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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, October 13, 2011

October 13, 2011 by  

So. Many. Shows. Are. On. Tonight. (Yes, I needed all of that emphasis.) Read on for the huge selection and let me know what you will be watching!

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Russian Rocket Sensation”
Sheldon and Leonard get invited to a party at Wil Wheaton’s house, and Howard gets an out-of-this-world opportunity. Wil Wheaton and Brent Spiner guest star as themselves.

The X-Factor | 8pm on Fox
“Judges’ Homes #1″
THE X FACTOR continues as the hopefuls are placed into in one of the four categories: boys, girls, over 30s and groups. Be there for the big reveal as judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid and Nicole Scherzinger find out which category they will mentor for the remainder of the season. Then, in an exciting new twist, the contestants travel to the judges’ homes where they will have to perform their hearts out to impress one of the judges and their hand-picked celebrity guest-mentor. Don’t miss the drama and excitement of the next phase of auditions that will have everyone talking the next day.

Charlie’s Angels | 8pm on ABC
“Angels in Chains”
Based on a teleplay from the original “Charlie’s Angels” series, the girls must break out of jail in their quest to crack a case. This time, they pose as unsuspecting American tourists to crack a kidnapping ring in Cuba. Upon arrival at the hotel, they are framed and thrown into a women’s prison, where their key victim, Tess, is also incarcerated. Bosley joins forces with his ex-girlfriend, CIA operative Samantha Masters, but is this partnership something more?

Community | 8pm on NBC
“Remedial Chaos Theory”
When Troy and Abed decide to share an apartment, they host a party for the group, which takes on an altered reality as several scenarios play out.

The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
“The Reckoning”
Despite all that has happened, Caroline is determined to see that Elena, Bonnie, Matt and Tyler all enjoy a traditional Senior Prank Night before the school year begins at Mystic Falls High School. However, when uninvited guests show up, it doesn’t take long for the evening to take a deadly turn. Damon convinces Jeremy that he can use his new connection to the other side to help find a way to defeat Klaus. Finally, Klaus deepens his hold on Stefan and uses him for increasingly violent and dangerous purposes.

Parks and Recreation | 8:30pm on NBC
“Pawnee Rangers”
In an effort to fight the inequality of Ron’s boys-only wilderness group, Leslie takes her girls-only troop, the Pawnee Goddesses, on an adventure weekend. Meanwhile, Tom and Donna force Ben to join them for a day of relaxation, and Chris finds a reason to spend time with Jerry.

So much more…

Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC
“Love, Loss, and Legacy”
The residents try their hardest to impress surgical great Catherine Avery — who also happens to be Jackson’s mother — when she arrives at Seattle Grace to perform a groundbreaking transplant surgery; Arizona and Alex find their hands tied with a confidentiality issue when a familiar patient comes into the ER; meanwhile, a love-struck Teddy throws a dinner party for the couples, and Bailey makes a decision regarding her love life.

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“Garden Party”
Andy decides to throw a garden party to impress Robert California. Dwight researches how to host a garden party and thinks he has made it a very classy event. Meanwhile, Andy’s parents and brother attend but make him feel self-conscious.

Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS
“Cura Te Ipsum”
Reese and Finch surveil their latest POI, Dr. Megan Tillman, while she’s on call and after hours to unravel the threat surrounding the promising young physician.

The Secret Circle | 9pm on The CW
Torn between her loyalties to the Circle and her family, Cassie wrestles with the secrets she must keep from her grandmother. Nick is thrown for a loop when Melissa adopts a new attitude and enlists his help to track down her family’s Book of Shadows. Faye is also recruited but isn’t happy about being the third wheel. Meanwhile, Diana is craving some alone time with Adam and arranges a date night so they can rekindle the spark in their relationship, but all six of them are brought together to fight off a dark force that threatens to destroy the Circle from within. Completely unaware of the new danger encroaching on their children, Dawn joins Charles aboard his boat to further their plans for the Circle, but is surprised to find that Charles may have more than business on his mind.

Whitney | 9:30pm on NBC
“A Decent Proposal”
Movie night at home for Whitney and Alex ends up as a competition with each other to see who can be more romantic. Meanwhile, Lily is on edge with anticipation that Neal might propose at any minute causing Mark to embark on a mission to prove that women are more eager to tie the knot then men.

Prime Suspect | 10pm on NBC
“Great Guy, Yet: Dead”
When a good-looking stockbroker is killed mysteriously, Jane automatically suspects his wife. Meanwhile, Jane enlists the help of a hypnotist to fight her addiction to smoking. Elsewhere, Matt is furious when his ex-wife suggests Jane shouldn’t attend their son’s birthday party.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia | 10pm on FX
“Frank’s Brother”
The gang is shocked to meet Frank’s long lost brother when he unexpectedly arrives at Paddy’s Pub.

The Mentalist | 10pm on CBS
“Ring Around the Rosie”
Jane notices a suspicious-looking man carrying a gun at a political rally and sets out to prove he’s a psychopath on the brink of committing murder. Meanwhile, Lisbon investigates the death of a photographer at the same rally.

Private Practice | 10pm on ABC
“Deal With It”
Addison and Jake work with a patient who wants to have a baby even though she doesn’t have a uterus; Amelia, back in AA and seemingly back on track, treats a Parkinson’s Disease patient who habitually cheats on her husband; Violet, struggling to be a stay-at-home mom, attends a mommy group and finds it’s not for her; and Cooper receives the surprise of his life.

Also playing…

  • Project Runway | “The Finale Challenge” | 9pm on Lifetime
  • Jersey Shore | “Situation Problems” | 10pm on MTV
  • The League | “The Sukkah” | 10:30pm on FX

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


2 Responses to “Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, October 13, 2011”

  1. debra on October 13th, 2011 8:27 am

    hi, gils tonight is nice job

  2. Sarah on October 13th, 2011 5:43 pm

    Guh, my Thursdays are packed, and Bones isn’t even on! Parks and Rec for me, and Community. Probably the office on DVR, but it might get watched tonight. Person of Interest, Prime Suspect, Project Runway 🙂