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:
Obama's Town Hall, Castle Goes On a 'Quest and More
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.
Beauty and the Beast
Vincent attempts to infiltrate a private army while in hiding; Cat puts her job on the line to obtain intel.
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.)
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.
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.
Summer premiere: Joe, Q, Sal and Murr take their antics across the pond, culminating in a punishment in front of thousands of fans.
Flash steps up his game in response to Gigi’s recent experience; Noah and Bam talk to Rehab about pursuing Feast.