What to Watch Tonight

Shaky Anatomy, POTUS on Kimmel, Portlandia Finale and More

On TV this Thursday: Grey’s Anatomy is shaken to its core, Paul Reubens makes Portlandia his new playhouse, the leader of the free world visits with Guillermo and The Blacklist comes under major scrutiny. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Fox
    American Idol

    The Top 12 finalists perform live as part of a special, two-hour event. (For the handful of you who might’ve asked, Backstrom returns next week.)

  • ABC
    Grey's Anatomy

    When an earthquake rocks the hospital, Owen is forced to give medical advice to a child by phone and Mer’s “streak” is put at risk. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • The CW
    The Vampire Diaries

    After shutting off her humanity, Caroline gives everyone an ultimatum, forcing Elena and Stefan to intervene. (Read preview from director Ian Somerhalder.)

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    The group gathers at Mrs. Wolowitz’ home to share a meal of leftovers in her honor. (P.S. Get scoop on who will be playing Howard’s half-brother.)

  • CBS
    The Odd Couple

    Worried she’ll be the only single person at her high school reunion, Dani lets Oscar and Felix help her find worthy accompaniment.

  • ABC
    Scandal

    An unexpected visitor with insider information catches David off guard, and threatens to expose particulars regarding B613.

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Agent Keen heads to court as a suspect in the Harbormaster’s murder, as Ressler and Cooper help Red locate “The Major.”

  • ABC
    American Crime

    Barb pleads reverse racism after the police claim Matt had prior involvement with drugs; Tony doesn’t blend in at juvey. Lili Taylor (Six Feet Under) guest-stars.

  • IFC
    Portlandia

    Season 5 finale: Police investigate after an arsonist sets a taxidermist’s shop ablaze. Late Night‘s Seth Meyers, House vet Olivia Wilde and Pee Wee‘s Paul Reubens guest-star.

  • ABC
    Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Barack Obama pays Kimmel his first visit since running for president in 2008. I’m sure they have plenty to catch up on!