Thursday TV: Do No Harm Series Premiere, Elementary, Suits & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 31, 2013

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News & Notes

Get Suits Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, NBC has the series finale of 30 Rock and the series premiere of Do No Harm.

On cable tonight, Food Network has the second season premiere of Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell and truTV has a Funniest Animal Commercials of the Year special.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.166, “Following Your Dixie Castle Resort Suits.” On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @raelee. We talk about recent episodes of How I Met Your Mother, The Following series premiere, Castle, Hart of Dixie, Last Resort series finale, and Suits.

Prime Picks

The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Klaus wants Stefan’s help. Bonnie is visited unexpectedly. Elena tells Stefan her plan.

Person of Interest (ABC): New. Reese has been captured by a former agent he worked with and was thought to be dead. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 60 minutes.

Suits (USA Network): New. Harvey goes up against Rachel’s father in a big gender discrimination case. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Sheldon is forced to work with Kripke. Raj and Howard get action figures of themselves made. Runs 31 minutes.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Alan gets in trouble with Lyndsey after not giving her a key to the beach house. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Derek and April are searching for a solution for the hospital. Arizona works with a teenager with similar problems. Runs 62 minutes.

Elementary (CBS): New. Sherlock takes on the case of the death of a conspiracy theorist. Watson attempts to mend fences between Sherlock and Gregson. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Options

  • Continuum (Syfy): Repeats. The first three episodes of the season replay tonight. The first three episodes of Being Human S.3 replay right before and the first three episodes of Lost Girl S.3 replay right after.
  • Do No Harm (NBC): Series Premiere. A renowned neurosurgeon deals with his alternate personality, as the medication he has been using to suppress it stops working. I very much like the premise, which is basically a take on Jekyll & Hyde. Not everything works, but I did enjoy this episode enough that I want to see more. It’s worth checking out, but is also the fourth best choice in the time slot.
  • Scandal (ABC): New. Olivia starts to lose it as her colleagues learn about the rigged election. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Illinois at Michigan State followed by Arizona at Washington.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college basketball action with Connecticut at Providence, Arkansas at Alabama and Gonzaga at Loyola Marymount.
  • NBC Sports has college basketball action with Drexel at George Mason.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action tonight.

Late Night

  • Lost Girl (Syfy): Repeat. The first three episodes of season three replay. The first three episodes of Continuum replay right before and the first three episodes of Being Human S.3 replay before that.
  • Necessary Roughness (USA Network): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Hits and Myths,” replays.

Thursday TV Marathons

Burn Notice (USA Network): Has five episodes early.
House (Oxygen): Has eight episodes that play twice.
Living Single (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
NCIS (USA Network): Eight episodes tonight.
Without a Trace (ION): Seven episodes.

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