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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, September 29, 2011

September 29, 2011 by  

Here’s the thing with Thursday TV – when choosing one show over the other, I feel like I’m cheating (on my TV boyfriends)! Too many TV shows, too many cute boys!

What will you be watching?

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Pulled Groin Extrapolation”
Leonard and Amy get to know each other better, while Howard and Bernadette spend the weekend with Mrs. Wolowitz.

The X-Factor | 8pm on Fox
“Auditions #4”
The live auditions in front of an audience of thousands come to close on THE X FACTOR. Don’t miss the unbelievable auditions as the judges make their final picks for the next global superstar or breakout music group to move on to “Boot Camp” and continue to compete for a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music. Find out who will bring the judges and audience to their feet and who will leave the stage in tears.

Charlie’s Angels | 8pm on ABC
“Runway Angels”
The Angels go undercover in the fashion world after a young model’s disappearance, and Kate’s ex-fiance, Detective Ray Goodson, is involved with the case.

Community | 8pm on NBC
“Geography of Global Conflict”
As Chang settles into his new job as a campus security officer, Britta is overwhelmed with feelings of civil disobedience when a friend is taken hostage in a foreign country. Meanwhile, Annie enlists the study group to help her defeat her new “friend” Annie Kim in a Model United Nations competition, while Professor Cligoris struggles to maintain decorum.

The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“The End of the Affair”
Klaus and Stefan arrive in Chicago, where Stefan is reunited with a vampire who hasn’t really moved on from her interest in him decades earlier. In a flashback to Chicago in the 1920s, Stefan comes face-to-face with a shocking chapter from his wild past. After Damon gets a tip on Stefan and Klaus’ whereabouts from an unexpected source, he and Elena follow their trail. Back in Mystic Falls, Tyler is concerned about Caroline and turns to Sheriff Forbes for help.

Parks and Recreation | 8:30pm on NBC
“Ron and Tammys”
Leslie is forced to intervene when Tammy One re-enters Ron’s life and begins controlling his every move. Ben tries to help Tom balance the books at his new company, while Ann makes a PSA starring Chris.

How to Be a Gentleman | 8:30pm on CBS | Series Premiere
When etiquette columnist Andrew Carlson is told he must adapt to the new, sexier style of his magazine, he hires his old high school bully Bert Lansing to help him become a modern man.

So much more…

Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“Take the Lead”
The Chief makes a career-changing decision that shocks Seattle Grace Hospital; Cristina and Owen try to find normalcy in their relationship; April continues to struggle in her new role; and the 5th year residents are given their first solo surgeries, only to find out that even the most routine procedures aren’t always easy.

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“The Incentive”
After a rousing motivational speech, Robert California challenges the office to double their sales. After the new manager promises the unthinkable, everyone in the office suddenly gets motivated to sell. Meanwhile, Pam finds an unlikely pregnancy friend.

Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS
When they are given the Social Security number of a teenager who was killed two years ago, Reese and Finch begin to question the infallibility of The Machine. Meanwhile, Finch flashes back to The Machine’s origin and how it was developed.

The Secret Circle | 9pm on The CW
A cute jock named Luke asks Cassie to the school dance, and after watching Adam spend time with Diana at the boathouse, she accepts his offer. Meanwhile, Melissa sees the dance as an opportunity to get closer to Nick. Faye, on the other hand, has no plans to go and remains focused on finding a way to control her powers. Dawn discovers someone from their past, an intense man named Zachary, is in town asking questions about the Cassie and the Circle, so she asks Charles to keep an eye on him.

Whitney | 9:30pm on NBC
“First Date”
When Whitney realizes that she and Alex have never gone on an official first date, she comes up with an unusual idea to recreate the past. Taking this very seriously — as only Whitney can — she insists that they follow all of the “rules” of a first date, thus the two awkwardly go to dinner and cap off the night by sleeping in separate apartments. This gives Alex and Mark a rare opportunity for some much needed guy time. Meanwhile, totally embodying a post first date attitude, Whitney and Roxanne spend some quality girl time plotting Whitney’s next move with the “new guy,” but when Lily finds out what’s going on she recruits Neal to help her stage a “chance” encounter between the two lovebirds.

Prime Suspect | 10pm on NBC
“Carnivorous Sheep”
Jane is called into Duffy’s homicide and kidnapping case after Sweeney calls for all hands on deck. Duffy gets irritated with Jane after she suggests talking with the deceased woman’s employees. Meanwhile, Jane meets Matt’s son for the first time.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia | 10pm on FX
“Frank Reynolds’ Little Beauties”
Frank finds himself in the child beauty-pageant business and fears that people might think that he’s in it for the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, Dee wages war on stage moms; and Mac, Dennis and Charlie think they have found a contestant to back.

The Mentalist | 10pm on CBS
“Little Red Book”
With Lisbon suspended and the rest of the team reassigned, Jane is reinstated as a CBI consultant and forced to work with a new team. During the investigation, Jane conspires to bring his former team back together.

Private Practice | 10pm on ABC | Season Premiere
“God Laughs”
Sam, Cooper, Charlotte and Amelia team up to save the life of their friend Pete after he suffers a heart attack, while Violet, who was in the middle of leaving Pete and LA, is nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Addison’s desire to have a baby leads her to see Jake Reilly, her recent mystery man, in a most surprising place, and Sheldon tries to help Amelia in her battle with alcohol.

Archer | 10:30pm on FX
“Heart of Archness, Part 3”
Archer and his fellow prisoners attempt to escape from the Pirate Fortress. Meanwhile, Malory plays hardball in ransom negotiations. Conclusion of a three-part episode.

Also playing…

  • Project Runway | “Sew 70s” | 9pm on Lifetime
  • Jersey Shore | “Three Men and a Snooki” | 10pm on MTV

Leave a comment and let me know what you will be watching!

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