On TV this Thursday: It’s time to say goodbye to 30 Rock (nerds!), a doc with personality plus tries to Do No Harm, a Beast must choose between two beauties and Conan fans put on a show. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm 30 Rock (NBC) | One-hour series finale: Stay-at-home mom Liz Lemon and the TGS gang return for a final show, complete with an emotional farewell song from Jenna and some ridiculous antics by Tracy. Julianne Moore (returning as Nancy) and Richard Belzer and Ice-T (both in SVU mode) are among the final guest stars. Do not miss the tag. (Watch an exclusive Tina Fey video and check out preview photos.)
9 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | Reese is abducted by an old acquaintance who’s planning a massive act of cyber-warfare.
9 pm Beauty and the Beast (The CW) | Vincent is torn between his feelings for Cat and his memories of life with Alex; J.T. tries to stop Evan from forming a task force to catch the beast.
9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | As Derek and April toil to find a solution for the hospital, Cristina struggles to respect the wishes of a family whose son is dying. (Get a fresh batch of scoop from Shonda Rhimes herself.)
9 pm The Office (NBC) | David Wallace tasks Dwight with finding a new part-time salesman to fill in for Jim. His first choice? Mose. (A second new episode follows at 9:30 pm — get a video sneak peek!)
10 pm Do No Harm (NBC) | Series premiere: Dr. Jason Cole (Rescue Me‘s Steven Pasquale) is a neurosurgeon who seems to have it all. But every night, his borderline-sociopathic, Mr. Hyde-like personality takes over – and he isn’t happy about Jason’s attempts to rein him in. The cast includes Alana De La Garza (Law & Order), Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show) and Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks). (Intrigued? Read Matt Mitovich’s First Impression.)
10 pm Elementary (CBS) | A suspended Sherlock investigates a hit-and-run involving a conspiracy theorist. (Scoop: Get the answer to a burning question!)
10 pm Suits (USA Network) | Harvey goes up against Robert on a gender-discrimination case that forces Rachel to confront her complicated relationship with her dad. Wendell Pierce (Treme) guest-stars.
10 pm Archer (FX) | Archer’s fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.
11 pm Conan (TBS ) | Tonight’s “Occupy Conan” episode will consist entirely of fan-recreated segments – such as stuntman Steven Ho teaching Conan O’Brien self-defense or Anne Hathaway doing a Lil Wayne rap – that originated on the red-headed comedian’s nightly talk show.
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