What to Watch Thursday: Last Resort, Person of Interest, Elementary & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 4, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Person of Interest Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, The CW has the first season finale of The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, NBC has the seventh season premiere of 30 Rock, and PBS has the 11th season premiere of The This Old House Hour.

Over on cable, Comedy Central has the second season premiere of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, MTV has the sixth season premiere of Jersey Shore, Showtime has a Steve Trevino: Grandpa Joe’s Son comedy special, and TLC has the first season finale of Bling It On.

I’m working on a post about the @GetGlue social TV app and could use your feedback on if, how and why you use it?

Listen to the latest from TV times Three: Ep.153, “The CW Fall TV Preview 2012.” On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @DruMoorhouse to take a look at what The CW has in store for Fall 2012 and also to discuss Castle, Dexter, Homeland and more.

Prime Picks

Last Resort (ABC): New. Warships are surrounding the island and the Colorado. A Special Forces team is headed for the island. Prosser is questioning Marcus about his judgment.

Person of Interest (CBS): New. Reese gets closer to finding Finch with information from a cold case. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 60 minutes.

Elementary (CBS): New. Holmes helps on a case where a man was shot while going into his apartment. Watson meets up with her ex-boyfriend. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Sheldon attempts to step in after he finds out that Penny is thinking about breaking up with Leonard. Runs 31 minutes.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Walden isn’t doing to well mentally after his breakup with Zoey. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes.

The Office (NBC): New. Darryl isn’t doing well in his new position. Jim finally reveals his secret. Runs 31 minutes.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie is trying to get the hours extended at the public pool. Ron fills a pothole for guest star Lucy Lawless (Battlestar Galactica, Xena: Warrior Princess). Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Scandal (ABC): New. A public figure is in trouble. Olivia deals with the aftermath of the shocking outcome of the trial. Abby still has questions. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Other Options

  • 30 Rock (NBC): Season Premiere. Liz can’t believe how poorly Jack has scheduled the fall season. Jenna wants Liz to be a bridesmaid. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Dexter (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s seventh season premiere episode, “Are You…?,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Flashback to what happened after the plane crash. Runs 62 minutes.
  • Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s second season premiere episode, “The Smile,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with USC at Utah.
  • ESPN2 has WNBA Playoffs coverage.
  • NFL Network has Thursday Night Football with the Arizona Cardinals at the St. Louis Rams.

Late Night

  • Boss (Starz): Repeat. Last Friday night’s episode, “The Conversation,” replays.
  • The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s third season finale episode, “Where in the World Is Lubec?,” replays. Plays again later.

Thursday TV Marathons

ION has 10 episodes of Numb3rs today.
Oxygen has 15 episodes of House today.
Syfy is playing five different Star Trek movies today.
TNT has 11 episodes of The Mentalist.
USA Network has five episodes of Burn Notice followed by nine episodes of NCIS.

What are you going to watch on this Thursday night?

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Balaji K October 4, 2012 at 6:37 am

Last resort
Person of Interest
Elementary
Big Bang Theory
Parks & rec

2 Keith Viverette October 5, 2012 at 10:33 am

I’m glad Haven is back and i’m loving the return of Grimm so far as well.

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