On TV this Thursday: The Night Shift treats a staff shake-up, Veep battles The Walking Dead, Mike Myers (sort of) hosts The Gong Show and a Backstreet Boy searches for the next great Boy Band. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
The Night Shift Returns, The Mist Rolls In, Gong Show and More
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Series premiere: Thirty young male vocalists audition in front of the “architects” — Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter, Spice Girls’ Emma Bunton and Grammy-winning producer Timbaland — before 18 are chosen to compete for boy band superstardom; Rita Ora hosts.
Hollywood Game Night
Season 5 premiere: Veep‘s Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky and Matt Walsh go up against The Walking Dead‘s Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt and Lauren Cohan.
Inside the Actors Studio
Scarlett Johansson sits down with James Lipton to discuss her personal and professional history, including the new film Rough Night.
Footage of Maddie’s traffic stop results in a huge fallout; Deacon and Avery are enamored by Hallie’s sound.
Season 2 premiere: Chris Hardwick’s elaborate game of Plinko continues, with contestants Milton and Aaryn.
The Gong Show
Series premiere: Arrested Development‘s Will Arnett serves as an EP/panelist on this revival, which is hosted by
Mike MyersTommy Maitland; panelists also include The Hangover‘s Zach Galifianakis and Ken Jeong.
Series premiere: Based on the Stephen King novella, this drama finds a small town cut off from the rest of the world
by a domeafter an eerie mist rolls in; Morgan Spector (Allegiance), Alyssa Sutherland (Vikings) and Frances Conroy (AHS) star. (Watch trailer.)
The Night Shift
Season 4 premiere: Jordan and Drew jump out of a helicopter to perform a daring rescue; Kenny butts heads with a new ER nurse (Pitch‘s Mark Consuelos). (Watch sneak peek.)
Queen of the South
Teresa and James are confronted by a group of American border vigilantes during a mission to destroy Epifanio’s drug smuggling tunnels.