What to Watch Thursday: A Very Merry Glee-Mas, Up All Night's Single-Cam Swan Song and More

Up All Night - Season 2On TV this Thursday: Watson’s mom finds her line of work far from Elementary, Up All Night prepares for the big change, The League brings back a Freak and Glee takes a cue from David Sedaris and celebrates its holidays on ice. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm Last Resort (ABC) | As Sam and James leave Sainte Marina in a daring rescue attempt, a Chinese diplomat arrives to make a deal with Marcus.

8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | A game of Dungeons & Dragons stirs up Christmas memories for Sheldon; Raj joins Penny, Bernadette and Amy for… ladies’ night.

8 pm Up All Night (NBC) | In the sophomore comedy’s final two single-camera (and pre-hiatus) outings, Regan and Chris run into trouble while trying to introduce Amy to snow, and a flashback episode takes us back to when the pair called off their Vegas elopement for a big, last-minute wedding.

PREVIEW | Glee Exclusive Sneak Peek: Will Kurt and Blaine’s Holiday Reunion Mend Broken Hearts?

PREVIEW | Grey’s Anatomy Midseason Finale: Derek’s Sist Rips Into Mer, a D-Bomb Shakes Cristina

PREVIEW | Beauty and the Beast: Will Cat Go Public With Her (Literally) Top-Secret Fella?

9 pm Project Runway All Stars (Lifetime) | The designers have to work overtime on a Christmas challenge to impress guest judges Kylie Minogue and La La Anthony.

9 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | Reese goes on a personal quest after learning that his latest POI is the sister of a soldier killed in action.

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10 pm Scandal (ABC) | Midseason finale: Olivia helps VP Langston in the White House, Cyrus stumbles upon the truth about what James has been up to and a gladiator struggles with a shocking betrayal.

10 pm Elementary (CBS) | Everwood‘s Freda Foh Shen guest-stars as Maxine Watson, who may not be totally psyched about her daughter’s career trajectory. Holmes, however, steps up to defend his sober companion’s choice of work.

10 pm Burn Notice (USA Network) | Michael is caught in the crossfire when a vicious smuggler seeks revenge against a former client. Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Kevin McNally guest-starrrrghs.

10 pm It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX) | Mac and Dennis’ private dinner at Philly’s finest eatery winds up being a messy group affair when Frank, Charlie and Dee show up.

10:30 pm The League (FX) | Back-to-back episodes: Pete reconnects with his high school crush (Battleship‘s Brooklyn Decker); Rafi and Dirty Randy (Freaks and Geeks‘ Seth Rogen) prep for the end of the world.

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  1. Puhleaze says:

    Rafi and Dirty Randy in the house!

  2. Renee says:

    Beauty & the Beast live, Person Of Interest & Elementary DVR.

  3. Mark says:

    There’s nothing I watch on Thursdays now, so I usually use Thursday night to marathon something on Netflix.

    • SHIB says:

      what’s wrong with Last Resort and Person of Interest and “BURN NOTICE”

      Sunday night is the night to watch shows DVR because nothing is on unless its a football game that is a good match up otherwise worst night on TV, since Boarwalk Empire is done for the season

  4. Amy says:

    Greys Anatomy midseason finale!

  5. anne says:

    I pray they don’t ruin this Kurt and Blaine “reunion”. It needs to be just as friends and Kurt needs to be the one to say that, not Blaine.

  6. ollie says:

    tvd and poi

  7. Templar says:

    TBBT, 2&1/2, Elementary.

  8. Jared says:

    Beauty & the Beast

  9. John says:

    Person of Interest!!
    Last Resort (I know it sucks, but I gotta make it to the end)

  10. Mike says:

    Bailey’s getting married! Def tuning into the Grey’s midseason finale tn.

  11. Joe Petitjean says:

    Last Resort and Grey’s and Scandal

  12. Brandy says:

    VD,beauty & the Beast

  13. Drew says:

    Elementary for me! I’m not usually a huge fan of Lucy Liu, but I must say, this is a really great show and I look forward to it every week. It’s “must-see” TV for me! ;-)

  14. margaretames says:

    Person of Interest & SCANDAL…going to be a great night for TV.

  15. margaretames says:

    Oh, and I forgot, Elementary!

  16. Nicole says:

    Scandal!! Why did Huck shoot Fitz

  17. Lime says:

    Scandal for me! It just keeps getting better and better!

  18. Andy says:

    TBBT, 2&1/2 Men, Elementary, and Glee

  19. Bella says:

    Last Resort, Person of Interest, Elementary. DVRing BBT

  20. Lily_Girl says:


  21. nick1372 says:

    Last Resort, TBBT, & POI.

  22. cyclone says:

    am I the only one that thinks what doesn’t work on “Up all Night” this season are the changes they tweaked from last season, specifically Reagan’s mountain man of a brother, has he never heard of a shave? why did they cancel the Ava show, it actually gave Maya Rudolph something to do. And Baby Amy is adorable and I really want to see this show last enough to see her grow a little.