On TV this Thursday: Elementary braves the criminal underworld, Sheldon makes a Big (bogus?) discovery, Grey’s doctors deal with parental baggage, Project Runway All Stars returns and more. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) | When Sheldon feels like a fraud after his latest scientific breakthrough, he gets a sobering visit from Einstein and Archimedes.
8 pm The Vampire Diaries (CW) | Mystic Falls honors the dead (i.e. half the cast) with its traditional Remembrance Day.
8 pm The Voice (NBC) | The Battle Rounds spill over into Thursday in the first of three Parks preemptions
9 pm Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) | James Remar (Dexter) continues his run as Alex’s troubled dad, while Meredith considers continuing her mother’s research.
9 pm Project Runway All Stars (Lifetime) | Season 3 premiere: Eleven of your favorite designers from past seasons return to cut, sew and work their way to the top. Alyssa Milano (Mistresses) pulls double duty as host and judge (alongside Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman).
9 pm The Crazy Ones (CBS) | Things turn to a “sexual nature” when a worldly client (Saffron Burrows, Law & Order: CI) causes Zach and Simon to compete for her attention. (Get full-season pick-up news.)
9 pm White Collar (USA Network) | Just as Neal gets a new handler (The Following‘s Warren Kole), his loyalties are tested when an investigation may lead to Mozzie.
10 pm Parenthood (NBC) | While Joel struggles to keep things professional with Peet, Max pushes boundaries with his photography.
10 pm Elementary (CBS) | Holmes and Watson get mixed up with the mob when they discover the body of an assassin.
11 pm Watch What Happens Live (Bravo) | TVLine’s fearless leader Michael Ausiello will channel his inner Tom Cruise circa 1988 when he serves as guest bartender on Andy Cohen’s late-night gabfest. Sources confirm to us exclusively that he plans to test out his trademark Smurf Blue Martini on guests Rosie Perez (The Counselor) and Johnny Knoxville (Bad Grandpa). (Also, rumor has it Andy plans on grilling Aus for clues about a certain blind item. Will da boss cave?!)
Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!