News & Notes
On cable tonight, Animal Planet has a Clash of the Tiger Queens special, Comedy Central has a Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism special, Lifetime has the first season finale of On the Road With Austin & Santino, MTV has the second season finale of Jersey Shore, and Nat Geo has the third season finale of World’s Toughest Fixes.
The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Jeremy wants to help Alaric and Damon deal with Katherine. Caroline and her mother share some time together. Bonnie comes across some new information about Mason.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. The residents get put in charge as part of their training. The attendings are going after a million dollar grant. Run 61 minutes. Last week’s episode, “Can’t Fight Biology,” replays right before.
The Mentalist (CBS): New. Patrick and the team are investigating the murder of a jockey at a horseracing track.
Community (NBC): New. Shirley wants Abed to help her with a religious film. Pierce gets recruited by a group of students the same age as him.
30 Rock (NBC): New. Jack attempts to help Liz figure out where things are going with Carol. Tracy is doing a Boys & Girls Club commercial.
Nikita (The CW): New. Alex and Thom get abducted after a bus of Division recruits get attacked. Owen tells Nikita some really bad news after coming to trust her.
Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison and a new oncologist are differing on the treatment of a baby with a malignant tumor. Pete isn’t too enamored with the idea of Violet trying to help a parolee. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
- The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard realizes that somehow he is the only one in the group without a girlfriend. Sheldon wants to get rid of his. Runs 31 minutes.
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. A body is found under mounds of stuff in the home of a hoarder, who becomes the prime suspect.
- Food Feuds (Food Network): New. Some “Seafood Feuds” are battled out. A repeat episode plays right before. Both play again later.
- The Office (NBC): New. Michael, Dwight and Jim put together a sting to catch a competing sales associate, played by Timothy Olyphant (Justified), that is stealing sales clients.
- ESPN has Thursday Night College Football action with UCLA at Oregon.
- FOX has MLB Playoffs action with the Philadelphia Phillies at the San Francisco Giants.
- Terriers (FX): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Missing Persons,” replays.
Bravo has 15 episodes of The Real Housewives of …
History has six episodes of UFO Hunters that play two times.
Oxygen has six episodes of Snapped tonight.
USA has six episodes of House followed by six episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims.