On TV this Thursday: The shtako hits the Castithan on Defiance, Last Comic Standing gets counsel from The Chin, Maggie Gyllenhaal is an Honorable Woman, Welcome to Sweden gets KISS’d and The Quest begins on ABC. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
A Defiance Murder, The Honorable Woman Debuts and More
Series premiere: This genre-bending reality competition combines harrowing challenges, narrative storytelling and special effects to conjure an immersive fantasy environment. Of the 12 people transported to a fantasy world where they are declared defenders of a noble cause, only one will emerge the One True Hero.
Repeat to Revisit: Travel back in time to… the pilot, in which Ichabod Crane finds himself in modern-day Sleepy Hollow — and quickly realizes that evil has awoken with him.
Datak is framed for a bizarre murder, while Irisa learns more about her true destiny.
To help Alex get his job back, Rush must navigate his rocky relationship with his father (Mad Men‘s Harry Hamlin), all while chaperoning a troubled actor back to set after he jeopardizes his last-chance comeback.
Thrilled to be going back to the street, Oliver’s day takes a turn for the worse when his daughter Izzy shows up at the station. Later, squad members are rendered speechless when Duncan presents incriminating new evidence against Andy.
Jocasta and Amber face eviction, and two new Heads of Household reign supreme. (On a scale of 1 to 10, how creepy will Caleb’s goodbye message to Amber be? We’re thinking 16.)
Welcome to Sweden
Already feeling neglected by Emma and busy pounding the pavement for a local job, Bruce’s former client Gene Simmons surfaces with
The Honorable Woman
Miniseries premiere: As children, Nessa Stein (played by Maggie Gyllenhaal) and her brother (Andrew Buchan) witnessed the assassination of their father, an Israeli arms manufacturer. Now an adult, Nessa has refocused the company on connecting Palestine and Israel to promote peace. But it all comes to a head when a secret from her past threatens to be exposed.
Last Comic Standing
As the Top 5 brace to be cut to the final four, onetime Tonight Show host Jay Leno serves as guest mentor.
While Russ and Lina go on a romantic getaway; Jess gets in trouble for sexting her neighbor.