What to Watch Thursday: Beast Gets a New Foe, Watson Goes Solo, Runway Is Shameless & More

Deja Vu All Over AgainOn TV this Thursday: Beauty and the Beast introduces its Gaston, Elementary flies solo, Person of Interest goes down the shore and male strippers hit the Runway. 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 Community (NBC) | Abed films everything as the campus tries to figure out what’s causing Chang’s amnesia and Dean Pelton enlists the group to help secure a grant for further medical research. (Get scoop!)

8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | Howard can’t decide whether to open an old, discovered letter from his dad; Leonard and Penny throw a grown-up cocktail party. (Read fresh preview.)

8:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | Leslie tries to help a local video store (run by Bored to Death‘s Jason Schwartzman) stay in business. Jenny Slate (Saturday Night Live) guests as Jean-Ralphio’s twin sister.

8:30 Two and a Half Men (CBS) | When Walden tries to cheer up lonely Herb, things get a bit out of hand — and we’re not even talking about the testicular torsion scene.

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9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | The chaos created by the hospital’s new management team causes one of the doctors to question his or her future at Seattle Grace. (Get scoop.)

9 pm Beauty and the Beast (The CW) | Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes) joins the cast as new ADA Gabe Lowan, who’s suspicious that the vigilante cases are being mishandled. (Get a sneak peek!)

9 pm Person of Interest (CBS) | When they have a hankering for funnel cake an elderly gambler’s number comes up, Reese and Finch head to Atlantic City.

9 pm Project Runway (Lifetime) | The designers create costumes for an all-male revue. You picked a good week to guest-judge, Shameless Emmy Rossum!

9:30 pm Anger Management (FX) | Martin invokes Charlie’s ire when he secretly has Sam baptized.

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10 pm Elementary (CBS) | As Joan takes her first solo case — the disappearance of a woman whose tearful break-up video to her husband mentioned a subway platform murder — Sherlock investigates said snuffing.

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!