Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘Shades of Blue’ on NBC

Jennifer Lopez in “Shades of Blue” NBC.

Jennifer Lopez stars in the season finale of the NBC police drama “Shades of Blue.”


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Hoff the Record In the premiere of this series imported from the U.K., Hoff (David Hasselhoff, in a fictionalized version of himself) heads to Britain to star in a biography about his own life. 6, 6:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m. AXS

The Big Bang Theory Leonard and Wolowitz (Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg) lie to their wives (Kaley Cuoco, Melissa Rauch) so they can attend a movie screening. 8 p.m. CBS

You, Me and the Apocalypse Gaines and Scotty (Paterson Joseph, Kyle Soller) try to steer Rhonda and Leanne (Jenna Fischer, Megan Mullally) toward the bunker as time runs out in the season finale. Mathew Baynton and Rob Lowe also star. 8 p.m. NBC


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Time-traveling Ray, Sara and Kendra (Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Ciara Renee), who become trapped in the 1950s after the Waverider leaves without them. 8 p.m. KTLA

Grey’s Anatomy Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) has second thoughts about her relationship with Will (Scott Elrod). Debbie Allen guest stars. 8 p.m. ABC

American Idol The top three performers are revealed. 8 p.m. Fox

Inside the Actors Studio Christopher Meloni (“Underground”) discusses his roles on the prison drama “Oz” and the police procedural drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” 8 p.m. Bravo


Life in Pieces The family comedy ends its first season. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Scandal Olivia (Kerry Washington) has a dilemma after the first Republican debate, when she gets information that could cast an opponent in a bad light, but she wants to make sure it’s accurate. 9 p.m. ABC

2 Broke Girls Still in Hollywood, Caroline (Beth Behrs) signs on the contract to let her life story be turned into a movie. Kat Dennings also stars. 9:30 p.m. CBS

Rush Hour The successful Jackie Chan-Chris Tucker movie franchise inspires this new action-comedy series, with Jon Foo and Justin Hires now in the roles of seemingly mismatched Los Angeles police partners. Wendie Malick and Aimee Garcia also star. 10 p.m. CBS

Shades of Blue Even if Harlee (Jennifer Lopez) tries to protect her colleagues by striking a new deal with Stahl (Warren Kole), that could leave her vulnerable to prosecution in the season finale. Ray Liotta also stars. 10 p.m. NBC

The Catch As she tries to locate Ben (Peter Krause), Alice (Mireille Enos) also struggles to stay focused on her latest case — a man wrongly convicted of his wife’s murder. Jacky Ido and Jay Hayden also star. 10 p.m. ABC

Archer Archer breaks into a mansion to restore the honor of a Hollywood actress in the season premiere of raunchy animated series. 10 p.m. FX

Vikings King Ecbert (Linus Roache) schemes to gain the crown of Mercia, but the real action is happening in Paris, where the Vikings attack again with considerable force, but Rollo’s (Clive Standen) defenses prove to be formidable. 10 p.m. History



Love & Mercy (2014) 8:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. EPIX

Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (2008) 2 p.m. Disney


CBS This Morning Kelsea Ballerini. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Eric Stonestreet; Melissa Joan Hart and Robin Givens; Len Berman; Nicolette Sheridan; Joy Bauer. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Andrew Rannells; Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Daphne Oz and Clinton Kelly; soccer player Tim Howard. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV


Live With Kelly and Michael Ryan Reynolds; Khloé Kardashian. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Jennifer Lopez (“Shades of Blue”). (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley; Louis Aguirre. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

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

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Mothers fight terrorism; “All the Single Ladies.” (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Don Cheadle. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

Conan Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill (“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”). (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Taylor Lautner; Sean “Diddy” Combs; Weezer performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Sarah Paulson; Tatiana Maslany. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Bill Murray; Neel Sethi; TWENTY88 performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Luke Bryan; Sam Heughan; Rita Wilson performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Pharrell Williams; Andrew Rannells; wildlife expert Corbin Maxey. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Maggie Siff; White Mystery; director Jeff Nichols (“Midnight Special”). (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC


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