Over on cable, Comedy Central has the second season premiere of Important Things With Demetri Martin and the third season premiere of The Sarah Silverman Program, TLC has the first season finale of BBQ Pit Masters, and VH1 has the Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam 2010.
In late night, Showtime has a Paul Mooney: It’s the End of the World! comedy special.
There are 13 shows on tonight that I will be watching at some point. How many Thursday night shows are on tap for you tonight?
The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Bonnie and Ben go on a date that gets scary. Damon and Stefan are looking for the journal belonging to Elena’s ancestor. Damon finds that someone from his past has come into town.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. The hospital may get sued on Derek’s first day has chief after a patient wakes during a surgery. Mark is not talking to Lexie. Runs 61 minutes.
Burn Notice (USA): New. Michael’s former drug dealing neighbor comes to him for help against a group of thieves. Plays again later. The previous two episodes, “A Dark Road” and “Friendly Fire,” replay earlier in the evening. Don’t forget to enter the Burn Notice prize pack giveaway that includes DVD sets, logo flashlight, t-shirt, and more.
Bones (FOX): Winter Finale. Booth and Brennan are investigating after some disfigured remains are found. One of the interns reveals a secret about their past. It looks like the show will be back in early April with new episodes.
Fringe (FOX): Winter Finale. Olivia learns more of her past so she can save hundreds of people when a tremor causes much damage to a Manhattan office building. It looks like the show will be back in early April with new episodes.
The Mentalist (CBS): New. A saleswoman is found dead in the truck of a car in the dealership’s showroom and the team investigates.
A&E has five episodes of First 48.
Bravo has 11 episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of A Haunting.
History has five episodes of Modern Marvels.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Snapped.
Spike has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Syfy has six episodes of Special Unit 2 early.