What to Watch Today

Station 19 Gets Fired Up, Farewell to Portlandia and More

On TV this Thursday: The Grey’s Anatomy spinoff reports for duty, Christina Aguilera helps usher in a new season of Drag Race and Fred and Carrie say goodbye to Portlandia. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • CBS and TBS
    NCAA Basketball Tournament

    Four games: Loyola-Chicago vs. Nevada (7 pm, CBS); Texas A&M vs. Michigan (7:30 pm, TBS); Kentucky vs. Kansas State (9:30 pm, CBS); Florida State vs. Gonzaga (10 pm, TBS). (View complete NCAA line-up.)

  • Fox

    Gordon and Bullock go in search of someone helping Sofia maintain control over Gotham; Penguin, Lee and Nygma turn to an unlikely ally.

  • ABC
    Grey's Anatomy

    Jackson turns his attention to the groundbreaking vaginoplasty surgery he has scheduled with Catherine and Richard; Jo and Bailey treat a former astronaut.

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race

    Season 10 premiere (two hours): Fourteen new queens compete to become America’s Next Drag Race Superstar; Christina Aguilera serves as a guest-judge.

  • Freeform

    Season 2 finale: Holden and Charlie confront Tom and Diane about what’s happening after Diego’s latest attack hits close to home. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC

    Jeff gets a job at Target after leaving Cloud 9 behind to be with Mateo; Amy goes on a double date with Dina.

  • NBC
    A.P. Bio

    Miles’ publisher offers Jack the chance to write a book of feel-good philosophy; Bill Nye, Flava Flav and The Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones guest-star.

  • ABC
    Station 19

    Series premiere (two episodes): The Grey’s Anatomy spinoff focuses on the lives of those working at a nearby firehouse, including Andy Herrera (Rosewood‘s Jaina Lee Ortiz) and doctor-turned-firefighter Ben Warren (Grey’s‘ Jason George). (Watch trailer.)

  • NBC
    Chicago Fire

    Two episodes (special time): This, kids, is what we call counter-programming! Casey and Dawson respond to a car accident; Brett receives unsettling news; gunshots go off at the site of a residential fire.

  • IFC

    Series finale: Fred and Carrie take up running to break their news addiction; the mayor cuts deals to secure a route for the Portland marathon. (A Season 8 marathon precedes at 5:30 pm.)