On TV this Thursday: The McCarthys debuts, Mom has financial struggles, The Big Bang Theory returns “home,” one of the Two and a Half Men has a scare, Elementary welcomes a new student and Bones works with a rival. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
CBS' Thursday Line-Up Debuts, Bones Rivalry and More
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Watch What Happens: Live
Andy Cohen chats with American Horror Story: Freak Show‘s Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Emma Roberts and Sarah Paulson.