What to Watch Thursday: Inspirational Duets, Two New Dating Shows, Tron Uprises and More
8 pm Take Me Out (Fox) | In this new George Lopez-hosted dating show, “30 lucky women search for their perfect summer fling.” AKA aspirational TV at its finest.
8 pm Duets (ABC) | Meanwhile, inspirational is the Week 3 theme here, so I had better get my “Islands in the Stream.”
8:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | A Repeat to Revisit: Leslie and Ron take rival scouting troops on a retreat.
9 pm Saving Hope (NBC) | Erica Durance (Smallville) plays doctor, while Michael Shanks (Stargate SG-1) is her comatose hubby who nonetheless still walks the halls. Read preview!
9 pm The Choice (Fox) | Think The Voice, but with celebs (or “celebs”) spinning around in a chair after choosing a date sight-unseen. Cat Deeley hosts; watch a video sneak peek here.
9 pm Tron: Uprising (Disney XD) | Set in a time between the original Tron film and Tron: Legacy, this animated series follows the heroic journey of Beck, a young program who becomes the unlikely leader of a revolution inside the computer world of The Grid. Once Upon a Time bosses Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz serve as consulting producers.
9 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | A Repeat to Revisit: Meet fan fave Rebekah for the first time all over again in “The End of the Affair,” a standout installment set in 1920s Chicago.
10 pm Kathy (Bravo) | Chelsea Handler and Whitney Cummings are Kathy Griffin’s guests. Holy bleep.
10 pm Cajun Justice (A&E) | Docu-series premiere: A sheriff’s office lords over more than 2,000 sq. miles of treacherous swampland in Southern Louisiana.
10 pm Rock Center With Brian Williams (NBC) | Now in its new time slot for fall! [Crickets]
Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.