Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘Mom’ on CBS

Emily Osment, left, and Allison Janney in “Mom” on CBS.

A teenage addict (Emily Osment, left) needs help in a new episode of “Mom” on CBS. With Allison Janney.


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The Big Bang Theory Wolowitz and Koothrappali (Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar) help Sheldon (Jim Parsons) with an online ad to find a girlfriend, while Amy (Mayim Bialik) is secretive about whom she is dating now in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

The Vampire Diaries Lily’s (Annie Wersching) former flame (Todd Lasance) shows up in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

Bones The mysterious death of a magician leads to a famous venue where some of his tricks may have earned him enemies. 8 p.m. Fox


Mom Emily Osment guest stars as a young addict whom Christy and Bonnie (Anna Faris, Allison Janney) meet and try to help. Jaime Pressly also stars. 9 p.m. CBS

Scandal When sensitive information is released while Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) is trying to broker a major peace deal, Olivia (Kerry Washington) does damage control in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

Project Runway: Junior In this new spinoff, Tim Gunn mentors younger fashionistas who create their own looks. Hannah Davis hosts with Kelly Osbourne, designer Christian Siriano and Aya Kanai on the judging panel. 9 p.m. Lifetime

2 Broke Girls In the season premiere, Han’s (Matthew Moy) diner is targeted for demolition and Max and Caroline (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) try to save their business. 9:30 p.m. CBS


Elementary Morland Holmes (John Noble) tries to help Sherlock and Watson (Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu) get their jobs back. 10 p.m. CBS

Haven Duke (Eric Balfour) is captured, and Nathan and Vince (Lucas Bryant, Richard Donat) travel into the past. 10 p.m. Syfy


CBS This Morning Vanessa Williams. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Billy Crystal; Mary-Louise Parker; Craig Robinson; Matt McGorry; Curtis and Lindsay Price Stone; Baha Men perform; “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” reunion; Sara Bareilles. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Viola Davis and the cast of “How to Get Away With Murder.” (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Pras (“Sweet Micky for President”); Brendan Coyle & Marc-Andre (“Spotless”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV


Live With Kelly and Michael Ethan Hawke; Emma Roberts (“Scream Queens”); Tim McGraw. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Viola Davis, Jack Falahee, Matt McGorry, Aja Naomi King, Liza Weil, Charlie Weber and Billy Brown. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Ciara. (N) 11 a.m. KNBC

The Doctors Driving with low blood sugar; a nail artist. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Elizabeth Hurley and the cast of “The Royals.” (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Ian Somerhalder; Laurie Feltheimer; Enzo Febbraro. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachel Ray Michael Symon; New York Jets Nick Mangold, Willie Colon and Breno Giacomini; James Brolin. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Whether it is safe to eat food that fell on the floor; Christie Brinkley. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV


Dr. Phil After hearing Jared Fogle’s secret audio recordings, a girl speaks out. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Real Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs (“I Love Kellie Pickler”). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Kerry Washington (“Scandal”); Justin Bieber. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Tavis Smiley Sangu Delle; Carey Mulligan. (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 Trevor Noah Christine and the Queens. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Daniel Radcliffe; Betsy Brandt; Saint Motel. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

Nightly Show: Larry Wilmore Bill Engvall; Norman Lear; Rick Ross. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Elizabeth Banks; Jon Glaser; Tim McGraw performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Jennifer Connelly; Judd Apatow; the Internet performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Julia Roberts; Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin; Future performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Melissa Benoist; Olivia Wilde; Saoirse Ronan. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Sam Rockwell; Cristin Milioti; Neil Cavuto; Jeremy Gara performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Cary Fukunaga; the Julie Ruin performs; Christopher Abbott. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC


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