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

Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting  in “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS.
A prom do-over on “The Big Bang Theory” with Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting.
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The Big Bang Theory Sheldon (Jim Parsons) feels pressured to participate in romantic traditions when the gang re-creates a high school prom on the roof in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

The Biggest Loser Super Bowl champions Michael Irvin, Donald Driver and Willie McGinest work with the contestants on a football challenge. 8 p.m. NBC

Grey’s Anatomy Owen (Kevin McKidd) suspects a patient is a military veteran in this new episode. Geena Davis and Kelly McCreary continue their guest roles. 8 p.m. ABC


Mom Christy (Anna Faris) strives to find the bright side of things while she and her family are pretty much without a home, in this new episode. Allison Janney also stars, Jamie Pressly continues her guest role, and Kevin Pollak returns as Christy’s father. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Two and a Half Men Walden and Alan’s (Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer) new relationship hits a snag in this new episode. Michael Bolton makes a return appearance as himself. 9 p.m. CBS

Reign A peasant uprising prompts Mary and Catherine (Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows) to hide their identities as they flee into the woods in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Gracepoint Jack (Nick Nolte) remains ostracized by most of the other townspeople in this new episode. David Tennant, Anna Gunn, Michael Pena and Jacki Weaver also star. 9 p.m. Fox

White Collar The crime series returns for a new season. 9 p.m. USA

Elementary A double murder makes Holmes and Watson (Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu) partners again, and Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) gets jealous. Sonya Walger and Zak Orth also guest star. With Aidan Quinn. 10 p.m. CBS

Parenthood Amber (Mae Whitman) gets a test run as a mom when she babysits Max (Max Burkholder) and Nora (Mia and Ella Allan), but the results don’t bode well for her own parenthood, in this new episode. 10 p.m. NBC

Surgeon Oz Before Dr. Oz will perform quadruple bypass surgery on a Vietnam veteran with a history of drug abuse, the patient must quit smoking in this new episode. 10 p.m. OWN



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

Today Jeff Daniels; Bette Midler; Piper Perabo; Marc Maron; Willie Garson. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Director Christopher Nolan; NeNe Leakes. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Gregory Harrison (“The Nine Lives of Christmas”); Anthony Carrino (“Kitchen Cousins”); Finn Wittrock (“American Horror Story”); S. Epatha Merkerson. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Jeff Daniels; Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Cedric the Entertainer; Culture Club performs. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Slow thyroid may be the cause of exhaustion, irritability and weight gain. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV


The Doctors A nightclub shooting victim; counterfeit prescription drugs. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Kristen Johnston (“The Exes”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Joel McHale; Deborra-Lee Furness; Jenny Hutt; chef Tre Wilcox. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Howie Mandel; Jessica Capshaw (“Grey’s Anatomy”) and Dr. Ian Smith. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Matt Lauer (“Today”). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Kendra Wilkinson. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Kate Walsh. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Anne Hathaway; 5 Seconds of Summer performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Sabrina Schaeffer. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Eric Liu; Felicity Jones. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart James Risen. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Daniel Radcliffe; Andrea Martin; the Flaming Lips. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Author Steven Johnson. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Matthew McConaughey; Beth Behrs; Tove Lo performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Whoopi Goldberg; Jimmy Page; Mapei performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Geena Davis; Cobra Starship performs with Icona Pop. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night Eva Longoria; Rob Riggle; Hozier performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show David Tennant; Ross Mathews. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Juno Temple; Le Butcherettes and Ho99o9 perform. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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