Thursday’s TV: Parks & Recreation, Person of Interest, Awake & More

by Jason the TVaholic on March 8, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Parks & Recreation Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS has the first season finale of Rob! and NBC has the series premiere of Awake.

Over on cable, A&E has The First 48: The Killer Speaks special, HBO has the documentary premiere of Saving Face, and TLC has a Japan Tsunami: Tales of Terror special.

Shows normally recommended below but are repeats or not on tonight are ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice and The CW’s The Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Sheldon decides on a video game marathon with the guys instead of going with Amy to her aunt’s birthday party. Runs 31 minutes.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie is to be interviewed by an Indianapolis talk show. April and Ron are helping Andy study for his final exam. Parks & Recreation goes on hiatus for a few weeks and returns post The Office as of April 19th.

Person of Interest (CBS): New. Reese and Finch aren’t sure what to make of it when the machine spits out the number for a six-month-old baby.

Awake (NBC): New. Michael is attempting to connect with his son in one reality and to understand his wife’s grief in the other one.

Prime Picks

30 Rock (NBC): New. Jenna attempts to get some publicity for herself. Liz doesn’t like Kenneth’s new authority. Runs 30 minutes.

The Office (NBC): New. Jim attempts to save Dwight’s job. Andy finds that Erin may not be coming back to Scranton. Runs 30 minutes.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. Agent Darcy wants Jane’s help with a case, but he suspects she has another motive.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has four college basketball from the Big East Basketball Tournament.
  • ESPN2 has two college basketball from the Big 12 Basketball Tournament and two college basketball from the Big Ten Basketball Tournament.
  • NHLTV has a game tonight.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action.

TV Marathons

Syfy has six episodes of The Twilight Zone.
USA Network has seven episodes of Burn Notice and then five episodes of NCIS.

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