On TV this Thursday: The 2014 Winter Olympics skate onto our screens, Spoils of Babylon finale celebrates Christmas, Jay Leno lords over The Tonight Show one last time and The Millers meet a Superman. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm XXII Winter Olympics (NBC) | And so it begins! Broadcast from Sochi, Russia, the opening night’s events include team figure skating, snowboarding and freestyle skiing. (The Opening Ceremony airs Friday.)
8 pm American Idol (Fox) | Ready, set…. The dreaded Group Rounds get under way in earnest!
8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | Sheldon and Amy join Howard and Bernadette on a trip to — hiccup! — wine country, while Raj’s dog is taken to the vet.
8:30 pm The Millers (CBS) | Nathan is set on surprising Carol for her birthday. Brandon Routh (Superman Returns, Chuck) guest-stars.
9 pm Rake (Fox) | Keegan represents a woman (Bridesmaids‘ Annie Mumolo) who is claiming her son has cancer, in an attempt to support her gambling addiction. Professional skater Tony Hawk guest-stars.
9 pm Reign (The CW) | Catherine tries to expose Bash’s past in an attempt to save her own skin; the truth about the castle ghost is revealed. (Get scoop.)
9 pm The Crazy Ones (CBS) | Simon must eulogize a jingle writer who was not a well-liked man.
10 pm Elementary (CBS) | Holmes investigates the murder of a ballerina while Watson tries to find a homeless veteran who may have been abducted.
11:35 pm The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) | Finale: In his last hurrah as host, Jay jaws with Billy Crystal, Garth Brooks performs.
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