Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘Portlandia’ on IFC


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Dateline: The Real Blacklist The newsmagazine launches this new spinoff by revisiting the poisoning death of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006. 8 p.m. NBC

The Vampire Diaries Series costar Ian Somerhalder steps behind the camera as director of a new episode of the supernatural drama. 8 p.m. KTLA

Grey’s Anatomy There’s a whole lotta shakin’ going on when an earthquake strikes Seattle in this new episode of the medical drama. 8 p.m. ABC

The Odd Couple Dani (Yvette Nicole Brown) is embarrassed about having to go solo to her high-school reunion in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Pawn Stars A baseball purportedly signed by members of the Dodgers’ 1959 World Series championship team finds its way into the shop in this new episode. 9 p.m. History


Mom David Krumholtz (“Numb3rs”) guest stars on a new episode of the Anna Faris/Allison Janney sitcom. 9:30 p.m. CBS

The Slap This drama about a dysfunctional family moves into the timeslot formerly occupied by the now-canceled espionage drama “Allegiance.” 10 p.m. NBC

Portlandia Seth Meyers, Paul “Pee-wee Herman” Reubens and Olivia Wilde (“House”) guest star on a new episode of the quirky comedy series. 10 p.m. IFC


Requiem for a Heavyweight A slate of films starring legendary comic Jackie Gleason gets underway with this gritty 1962 drama; Anthony Quinn also stars. 5 p.m. TCM

Citizenfour NSA leaker Edward Snowden tells his side of the story in Laura Poitras’ 2014 documentary. 7 p.m. HBO


Maleficent Angelina Jolie plays the titular villain in this CGI-laden 2014 reimagining of the story of “Sleeping Beauty”; Elle Fanning and Sharlto Copley also star. 9 p.m. Starz


CBS This Morning Rebecca Dolgin, The Knot. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Reba McEntire; Ethan Hawke; Florence Henderson; Camila Alves. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Demi Lovato; Mickey Guyton performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Indy car Driver Juan Pablo Montoya; Deana Carter performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Ethan Hawke (“Seymour: An Introduction”); Elisabeth Moss (“The Heidi Chronicles”); Mike Tyson. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Garcelle Beauvais; Olly Murs and Travie McCoy perform. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors A potentially life-changing diagnosis; fitness instructor Denise Austin and daughter Kate. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Evander Holyfield (“Champs”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Thomas Lennon; Elizabeth Hurley. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Willie Geist (“Today”); Jonathan and Drew Scott (“Property Brothers”). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Jennifer Lopez. 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Mercedes “MJ” Javid (“Shahs of Sunset”); Art Smith (“Top Chef Masters”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Malik Yoba (“Empire”). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Jenna Ushkowitz, Chord Overstreet and Darren Criss (“Glee”); Ne-Yo. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Rob Corddry. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Sofia Vergara. 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Late Show With David Letterman Lena Dunham; Bobby Cannavale; Andy Kim and Kevin Drew perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Sean Penn; Barack Obama; Earth, Wind & Fire. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Mike Epps; Marion Cotillard. (N) midnight KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 12:30 a.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Christina Aguilera. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show Guest host Whitney Cummings. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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