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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, September 27, 2012

September 27, 2012 by  

With NBC premiering many of its comedies tonight, it’s a pretty busy Thursday. (You guys will all be watching PARKS & RECREATION, right?)

Take a look at your options!

The X Factor | 8pm on Fox
“Auditions #6”
The auditions in front of an audience of thousands continue on THE X FACTOR. Don’t miss the unbelievable tryouts as judges Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, and L.A. Reid continue their search to find the next global superstar or breakout music group worthy of 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 heartbroken.

The Big Bang Theory | 8pm on CBS | Season Premiere
“The Date Night Variable”
With his friends on dates, Raj must face his loneliness. Also, Wolowitz is caught in an argument between Bernadette and his mom, even while he’s in space. [Have you seen what co-creator Bill Prady had to say about the season?]

Last Resort | 8pm on ABC | Series Premiere
Five hundred feet beneath the ocean’s surface, the crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine “USS Colorado” – the most powerful nuclear submarine ever built — receive their orders. Over a communications channel designed only to be used if the U.S. homeland has been wiped out, they’re told to fire nuclear weapons at a foreign country. Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) demands confirmation of the orders, only to be unceremoniously relieved of duty. XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) finds himself suddenly in charge of the submarine and facing the same difficult decision. When he also demands confirmation of the orders, the Colorado is fired upon and hit. The submarine and its crew, honorable patriots, now find themselves crippled on the ocean floor and declared rogue enemies of their own country.

Up All Night | 8:30pm on NBC
As Chris (Will Arnett) and Scott (Luka Jones) take on their new business, Reagan (Christina Applegate) tries her best to get the hang of being a stay at home mom and deal with the quirks of the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Ava (Maya Rudolph) is unexpectedly reunited with her former accompanist, Walter (guest star Sean Hayes), whose life she may have ruined on her rise to success.

Two and a Half Men | 8:31pm on CBS | Season Premiere
“I Changed My Mind About the Milk”
Walden plans a big surprise for Zoey’s birthda. Grammy Award-winning musician Michael Bolton guest stars as himself and Brit Morgan (“True Blood”) guest stars as a woman Walden meets at a bar.

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Glee | 9pm on Fox
The campaign showdown begins when Brittany and Blaine go head-to-head for Student Council President. Meanwhile, Kurt gets the internship of his dreams.

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“Roy’s Wedding”
The wedding toast of Pam’s ex-fiance Roy causes Pam (Jenna Fischer) and Jim (John Krasinski) to examine their relationship for buried secrets. Dwight (Rainn Wilson) stubbornly protests Nellie’s (Catherine Tate) mandatory charity initiative by supporting the Taliban and agreeing to live by their severe laws. Clark (Clark Duke) hits on Erin (Ellie Kemper) by dangling a fake newscaster job; Andy (Ed Helms) also takes the bait.

Grey’s Anatomy | 9pm on ABC | Season Premiere
“Going Going Gone”
he doctors of Seattle Grace are faced with the aftermath of last season’s plane crash. As they try to move on with their lives, they must learn to adapt to the changes, cope with their losses and move forward with their relationships and careers.

Person of Interest | 9pm on CBS | Season Premiere
“The Contingency Plan”
With Finch missing – kidnapped by his hacker nemesis, Root, in last season’s finale cliffhanger – Reese enlists Detectives Carter and Fusco to get his friend back, on the second season premiere of PERSON OF INTEREST, Thursday, Sept. 27 (9:01-10:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Meanwhile, The Machine never sleeps, disseminating a new number to Reese. Ken Leung (“Lost”) guest stars as the latest POI, and Amy Acker (“Dollhouse,” “Angel”) reprises her role as Root.

The Next: Fame Is At Your Doorstep | 9pm on The CW
“Semi-Finals: Round 1”
In the first of three live episodes, the six local winners from Orlando, Baltimore, New York, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles converge on Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre to represent their city and to compete for a chance to win a recording contract with Atlantic Records. In addition, viewers across America will have the chance to vote for the return of a fan favorite who didn’t win in their local city. Music icons Joe Jonas, Gloria Estefan, John Rich and Nelly will continue to provide guidance to the seven contestants as they battle it out on stage in their quest to becoming “The Next”.

Parks & Recreation | 9:31pm on NBC
“Soda Tax”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) engages on her first mission as city councilor: passing a city-wide tax on giant sodas. Chris (Rob Lowe) helps Andy (Chris Pratt) get in shape to prepare for his police entrance exam. Meanwhile, Ben (Adam Scott) struggles to connect with the interns in his office. [Have you seen the photos from the episode?]

Louie | 10pm on FX
“New Year’s Eve”
In the third season finale, Louie struggles through the holidays. Written and directed by Louis C.K.

Elementary | 10:01pm on CBS | Series Premiere
Detective Sherlock Holmes, along with his sober companion, Dr. Joan Watson, uses his uncanny ability to read people and analyze crimes to assist the NYPD on some of their more difficult cases. In the season premiere, Holmes consults on a home invasion that resulted in murder. [In case you’re interest in the show, here’s what you need to know about ELEMENTARY.]

Scandal | 10:02pm on ABC | Season Premiere
“White Hats Off”
Quinn’s identity is finally revealed, and the more the Pope & Associates team learn about her past, the more they realize she could be their biggest scandal yet. Meanwhile, a senator seeks Olivia’s help when his personal life is about to become a public disgrace, and President Fitz is stuck between a rock and hard place when Mellie and Cyrus put him in a very compromising position during a live television interview.

Also playing…

  • Saturday Night Live | “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday” | 8pm on NBC
  • Rock Center | 10pm on NBC
  • Childrens Hospital | “Ladies Night” | 11:59pm on Adult Swim

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

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