Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, February 7, 2013
February 7, 2013 by Marisa Roffman
Another Thursday log-jam. How the heck are you going to decide what to watch?
Take a look at your options…
The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Spoiler Alert Segmentation”
When Sheldon and Leonard fight, it affects Penny and Amy’s living arrangements. Meanwhile, Raj takes care of Mrs. Wolowitz while Howard is away.
The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“Into the Wild”
Shane (guest star David Alpay) leads an expedition to a desolate island off the coast of Nova Scotia, where he believes the secret of the cure lies hidden. On the trek to the island’s interior, Rebekah (Claire Holt) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) continue their bitter rivalry, Stefan (Paul Wesley) does his best to keep the peace, and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) accuses Shane of leading them into a trap. Bonnie (Kat Graham) and Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) try to figure out the message of the Hunter’s mark, while Shane reveals more of the legend of Silas and the witch Qetsiyah, along with his own personal history. Back in Mystic Falls, Tyler (Michael Trevino) confronts Klaus (Joseph Morgan), and Caroline (Candice Accola) is caught up in the violence that follows.
American Idol | 8pm on Fox
“Hollywood Round, Part 2″
The tough Hollywood Round continues, as judges Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban narrow down the contestants. Some will leave with shattered dreams, others will move on in the competition.
Community | 8pm on NBC
The Study Group returns from summer break ready to tackle their fourth year of Community College. Jeff (Joel McHale) is particularly focused on graduating and is just a few credits away. When there is a mix-up with a history class registration, Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) institutes an elaborate physical competition for class space. Meanwhile, Britta (Gillian Jacobs) helps Abed (Danny Pudi) deal with the anxiety he is experiencing over the thought of the study group graduating and breaking up.
Parks & Recreation | 8:30pm on NBC
After several unsuccessful relationships Ann (Rashida Jones) makes a dramatic life decision. Ben (Adam Scott) enlists the help of Chris (Rob Lowe), Tom (Aziz Ansari) and Ron (Nick Offerman) to choose a caterer for the wedding, while April (Aubrey Plaza) has to handle one of Leslie’s usual tasks.
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The Office | 9pm on NBC
The Office pairs off into pretend couples to take advantage of a Valentine’s Day discount at a local mini-mall. Erin (Ellie Kemper) assures Pete (Jake Lacy) she will break up with Andy (Ed Helms) when he returns, but he has good reason to doubt her. Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) share a meal with Brian, the documentary’s sound man.
Glee | 9pm on Fox
Finn challenges the glee club to find their inner powerhouses for “Diva Week.” Meanwhile, in New York, Kurt can no longer take Rachel’s arrogant attitude and calls her out, causing tension between the two friends. Also, Emma is in a whirlwind preparing for her upcoming wedding.
Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“The Face of Change”
Competition heats up as several of the doctors fight to become the new face of Seattle Grace; April brings in an emergency case, and Jackson and Alex work with a transgender teen couple. Meanwhile, the hospital implements new policies which test the patience of the staff.
Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS
Reese and Finch meet their match in a tech billionaire POI whose curiosity and limitless resources threaten to expose their identities and sabotage their efforts to save his life.
Beauty and the Beast | 9pm on The CW
Cat (Kristin Kreuk) suspects Muirfield might know Vincent’s (Jay Ryan) whereabouts and in spite of her vow to go cold turkey, she is forced to interrupt his romantic cabin getaway with Alex (guest star Bridget Regan) in order to save their lives. Meanwhile, Evan (Max Brown) finds a bug in his lab and becomes increasingly suspicious of J.T. (Austin Basis).
1600 Penn | 9:30pm on NBC
President Dale Gilchrist (Bill Pullman) is forced to deal with a group of angry protestors after Skip’s (Josh Gad) attempt to quell the situation goes awry. Emily (Jenna Elfman) tries to form a closer relationship with Xander (Benjamin Stockham), by helping him campaign for student body President. Elsewhere, Becca (Martha MacIsaac) has a hard time coping with her future.
Elementary | 10:01pm on CBS
“A Giant Gun, Filled with Drugs”
Sherlock tries to find out who kidnapped the adult daughter of his ex-drug dealer, Rhys. Watson worries about Sherlock’s sobriety when Rhys suggests Sherlock was a better detective when he was using drugs.
Do No Harm | 10:01pm on NBC
“Don’t Answer the Phone”
Jason (Steven Pasquale), furious over Ian’s (also Steven Pasquale) out of control spending, cuts off his cash flow — only to wake up at the wheel of a “borrowed” sports car with a trunk full of money and an angry drug dealer in his rearview mirror. Meanwhile, Jason and Lena (Alana de la Garza) have a falling out over Jason’s questionable conduct, which prompts Ian to make a dangerous after-hours visit to Lena. Dr. Kenneth Jordan (Michael Esper) is also growing suspicious of Jason’s odd behavior, and demands answers from Jason’s confidante, Dr. Ruben Marcado (Lin-Manuel Miranda). And Olivia (Ruta Gedmintas) fears her son’s new imaginary friend is not so imaginary after all.
Scandal | 10:02pm on ABC
“Nobody Likes Babies”
As David uncovers the truth about the Cytron case, things come to a head for Olivia, Cyrus, Mellie, Hollis and Verna. Backed into a corner, the five conspirators go to extremes and, in some cases, unconscionable lengths to protect themselves and/or the ones they love.
- Archer | 10pm on FX
- Suits | 10pm on USA Network