Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Slap’ on NBC

Zachary Quinto in “The Slap” on NBC.
Secrets are revealed in the season finale of “The Slap” on NBC. With Zachary Quinto.
(Jeff Riedel / NBC)

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This week’s TV Movies



The Big Bang Theory While on the way to a speaking engagement at Berkeley, Leonard and Sheldon (Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons) try to visit George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch in this new episode of the smart comedy. 8 p.m. CBS

The Odd Couple At a wedding, Oscar (Matthew Perry) hopes to see a former girlfriend, while Felix (Thomas Lennon) hopes to encounter his ex-wife (Christine Woods) and prove to her that he has changed in this new episode. Wendell Pierce and Yvette Nicole Brown also star. 8:30 p.m. CBS

The Blacklist This new episode centers on one of the few women (Ana de la Reguera) on Red’s (James Spader) list. 9 p.m. NBC


Elementary The death of a ride-sharing-company driver hit by a taxi makes Holmes and Watson (Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu) wonder whether the tragedy was an accident in this new episode. 10 p.m. CBS

Archer The raunchy animated series ends its season. 10 p.m. FX

Olympus This new fantasy series — set in the time of Greek mythology after the gods were banished to Mt. Olympus — follows the adventures of a man named Hero (Tom York), the illegitimate son of a king, as he searches for his identity. 10 p.m. Syfy

Lip Sync Battle This new series (premiering with two new episodes) features celebrities competing as they mouth the lyrics and dance to popular songs. LL Cool J hosts. 10 and 10:30 p.m. Spike

The Red Road In the season premiere of this taught thriller, fallout from the shootout between a cop (Martin Henderson) and an Indian leader (Jason Momoa) heats up. 10 p.m. Sundance

Dig In this new episode, Peter (Jason Isaacs) uncovers an ancient symbol that has been hidden for centuries while Charlie (Dean Chekvala) tries to rescue Debbie (Lauren Ambrose) from the compound in New Mexico. 10 p.m. USA

The Slap Ritchie (Lucas Hedges) falls into a destructive spiral after Harry and Thanasis (Michael Nouri, Michael Nouri) unearth a dark story from his past. Thomas Sadoski also stars in the season finale. 10 p.m. NBC

8 Minutes The title for this new series comes from of how much time Pastor Kevin Brown, a former cop, and his team estimate they have to try to convince sex workers to quit the business. 10 p.m. A&E



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

Today Chrissy Teigen; Ernie Hudson; Hillsong United perform. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Oprah’s favorite things with Tory Johnson and Adam Glassman; Mike Reveillon. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Author Andy Summers (“Can’t Stand Losing You”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Timothy Hutton (“American Crime”); Chrissy Teigen (“Lip Sync Battle”); Mark Consuelos. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Mario Batali, Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall, Michael Symon and Daphne Oz of “The Chew.” (N) 10 a.m. KABC


The Doctors Medicinal marijuana users and organ transplants. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Trisha Yearwood. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Alyssa Milano; Ludacris. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray YouTube’s Daym Drops; Becki Newton and Zachary Knighton (“Weird Loners”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Anthony Anderson (“Blackish”); Beth Stern; Bridgit Mendler (“Undateable”). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A woman has spent years gathering evidence to try to prove that her husband has been unfaithful. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Real Terry Crews. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tony Goldwyn (“Scandal”); Kimberly Snyder (“The Beauty Detox Power”); Van Halen performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Scott Glenn; Cassandra Wilson. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

Conan Aubrey Plaza; Ron Funches; Calexico performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Michelle Obama; Matthew Morrison; Smashing Pumpkins perform. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Kelly Ripa; Aasif Mandvi; Fat White Family performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Jason Statham; Jalen Rose; Brian Wilson performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Seth Meyers Jesse Eisenberg; Rob Huebel; Years & Years perform. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show: James Corden Jeff Goldblum; zookeeper Rick Schwartz. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Christina Ricci; Above & Beyond performs; Alex Garland. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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