On TV this Thursday: Community college is back in session, Glee goes full diva, Suits says “Howdy, partner” and Scandal‘s conspirators find themselves in a huge pickle. As a supplement to TVLine’s many original features (always linked within), here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | The gang heads to a desolate island off the coast of Nova Scotia in search of the cure. But is it a trap, as Damon fears? (Check out preview photos.)
8 pm Community (NBC) | Season 4 premiere: The Greendale Gang is back for senior year! First up: Dean Pelton creates an extreme physical competition to determine who’ll register for a popular class (watch a sneak peek and a bonus sneak peek), while Britta helps Abed deal with graduation anxiety (oh look, another sneak peek!). For extra credit: Read fresh preview.
8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | Sheldon and Leonard fight, affecting Penny and Amy’s living arrangements. Plus, Raj takes care of Mrs. Wolowitz while Howard is away (see what Simon Helberg told TVLine about that arrangement).
8:30 pm Two and a Half Men (CBS) | Jake brings his 36-year-old girlfriend (played by My Name Is Earl‘s Jaime Pressly) home for a visit, and Walden tries to keep a secret from Alan.
9 pm Glee (Fox) | Finn challenges the glee club to channel their inner divas; the New York story tenses up when Kurt calls Rachel out on her arrogant ‘tude; and Emma preps for her wedding. Watch video, check out photos and get “Diva” dish.
9 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | A tech billionaire POI’s curiosity and limitless resources threaten to expose Reese and Finch and sabotage their efforts to save his life.
10 pm Scandal (ABC) | In the jaw-dropping Season 2A finale, David uncovers the truth about Cytron, forcing Olivia, Cyrus, Mellie, Hollis and Verna into a corner. How far will they go to protect their secret? (Get scoop on the big **e****s and at least one **a**, plus “Bobblehead” tattles.)
10 pm Elementary (CBS) | Sherlock looks for the missing daughter of his former dealer (played by John Hannah, Damages), who worries Watson when he says Sherlock was a better sleuth on drugs.
10 pm Do No Harm (NBC) | Jason and Lena have a falling out over his questionable conduct, prompting nasty Ian to pay the lady doc a late-night visit.
10 pm Suits (USA Network) | The firm’s still in a rough place… so what better time for Daniel Hardman to return with an outrageous lawsuit against Jessica?
11:30 pm BrandX With Russell Brand (FX) | Season 2 premiere: The Brit comedian returns with his take on pop culture, politics and current events.
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