On TV this Thursday: The Biggest Loser relives the glory days, Haven’s season premiere is in danger, Thursday Night Football kicks off and The Quest is completed. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Tonight
Thursday Night Football Kicks Off, Haven Returns and More
Rebuilding the World Trade Center
Created by Irish filmmaker Marcus Robinson, this eight-years-in-the-making documentary focuses on the construction workers tasked with restoring the New York City skyline after the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Biggest Loser
Two-hour Season 16 premiere: Twenty former athletes — including NFL vets Scott Mitchell and Damien Woody, and tennis pro Zina Garrison — begin their path to fitness, helped in part by new trainers Jessie Pavelka and Jennifer Widerstrom. (In other words: Keep the Kleenex handy!)
Season 5 premiere: When a dangerous new trouble emerges, Mara is seemingly in control and Audrey is nowhere to be found.
Thursday Night Football
Network premiere: The Steelers take on the Ravens in Maryland. (The Big Bang Theory is temporarily airing on Mondays, starting Sept. 22, while it and the rest of CBS’ regular Thursday line-up return here Oct. 30.)
Two-hour season finale: It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: The One True Hero is crowned! (Not yet renewed.)
The designers must create avant garde looks that can withstand the elements. (But really, who’s wearing an avant garde look in the rain?)
Rush’s renewed relationship with Sarah gets complicated, while Alex tries to control the fallout with his wife. Rebecca Marshall (Cedar Cove) guest-stars.
The Honorable Woman
Nessa begins to sense antagonism between the Israeli government and the Stein Foundation.
Garfunkel and Oates
A bitter ex-bandmate-turned-movie star visits Riki and Kate, and the girls try to get weed cards. (Priorities!)
You're the Worst
In an episode spanning three years, we see the events that lead up to Gretchen and Jimmy meeting.