Thursday's TV Highlights: Louis C.K. and more

Louis C.K. pulls double duty with the season finale of "Louie" followed by a new standup special on FX

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Aquarius David Duchovny (“The X-Files”) plays an LAPD homicide detective, and “Game of Thrones'” Gethin Anthony is cult leader Charles Manson in this new crime drama set in the 1960s. 9 p.m. NBC

Hoarders: Family Secrets The docu-series returns with a special live episode. 9 p.m. Lifetime

Maron “24's” Mary Lynn Rajskub and Lucy Davis from the U.K. version of “The Office” guest star on a new episode of the Marc Maron sitcom. 10 p.m. IFC

Smile A team of dentists tries to turn frowns upside-down by offering its services to some ordinary folks with out-of-the-ordinary dental woes in this new reality series. 10 p.m. Lifetime

Louie Our lovably schlubby hero (Louis C.K.) wraps up the fifth season of his sitcom, then the laughs continue in the stand-up special “Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store.” 10 and 11 p.m. FX

Comedy Bang! Bang!Doctor Who's” Karen Gillan joins in the shenanigans in this new episode. 10:30 p.m. IFC

Behind the Story With the Paley Center Pauley Perrette (“NCIS”) moderates a discussion with the cast and creators of “The Big Bang Theory.” 11 p.m. Sundance TV


2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee Young contestants strive to be letter-perfect in the conclusion of the annual spell-athon. 5 p.m. ESPN


Berkeley Square Turner Classic Movies kicks off a slate of time-travel tales with this romantic 1933 fantasy starring Leslie Howard and Heather Angel. 5 p.m. TCM

(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies A behavioral scientist looks at why we lie, in this new documentary. 7 p.m. CNBC


CBS This Morning Author Jodi Picoult. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS 

Today Adrian Grenier; Demi Lovato; Jim Parsons; David Duchovny. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC 

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA 

Good Morning America Lori Loughlin; Chris Gethard. (N) 7 a.m. KABC 

Good Day LA Blythe Danner; musician J.D. Souther; Tori Kelly performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV 

Live With Kelly and Michael Adrian Grenier; Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. (N) 9 a.m. KABC 

The Wendy Williams Show 9 a.m. KCOP 

The View Guest co-hosts Sherri Shepherd, Raven-Symoné and Paula Faris; Maria Bello. (N) 10 a.m. KABC 

The Queen Latifah Show Alyssa Milano. 10 a.m. KCAL 

The Dr. Oz Show How the gut can affect one's mood. 10 a.m. KCOP 

The Doctors A vicious dog attack. 11 a.m. KCAL 

The Wendy Williams Show Melissa Rivers. 11 a.m. KTTV 

The Talk Tim McGraw. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS 

Rachael Ray Simon Helberg; co-host Cat Deeley. 1 p.m. KABC 

The Meredith Vieira Show Theresa Caputo; Jane Lynch. 2 p.m. KNBC 

The Dr. Oz Show Sunburns. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV 

Dr. Phil A mother's drinking problem. 3 p.m. KCBS 

Steve Harvey Failed relationships. 3 p.m. KNBC 

The Real Raekwon; Dante Spencer. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Vince Vaughn; Megan Boone. 4 p.m. KNBC 

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Food security. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE 

Jimmy Kimmel Live President Barack Obama; Sean Penn; Earth, Wind & Fire. 10 p.m. KABC 

Tavis Smiley Sonia Sanchez, John H. Bracey Jr. and James Smethurst, co-editors of “SOS – Calling All Black People.” (N) 11 p.m. KOCE 

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

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart N.Y. Mets pitcher Matt Harvey. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (“Broad City”). (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; Madonna. 11:34 p.m. KNBC 

Jimmy Kimmel Live Mariah Carey performs; Alexandra Daddario. 11:35 p.m. KABC 

Late Night With Seth Meyers Louis C.K.; Sharon Osbourne; Joy Williams. 12:36 a.m. KNBC 

The Late Late Show With James Corden Idina Menzel; Kumail Nanjiani; Manic Street Preachers. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS 

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

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