On TV this Thursday: Community gets felt up, The Moment arrives for some lucky Average Joes, Archer draws to a close and Go On, well, doesn’t (for now). As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm American Idol (Fox) | One of your favorite Idol alumni returns to perform – that’s right, everyone, Scotty McCreery’s back! Oh, and some Season 1 female named Kelly Clarkson will take the stage, too.
8 pm Community (NBC) | The study group takes a wild balloon ride that crashes in the woods, where the Greendale Gang winds up spending quality time with a friendly mountain man (played by Seinfeld‘s Jason Alexander). Did we mention puppets are involved? And that singer/songwriter Sarah Bareilles is also on hand?
8:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | Leslie decides to give the Animal Control Department the puppy love it needs, in the form of a much-needed makeover.
9 pm The Office (NBC) | Original Domestic Goddess Roseanne Barr guest-stars in an episode where the elevator breaks down, causing “Stairmaggedon” to descend upon Dunder Mifflin.
10 pm The Moment (USA Network) | Series premiere: Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner hosts this unscripted series, which profiles ordinary people surprised with a chance to get the jobs they’ve always wanted. Tonight, Tracie Marcum has an opportunity to earn a spot as a Sports Illustrated photographer.
10 pm The Graham Norton Show (BBC America) | Season 13 premiere: Norton’s guests include Tom Cruise, Gerard Butler and Paramore.
10 pm Archer (FX) | Season finale: In the conclusion to last week’s episode, Archer and the ISIS crew go to an underwater SEA LABoratory to stop the deranged Captain M. Mad Men‘s John Hamm and Bob’s Burgers‘ Kristen Schaal and Eugene Mirman lend their voices to the episode. (Yep, already renewed.)
10:30 pm Legit (FX) | Season finale: When the prostitute from the pilot shows up on Jim’s doorstep pregnant with Billy’s baby, Billy starts to ponder the responsibility of fatherhood. (Yep, already renewed.)
10:30 pm Nathan for You (Comedy Central) | In a special episode, Nathan aims to escape from handcuffs in under 90 seconds… or have himself registered as a sex offender for life.
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