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What's Hot On TV Tonight – NBC Revises Its Thursdays

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With ER now officially gone, NBC is filling its time slot with Southland after heavily promoting the new cop drama. Also starting tonight on NBC is Parks and Recreation, the new Amy Poehler sticom, also heavily promoted. Not to be outdone, CBS chimes in with Harper’s Island, that seems like a very dark Gilligan’s Island. What if one of those shipwrecked was killing everyone off. Who would you suspect, the Professor?

1. Bye Bye, Love. Three divorced dads try to manage it with their exes, new girlfriends, and kids. 4:00 PM CT FMC

2. Perfect STranger. A very odd psychological thriller starring Halle Berry and Bruce Willis with a very “Huh?” ending. 5:40 PM CT Encore West

3. It Could Happen to You. A very positive movie showing that there are some good people out there still. 6:00 PM CT WE

4. Survivor: Tocantins – The Brazilian Highlands. It’s the big tribe merge tonight, leading to so many possibilities because of the HII, the fake Idol, and the secret cross tribal alliance. 7:00 PM CT CBS


5. The Office. After Jim meets with the new boss, he squares off with the guy in charge of a soccer game in the parking lot. Michael starts to have fears about the new workday at hand and can’t bring himself to leave the house, yet still manages to assemble a “dream team.” 7:00 PM CT NBC

6. In the Motherhood. Jane has it out with a bully at Annie’s school, then takes on some bullying of her own at work. Emily is challenged for the head mom position at the preschool, and Rosemary tries to make over the band she was in in the 1980s. 7:00 PM CT ABC

7. Bones. A physicist who had threats against her life because of a controversial study at a well-known research institute turns up dead, and Brennan and Booth are on the case. Angela’s father, the guitarist for ZZ Top comes looking for Hodgins and Sweets intervenes. 7:00 PM CT Fox

8. Parks and Recreation. In the premiere episode, Leslie takes on what seems to be a simple project, turning an abandoned construction site into a community park, but has to work through the local government to get it done. 7:30 PM CT NBC

9. Samantha Who? Sam wants to fix her friendship with Frank better after a series of misunderstandings. Andrea is afraid that the perks she gets from dating a basketball star will disappear after said star is outed as being gay. 7:30 PM CT ABC

10. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Nick looks into a skydiver’s death, and Catherine finds a possible connection between the skydiver and a double-murder. 8:00 PM CT CBS

11. The Office. It’s our second helping tonight, as Dwight and Andy go on a hunting trip together. Charles is wanting a rundown from Jim, but Jim can’t figure out what that means. Michael hosts a Paper and Pancakes luncheon, but it might not go over very well. 8:00 PM CT NBC

12. Hell’s Kitchen. Survivor isn’t the only reality series going individual tonight. Chef Ramsay’s gang is as well. The remaining chefs need to fix a dish using just four ingredients. One of the chefs needs medical attention during the dinner service. 8:00 PM CT Fox

13. 30 Rock. While everyone celebrates the 50th TGS episode, the part goes sour when they hear of imminent budget cuts at 30 Rock. Jack has to distribute the pink slips, as Kenneth gets new responsibilities, and Liz tries to make it happy to keep all her staffers. Jenna and Tracy begin to wonder if Kenneth is keeping a dark secret. 8:31 PM CT NBC

14. Harper’s Island. Tonight the guests board the yacht, and before they take off, someone is murdered, but no one knows about it. The bride’s ex shows up without being invited, and the killer claims victim number two before the end of the show. 9:02 PM CT CBS

15. Southland. In tonight’s premiere, Ben Sherman has his first day on the new job with a more seasoned partner. Didn’t we just se that last night on The Unusuals. He gets prepared for working the beat in LA., and a young girl kidnapped from her hard. 9:00 PT CT NBC

16. Bridget’s Sexiest Beaches. Tonight, Hugh’s ex travels to the beaches in Thailand. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

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