Thursday TV: The Big Bang Theory, Mom, Elementary & More
April 16, 2015 Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Elementary Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, ESPN has the documentary premiere of 30 for 30: Sole Man and Showtime the documentary premiere of Atari: Game Over.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Penny is trying to decide whether to audition for a film or keep her present job. Runs 31 minutes.
The Odd Couple (CBS): New. Oscar gets the chance to be on TV with Rich Eisen and Kenny Smith. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes.

Mom (CBS): New. Christy can’t get bring herself to support her mother once again after another relapse. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 29 minutes.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Repeat. “The Prom Equivalency” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Elementary (CBS): New. Holmes and Watson search for who killed a professional skeptic. Gregson’s daughter goes to Joan for help with a case.

Solid Selections

Bones (FOX): New. The team investigates the death of a miniature-golf star.

Scandal (ABC): New. Rowan is back in town, putting a damper on plans to shut down B613 for good. Runs 61 minutes.

The Comedians (FX): New. Josh is invited to Billy’s to watch a basketball game, but things don’t go well. Runs 33 minutes. Plays again later two times.
Louie (FX): New. Louie plays host to an open mike night. Starts three minutes after the half hour and runs 31 minutes. Plays again later two times.

Other Options

  • American Crime (ABC): New. Tony ends up back in juvy. Aubry is given a way to stay out of jail. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
  • Dig (USA Network): New. Peter needs Golan’s help after a break in Emma’s case. Debbie hopes to avoid problems by making a dangerous trade. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Game of Thrones (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s fifth season premiere episode, “The Wars to Come,” replays.
  • Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Arizona and Meredith deal with bad memories after victims of a small plane crash are rushed to the emergency room.
  • Silicon Valley (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s second season premiere episode, “Sand Hill Shuffle,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Caroline and Stefan continue to cause problems. Damon attempts to use their mother to bring Stefan back. Elena contemplates her life as a vampire after hearing about Jo’s pregnancy.
  • Veep (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s fourth season premiere episode, “Joint Session,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Note

  • Golf Channel has first round coverage of The Heritage PGA golf tournament and second round coverage of the LPGA Lotte Championship golf tournament.

Late Night

  • 12 Monkeys (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday night’s first season finale episode, “Arms of Mine,” replays.
  • Helix (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday night’s second season finale episode, “O Brave New World,” replays.

Thursday TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (ION): Has 14 episodes.
Castle (TNT): Six episodes tonight.
CSI: NY (TNT): Six episodes in late night.
Girlfriends (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 15 episodes.

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