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What to Watch on Thursday: Bailey plans a wedding on 'Grey's Anatomy'

The Vampire Diaries (8pm, CW) - The annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant takes place, and Elena and Caroline give April advice on which dress to wear to the event. Meanwhile, Damon tries to uncover Shane's motives, and Jeremy becomes alarmed by vivid nightmares and turns to Matt for help.

30 Rock (8pm, NBC) - Liz and Criss try to start a family in the wake of an encounter with Dennis Duffy.

Grey's Anatomy (9pm, ABC) - Bailey (Chandra Wilson, left) and Ben disagree over wedding plans, while Cristina and Owen take stock of their relationship. And Callie wants Jackson to help her with Derek's dilemma, but Jackson gets distracted by a surprise involving April.

Glee (9pm, Fox) - The glee club members get advice about Sectionals from alumni. And in New York, Rachel and Kurt enjoy a non-traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie becomes suspicious when an architect (Brad Hall) from Eagleton responds to her public appeal for park suggestions. Meanwhile, Tom sets up his rent-a-swag business with help from the office, and Andy adds some excitement to his new gig as security guard.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - Holmes investigates a bombing that kills two people, During the probe, he stumbles upon an unsolved crime from the past. Also, Watson tries to get Holmes to choose a sponsor.

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - Harrison leads the group as they assist a billionaire whose mental state is questionable. Wait. Donald Trump is on this show? Meanwhile, Olivia helps plan Fitz's 50th birthday party (WHY?) and James stumbles onto something big as he looks into Cytron.

What to Watch on Thursday: 'Crossfire Hurricane,' new Rolling Stones doc on HBO

30 Rock (8pm, NBC) - Tracy portrays Jack as a villain in a new movie, causing friction between the two. Also, Liz undergoes foot surgery, and Jenna tries to protect Kenneth from Hazel's sly machinations.

Crossfire Hurricane (9pm, HBO) - A history of the Rolling Stones features archival footage of the British rock band's 1960s performances, interviews with the group's members, and clips of other documentaries about the band, including "Gimme Shelter" (1970) and "Shine a Light" (2008).

Grey's Anatomy (9pm, ABC) - The crash victims proceed with their lawsuit, which requires them to face their injuries.

Glee (9pm, Fox) - Rachel, Kurt, Santana and Cassandra July return as the glee club kicks off its production of "Grease."

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie disapproves of April's plan to turn a lot into a dog park, and Ben gets roped into helping Tom launch his new business venture. Vice President Joe Biden has a cameo.

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - A mysterious letter alludes to Huck's sinister past and warns it may be revealed. Meanwhile, Olivia wants Harrison to contain the damage from a coworker's disclosed secret, and Cyrus and Fitz handle the fallout from James' front page story.

Super Storm Sandy (10pm, NGC) - The National Geographic Channel looks at the super-storm that ravaged the Northeast in late October.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - Holmes investigates a double homicide that is eerily similar to a series of murders that took place 13 years ago. Meanwhile, Watson visits Sherlock's former rehab center to learn more about him.

Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream (2am, UNC-TV) - Set your DVR for this one: an Independent Lens film looking at income disparity in the U.S., comparing 740 Park Avenue in Manhattan, which has the largest concentration of billionaires in the world, to an impoverished area of the South Bronx five miles away.

What to Watch on Thursday: 'Burn Notice' resumes with escape from Panama

The Vampire Diaries (8pm, CW) - Stefan and Klaus form an unusual alliance to deal with the danger that Connor unleashes on the town that includes taking Jeremy, Matt and April hostage. Meanwhile, Shane tries to help Bonnie get past her fear and guilt.

Glee (9pm, Fox) - Auditions for the school production of "Grease" begin with Marley, Jake, Kitty and football player Ryder competing for the leading roles. Meanwhile, New Directions alumni Mercedes and Mike return to help cast the show, and Will faces a tough decision.

Burn Notice (9pm, USA) - In the two-hour fall premiere, the gang cook up a hijacking scheme in order to escape from Panama, while Michael (Jeffrey Donovan, far right) tries to skirt a Panamanian drug runner.

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie is apprehensive about meeting Ben's divorced parents for the first time. Also, Tom turns to Jean-Ralphio for help pitching his new business venture to Ron.

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - A governor seeks revenge after his wife is raped, and then he wants Olivia to do damage control. Then, Cyrus' husband prepares to return to his career as a political journalist, a move that blindsides Cyrus and Fritz.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - Holmes investigates a plane crash and tries to prove that the disaster was not an accident after he becomes convinced that one of the victims died before the plane went down. Also, Watson tries to get Holmes to meet with his elusive father.

The League (10:30pm, FX) - Kevin runs into NFL quarterback Ryan Fitzgerald at a charity event. Later, the guys attempt to determine who among them is the smartest.

What to Watch on Thursday: Underwood and Paisley again host CMA Awards show

The X-Factor (8pm, Fox) - In this two-and-a-half-hour episode, the remaining contestants visit the homes of the judges for mentoring.

CMA Awards (8pm, ABC) - The 46th annual awards show, broadcast live from Nashville, is emceed by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. This is the fifth year for the hosting duo. Underwood is a nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year and Paisley is a nominee for Entertainer of the year. Schedule performers include Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson and the Band Perry.

Beauty and the Beast (9pm, CW) - A badly beaten teenager is found comatose in a dumpster, and later, Vincent offers to sacrifice himself.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - Holmes conducts research in a hospital morgue and concludes that someone is killing weak and terminally-ill patients. He also learns more about why Joan walked away from her surgical career.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (10pm, FX) - Charlie and Dee become romantically involved with two members of a wealthy family, which arouses jealousy in Mac, Dennis and Frank.

What to Watch on Thursday: Ron Swanson trick-or-treats on 'Parks & Rec'

The Vampire Diaries (8pm, CW) - Connor attempts to uncover town secrets and tries to convince Jeremy to help him. Meanwhile, Elena finds it difficult to control her anger when Rebekah arrives at school.

Big Bang Theory (8pm, CBS) - Leonard tries a scientific approach to seducing Penny. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin has a cameo.

30 Rock (8pm, NBC) - Liz and Jack square off in a political battle to influence voters in the 2012 presidential election.

Person of Interest (9pm, CBS) - Reese and Finch face an ethical dilemma when the Machine gives them the number of a mob enforcer who's in danger.

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Halloween brings some upsetting news for Leslie in the form of a job offer for Ben. At the same time, Ron (Nick Offerman, left) and Andy go trick-or-treating with Diane's (Lucy Lawless, left) daughters, while Tom looks for a new business venture.

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - The parents of a missing college student seek help from the firm, while David gets unexpected assistance with a case he's investigating. Also, Mellie wields her political influence, creating tension for Fritz.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - A Wall Street executive dies from an apparent heroin overdose, but Holmes isn't convinced. Meanwhile, Watson starts dating again.

What to Watch on Thursday: '30 Rock' proves women are funny

The Big Bang Theory (8pm, CBS) - Wolowitz is disappointed when he doesn't receive a hero's welcome upon his return from space, while game night degenerates into a pitched battle of the sexes.

30 Rock (8pm, NBC) - Liz (Tina Fey, right) clashes with Tracy and sets out to prove to him that women are indeed funny. Liz must also protect Jenna from negative publicity, while Jack takes a shot at an offbeat dating strategy.

Grey's Anatomy (9pm, ABC) - The plane crash survivors face a difficult choice that will have far-reaching effects.

Ethel (9pm, HBO) - A profile of Ethel Kennedy, widow of former Senator Robert F. Kennedy, features her recollections of political campaigns, her conservative roots, and her husbands death. The film, directed by Rory Kennedy, Ethel and Robert's youngest child, features interviews with seven of their 11 children. Adrienne reviews.

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie responds to an STD outbreak among Pawnee high schoolers by conducting her own sex-education class. At the same time, Tom finds himself gadget-less and turning to Ron for help in coping with life without technology.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - A child is abducted by a serial killer known as the Balloon Man, who leaves a signature batch of balloons at each of his crime scenes.

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - An overly suspicious government employee shocks the team with a case involving top-ranking people, Meanwhile, lingering questions about Quinn's past cause trouble at the firm, and Olivia's ex-boyfriend reappears.

What to Watch on Thursday: Final season of '30 Rock' begins

The Next (8pm, CW) - The five finalists compete and a winner is crowned in the first season finale.

Last Resort (8pm, ABC) - Warships close in on the island and Prosser confronts Chaplin about a personal matter.

30 Rock (8pm, NBC) - The seventh and final season of "30 Rock" opens with the "TGS" gang returning from hiatus, only to be shocked by Jack's awful fall programming lineup. Meanwhile, Jenna asks Liz to be her maid of honor.

Grey's Anatomy (9pm, ABC) - A flashback to the aftermath of the plane crash recounts how the victims dealt with the deadly disaster.

Glee (9pm, Fox) - In what I'm hearing is an exceptionally strong episode of "Glee," Rachel and Kurt get surprise visitors in New York City, and Will and Emma consider the implications of a new job offer.

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie helps a local swim team get more practice time by working on a new law that extends the hours at the community pool. Also, Ron finds himself personally filling a pothole for a local woman (Lucy Lawless) as part a new plan to solve citizens' problems.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - Holmes investigates the  murder of a young man who was shot upon entering his apartment. Meanwhile, Watson meets her ex-boyfriend for dinner.

Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution (10pm, Comedy) - The second season begins with performances by comedians Trevor Noah and Dov Davidoff.

What to Watch on Thursday: 'Parks & Rec' returns along with final season of 'The Office'

SNL Primetime Election Special (8pm, NBC) - With Jay Pharaoh's new Obama impersonation and Jason Sudeikis rocking the the Mitt Romney, this should be an interesting half hour.

Up All Night (8:30pm, NBC) - In the premiere of a retooled Season 2, "The Ava Show" gets canceled, putting a strain on Ava and Reagan's relationship. Meanwhile, Chris decides to go back to work, and Reagan hires her brother to help remodel a bathroom.

The Office (9pm, NBC) - In the ninth and final season opener, two young employees arrive at the office and staffers immediately label them the new versions of Jim and Dwight. Also, Oscar mulls adopting Angela's cat and Kevin saves a turtle. As bad as this show had gotten over the past season or two, I still think this final run will be worth watching.

Project Runway (9pm, Lifetime) - The designers visit Radio City Music Hall and create  costumes for the legendary Rockettes. Debra Messing is the guest judge.

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie and Andy visit Ben and April in Washington, D.C., in tonight's Season 5 opener. Sens. John McCain, Barbara Boxer and Olympia Stowe have cameos (McCain's appearance is especially funny). Back in Pawnee, Ron hosts a barbecue for the P&R staff. I won't win any popularity contests for saying this, but Ron's "meat lover" shtick is starting to feel old to me. Ditto for whatever it is that Rob Lowe is doing. Still love the show, though!

Don't Divorce Me! Kids' Rules for Parents on Divorce (9:30pm, HBO) - Children talk about divorce and offer advice for parents to make sure kids are not manipulated, forgotten or mistreated when the time for permanent separation comes.

Wilfred (10pm, FX) - In the second season finale, existential questions are posed to Wilfred and Ryan.

Awkward (10:30pm, FX) - In the Season 2 finale, Jenna prepares for her trip to Europe as her decision about the boys goes public.

What to Watch on Thursday: Deaths on 'Community' and 'Parks and Rec'

Community 8pm, NBC) - The death of a classmate gives Britta a chance to play counselor to the others by using the psychology lessons she's recently learned, but Jeff appears unaffected by the loss. 

The Vampire Diaries (8pm, CW) - Klaus tries to leave town with Elena, but he encounters resistance from a new enemy. Meanwhile, Bonnie gets Abby to help her with a difficult and dangerous spell. 

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - Leslie embarks on a bus tour on the final day of her campaign, but she becomes distracted by the sudden death of an important person in Pawnee. Elsewhere, Andy investigates a security threat, while Chris discovers a surprising cure for his depression. 

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - The disappearance of Amanda Tanner gives Huck an opportunity to dust off his espionage skills to find out where she is. Meanwhile, the firm defends a pilot's reputation from accusations after a commercial plane crashes with no survivors.

The Mentalist (10pm, CBS) - Lisbon encounters her ex-fiancé while investigating a surfer's homicide, and Cho has doubts about continuing his romance with Summer. 

Independent Lens: Circo (10pm, UNC-TV) - Filmmaker Aaron Schock follows the proprietors of a struggling, family-run Mexican circus as they travel the back roads of the countryside in hopes of recapturing the success of the show's earlier years. 

What to Watch on Thursday: A bit of 'West Wing' on 'Parks and Rec'

The Vampire Diaries (8pm, CW) - Tyler returns to Mystic Falls and soon suspects that something has been going on between Caroline and Klaus.  

Parks and Recreation (9:30pm, NBC) - When Leslie (Amy Poehler) learns that the Parks Dept. budget is about to be cut, she persuades Councilman Pillner (Bradley Whitford, "The West Wing") to make the cuts elsewhere, but there are unforeseen consequences for her campaign. Also, Ron and Chris visit a meditation center together. Bonus: Poehler and Whitford get to do a "West Wing"-style "walk and talk," plus, it's a mini "West Wing" reunion with Rob Lowe, who plays state auditor Chris Traeger.

Scandal (10pm, ABC) - The team reluctantly helps a millionaire's son accused of rape. Meanwhile, Olivia takes on Amanda Tanner as a client, but can't put her own past with the President behind her when Amanda asks to meet with him.

Jesus Conspiracies (10pm, Discovery) - Scholars try to determine what Jesus did from ages 12 to 30 in the opener of a new series chronicling the life of Jesus via documents and artifacts from the Holy Land and the Vatican.

Awake (10pm, NBC) - I'm not giving up on pushing this show on you, even if it may get canceled. Tonight, Britten helps a couple adapt to the witness-protection program, inspiring him to prepare for his own new life in Oregon with his wife.

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