Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, February 14, 2013

February 14, 2013 by  

Happy Valentine’s Day! If you’re celebrating your night with your true love — the television, naturally — you’ll have a whole lot of options to view.

Take a look…

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Tangible Affection Proof”
While the guys try to give their significant others the perfect Valentine’s Day, Raj and Stuart throw a “lonely people” party at the comic book store.

The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“Down the Rabbit Hole”
On the island, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) has an ugly run-in with a Hunter named Vaughn (guest star Bewley), and realizes he is one of The Five. Stefan (Paul Wesley) confesses his true feelings about the possibility of becoming human again to Elena (Nina Dobrev). When a stunning new piece of information about the cure is suddenly revealed, it changes the stakes for everyone. Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) helps Bonnie (Kat Graham) recognize what is real and what is an illusion, and Shane (guest star David Alpay) is comforted by a woman from his past, Caitlin (guest star Camille Guaty, “Prison Break”). Back in Mystic Falls, Caroline (Candice Accola) and Tyler (Michael Trevino) find that their attempt to translate the code on the Hunter’s Sword is futile without help from Klaus (Joseph Morgan), who has his own reasons for solving the puzzle.

American Idol | 8pm on Fox
“Hollywood Round, Part 4 – Top 40 Revealed”
In the final Hollywood episode, the judges reveal the Top 40 contestants – 20 guys and 20 girls – who remain in the competition. These contestants will travel to Las Vegas in hopes of impressing the judges one more time. See which contestants shine and which ones crack under the pressure.

Community | 8pm on NBC
“Paranormal Parentage”
While on their way to Vicki’s (Danielle Kaplowitz) Halloween costume party, the study group makes a detour to Pierce’s (Chevy Chase) mansion when they learn he accidentally locked himself in his panic room. As Pierce languishes behind locked doors, the group searches the dark and eerie house for the book that holds the code to the door. Along the way they encounter a few of the house’s secrets.

Zero Hour | 8pm on ABC | Series Premiere
“Strike”
It’s a race against time for Hank Galliston (Anthony Edwards) after his wife, Laila (Jacinda Barrett), is abducted by the international terrorist “White Vincent” (Michael Nyqvist). As the publisher of a paranormal enthusiast magazine, Modern Skeptic, Hank has spent his career debunking myths and investigating conspiracies. Now, seemingly out of nowhere, he is thrust into the middle of one of the biggest conspiracies in human history, sparked by his wife’s discovery of an antique clock at a Brooklyn flea market — a clock that possesses much more than the power to tell time. With help from FBI Agent Rebecca “Beck” Riley (Carmen Ejogo) and his two young magazine staffers, Rachel (Addison Timlin) and Arron (Scott Michael Foster), they set out on a journey to find Laila, but soon find their mission is much bigger than just saving one woman.

Parks & Recreation | 8:30pm on NBC
“Emergency Response”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) organize a black tie gala to raise money for their park, but their plans are derailed when a city-wide emergency response drill is called. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) prepares to take his Police Academy Exam and Ron (Nick Offerman) fills in for Leslie on Pawnee Today.

Two and a Half Men | 8:31pm on CBS
“Advantage: Fat, Flying Baby”
Walden, depressed about being single on Valentine’s Day, tries to convince Kate to give him another chance. Meanwhile, Alan’s Valentine’s Day plans take a turn for the worse.

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The Office | 9pm on NBC
“Moving On”
Pam (Jenna Fischer) interviews for a job in Philadelphia with a manager who gives her deja-vu. Dwight (Rainn Wilson) brings Angela (Angela Kinsey) with him on a mission to clean his elderly Aunt Shirley.

Glee | 9pm on Fox
“I Do”
Will and Emma’s wedding is finally here, and it lands on the day of romance and love: Valentine’s Day. The former and current members of New Directions reunite in Lima to celebrate.

Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“Hard Bargain”
As the hospital spirals closer to financial ruin, Owen must make some tough decisions, which includes foregoing an expensive surgery that could save the life of a child. Meanwhile, Alex and Jo work together to save the life of an infant, and April asks Jackson for dating advice.

Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS
“Booked Solid”
Reese and Finch race to save a hotel maid’s life but find themselves surrounded by more suspects than they may be able to eliminate when they realize any guest or staff member could be her potential killer. Meanwhile, Detective Carter weighs a major offer from the FBI.

Beauty and the Beast | 9pm on The CW
“Trust No One”
Cat (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) are unsure if they can trust Alex (guest star Bridget Regan) with the truth about his past. Evan (Max Brown) realizes that Claire (Kelly Overton), the woman he is dating, is hiding things from him. Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) meets and falls for Joe’s (Brian White) younger brother Darius (guest star Christian Keyes), and Vincent tries to win over Cat with romantic gestures for Valentine’s Day.

Elementary | 10:01pm on CBS
“Details”
Sherlock investigates what he believes will be an open-and-shut case after Detective Bell is attacked. However, the case takes an unexpected turn when the suspected assailant is found dead. Meanwhile, Sherlock encourages Joan to learn self-defense.

Scandal | 10:02pm on ABC
“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”
After discovering the truth behind defiance, Fitz is still struggling to figure out whom he can actually trust. Meanwhile Olivia is trying to move on with her life, and she meets a handsome stranger, Jake Weston (Scott Foley), who sparks her interest. But when Fitz and Olivia are forced to be in the same room again, real sparks fly and things get heated. Back at Pope & Associates, the team handles a new case, and for the first time they’re working with David Rosen instead of against him.

Also playing…

  • Archer | 10pm on FX
  • Suits | 10pm on USA Network

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