On TV this Thursday: The Taste savors a final dish, Idol reveals its Top 13, Lando Calrissian Nerds out and First Lady Michelle Obama gets classy with Jimmy Fallon. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Winter Olympics (NBC) | Tonight’s events include figure skating, freestyle skiing and the women’s halfpipe gold medal final.
8 pm The Taste (ABC) | Season 2 finale: The final four must create a dish using tripe, liver and scallops.
8 pm Inside the Actor’s Studio (Bravo) | Matthew McConaughey discusses his more-than-“Alright, alright, alright” career — including his Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated role in Dallas Buyer’s Club.
9 pm Rake (Fox) | Well, someone has an appetite! When a restaurant owner (The Sopranos’ Michael Imperioli) is accused of bigamy, Keegan must convince the jury that there is nothing wrong with having multiple wives.
9 pm Braxton Family Values (WE tv) | The Season 3 finale includes a trip to the Grammys, a birthday soiree, a christening and a heart-to-heart conversation.
9 pm Under the Gunn (Lifetime) | The designers are required to create mini collections in the first team challenge.
9 pm Chopped Canada (Food Network) | The chefs must incorporate durian – dubbed the world’s smelliest fruit – into a dessert.
10 pm King of the Nerds (TBS) | As the Nerds debate an age-old question, one player reveals that (gasp!) he has never seen either Star Trek or Star Wars – much to the horror of guest judges Billy Dee Williams (um, Star Wars!) and Kumail Nanjiani (Franklin & Bash).
Midnight The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | First Lady Michelle Obama pays a visit and Arcade Fire performs.
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