On TV this Thursday: Project Runway sews up its 10th season, Miley Cyrus courts at least one of the Two and a Half Men, Parks and Recreation doubles as the Health Department and the leader of the free world swings by The Daily Show. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | While Elena’s dealing with the high highs and low lows of her new existence, Stefan and Damon nearly come to blows while arguing about what’s best for her. (You want scoop? You got it!)
8 pm Last Resort (ABC) | As Marcus and Sam learn they’ve been charged with treason, an old friend of Sam’s visits Christine.
8:30 pm Two and a Half Men (CBS) | Hey, it’s Miley! Cyrus, guest-starring as a family friend of Walden’s. Also: Alan becomes obsessed with off-brand teeth whitening.
9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | As if things haven’t been rough enough for the crash survivors, now they collectively have to make a life-changing decision. Also, things get tense between Jackson and April (get more scoop on that).
9 pm Ethel (HBO) | Documentarian Rory Kennedy (Ghosts of Abu Ghraib) turns the lens on her mother, Robert Kennedy’s widow Ethel. The icon’s first extended interview in more than two decades is supplemented by sit-downs with her children Kathleen, Joe, Bobby, Courtney, Kerry, Chris and Max.
9 pm Project Runway (Lifetime) | Season 10 finale: The designers present their creations at Fashion Week, and singer Jennifer Hudson helps the judges choose a winner.
9:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | Record STD levels among Pawnee’s older residents mean one thing: It’s time for Leslie and Ann to give a safe sex lesson at the senior center.
10 pm Elementary (CBS) | Sherlock and Watson consult on a kidnapping case involving a serial killer nicknamed “The Balloon Man” because of the helium-filled bouquets he leaves at each of his crime scenes. (And you know who likes balloons? Clowns. Maybe Bart was right.) Yancey Arias (Thief) guest-stars.
10 pm Scandal (ABC) | It takes a lot to shock Olivia. So if she’s flummoxed when a whistleblower (Lost‘s Patrick Fischler) tells her how high a government scandal goes, you know it’s bad. Will the reappearance of her old flame (Tony nominee Norm Lewis) make things better or worse? (Watch video sneak peeks.)
11 pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) | President Barack Obama makes his second visit since entering the Oval Office.
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