What to Watch Tonight: The Vampire Diaries, Person of Interest, Prime Suspect & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 6, 2011

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News & Notes

Get The Vampire Diaries Season 3 on Blu-ray or DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has the series premiere of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of American Underworld, FX has the third season premiere of The League, HBO has the premiere of George Harrison: Living in the Material World, Part 2, ID has the fourth season premiere of I (Almost) Got Away With It, Lifetime has the series premiere of After the Runway, Science has the first season finale of Junkies, and truTV has the fifth season premiere of Top 20 Most Shocking.

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Prime Picks

The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Klaus attempts to find out why his plan isn’t working. Damon is pushed over the edge by a new foe.

Person of Interest (CBS): New. A former Marine gets tagged by the machine and Reese infiltrates a gang to get closer to him.

Prime Suspect (NBC): New. Jane has to deal with a robber at her father’s bar without her weapon. Caroline tries to make friends with Jane, but it doesn’t go well.

Solid Selections

Community (NBC): New. The study group needs to pair off for an assignment and are having trouble deciding how to do so.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie is promoting her new book. Ann wants to get closer with Ron and April.

The Secret Circle (The CW): New. Cassie finds and old friend of her mother’s. Faye offers to help after Cassie asks, but she wants something in return.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. A former client of Jane’s comes to him for help after her son is kidnapped.

Other Options

  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Penny introduces Raj to a woman he can talk with. Runs 31 minutes.
  • Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. A bunch of interesting characters end up in the emergency room after a stampede at a comic book store. Runs 62 minutes.
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): New. Sweet Dee is being audited. Runs 31 minutes. Plays again later two times.
  • The Office (NBC): New. The warehouse workers win the lottery and quit, which has the office workers daydreaming about what they would do had they won.
  • Private Practice (ABC): New. Jake Reilly comes for a job at Oceanside Wellness, but Addison is reticent to hire him. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with California at Oregon.
  • TBS has an MLB Playoff game.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of The First 48 tonight.
Bravo has eight episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Spike TV has 10 episodes of Jail.
Syfy has 11 episodes of Ghost Whisperer.
TNT has five episodes of Bones tonight.
USA Network has eight episodes of Burn Notice.

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