Dancing With the Stars" 8 p.m. Monday, ABC
Let’s get ready to rumba. “Dancing With the Stars" is back for its 16th season with a roster that includes wannabe hoofers Wynonna Judd, Kellie Pickler, Andy Dick, D.L. Hughley and Dorothy Hamill.
“Bates Motel" 10 p.m. Monday, A&E
Is it time to avoid the shower again? In “Bates Motel," a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s landmark film “Psycho," we’re introduced to troubled teen Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his domineering mother (Vera Farmiga).
“Splash" 8 p.m. Tuesday, ABC
Will “Splash" make a big one in the ratings? It’s a new reality series that has celebrities — some of whom you may actually recognize — facing off in a diving competition. Olympian Greg Louganis serves as a coach.
“Duck Dynasty," 10 p.m. Wednesday, A&E
On “Duck Dynasty," the company throws a casino night party to celebrate the sale of its 5 millionth duck call. Now, that’s something to really quack about.
“Scandal" 10:02 p.m. Thursday, ABC
So, just who isn’t sleeping around on “Scandal"? In tonight’s episode, the president’s (Tony Goldwyn) top choice for a Supreme Court seat is caught in a torrid affair with a high-powered CEO (Lisa Edelstein), who just happens to be a client of Olivia’s (Kerry Washington).
“Nikita" 8 p.m. Friday, The CW
On “Nikita," our title hero (Maggie Q) wants the president of Chad to be killed in Paris, but Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) disagrees and refuses to take part in the plan. We say make her go stand in the corner.
“Kids’ Choice Awards" 8 p.m. Saturday, Nickelodeon
Josh Duhamel is our host for the 26th annual “Kids’ Choice Awards," which honor kids’ favorites in TV, movies, music and sports. Scheduled performers include Pitbull, Christina Aguilera and KeSha.