What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Thursday

Grey's Anatomy On TV this Thursday: It’s an all-finale edition of What to Watch with Community, Rules of Engagement, Grey’s Anatomy, Person of Interest, Scandal and The Mentalist ending their seasons, Missing bowing for good and Awake heading into its penultimate outing. All in all, here are nine programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Missing (ABC) | Series finale: Becca faces her own inner demons in a way she never has before in a last ditch effort to save her son; Suspect Zero tries to complete his sale.

8 pm Community (NBC) | The three-part Season 3 finale starts with the 8-bit video game versions of the study group battling for Pierce’s inheritance — against Breaking Bad‘s Giancarlo Esposito. Read on after 30 Rock for more…

8:30 pm Rules of Engagement (CBS) | Season 6 finale: Jen volunteers to throw Audrey a baby shower, but manages to mess it up; Jeff takes a liking to Audrey’s maternity clothes; Russell decides to give up women — with astonishing results! (Watch an exclusive video!)

8:30 pm 30 Rock (NBC) | On the Season 6 finale, Liz takes on a new role: marriage officiator for Jack and Avery; Criss tries to convince Liz that he’s worth sticking around for; Tracy meets with Cornel West (guest-starring as himself) to discuss his influence as a black celebrity. (Get an exclusive first look!)

RELATED | Exclusive Community Video: The Costume-Clad Cast Previews a ‘Changtastic,’ Heist-Filled Finale

9 pm Community (NBC) | Special time slot! The three-part finale resumes with the Greendale 7 — and a surprising assist from the Air Conditioning Repair Annex — facing off against Chang via sneak attack. After that, the night ends with a “Greendale Summer Fun Court” face-off of Jeff vs. his former colleague (Childrens Hospital‘s Rob Corddry). See photos and watch an exclusive clip!

9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | Season 8 finale: After the plane crash, the doctors must fight to stay alive while trying to save their peers; Ben and Bailey make a decision about their relationship; Teddy is presented with a tempting offer. (Get scoop, watch a preview and then get some more scoop!)

9 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | Season 1 finale: When a psychologist’s (Angel‘s Amy Acker) number comes up, Reese must protect her from one of her patients while eluding capture by the FBI; Finch receives an unwelcome visit from an old acquaintance.

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10 pm Scandal (ABC) | Season 1 finale: In the bloody aftermath of the penultimate episode, Olivia and the team comfort a traumatized Quinn; Cyrus reluctantly turns to Olivia when Billy Chambers makes an announcement that shakes Fitz’s presidency to its core.

10 pm The Mentalist (CBS) | Season 4 finale: After another failed attempt to defeat Red John, Jane hits rock bottom and shoots one of his own. The one potential upside? He finds a lover in Entourage‘s Emmanuelle Chriqui.

10 pm Awake (NBC) | Series finale, Part 1 of 2: When the truth behind the accident begins to reveal itself and a conspiracy threatens both of his realities, Britten doesn’t know who to trust  — and ends up taking the law into his own hands with Hawkins.

Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit the comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.

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  1. Becks says:

    Can’t wait for Grey’s!! Almost scared to watch it, which usually means it’s gonna be a pretty awesome ep!

  2. Morgan says:

    Hour and a half of Community, followed by The Mentalist.

  3. bad kevin says:

    Person of Interest season finale & Awake, first of a two part “series finale”.

  4. Obaaand says:

    GA and POI

  5. Samantha says:

    Greys! I’m a little scared too.

  6. M says:

    awake and scandal for me

  7. Mahala says:

    I just don’t know if I want to watch Grey’s Anatomy live or not, if the person who I think is going to die does indeed die. Not that it’ll come out any differently, it’s just that I’m supposed to be off for vacation tomorrow, and I’d rather have to merely read the confirmation in a single sentence than have to watch it for now, because it’ll be even worse watching it.

  8. BigJD747 says:

    Awake – it’s all begun to come to a close. Too bad.

  9. Coco says:

    Community, Grey’s, Scandal

  10. greysfan says:

    Missing, Grey’s, Person of Interest and Scandal for me tonight.

  11. Justin says:

    Just Missing and Person of Interest for me.

  12. amy says:

    Triple Community! I’m in.

  13. Steven says:

    NBC all night, with Missing and Scandal on DVR.

  14. Daniel says:

    Person of Interest and Awake. So sad Awake is ending.

  15. Cannot wait for Scandal!

  16. Joe Q. Public says:

    Community and The Mentalist! TM always has THE best finales! :D

  17. putthemin says:

    Comm Comm Community!!!

  18. Darlene says:

    Person of Interest and The Mentalist.

  19. Joy says:

    Grey’s & The Mentalist. Hate they have moved that to Sundays.

  20. jesse says:


  21. Joy says:

    I forgot to mention DVR POI :-). The Mentalist is also DVR + watching. I have enough episodes to see me through Summer until I get my next DVD.

  22. gcem says:

    What’s with the hatred CBS seems to have for Rules of Engagement? They keep kicking it off and replacing it with crap, only to realize they have to bring it back. And now they’re doing it again by putting Two and a Half Men in their time slot next season. What gives? All I can say is I better not be cheated out of the birth of Jeff and Audrey’s baby.

  23. Spoiler Junkie says:

    The Mentalist and Person of Interest

  24. sarah says:

    Greys ‘live’
    POI record and watch after.

  25. sarah says:

    Oh and Awake…sad about that one.

  26. B says:

    I hope that we get a satisfying ending for Missing, so sad that they cancelled it.

  27. Chloe says:

    30 Rock and Awake! I hate to see that ending. :(

  28. ggny says:

    If they killed Mark Lexie or Callie im never watching Grey’s again. I like April and Arizona but both are fairly new and it would suck but it wouldnt be the end of the show for me. Teddy i could care less about im kinda hoping its her she really wouldnt be a huge lose for the huge they could always get Cristina a new mentor and Teddy storyline have sucked

  29. Vannesa says:

    Missing & Grey’s Anatomy. ;) :D

    I have a feeling Kepner is a goner.

  30. theresa says:

    Watching Community, 30 Rock & Scandal. DVR Missing, Greys, Awake & Kathy. Going to miss Missing!!

  31. too bad says:

    it was a great series finale for Missing. too bad is over but at least had closure and a cliffhanger…for just in case. pity that it was not renewed for another 10ep season.

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  33. Jo says:

    Well Lexie died. I am never watching this awful show again