Portlandia Closes Up Shop, and Other TV to Rage About Tonight

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in IFC's Portlandia season finale "Brunch Village"

Welcome to Friday, March 9th!  Your round of weekly TV comes to a close as tonight Portlandia finishes up its second season with a batch of hilarious guest stars, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars brings an old enemy into the fold by resurrecting the enigmatic Darth Maul!

Did you check out the second episode of 'Awake' last night, or were you transfixed by the results of American Idol's top 13 elimination?  Read on, for your guide to how to kick off the weekend right!

Time to set your DVRs, plan out your weekends, and curl up at night with the best shows on your favorite night of the week for TV, and TVRage has your guide to everything you need to watch tonight!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars - "Brothers" - Sam Witwer guest stars as Savaage Oppress searches for his missing brother Darth Maul, who has become a shadow of his former self.   Cartoon Network, 8:00 - 8:30pm, ET

Grimm - "Plumed Serpent" - investigating an arson-related murder, Nick meets a woman in Portland's fire-dancing circles who may be "too hot to handle.".   NBC, 9:00 - 10:00pm, ET

The Ultimate Fighter Live- "Premiere" - Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber coach opposing teams of contestants competing for UFC contracts, and the title of The Ultimate Fighter.   FX, 9:00 - 11:30pm, ET

The Mentalist - "Ruddy Cheeks" - Airing on a special night, Jane and the team investigate the murder of a terminally ill salesman, while Cho must face his demons.   CBS, 9:00 - 10:00pm, ET

Blue Bloods- "Reagan V. Reagan" - When Erin prosecutes a woman accused of murder the defendant's attorney is murdered, bringing Danny to investigate, but things get heated with Danny on the stand.   CBS, 10:00 - 11:00pm, ET

Merlin - "A Herald of the New Age" - Camelot's knights stumble across an eerie shrine, and Elyan ignores Merlin's warning not to disturb it.   Syfy, 10:00 - 11:00pm, ET

Portlandia - "Brunch Village" - SEASON FINALE - For the first time telling one linear story, all of Portlandia's residents collide in line at a new trendy brunch spot, while Tim Robbins, Ed Begley Jr. and Steve Jones guest star.   IFC, 10:00 - 10:30pm, ET

Spartacus: Vengeance - "Sacramentum" - Spartacus and his rebels try to free the fighters enslaved in foreign wars, while Lucretia recruits Gannicus for a special mission.   Starz, 10:00 - 11:00pm, ET

What will YOU be watching tonight?