What to Watch on TV Thursday: The Vampire Diaries, Person of Interest, Elementary & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 29, 2012

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News & Notes

Get The Vampire Diaries Season 3 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, BBC America has The Who: Quadrophenia – Can You See the Real Me? special and a Electric Proms: The Who special. In late night, FX has the first season finale of Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell and Brand X With Russell Brand. Listen to the latest from TV times Three: Ep.160, "The New Hope Parenthood Homeland." On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @AmyTVGal to talk about some news and recent episodes of Raising Hope, New Girl, Parenthood, The Good Wife, and Homeland.

Prime Picks

The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Caroline is supporting Elena and Stefan at this difficult time. Jeremy is having nightmares. Hayley and Tyler continue work on their secret project. Person of Interest (CBS): New. A man and his wife both have their numbers come up, which leaves the team with an extra challenging situation. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 60 minutes. Elementary (CBS): New. Sherlock comes across a long dormant crime while investigating the death of two people from an explosion. Watson wants Sherlock to select a sponsor. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

Last Resort (ABC): New. Marcus tries to bring everyone together for a Thanksgiving meal. Grace is out to find the truth about what happened after a crew member gets accused of a crime. It has been announced that the 13th episode will be reworked to play as a series finale episode. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Owen and Cristina are trying to figure out what their relationship is now. Bailey and Ben are planning their wedding. Callie takes another shot at fixing Derek’s hand. Runs 62 minutes. Burn Notice (USA Network): New. Michael gets himself captured by a Syrian agent to rescue an inept smuggler. Riley goes to Madeline to try and track down Michael. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • 30 Rock (NBC): New. Tracy gets some bad medical news. Liz and Criss are thinking about starting a family. Runs 30 minutes.
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Sheldon and Howard are arguing over a parking spot at the university. Runs 31 minutes.
  • Dexter (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Helter Skelter,” replays.
  • Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Two Hats,” replays.
  • The Office (NBC): New. Angela finds out that her husband has been having an affair. Jim needs a favor from Stanley and Phyllis. Runs 31 minutes.
  • Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie wants the public to submit designs for a new park. Tom needs some help for his new business. Andy starts work as a security guard. Starts a minute after the half hour and run 30 minutes.
  • Scandal (ABC): New. The team works with a billionaire that seems to have lost his mind. It’s the president’s 50th birthday. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Kandi pops back up in Alan’s life. Walden tries to make Berta’s birthday a special day. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with Louisville at Rutgers.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action with Kentucky at Notre Dame followed by Marquette at Florida.
  • NFL Network has the New Orleans Saints at the Atlanta Falcons.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the San Antonio Spurs at the Miami Heat followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Golden State Warriors.

Late Night

  • Hunted (MoreMAX): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Polyhedrus,” replays. The previous two episodes replay right before.

Thursday TV Marathons

ION has six episodes of Numb3rs today. Oxygen has 16 episodes of House. TNT has five episodes of The Mentalist today and three more after the basketball games. USA Network has eight episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit early followed by eight episodes of NCIS. What are you going to watch on TV Thursday?

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