What to Watch Tonight

Obama's Town Hall, Castle Goes On a 'Quest and More


On TV this Thursday: President Barack Obama discusses gun violence in America, Chicago and Foreigner rock Greatest Hits and all of your Nathan Fillion role-playing fantasies (sort of) come true. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Seeso
    HarmonQuest

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Community creator Dan Harmon is joined by famous pals such as Castle‘s Nathan Fillion and Silicon Valley‘s Thomas Middleditch and Kumail Nanjiani in this semi-animated roleplaying series. (Watch trailer.)

  • AMC
    Ghostbusters Marathon

    Ahead of the new Ghostbusters starring Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy, AMC is encoring the original 1984 film and its 1989 sequel (at 8:30 pm). (They air again at 11 pm and 1:30 am.)

  • ABC, ESPN and Freeform
    The President and The People: A National Conversation

    World News Tonight anchor David Muir moderates an intimate conversation with President Barack Obama about race, policing and equality. (Get details.)

  • Fox
    Bones

    In Season 11’s penultimate episode, a French inspector (The Originals‘ Sebastian Roche) interferes with the investigation into a body found at a recycling plant; Gilles Marini (Switched at Birth) also guest-stars.

  • The CW
    Beauty and the Beast

    Vincent attempts to infiltrate a private army while in hiding; Cat puts her job on the line to obtain intel.

  • ABC
    Greatest Hits

    Bret Michaels, Kenny Loggins, Miguel, Wilson Phillips, Grace Potter, Chicago, Aloe Blacc, Foreigner and Nate Ruess perform hits from 1985-90.  (Catch up on performances by Hanson and BSB.)

  • NBC
    Aquarius

    The Manson family receives a blessing and a threat; Shafe and Kristin’s marriage is affected by a shootout between the Black Panthers and the LAPD.

  • USA Network
    Queen of the South

    Teresa is put in danger after her first solo drug run takes a deadly turn; Brenda and Tony proceed with the high-risk escape to Dallas.

  • truTV
    Impractical Jokers

    Summer premiere: Joe, Q, Sal and Murr take their antics across the pond, culminating in a punishment in front of thousands of fans.

  • FX
    Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

    Flash steps up his game in response to Gigi’s recent experience; Noah and Bam talk to Rehab about pursuing Feast.

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23 Comments
  1. What about the Battlebots episode that’s being preempted by the president’s town hall?

  2. SarahSar says:

    Bones…finally!

  3. haldrey says:

    Bones
    Queen of the South
    Aquarius
    Beauty and the Beast

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and The Tonight Show.

  5. Gary says:

    I thought bones was going to have the puppet master as this season mr bad but we have not seen anything of him since the monster in the closet episode when he was introduced. I thought that was the best episode bones has done for awhile
    It seems a little disappointing that we haven’t revisited him yet

  6. Bella says:

    Bones

  7. peterwdawson says:

    I guess I need to find out what Seeso is while watching the town hall.

    • HAP says:

      It’s a streaming service owned by NBCU Digital and costs $4 a month. It mostly plays regular NBC repeats such as Fallon.

  8. Lyn says:

    Bones and Miss Marple on PBS.

  9. Rachel says:

    BatB
    30 for 30

    • haldrey says:

      Glad to see you here.

    • Sissy hill says:

      Please dont take bones off everyone is always taking great shows off and replacing them with realty or senseless programs I have watched bones since the start. Thier are many, many shows i do not watch realty shows i already have enough at home silly, silly shows on the lit too. I beg of you please, please keep bones on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. PlayballK says:

    Thirteen on BBC America

  11. Phil says:

    I will be watching the President… I will miss him come next year!

  12. Jax&Juice's Girl says:

    TMZ
    Dish Nation
    Queen of the South
    Bones
    TMZ Sports

  13. LAwoman says:

    Thirteen
    Sex and Drugs
    Maybe check out Greatest Hits