TV This Week May 11 - 17: 'Penny Dreadful' and more

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Keep calm and get animated: John Oliver brings a bit of his trademark Britishness to a new episode of "The Simpsons." 8 p.m. Fox

"Guy's Grocery Games" is back for another go-round. 8 p.m. Food Network

Pray for "Rosemary's Baby" — again. Zoe Saldana and Patrick J. Adams star in a new two-part miniseries based on the Ira Levin thriller. 9 p.m. NBC; concludes Thurs., 9 p.m.

Spend Mother's Day with everyone's favorite foulmouthed fourth-graders in the special "South Park: Momma's Boys." 9 p.m. Comedy Central

Eva Green bewitches, bothers and bewilders in the new Victorian-era supernatural drama "Penny Dreadful." Josh Hartnett and Timothy Dalton also star. 10 p.m. Showtime


Jane Fonda, Rosie O'Donnell and other women who lost their moms in childhood share their stories in the poignant new documentary "The (Dead Mothers) Club." 9 p.m. HBO

A clash between police and a radical group that led to a deadly conflagration in Philadelphia in 1985 is recalled in "Let the Fire Burn" on a new "Independent Lens." 10 p.m. KOCE

Will Castle and Beckett (Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic) finally tie the knot? Find out on the sixth-season finale of "Castle." 10 p.m. ABC

"Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter and his real-life old lady, series costar Katey Sagal, hold court in "The Writers' Room." 11 p.m. Sundance


The season finale of "NCIS" remembers the dearly departed Ralph Waite, who had a recurring role as Gibbs' (Mark Harmon) father on the hit drama. 8 p.m. CBS

Hail, HYDRA? Not if "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." have anything to say about it in the series' season finale. 8 p.m. ABC

"30 Rock's" wonderfully wacky Kristen Schaal guest stars on the season finale of "Glee." 8 p.m. Fox

The three-part special "Coming Back With Wes Moore" details the struggles some veterans face when returning home after serving in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. 8 p.m. KOCE