On TV this Thursday: The HIMYM cast goes Inside the Actors Studio, Fitz’s kids visit Scandal, Chris Meloni wants you to know Jack and a Grey’s Anatomy doc lives parallel lives. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within) — and with CBS still in hoops mode — here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (ABC) | Alice and the Knave’s friendship is tested; the Jabberwocky tries to free herself.
8 pm The Vampire Diaries (The CW) | Caroline and Enzo take a trip to Atlanta to look for a new doppelganger, and Bonnie has a startling encounter with Luke. (Get scooped!)
8 pm Inside the Actors Studio (Bravo) | James Lipton sits down with How I Met Your Mother‘s Josh Radnor, Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel, and Cobie Smulders to discuss the show’s nine-year run, which ends Monday. (No slapping included.)
8 pm Hell’s Kitchen (Fox) | Ramsay serves up a physical challenge involving pigs and potatoes.
9 pm Suits (USA Network) | Harvey and Mike are put in an unpleasant position when they take on one of their biggest clients yet, while Louis faces a huge problem.
9 pm The Red Road (Sundance) | In the show’s penultimate episode, Kopus heads to Brooklyn and Jean makes a difficult decision.
9:30 pm Surviving Jack (Fox) | Series premiere: From EP Bill Lawrence (Cougar Town, Scrubs), Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: SVU) stars as a father who becomes a full-time parent for the first time after his wife (Rachael Harris, from everything) enrolls in law school. Connor Buckley (Deception) and Claudia Lee (Hart of Dixie) also star.
10 pm Scandal (ABC) | The Grant children (Lost alums Dylan Minnette and Madeline Carroll) visit the White House, where they prepare for a live television interview with Fitz and Mellie. (Get scoop and more scoop.)
10 pm Vikings (History) | Lagertha and Ragnar join forces to take out Jarl Borg. (Psst, hear the big news?)
10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | Joel and Sarah celebrate the completion of their projects, and Amber tries to surprise Sydney and Victor.
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