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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, March 8, 2012

March 8, 2012 by  

Many CBS comedies have taken the week off, but luckily, THE BIG BANG THEORY is new tonight.

If you haven’t, also check out AWAKE, one of the best new shows of the season. Read on to see what else is new this Thursday!

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS
“The Weekend Vortex”
Sheldon chooses to play video games with the guys rather than go with Amy to her aunt’s birthday party.

30 Rock | 8pm on NBC
“Standards and Practices”
Jenna hatches a surprising new plan to get publicity, while Jack finds himself begrudgingly playing parent to his teenage nemesis, Kaylie Hooper (guest star Chloe Grace Moretz). Liz rejects the new authority Kenneth has over “TGS” with his new job in Standards.

American Idol | 8pm on Fox
“1 Voted Off”
It’s that time of the week where one finalist will be eliminated from the competition. Tune in to see who faces the chopping block and is sent home after America’s vote is revealed live.

Parks and Recreation | 8:30pm on NBC
Leslie and Ben are thrilled when Buddy Wood (guest star Sean Hayes) wants to interview Leslie for his Indianapolis talkshow. April and Ron prep Andy for his final exam in his Women’s Studies course.

So much more…

Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS
“Baby Blue”
When The Machine spits out the number of a 6-month-old baby, Reese and Finch turn into overly protective parents – with an arsenal at their disposal. Meanwhile, when Elias resurfaces, Detective Carter begins to question her new allegiance with Reese and Finch.

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“Last Day in Florida”
After Robert California reveals that he hates Nellie’s business plan, Jim tries to save Dwight from being fired. Meanwhile, Andy learns that Erin isn’t coming back to Scranton.

The Finder | 9pm on Fox
“Eye of the Storm”
A severe hurricane strikes Southern Florida, but torrential weather will not stop Walter from searching for a female high school student who went missing during the storm. While Walter is stranded on Looking Glass Key at the Ends of the Earth Bar, Isabel visits the missing girl’s high school and uncovers clues that link her disappearance to foul play and a more serious and life threatening crime. Meanwhile, Willa’s probation officer is stormed in with Walter, Leo and Willa, and puts her differences with Willa aside to help the team solve the case of the missing girl.

Up All Night | 9:30pm on NBC
“Couple Friends”
Reagan and Chris try a little too hard to befriend a fun couple, Justin (guest star Ben Falcone, “Bridesmaids”) and Lawrence (guest star Nat Faxon, “Bad Teacher”), who have a young child. Meanwhile, Ava’s feud with Luke over her show’s business dealings gets uncomfortably personal.

The Mentalist | 10pm on CBS
“Cheap Burgundy”
Jane suspects that Agent Susan Darcy has ulterior motives when she asks for his help with a homicide investigation. Meanwhile, the CBI team handles the murder of a young woman who was killed after meeting someone in an online chat room.

Awake | 10pm on NBC
“The Little Guy”
Detective Michael Britten continues to deal with his parallel versions of reality. In one world, he’s looking for ways to reconnect with his son, Rex, by offering him some normalcy while they deal with his mother’s death. In the other, Britten works to understand the emotions that his grieving wife, Hannah is going through. Meanwhile, a witness in the murder of a homeless man tells Britten and his rookie partner, Vega that a “small guy” was spotted at the scene of the crime. When that clue crosses over into the case Britten is working on in his other reality, Bird is confused by his partner’s sudden interest in the height of the suspects they are investigating. Meanwhile, Britten’s captain (guest star Laura Innes) shows growing concern over his behavior. Later, the events surrounding the fateful accident that changed Britten’s life come into question and throughout, Dr. Lee and Dr. Evans continue to present their dueling theories on Britton’s condition.

Archer | 10pm on FX
“Skin Game”
Archer is faced with a dilemma when his dead fiancée, Katya, miraculously reappears – in Krieger’s lab.

Also playing…

  • Project Runway: All Stars | “Let’s Get Down to Business” | 9pm on Lifetime
  • Jersey Shore | “Episode 10” | 10pm on MTV
  • Unsupervised | “My Brother Brian” | 10:30pm on FX

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

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