What to Watch Tonight

CBS' Thursday Line-Up Debuts, Bones Rivalry and More

  • Fox
    Bones

    While giving her speech at a forensic science convention, Brennan must deal with both her rival (played by guest star Nora Dunn, Saturday Night live) and an investigation that makes Hodgins a suspect.

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Regular time-slot premiere: The guys help Penny with a work dilemma while Amy and Bernadette disagree when it comes to female scientists playing up their sexuality.

  • CBS
    Mom

    Season 2 premiere: Bonnie realizes Christy’s financial decisions could change the family’s living condition while Christy decides to help out a newly sober Jill (guest star Jaime Pressly, My Name Is Earl).

  • Lifetime
    Project Runway: All Stars

    Season 4 premiere: Fourteen designers return to face the challenge of designing clothing inspired by either New York’s uptown or downtown scene.

  • ABC
    Scandal

    Olivia is called on by an assassin who claims he was wrongfully accused, Mellie meets another First Lady with stories that mirror her own and Liz gets closer to the White House.

  • CBS
    Two and a Half Men

    Season 12 premiere: Following a Halloween health scare, Walden wishes to change his life — with Alan’s help. Aisha Tyler (The Talk) guest-stars.

  • CBS
    The McCarthys

    Series premiere: Ronny (Tyler Ritter, Grey’s Anatomy) aspires to move away from his close-knit, sports-obsessed family, but when his father gives him an assistant basketball coaching position over his siblings, he decides to stay. Also starring Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne), Jack McGee (Rescue Me) and Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom).

  • CBS
    Elementary

    Season 3 premiere: Having been fired by London’s MI6, Holmes returns to New York with a new student (played by Ophelia Lovibond, Titanic: Blood and Steel), but Watson must approve his return to the NYPD. Gina Gershon (Rescue Me) guest-stars.

  • ABC
    How to Get Away With Murder

    Annalise deals with a man’s death sentence delivered by Asher’s father while handling Wes’ anger towards her. In flash-forwards, Asher’s whereabouts on the night of the murder are revealed.

  • Bravo
    Watch What Happens: Live

    Andy Cohen chats with American Horror Story: Freak Show‘s Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Emma Roberts and Sarah Paulson.