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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010 by  

Heads up, COMMUNITY fans, notice the special time for tonight’s Halloween episode, a half hour later than usual… Going out of my way to tell you, because I was on set while they filmed this one and just the sight of Ken Jeong’s costume alone is worth tuning in for.

No 30 ROCK on this evening, but a ton of other good stuff.

Which shows are you going to peep live, DVR for later, or skip altogether?

This rundown may help you decide…

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Irish Pub Formulation”
A visit from Raj’s sister creates tension amongst the guys as Leonard keeps an affair secret. [GMMR: Is Leonard dating Raj’s sister?!]

The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“The Masquerade”
Stefan and Damon decide on a new to deal with Katherine at the Lockwood’s masquerade ball. Katherine calls on an old friend, Lucy, to attend the ball with her. Bonnie, Jeremy and Alaric all do what they can to help Stefan and Damon, but Katherine has a surprise that none of them could foresee. Things take an ugly turn when Matt and Tyler start doing shots with their friends. [GMMR: Anyone intend to dress up as their favorite vampire this weekend?]

Community | 8:30pm on NBC
“Epidemiology 206”
Pierce (Chevy Chase) and a few other Greendale students ingest a biohazard substance at the school Halloween Party, causing them to exhibit flu-like symptoms and begin turning into zombies. It is up to the rest of the gang to save themselves and the school when Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) locks them in with the zombie-infected student body.

$#*! My Dad Says | 8:30pm on CBS
“You Can’t Handle The Truce”

Henry tries to broker a truce between Ed and his neighbor after discovering they are having a long-standing feud.

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“The Costume Contest”
When Darryl (Craig Robinson) takes an idea to corporate over his head, Michael freaks out. Everyone in the office is in a competitive mood as the Halloween costume contest gets underway. Meanwhile, Pam (Jenna Fischer) tries to get the truth out of Danny (guest star Timothy Olyphant) about their dating history. [GMMR: Any bets on best costume?]

Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“These Arms of Mine”
A documentary film crew visits the hospital six months after the shooting to document the road to recovery for doctors and patients. The camera lenses follow Derek, Owen, Mark & Callie as they ambitiously perform a rare arm transplant surgery, Meredith helps Cristina put on a brave face for the cameras, and Bailey’s patient, Mary, returns for her surgery — which marks the first time they’ve all seen of each other since that fateful day. Mandy Moore guests.

CSI | 9pm on CBS
“Cold Blooded”
When a college student ends up dead after a “Walking with Dinosaurs” show, the CSIs must determine if his death was murder or accidental. Actress Katee Sackhoff (“Battlestar Galactica”) guest stars as Detective Frankie Reed, a tough, smart officer who assists the CSIs on a missing persons case. [GMMR: These BSG actors are really making the rounds, no?]

Nikita | 9pm on The CW
“The Recruit”
Alex informs Nikita that one of the recruits has been activated to carry out a suicide mission. Nikita intercepts the recruit just as Michael arrives, and the two sides exchange gunfire. Meanwhile, back inside the walls of Division, another recruit decides to attack several guards, creating mass chaos.

Project Runway | 9pm onBravo
“Finale Part 2”
After a full season of designer highs and lows, the final three hit Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week where Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum and crew decide on their winner.

Outsourced | 9:30pm on NBC
Excited about Halloween, Todd tries to get the office in the holiday spirit, but his co-workers have no idea what Halloween is all about. After a series of Halloween pranks and an attempt to explain why people dress up, Todd decides to throw a costume party. Taking advantage of the social setting, Todd tries to get closer to Asha, but the plan backfires when Tonya (Pippa Black) makes a pass at Todd.

Private Practice | 10pm on ABC
“All in the Family”
Addison and Sam’s relationship is strained when they disagree over the treatment and safety of a comatose patient who has become pregnant, while Pete and Charlotte are faced with the ethical dilemma of revealing the HIV status of a patient who has been in a serious auto accident. Violet crosses some boundaries with Pete’s family as she gets caught up in the fray of Lucas’s first Halloween.

The Mentalist | 10pm on CBS
“Pink Chanel Suit”
The case of a murder and missing person on an intensely secure wealthy family’s compound perplexes Jane and the CBI team.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia | 10pm on FX
“Who Got Dee Pregnant?”
Sweet Dee is knocked up but who is really responsible for this sure-to-be evil spawn? [GMMR: The real life pregnancy of actress Kaitlin Olson takes center stage]

Also playing…

  • The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills | 10pm on Bravo
  • The Apprentice | 10pm on NBC
  • The Jersey Shore | 10pm on MTV | Reuninon Special
  • The League | 10:30pm on FX

Now it’s your turn. What will YOU be watching tonight? What will you be watching LIVE, DVRing, skipping, etc? Let us know!

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