What to Watch Tonight: A Parks and Rec Farewell, White Collar Finale, Castle in Greendale and More

parks-and-rec-ann-leslie360On TV this Thursday: Parks and Recreation‘s Chris and Ann literally say goodbye, Big Bang‘s Sheldon meets Star Wars (while Mayim Bialik hangs with other Nerds) and the White Collar finale goes on a treasure hunt.  Here are the 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | Damon receives a gruesome gift from Enzo while Caroline makes a confession to Elena.

8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | After failing to get tickets to Comic-Con, Sheldon hosts his own convention and ends up spending a crazy night with Star Wars’ James Earl Jones. Princess Leia Carrie Fisher also guest-stars. (Photos check out, you will.)

8 pm Community (NBC) | Annie and Professor Hickey go head-to-head with Greendale’s custodial staff (including Castle‘s Nathan Fillion) in preparation of the school’s midterm dance, while Abed hits it off with a girl (Switched at Birth‘s Katie Leclerc; watch a sneak peek.) Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds) also guest-stars; get scoop.

8:30 pm Parks and Recreation (NBC) | Leslie throws a goodbye party for Ann and Chris and tries to fulfill one last promise. (Please let there be waffles!) 

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9 pm White Collar (USA Network) | Season finale: Peter and Neal must get their hands on some hidden treasure in New York City before the bad guys do.

9 pm Saturday Night Live Presents an SNL Sports Spectacular (NBC) | Can’t wait for the Super Bowl? Seth Meyers hosts this special that showcases sports-themed sketches.

9:30 pm Two and a Half Men (CBS) | When Walden and Alan throw a bachelor party for Marty (returning guest star Carl Reiner), comedy icons Tim Conway, Steve Lawrence and Garry Marshall play some of the RSVPs.

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10 pm Elementary (CBS) | When Joan looks into one of Sherlock’s old cases, she discovers an unsolved murder may be connected to a prehistoric fossil.

10 pm The Spoils of Babylon (IFC) | In the season’s penultimate episode, Devon and Cynthia’s forbidden love reaches new, unbearable heights. 

10 pm King of the Nerds (TBS) | The Nerds discover their war room where they conduct explosive experiments. Guest judges include Bill Nye (Bill Nye the Science Guy), Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) and Blake Marggraff (cofounder of PackSay and BetaVersity).

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



Comments (24)

  • The Big Bang Theory

    Comment by SK – January 30, 2014 04:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community & Parks are going to be so sad tonight with Troy gone and Ann/Chris leaving… Don’t go :(

    Comment by Eddie – January 30, 2014 04:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • No choice. They were let go from Parks. Don’t let the producers try to fool you. Budget cuts from NBComcast.

      Comment by Bob – January 30, 2014 10:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • sloooooooooooooooooooooow tv night.

    Comment by Jay Boucher – January 30, 2014 04:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Vampire Diaries
    Reign

    Comment by Tessa – January 30, 2014 04:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community
    P&R
    Elementary

    Comment by Anna – January 30, 2014 05:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • White Collar

    Comment by sky – January 30, 2014 05:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Vampire Diaries
    The Crazy Ones

    Comment by Eric7740 – January 30, 2014 06:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community & SNL Sports Spectacular with host Seth Meyers.

    Comment by Tran 2.0 – January 30, 2014 06:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Vampire Diaries
    Elementary
    The Big Bang Theory

    Comment by anon123 – January 30, 2014 06:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Vampire Diaries
    Mob Wives

    Comment by Jared – January 30, 2014 06:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Big Bang Theory, Parks and Recreation and White Collar.

    Comment by Justin – January 30, 2014 07:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Vampire Diaries
    Crazy One’s
    Community

    Comment by sarah – January 30, 2014 07:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • BBT,VD,Reign

    Comment by Brandy – January 30, 2014 07:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community
    P&R
    King of Nerds

    Comment by JJ – January 30, 2014 07:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community, Parks and Rec, The Crazy Ones, and White Collar.

    Comment by Joey – January 30, 2014 07:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community
    Parks
    White Collar

    Comment by Jared – January 30, 2014 08:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Where’s Castle? I thought it was on tonight…

    Comment by Maggie Ames – January 30, 2014 08:43 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Nope. He was referring to Nathan Fillion being on Community tonight. Yeah, I feel deceived too.

      Comment by Carolina – January 30, 2014 09:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Community
    Parks & Rec
    Crazy Ones
    Elementary
    White Collar

    Comment by bobbie – January 30, 2014 09:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rake?

    Comment by Heathers – January 30, 2014 10:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • New show with Greg Kinnear as a somewhat skeevy lawyer.

      Comment by Bob Johnson – January 30, 2014 10:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Every Star Wars original movies fan will be watching BBT for James Earl Jones AND Carrie Fisher.

    Comment by Bob Johnson – January 30, 2014 10:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Definitely the highlight of the week: Nathan Fillion on Community! Soo looking forward to this.

    Comment by Rich Abey – January 31, 2014 04:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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