Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012 by  

OK, GMMR readers, you have to promise me something: You will watch AWAKE tonight, so it doesn’t suffer the same fate as PRIME SUSPECT and THE FIRM.

Do we have a deal? Fantastic. I knew I could count on you all. Keep reading to see what time it premieres and when all of your favorite shows are on this Thursday!

30 Rock | 8pm on NBC
“Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky”
In order to hide his relationship with Lynn (guest star Susan Sarandon), Frank convinces his mother (guest star Patti LuPone) that he is dating Liz. Tracy and Jenna team up to try to solve the case of Pete’s missing whisky. Meanwhile, Jack teaches Kenneth how to take down his first business nemesis.

American Idol | 8pm on Fox
“Finalists Chosen”
The competition takes an intense turn as America’s vote reveals the first set of finalists, then those that remain will have one last chance to perform for the judges who will round out this season’s finalists with their wild card picks.

Rob | 8:30pm on CBS | Season Finale
“Dad Comes to Visit”
Rob’s usually cold and distant father, George, visits and turns on the charm as he bonds more with Maggie’s family than he ever has with Rob. Meanwhile, Rosa attempts to teach Hector how to cook.

Parks and Recreation | 8:30pm on NBC
“Campaign Shake-up”
Leslie and Ben are caught off guard when her opponent Bobby Newport hires a powerful campaign manager (guest star Kathryn Hahn) from Washington. Chris forces Ron to start interviewing replacements for Leslie when work starts falling through the cracks, and an unlikely officemate solves a challenging problem.

So much more…

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“Test the Store”
Dwight prepares a theatrical presentation to impress Nellie at the Sabre Store opening. In Scranton, Andy shows up to work with an embarrassing injury.

Up All Night | 9:30pm on NBC
“New Boss”
On the cusp of the fifth anniversary of “Ava,” Reagan and Ava’s idol, Yvonne Encanto (guest star Eve Best), acquires the show. This acquisition brings more than they were expecting when Yvonne’s right hand, Luke Granby (guest star Steven Pasquale), an ex-military man, takes charge as the new boss. Meanwhile, Chris and Reed (guest star Will Forte) decide to refurbish Reed’s recently inherited motorcycle.

Awake | 10pm on NBC | Series Premiere
“Pilot”
When Detective Michael Britten regains consciousness following his family’s car accident, he is told that his wife Hannah perished, but that his teen son, Rex, has survived. As he tries to put the pieces of his life back together, he awakens again in a world in which his wife is very much alive, but his son Rex died in the accident. In order to keep both of his loved ones alive, he begins living two dueling realities. Trying to regain some normalcy, Michael turns to his work solving crimes in both worlds with the help of two different partners, Detective Isaiah “Bird” Freeman and Detective Efrem Vega. He begins to solve impossible cases by using his dueling realities to gain unique perspectives and link clues that cross over from world to world. Helping Michael to navigate his new existence are his bureau assigned therapists Dr. Evans and Dr. Lee.

Archer | 10pm on FX
“Crossing Over”
Archer’s sexcapades compromise his effectiveness as an agent — yet again — and this time it’s really serious.

Also playing…

  • Project Runway: All Stars | “When I Get my Dress in Lights” | 9pm on Lifetime
  • NY Ink | “Fight or Flight” | 9pm on TLC
  • Jersey Shore | “Episode 9″ | 10pm on MTV
  • Unsupervised | “The Magic of Science” | 10:30pm on FX

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