What to Watch Tonight

Orphan Black's Grieving Period, Red Nose Day, 500 Qs and More

On TV this Thursday: Orphan Black struggles with loss, a Grey’s doc delves deep into why #BlackLivesMatter and a Jeopardy legend tackles 500 Questions. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar:

  • ABC
    500 Questions

    Season 2 premiere: The five-night event kicks off with new host Dan Harris (Good Morning America) and contestant Ken Jennings. Yes, that Ken Jennings.

  • Fox

    Booth assists with an investigation into to the death of a Secret Service agent. Joel David Moore returns as Fisher, Michael Gaston (The Mentalist) also guest-stars.

  • The CW
    DC's Legends of Tomorrow

    Repeat to Revisit: Miss the Flash/Arrow offshoot’s maiden voyage? Here’s your chance to catch up, beginning with Episode 1. (Read our pilot recap.)

  • NBC
    Red Nose Day

    Craig Ferguson hosts this star-studded charity event established to help lift kids out of poverty; Will Ferrell, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Julia Roberts, Neil Patrick Harris, Tracy Morgan and the casts of Game of Thrones and OITNB are among those scheduled to appear.

  • A&E
    60 Days In

    Season 1 finale (90 minutes): Tempers escalate when all seven participants meet for the first time to discuss their experiences on the inside. (Season 2 premieres Aug. 18.)

  • BET
    Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement

    Directed/produced by Laurens Grant (Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution) and exec-produced by Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy), this docu presents the story of the brave, young people who found their voice to lead the #BlackLivesMatter social movement.

  • CNN
    The Eighties

    The docuseries takes a look at how hitmakers such as Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Whitney Houston helped shape a decade.

  • BBC America
    Orphan Black

    Sarah wonders whether she is strong enough to move forward after she falls back into old habits while coping with loss. (Who received TVLine accolades?)

  • FX

    Season 7 finale (Part 1 of 2): Archer and the team get hired by acclaimed film director Ellis Crane to investigate suspicious activities on the set of his new movie.

  • Comedy Central
    Inside Amy Schumer

    Amy falls head over heels for a chef, jumps out of a blimp and gets her leg gnawed off. (What a day!)

  • Spike
    Lip Sync Battle

    Former Voice coach CeeLo Green competes against Canadian comedian Russell Peters. Yeah, May Sweeps must be over.

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  1. kirads09 says:

    Orphan Black

  2. Lauren says:

    Is The Eighties actually going to come on tonight? CNN hasn’t shown a new episode in about a month.They’re not even on demand.

  3. Jess says:

    Legends Of Tomorrow finale (canadian airing)

  4. dman6015 says:

    Red Nose Day
    Orphan Black

  5. Kevin K says:

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 7 – Lightning vs. Penguins (winner takes on the San Jose Sharks in the SCF)

  6. Joey Padron says:

    Red Nose Day and The Tonight Show.

  7. kmw says:

    Bones. We haven’t seen Fischer in awhile it will be nice to see him again and cannot wait to see how Brennan finds her way back to work while sick

  8. Jax&Juice's Girl says:

    Orphan Black

  9. Sarah says:


  10. LAwoman says:

    NBA OKC vs Golden State
    Orphan Black