Thursday’s TV highlights: ‘Will & Grace’ on NBC

Eric McCormack in “Will & Grace” on NBC.
Will (Eric McCormack) has a new job and a new beard in a new episode of “Will & Grace” on NBC.
(Chris Haston / NBC)


The Big Bang Theory Leonard (Johnny Galecki) is suspicious when Sheldon (Jim Parsons) won’t explain why he’s never mentioned his childhood best friend (guest star Robert Wu). Elsewhere, Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco) take Raj’s (Kunal Nayyar) fiancée, Anu (Rati Gupta), out to dinner. Jerry O’Connell reprises his guest role as Sheldon’s older brother. 8 p.m. CBS

Superstore Jonah (Ben Feldman) encourages Amy (America Ferrera) to have a small baby shower to stock up on much-needed baby supplies, but things quickly get out of hand in this new episode of the workplace comedy. 8 p.m. NBC

Supernatural As this spooky dramedy returns for a 14th season, Dean (Jensen Ackles) is missing and possessed by the archangel Michael, and Sam (Jared Padalecki) is hunting for him. Misha Collins and Alexander Calvert also star. 8 p.m. KTLA

Grey’s Anatomy Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) shows up at work ready to go on a blind date when her shift is over in this new new episode of the medical drama. 8 p.m. ABC


The Good Place Sequestered on Earth, Michael (Ted Danson) and Janet (D’Arcy Carden) meddle in Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jason’s (Manny Jacinto) lives to remove any obstacles that might derail efforts to become better people in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. NBC

Young Sheldon When George Sr. (Lance Barber) asks Sheldon (Iain Armitage) to keep a secret from his mom (Zoe Perry), the stress of not being honest drives the young genius to Tam’s (Ryan Phuong) house for his first sleepover. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Mom Christy’s (Anna Faris) demanding law professor leans on her a little too hard while Bonnie (Allison Janney) tries to trick Adam (William Fichtner) into choosing her preferred wedding venue in this new episode. 9 p.m. CBS

Will & Grace Big changes are afoot for the gang: Will (Eric McCormack) gets a teaching job and grows a beard; Grace (Debra Messing) decides to run for office; Jack (Sean Hayes) prepares to settle down; and Karen (Megan Mullally) goes missing in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC


Station 19 The second season of this drama opened with firefighters battling a raging inferno in a skyscraper. Tonight they try to rescue a little boy who fell into one of the giant water pipes that runs deep under the city. Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George and Grey Damon star. 9 p.m. ABC

Murphy Brown After Murphy (Candice Bergen) attends a sexual harassment seminar for the show’s staff, she is surprised to find herself reeling from a long-repressed memory in this new episode of the topical comedy. 9:30 p.m. CBS

I Feel Bad Emet (Sarayu Blue) worries that if she doesn’t stop coddling Louie (Rahm Braslaw), he’ll end up becoming an adult baby in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. NBC



CBS This Morning Author Todd Rose; Hilary Swank. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Michelle Obama; Karlie Kloss; Freida Pinto; Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Author Laurie Hernandez; Tory Johnson. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Jai Rodriguez; chef Armando Orleon; Richy Jackson, choreographer for Lady Gaga; Gipsy Kings perform; chef and weight loss expert Maru Davila. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Megyn Kelly Today International Day of the Girl. Retinitis pigmentosa: Molly Burke. (N) 9 a.m. KNBC


Live With Kelly and Ryan Jennifer Hudson (“The Voice”); Elsie Fisher (“Eighth Grade”); chef Joseph Yoon. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Maggie Gyllenhaal; Raven-Symoné; Yvette Nicole Brown. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show A USC gynecologist is accused of sexually abusing more than 300 young women for nearly 30 years. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP

The Real Fran Drescher (“Hotel Transylvania 3”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Doctors Penicillin allergies; pregnant on the job; zombie raccoons; online beauty trends; nicotine gum. (N) 11 a.m. KCOP

The Talk Rod Stewart. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”); breast health; Ryan Eggold (“New Amsterdam”). (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil The conversation with a woman who claims her daughter is out of control continues. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Dakota Johnson (“Suspiria”); Ken Jeong. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Amanpour and Company (N) 10 p.m. KVCR; 11 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Author Nicole Chung. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Jimmy Kimmel Live Dakota Johnson; Ike Barinholtz; Tom Morello. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Jameela Jamil; Jodie Whittaker; Mt. Joy; Algee Smith. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC


Soccer International Friendly: United States versus Colombia, from Tampa, Fla., 4:30 p.m. FS1. 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship: Costa Rica versus Canada, 7 p.m. FS1

NHL Hockey The Kings visit the Montreal Canadiens, 4:30 p.m. FSN

NFL Football Eagles visit the Giants, 5 p.m. Fox; 5:20 p.m. NFL

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