Thursday’s TV highlights: ‘Lip Sync Battle’ and more

“Lip Sync Battle”
“Archer’s” Aisha Tyler takes the stage in a new episode of “Lip Sync Battle” on Spike.


The Big Bang Theory Oscar nominee June Squibb (“Nebraska”) guest stars as Sheldon’s (Jim Parsons) often-mentioned but previously unseen grandmother in this repeat episode of the sitcom. 8 p.m. CBS

Strong The winners are revealed in the first-season finale of this fitness competition hosted by Gabrielle Reece. 8 p.m. NBC

Bones The Jeffersonian team works a case while being shadowed by a documentary film crew in this new episode of the procedural drama; Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz star. 8 p.m. Fox

River Monsters Host Jeremy Wade gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this adventure series in this special episode. 8 p.m. Animal Planet


Game of Silence Incriminating photos found at the warden’s (Conor O’Farrell) ranch spur Gil (Michael Raymond-James) to action as the drama presents a double episode; Larenz Tate, Bre Blair and Claire van der Boom also star. 9 p.m. NBC

Beauty and the Beast The fantasy drama starring Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan launches its fourth and final season. 9 p.m. KTLA

North Woods Law This docu-series about game wardens in Maine returns with new episodes, followed by the debut of the similar Texas-set series “Lone Star Law.” 9 and 10 p.m. Animal Planet

Orphan Black Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) questions whether Alison (also Maslany) is still devoted to her fellow sister clones in this new episode of the sci-fi drama. 10 p.m. BBC America


Lip Sync Battle Aisha Tyler (“The Talk,” “Archer”) faces former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal in a new episode of the celebrity competition series. 10 p.m. Spike


Roots This four-part re-imagining of the 1977 miniseries based on Alex Haley’s bestseller concludes. 9 p.m. A&E, History Channel, Lifetime

Quincy Jones: Burning the Light A 32-year-old comic diagnosed with terminal cancer gets his chance to shine in this new stand-up special. 10 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning Kip Moore. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Daniel Radcliffe; Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Danica McKellar; Fleur East performs. 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Julia Stiles; Tory Johnson. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Blair Underwood and Deborah Riley Draper (“Olympic Pride”); Peta Murgatroyd (“Dancing with the Stars”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV


The View W. Kamau Bell; Cynthia Erivo with a performance from Broadway’s “The Color Purple.” (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Niecy Nash; Alexandra Shipp; Carnie Wilson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show YouTube star Tyler Oakley. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe Sexual assault and religious colleges; “We Were Feminists Once.” (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Jimmy Kimmel Live Mariah Carey. (N) 9:30 p.m. KABC

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

Jimmy Kimmel Live Will Arnett; Snoop Dogg visits and performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

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



Basketball Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors battle LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Finals. 6 p.m. ABC

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