Thursday TV: The Vampire Diaries, Grey’s Anatomy, Elementary & More

by Jason the TVaholic on May 8, 2014

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News & Notes

Get Elementary Season 2 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS has the 11th season finale of Two and a Half Men, FOX has the first season finale of Surviving Jack, and NBC has the American Comedy Awards special.

Over on cable, FX has the first season finale of Saint George and IFC has the second season premiere of Maron and the third season premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang!.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.225, “Playing the New 24 Resurrection.” On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @kyool. We talk a bunch of news and then we discuss the series premiere of Playing House, the first season finale of Resurrection, the return of Jack Bauer in 24: Live Another Day, the third season finale of New Girl and the second season finale of The Mindy Project. Lastly we have a quick reality check and then give some TV show recommendations.

Prime Picks

The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Stefan and Elena get stranded. Damon attempts to trap Markos. Bonnie finally admits that she has been keeping what is really going on over on the other side from her friends.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Amelia talks with Meredith. Bailey has to face some consequences. One of the residents may be losing their job.

Elementary (CBS): New. Holmes and Watson investigate a case that ends up having international ties. Jane thinks about her relationships with Sherlock and Mycroft. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Penny questions her life decisions. Howard and Bernadette have some problems caring for his mother. Sheldon gives Raj some advice. Runs 31 minutes.

Veep (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Fishing,” replays.
Silicon Valley (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Signaling Risk,” replays.

Game of Thrones (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “First of His Name,” replays.

Other Option

  • Surviving Jack (FOX): Season Finale. Frankie takes his first drink. Jack and Joanne are at odds. Follows the American Idol: Results Show and runs 30 minutes. FOX announced yesterday that they’ve canceled this show, effectively making this the series finale tonight.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has coverage of the NFL Draft first round tonight.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader NBA Playoffs action tonight.
  • MLB Network has a game today and doubleheader action tonight.

Thursday TV Marathons

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Nine episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 14 episodes.
Living Single (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.

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