Thursday’s TV Highlights: ‘Two and a Half Men’ on CBS

Ashton Kutcher, left, and Jon Cryer in “Two and a Half Men” on CBS.
The final season of “Two and a Half Men” begins with a Halloween scare. With Ashton Kutcher, left, Jon Cryer.
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Bones Brennan (Emily Deschanel) is the keynote speaker at a forensic science convention in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

Food Truck Face Off In this new episode set in South Pasadena, the competitors learn that while the love of cooking won’t necessarily help with the challenges of running a food truck. 8 p.m. Food


Project Runway Shows Designers from this season’s competition reflect on their creations and their behavior in the obligatory reunion episode. 8 p.m. Lifetime. That’s followed at 9 by the season premiere of " Project Runway All Stars.” Then, at 10, it’s “Project Runway: Threads,” the teen version of the franchise.

Mom (Allison Janney ) rails against Christy’s (Anna Faris) ill-advised decisions on spending in the comedy’s season premiere. Jamie Pressly guest stars. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Two and a Half Men The raunchy comedy returns for its 12th and final season, with Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher and Amber Tamblyn. Aisha Tyler guest stars. 9 p.m. CBS

Bad Judge Rebecca (Kate Walsh) is called in for jury duty in this new episode. Rob Riggle guest stars. 9 p.m. NBC

Gracepoint More is discovered about Jack’s (Nick Nolte) background, and Beth (Virginia Kull) talks to reporters, which doesn’t help detectives Carter and Miller (David Tennant, Anna Gunn) in this new episode. 9 p.m. Fox

The McCarthys A bawdy Boston clan fuels this new comedy. Tyler Ritter (a son of the late John Ritter), Jack McGee, Laurie Metcalf, Kelen Coleman, Jimmy Dunn and New Kids on the Block veteran Joey McIntyre star. 9:30 p.m. CBS

Elementary Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) returns from England to find a changed Watson (Lucy Liu) as the mystery series returns for a third season. 10 p.m. CBS



It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown The holiday classic. 8 p.m. ABC

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards 2014 James Denton and Beth Stern host the fourth annual awards ceremony. 8 p.m. Hallmark


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

Today Allison Williams; Cathy Rigby; Sandy Duncan; Martha Stewart; Zooey Deschanel; M. Ward; Paul Reubens. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Taylor Swift performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Maria Menounos; Stan Lee; Jon Cryer (“Hit By Lightning”); Richard Marx; Authors Bob Zmuda and Lynne Margulies (“Andy Kaufman, The Truth, Finally”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Rene Russo; Caroline Wozniacki; Sam Hunt performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC


The View (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Belly fat. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors A teen nearly dies of binge-drinking. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Fran Drescher. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Anna Faris; Taylor Swift; chef Wendell Pierce. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Tom Selleck. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Jake Gyllenhaal; Rene Russo; T.I.; Alison Sweeney. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Joey McIntyre; Nicky Hilton. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A woman’s professional-fighter husband speaks out from jail. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Brandi Glanville (“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”); Sophie and Katherine (“DC Cupcakes”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Nicole Kidman. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Robert Weissman; Jeremy Renner. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Spoon performs. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Jake Gyllenhaal; Judy Greer; the War on Drugs performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report David Miliband. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Gordon Ramsay; “Fallonventions"; Little Big Town performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Brian Williams; Perfume Genius performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Scott Foley; Smokey Robinson, Aloe Blacc and JC Chasez. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Zooey Deschanel; Ken Marino; Brad Meltzer. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Cedric the Entertainer; Jayma Mays. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call: Carson Daly Director Dan Gilroy; Broods performs; Grant Cotter. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC