Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, November 29, 2012
November 29, 2012 by Marisa Roffman
A full night of television tonight!
Take a look at your options…
The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“My Brother’s Keeper”
Caroline (Candice Accola) does her best to be there for Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) in a tough time. Damon (Ian Somerhalder) tries to convince Stefan to help him uncover Prof. Shane’s (guest star David Alpay) motives, but Stefan is intent on carrying out a different plan with Klaus (Joseph Morgan). At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline give April (guest star Grace Phipps) advice on which dress to wear, while Tyler (Michael Trevino) and Hayley (guest star Phoebe Tonkin) work together on a secret project, and Damon confronts Prof. Shane with his suspicions. Alarmed by the vivid nightmares he’s having, Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) turns to Matt (Zach Roerig) for help, but the situation escalates sooner than anyone expected. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas also makes an appearance.
Last Resort | 8pm on ABC
“Big Chicken Dinner”
Marcus brings the members of the Colorado and the islanders all together to celebrate their two cultures — a feast in the spirit of Thanksgiving. But the good times turn bad the next morning when an essential crew member is accused of a serious crime. Grace handles the man’s defense and is tasked with finding out the truth.
30 Rock | 8pm on NBC
“Mazel Tov, Dummies”
After an encounter with Dennis Duffy (guest star Dean Winters), Liz and Criss decide to take drastic measures to start a family. As Liz looks toward the future, Jack and Jenna evaluate their own self-worth, and Tracy laments a shocking medical diagnosis.
Up All Night | 8:30pm on NBC
“The Game of Life”
Reagan (Christina Applegate), Chris (Will Arnett) and Scott (Luka Jones) get invited to join Gene (guest star Matt Braunger) and Terry (guest star Jean Villepique) at their mountain cabin for their annual “Family Funlympics.” Meanwhile, when Reagan decides she needs to leave the cabin to go and check up on Ava, she is shocked to learn that Ava has new friends.
Two and a Half Men | 8:31pm on CBS
“I Scream When I Pee”
Alan’s smokin’ hot, famous ex-wife, Kandi, wants him back. Meanwhile, Berta isn’t interested in celebrating her birthday, so Walden helps make it special.
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The Office | 9pm on NBC
Angela (Angela Kinsey) discovers her husband’s affair with Oscar (Oscar Nunez) and goes to Dwight (Rainn Wilson) for help. Jim (John Krasinski) needs a favor from Stanley (Leslie David Baker) and Phyllis (Phyllis Smith) who milk it for all it’s worth. Pam (Jenna Fischer) begins painting her mural in the warehouse but gets distracted by Pete (Jake Lacy) who is building a tower of complaint cards.
Glee | 9pm on Fox
It’s time for Sectionals, and New Directions receives guidance from some of the recent McKinley graduates who volunteer to mentor the glee club during their Thanksgiving breaks. Meanwhile, Rachel and Kurt have a non-traditional holiday dinner in the Big Apple.
Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“I Was Made for Lovin’ You”
Cristina and Owen continue to figure out their relationship amidst the pending lawsuit; and Bailey argues with Ben over plans for their upcoming nuptials. Meanwhile, Callie recruits Jackson to help find a solution to Derek’s hand, but he is preoccupied by a shocking situation with April.
Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS
The team is spread thin when a husband and wife’s numbers both come up. Mark Pellegrino guest stars as Daniel Drake, whose number comes up along with his wife’s.
Beauty and the Beast | 9pm on The CW
“Out of Control”
JT (Austin Basis) thinks Vincent (Jay Ryan) may somehow be involved in Cat’s (Kristin Kreuk) homicide investigation after she mentions a local college fraternity brother was brutally killed. JT examines Vincent to determine the cause of his increasingly frequent blackouts, but when Vincent starts to beast out, JT is forced to tranquilize him. Meanwhile, Evan and his new intern find a strange cut on the victim’s ankle, which matches that of a female cadaver left on campus a year earlier. As Evan works to uncover more clues from the crime scene, he is kidnapped. Cat begs Vincent to help find Evan and save his life, yet she doesn’t realize that she’s putting Vincent’s life in serious danger.
Parks & Recreation | 9:31pm on NBC
Leslie (Amy Poehler) makes a public appeal for park design suggestions, but becomes suspicious when the best design comes from an architect in Eagleton. Tom (Aziz Ansari) enlists the help of the office as he sets up his new “Rent a-Swag” business, while Andy (Chris Pratt) finds a way to make his new security guard job exciting.
Elementary | 10:01pm on CBS
“The Long Fuse”
While investigating an explosion that kills two people, Sherlock discovers a crime that’s been lying dormant for years. Meanwhile, Watson encourages Sherlock to finally pick a sponsor.
Scandal | 10:02pm on ABC
Harrison leads the team in managing a billionaire businessman who seems to have lost his sanity; meanwhile, Olivia and the White House prepare to celebrate the President’s 50th birthday, as James continues to investigate Cytron and discovers something that could change the fate of the country.
- Burn Notice | 10pm on USA
- It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia | 10pm on FX
- The League | 10:30pm on FX