Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘Glena’ on Showtime

“Glena” on Showtime.
A single mom and aspiring mixed martial arts fighter is profiled in “Glena” on Showtime.
(Allan Luebke / Showtime)

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This week’s TV Movies



Grey’s Anatomy The hit drama set in a hospital in Seattle returns for its 11th season. 8 p.m. ABC

Bones Booth (David Boreanaz) remains incarcerated as the procedural drama kicks off its 10th season; Emily Deschanel also stars. 8 p.m. Fox

Scandal Kerry Washington and company are back in action in this D.C.-set drama’s season premiere. 9 p.m. ABC


Parenthood This family drama starring Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Bonnie Bedelia and Craig T. Nelson kicks off its sixth and final season. 10 p.m. NBC

How to Get Away With Murder From Shonda Rhimes, creator of the aforementioned “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” comes this new mystery-drama starring two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis. 10 p.m. ABC


Tigress Blood This new special about four tiger siblings is followed by the similarly themed documentary “Last Tiger Standing.” 9:01 and 10:02 p.m. Discovery Channel


Patton A four-film salute to George C. Scott gets underway with the actor’s Academy Award-winning portrayal of the titular WWII general in this 1970 war-movie/bio-pic that also claimed six other Oscars, including best picture, best director and original screenplay. 5 p.m. TCM

Glena This 2013 sports documentary profiles Glena Avila, a single mother from Oregon trying to make a name for herself in the world of mixed martial arts. 8 p.m. Showtime



CBS This Morning Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Kenan Thompson; Andy Samberg; Ingrid Hoffmann; Geoffrey Zakarian; Big & Rich; Sela Ward. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Melissa Leo; Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo and Viola Davis; Pentatonix performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Joey Fatone (“Food Truck Face Off”); Aloe Blacc; Angela Sun (“Plastic Paradise”); the cast of “Instant Mom.” (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Sofía Vergara (“Modern Family”); Terry Crews. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Viola Davis. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Kicking energy into high gear; thyroid cancer. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV


The Doctors A nonsurgical procedure provides a 24-hour breast lift; an intoxicating disorder. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Jennifer Hudson. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Lauren Graham; Adam Perry Lang. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Victor Cruz. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Ben Kingsley. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Sofia Vergara. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Kelly Rutherford; a 12-year-old with Tourette’s syndrome. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show The cast of “Scandal.” (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé NFL and domestic abuse; Hillary Clinton calls on women to vote; freed female slaves picture. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Motown founder Berry Gordy; music producer Suzanne de Passe. (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 Author Steven Johnson. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Bill Hader; Chelsea Peretti; Norah Jones performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Author Walter Mischel. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Chris Pratt; Rosamund Pike; John Mellencamp performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Jerry Seinfeld; a performance from “Michael Jackson ONE.” (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Denzel Washington; Darby Stanchfield; the Script performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Andy Samberg; Emily VanCamp; Roy Wood Jr. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Carrie Ann Inaba; Ben Schwartz. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Corey Stoll;the Birds of Satan. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC


Football Washington hosts the New York Giants. 5:25 p.m. CBS

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