What to Watch Today

Shooter Returns, Clooney AFI Tribute, Take Two and More


On TV this Thursday: Shooter pulls the trigger on its third season, Rachel Bilson and Eddie Cibrian Take Two for ABC and George Clooney receives the American Film Institute’s highest honor. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • SundanceNow
    Next of Kin

    Stateside premiere (all six episodes): In this UK import, Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) plays a general practitioner who is drawn into a world of betrayal, conspiracy and murder after her brother is brutally killed; Jack Davenport (FlashForward) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)

  • ABC
    The Gong Show

    Season 2 premiere: This episode features celebrity judges Fred Armisen, Rita Wilson and executive producer Will Arnett.

  • Freeform
    Marvel's Cloak & Dagger

    Tandy and Tyrone come face to face; a secret side to Otis is revealed.

  • TNT
    The 46th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Clooney

    90 minutes: Don Cheadle, Bill Murray, Anna Kendrick, Cate Blanchett and wife Amal Clooney are among those paying tribute to the actor/director/humanitarian.

  • USA Network
    Queen of the South

    Season 3 premiere: Teresa attempts to launch a drug empire of her own while hiding from Camila in Malta. (Get casting scoop.)

  • ABC
    Match Game

    Season 3B premiere: Panelists include Kenan Thompson, Niecy Nash, Constance Zimmer, Thomas Lennon, Mark Duplass and Caroline Rhea.

  • NBC
    Marlon

    Two episodes: First up, Marlon and Ashley pretend they’re still married when his sisters come to town. Then at 9:30 pm, the exes visit a relationship therapist (Kim Wayans) to stabilize their rocky divorce.

  • USA Network
    Shooter

    Season 3 premiere: Julie and Isaac work together after Bob Lee is taken by Solotov; intel on Bob Lee’s father sets off a new mission.

  • ABC
    Take Two

    Series premiere: From Castle EPs Terri Edda Miller and Andrew W. Marlowe comes this new procedural about an actress (The O.C.‘s Rachel Bilson) who shadows a lone-wolf P.I. (CSI: Miami‘s Eddie Cibrian).

  • Comedy Central
    Detroiters

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): First up, Tim and Sam help Sheila find a lawyer after she gets a DUI. Then at 10:30 pm, tensions escalate between the friends after Sam acts in one of their commercials. (A Season 1 marathon precedes at 7 am.)