On TV this Thursday: Paramount+ launches with (stop us if you’ve heard this one before) a Mountain of Entertainment (including a Real World reunion and a SpongeBob movie); and two more midseason ABC game shows end their runs. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Paramount+ Arrives, ABC Game Show Finales and More
Series premiere: This extension of the long-running newsmagazine features correspondents Enrique Acevedo, Seth Doane, Wes Lowery and Laurie Segall.
For Heaven's Sake
Series premiere: Blending comedy and true crime, the Funny or Die production follows the search for Harold Heaven, who in 1934 mysteriously disappeared from his remote cabin in Ontario, Canada.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
Film premiere: SpongeBob and Patrick journey to Atlantic City to save Gary, who has been snail-napped by King Poseidon. (Read preview.)
Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years
Series premiere (first six episodes): The CG-animated prequel, which is first established in Sponge on the Run (above), follows wee SpongeBob and friends to summer camp. (Season 2 of Stephen Colbert’s Tooning Out the News also launches today.)
Pacific Rim: The Black
Series premiere: In the anime-style offshoot, two siblings encounter new creatures and chance allies amid the search for their M.I.A. ‘rents.
Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
Season 1 finale: Rachael Leigh Cook, Sherri Shepard and Kevin Nealon go for a spin. (The Chase’s finale, consisting of back-to-back episodes, follows at 9.)
New/old time slot! The store undergoes its first deep clean since the pandemic; Mateo wants to impress Amy and Eric’s parents. (Production has wrapped!)
Georgie turns to Mr. Lundy (returning guest star Jason Alexander) for help with a business venture; Sheldon is determined to become Dr. Linkletter’s lab assistant.
Part 2 of 2: Gina tries to pull Drew out of a deep depression after Jerry’s failed kidney surgery.
Call Me Kat
Kat and Carter’s friendship is tested after Kat is elected to the local business council; Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) guest-stars.