What to Watch Today

J.Lo's Shades of Blue, Angel From Hell Rises and More


On TV this Thursday: Jenny From the Block befriends a Goodfella, Jane Lynch is an Angel From Hell, it’s Tatum vs. Tatum in an epic Lip Sync Battle and Big Bang‘s Leonard gets stuck in the Middle. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Fox
    American Idol

    Final season premiere, Part 2: Auditions continue in search of America’s last Idol in San Francisco and Little Rock, Ark.

  • ABC
    Beyond the Tank

    Season 2 premiere: Mark gets an update on Simple Sugars; Daymond has an intense meeting with the inventor of the 180 Cup.

  • NBC
    Heroes Reborn

    Luke and Malina attempt to prevent the extinction of humans following Noah’s disappearance; Farah, Carlos and the Haitian face off against Matt Parkman.

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Penny gets Leonard to agree to see a therapist (Malcolm in the Middle vet Jane Kaczmarek); Stuart moves out of Howard and Bernadette’s house.

  • CBS
    Life in Pieces

    Tim and Heather make friends with a fellow couple; Matt’s ex-wife turns up; NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk and Brenda Song (Dads) guest-star.

  • ABC
    My Diet Is Better Than Yours

    Series premiere: Tensions escalate as contestants realize they aren’t appearing on The Biggest Loser meet with weight-loss experts and start shedding LBs; “Insanity” creator Shaun T. hosts.

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Part 1 of 2: Red and Aram take daring measures to ensure Liz’s well-being as she awaits trial. (Already renewed for Season 4; get casting news.)

  • CBS
    Mom

    Christy hosts a dinner attended by Violet’s future in-law (Alice‘s Linda Lavin); Steve wants to take his relationship with Bonnie to the next level.

  • CBS
    Angel From Hell

    Series premiere: A doctor (Maggie Lawson, Psych) meets an eccentric woman (Jane Lynch) who claims to be her guardian angel; Kevin Pollak (Mom), Kyle Bornheimer (Playing House) co-star.

  • NBC
    Shades of Blue

    Series premiere: A detective (Jennifer Lopez) is coerced into being an FBI informant, to take down her fellow wrongdoing cops; Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), Drea de Matteo (The Sopranos), Warren Kole (Common Law), Vincent Laresca, Hampton Fluker and Sarah Jeffery (Wayward Pines) co-star.

  • Spike
    Lip Sync Battle

    Season 2 premiere (60 minutes): Husband and wife battle for the belt as Magic Mike‘s Channing Tatum competes against Supergirl‘s Jenna Dewan Tatum. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • CBS
    Elementary

    Watson learns that her stepdad (John Heard, The Sopranos) has penned a novel based on her work with Holmes; a former FBI agent is murdered. (Get casting news.)

  • IFC
    The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

    Season 3 premiere (three episodes): Todd’s work brings him to London, where he visits the House of Parliament and has an ominous dream.