Thursday’s TV highlights: ‘Parenthood’ and more

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The Vampire Diaries Elena (Nina Dobrev) appeals to Alaric (Matt Davis) for help in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

Grey’s Anatomy Owen (Kevin McKidd) gets Callie (Jessica Capshaw) acquainted with Veterans Hospital patients who have lost limbs in this new episode. Geena Davis guest stars. 8 p.m. ABC

Bones A radio host known for inciting strong feelings ends up dead in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox


Reign The plague is over, but Mary’s (Adelaide Kane) troubles aren’t, in this new episode of the period drama. 9 p.m. KTLA

Scandal The disappearance of her daughter prompts a woman (“Lost’s” Sonya Walger) to seek help in high places in this new episode. Joe Morton returns as Olivia’s (Kerry Washington) father, and Portia de Rossi and George Newbern also guest star. 9 p.m. ABC

Project Runway The final challenge decides who will go to fashion week. 9 p.m. Lifetime

A to Z A terrific first date for Andrew and Zelda (Ben Feldman, Cristin Milioti) only leaves them confused in the aftermath in this new episode. Ben Falcone guest stars. 9:30 p.m. NBC

Parenthood Tension is high as relatives gather in the hospital waiting room for news on Zeek’s (Craig T. Nelson) condition in this new episode. Mae Whitman and Bonnie Bedelia also star. 10 p.m. NBC

How to Get Away With Murder “Ugly Betty’s” Ana Ortiz guest stars as a soccer mom arrested in connection with a murder in this new episode. 10 p.m. ABC


CBS This Morning Robert Downey Jr. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS


Today Emmy Rossum; Fleetwood Mac; Josh Radnor; Rosemarie DeWitt; Jai Courtney. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Steve Carell; Robert Duvall; LeVar Burton. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day LA Jessica Chastain; Amanda Peet and Jo Frost; Robin Lord Taylor (“Gotham”); Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Steve Carell; Emmy Rossum. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Lara Spencer. 9 a.m. KCOP

The View Nick Cannon; comic Cristela Alonzo. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Learning to eat less; statin. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP, 2 p.m. KTTV


The Doctors Unruly children. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Boris Kodjoe. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Bellamy Young. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Regis Philbin; NFL coach Bill Cowher. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Jordin Sparks; Melissa Etheridge performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Craig Ferguson. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Pregnant teen. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Tyson Beckford and Boris Kodjoe. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Robert Downey Jr.; Nicole Richie; Jack White performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Christy Turlington Burns. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Hilary Swank. (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 Jeremy Renner. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Megan Fox; comic Todd Glass. 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Robert Plant. (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Steve Carell; Julianne Hough; Philip Selway performs with the Dap-Kings. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Robert Duvall; Elle Fanning; Rival Sons performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Michael Peña; Tinashe and Schoolboy Q perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Robert Downey Jr.; Emmy Rossum; Chris Gethard. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Simon Pegg; Jamie Chung. 12:37 a.m. KCBS