Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo

Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo
Neil Patrick Harris will be a guest on Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio." (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

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The Slap This new eight-episode miniseries based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas and an Australian television series stars Peter Sarsgaard, Thandie Newton, Uma Thurman, Melissa George, Thomas Sadoski and Brian Cox. 8 p.m. NBC

Grey's Anatomy Jackson and April (Jesse Williams, Sarah Drew) are forced to come to a tough decision about their unborn child. Debbie Allen and Geena Davis guest star. 8 p.m. ABC

American Idol The judges reveal who advances to the top 48 in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

Inside the Actors Studio Neil Patrick Harris discusses his career as an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. 8 p.m. Bravo

Two and a Half Men Walden and Alan's (Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer) divorce is official in this new episode. Conchata Ferrell also stars. 9 p.m. CBS

Scandal Olivia (Kerry Washington) struggles to stay a step ahead of her captors, and Jake, Quinn and Huck (Scott Foley, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz) decide to enlist help from an old friend in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

Backstrom After Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) declares that the murder of a drag queen was a hate crime, Gregory (Thomas Dekker), Backstrom's tenant, emerges as a suspect. Sarah Chalke and Amy Pietz guest star. 9 p.m. Fox

Project Runway All Stars The four seasons drive the last challenge in the season finale of the unscripted competition. With Mira Sorvino and Zac Posen. 9 p.m. Lifetime

Allegiance Alex's (Gavin Stenhouse) suspicions that his parents are spies forces Katya (Hope Davis) into a lie in this new episode. 10 p.m. NBC

How to Get Away With Murder This new episode features yet another startling new discovery in Sam's murder case that changes everything. 10 p.m. ABC

Babylon The imported series ends its first season. 10 p.m. Sundance


CBS This Morning Common. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Lorne Michaels; Uma Thurman; Ricky Martin performs; Terrence Howard. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Kevin Costner; Portia de Rossi; Patti Stanger and Paul Bronson; LeBron James makes an announcement. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Geoff Emerick; Luc Robitaille. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Dakota Johnson ("Fifty Shades of Grey"); Shaquille O'Neal. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Naomi Campbell; Flo Rida performs. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors A woman chooses to deliver her baby in the Alaskan wilderness; a healthy cookie recipe. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Kunal Nayyar; Diana Madison; chef Dean Sheremet. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Jane Seymour; "The Dating Game"; Sheila E. performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Lucy Liu; Dennis Haysbert. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Waist training; Martin Pistorius ("Ghost Boy"); guilt-free comfort foods; chronic anger. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Three sisters say their mother's drinking problem is destroying their family. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Kandi Burruss ("The Real Housewives of Atlanta") and husband Todd Tucker. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Jaime King ("Hart of Dixie"). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Michael Keaton ("Birdman"); Rosamund Pike ("Gone Girl"). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Women advancing to combat roles; Vatican's pitch to women. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Rosamund Pike; Laura Dern. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

Conan Daniel Radcliffe. 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Colin Firth; Jack McBrayer; Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Tom Hanks; Sturgill Simpson performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Keira Knightley; Incubus performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Kevin Costner; Portia de Rossi; David Frei. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show Guest host Wayne Brady; child genius Ryan Xie. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly Spike Lee; Gap Dream performs; filmmaker Tomm Moore. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC