Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ on CBS

Kunal Nayyar, left, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco in “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS.
A sick puppy is rushed to the vet in “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS. With Kunal Nayyar, left, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco.
(Michael Yarish / CBS)

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The Big Bang Theory Penny and Leonard (Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco ) rush Raj’s (Kunal Nayyar) dog to the vet in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

The Vampire Diaries Caroline (Candice Accola) talks Elena and Bonnie (Nina Dobrev, Kat Graham) into going to the Bitter Ball, a dance for the brokenhearted, in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA


American Idol The Hollywood round continues. 8 p.m. Fox

Reign After King Henry (Alan Van Sprang) accuses her of adultery and treason, Queen Catherine (Megan Follows) tries to save herself in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

King of the Nerds The latest Nerd War is LARP (Live-Action Role Playing). Jon Heder, Yaya Han and Kevin Sorbo are the guest judges. 10 p.m. TBS


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

Today Sochi; Gracie Gold; Ronan Farrow; Chris Pratt. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America George Clooney; Chris Pratt; Buddy Valastro. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Heather Dubrow (“The Real Housewives of Orange County”); Dave Berg; Christopher Titus. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV


Rachael Ray Dorothy Hamill, Brian Boitano, Tara Lipinski and Chad Hedrick. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael George Clooney (“The Monuments Men”); Karmin performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Ana Navarro; TJ Grimaldi and Nicole Oulson; Vince Gill and Paul Franklin perform. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Michael Ealy (“Almost Human”); Little Mix performs. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Kunal Nayyar; Edward Lee. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Bradley Whitford (“Saving Mr. Banks”); Sarah Paulson (“12 Years a Slave”); Jeanette Jenkins. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Health mistakes; harmful sweeteners; breast pain; myths. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman says she is terrified of her violent husband and details his abuse of her. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS


Steve Harvey Patti Stanger. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Bernie Madoff’s victims; other scams; Jennifer Beals. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Channing Tatum; Kate McKinnon; Darlene Love and Judith Hill. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Weight loss; a carpenter accidentally shoot himself in the heart with a nail gun. (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Benefit cap for unwed mothers; feminists on the Internet; Beverly Tatum, Spelman College. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

The Arsenio Hall Show; Zoey Deutch; Jason Derulo performs. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Merry Clayton and Darlene Love. (Part 1 of 2) (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Robyn Doolittle. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Jeff Wild; Cameron Esposito; Matt Braunger; director McG. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohen, Steven Yeun, Danai Gurira and Melissa McBride (“The Walking Dead”); White Denim performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

Colbert Charlie Crist. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (Finale) Billy Crystal; Garth Brooks. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Michael Keaton; Beatles tribute from Sean Lennon and The Flaming Lips. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live George Clooney; Matt Damon; John Goodman; Cate Blanchett. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Colin Farrell; Chris Pratt; 2 Chainz performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson John Goodman; Imogen Poots. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

XXII Winter Olympics Figure Skating; Snowboarding; Freestyle Skiing. From Sochi, Russia. 8 p.m. NBC