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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, February 3, 2011

February 3, 2011 by  

The TV Gods are trying to kill us.

Check out the embarrassment of riches from tonight’s line up…

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

American Idol | 8pm on Fox
“Auditions #6”
The auditions continue on the second part of two-night season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Community | 8pm on NBC
“Advanced Dungeons and Dragons”
When Jeff becomes concerned about “Fat Neil,” (guest star Charley Koontz) a fellow Greendale student who is a bit of a loner, Abed proposesthat they invite him to play a game of Dungeons and Dragons to boost his spirits and his confidence. But when Pierce discovers that he’s been excluded, he forces his way into the game and takes charge, disrupting their delicate plan.

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Thespian Catalyst”
Sheldon hopes acting lessons from Penny will help him become a better teacher. Meanwhile, Koothrappali fantasizes about his best friend’s girlfriend.

The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“Daddy Issues”
Johnathan Gilbert’s (guest star David Anders) return to Mystic Falls comes as an unhappy surprise to Elena, Jenna and Damon. Caroline lets Stefan know about herconversationwith Tyler, and Stefan does his best to reach out to a confused and conflicted Tyler. Jeremy comforts Bonnie after her disturbing conversation with Jonas (guest star Randy Goodwin). When Jules (guest star Michaela McManus) takes a hostage, the situation quickly escalates into a violent confrontation.

$#*! My Dad Says | 8:30pm on CBS
“Well Suitored”
Ed turns green with envy when a millionaire (guest star Lee Majors) vies for Rosemary’s (guest star Jean Smart) affections. Also, Bonnie and Vince’s former boss tries to make amends with an “egg”-centric gift.

Perfect Couples | 8:30pm on NBC | Series Premiere
“Perfect Health”
After discovering that Dave (Kyle Bornheimer) hashigh cholesterol, Julia (Christine Woods) puts him on a strict diet and realizes it’s time to start acting like adults. Vance (David Walton) tries to curb Amy’s (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) outrageous spending. Rex (Hayes MacArthur) takes Leigh’s (Olivia Munn) suggestion of building a man cave where there are no rules and no judgments.

Bones | 9pm on Fox
“The Sin In The Sisterhood”
A body disguised as a scarecrow is found with a bullet wound in a remote cornfield, and the team is forced to work against the clock to avoid a storm and potential complications that would affect the evidence. Booth and Brennan interrogate the victim’s three wives, who are also sisters, and learn that jealousy between the sisters and their desire for their husband’s attention had caused a major rift in thefamily. Booth and Brennan also question one relative who disapproved of the victim’s polygamy. Meanwhile, Cam loses confidence in her relationship with her on-calldoctorboyfriend (guest star Elon Gold), but they both realize they need to make their relationship a priority.

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The Office | 9pm on NBC
“The Search”
When Jim gets an emergency phone call from Helene (guest star Linda Purl), he is forced to leave Michael in the bathroom of a gas station. Meanwhile, Holly (guest star Amy Ryan), Erin and Dwight set out on a journey to find Michael. Back at the office, Pam’s artwork starts a captioning contest that seems to offend Gabe.

Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go)”
Derek breaks ground on his Alzheimer’sclinical trialand Meredith can’t help but feel left out; Bailey’s attempt to take the hospital into the age of new media with live tweets from the OR does not go over well with the Chief; and Callie, Mark and Arizona must learn to navigate through the pregnancy together, which starts off with Callie driving her new obstetrician (guest star Rachael Taylor) crazy.

Nikita | 9pm on The CW
“Coup de Grace”
Alex’s first assignment is a group mission to kill the Prince of Georgia at a museum gala. After Alex tells Nikita about the order, the two devise a plan to foil the assassination. However, Nikita trusts the wrong person and their plans are foiled, resulting in a stand-off and alerting Division that Nikita is in the building. Percy sends Michael in to kill Nikita.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation | 9pm on CBS
“The Two Mrs. Grissoms”
A night full of celebration ends with a bang when the director of a scholarship foundation for the deaf is killed by a deadly car bomb, prompting Sara to interrogate the students and faculty of the college where her mother-in-law works. Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin (CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, THE L WORD) guest stars as a deaf professor and Grissom’s ex-girlfriend, Julia Holden. Phyllis Frelich (SANTA BARBARA) guest stars as Grissom’s deaf mother/Sara’s mother-in-law.

Royal Pains | 9pm on USA
“A History of Violins”
Hank makes a house call to help a teen singing prodigy. Hank and Emily have their biggest fight yet and Eddie just has to insert himself into it. Evan finds himself in a sticky situation with Paige’s father, the General.

Parks and Recreation | 9:30pm on NBC
“Time Capsule”
Leslie wants to bury a time capsule that encapsulates life in Pawnee, but an odd suggestion from a local man (guest star Will Forte) causes unforeseen consequences. Andy seeks help from Chris (Rob Lowe) about how to win back April.

30 Rock | 10pm on NBC
“iQue Sorpresa!”
Jack tries to impress the owner of Kabletown, while Liz helps Avery hide her pregnancy from her competitive co-worker, Carmen Chao (guest star Vanessa Minnillo). Jenna and Tracy have trouble sharing a gift sent from their new bosses.

The Mentalist | 10pm on CBS
“Red Alert”
When Patrick Jane and others are taken hostage by an armed man accused of murder, Jane must think quickly to defuse the situation.

Private Practice | 10pm on ABC
“Heaven Can Wait”
Addison plans Bizzy and Susan’s wedding while trying to keep her distance from the overly flirtatious Dr. Rodriquez. Sam is concerned about the care his longtime patient is receiving, and Sheldon refers Charlotte to his mentor and friend for psychiatric help.

Archer | 10pm on FX
“A Going Concern”
Malory finds herself without money, after she is wiped out by a Ponzi scheme. So, she decides to sell ISIS to a rival spy agency ODIN.

Fairly Legal | 10pm on USA
Once again Judge Nicastro assigns Kate to mediate one of his cases. This one involves angry parents and a high school football coach’s actions. Confused by the videotaped evidence, Kate seeks to find the real reason behind the coach’s highly disputed training methods.

Outsourced | 10:30pm on NBC
“Training Day”
Todd decides to reward his staffers for all of their hard work by taking them on a retreat which is an hour outside of Mumbai. However, when the train they are on breaks down, Todd is forced to conduct the team buildingexercisesin the middle of the crowded train. When the staffers begin complaining, Todd devises a plan that will turn them all against him in order for them tobondas a group. Meanwhile, with Todd out of town, Tonya decides to help Charlie find a date.

Also playing…

  • Wipeout | “Winter Wipeout: Hockey Pucks & Bieber Fever” | 8pm on ABC
  • Million Dollar Listing | “Bad Market For Mansions” | 9pm on Bravo | Season Premiere
  • The Jersey Shore | “Should We Just Break Up” | 10pm on MTV

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One Response to “Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, February 3, 2011”

  1. Agent52 on February 3rd, 2011 7:34 pm

    Hmmm…. too many choices. I think I’ll opt for “CHUCK vs. The Push Mix” at Worth another look!