What to Watch Tonight: Parks & Recreation, The Finder, and Person of Interest


What to watch on Thursday, February 23...

Oh Thursday, embrace us with your mighty yet sensual bear hug; unleash a thousand butterfly kisses; sing us the sweet lullabies of TV harmony. Welcome, Thursday!

8:30pm, NBC
Parks & Recreation
Aww, Jerry. After everyone forgets Jerry's birthday, Leslie attempts to make it up to him by throwing a post-birthday party at a "special location." (See excellent picture above.) Meanwhile Tom is shocked and appalled at Ann's taste in music.

9pm, Fox
The Finder
Walter's "find it or die" psychological directive is put to the test tonight when someone from the Jeffersonian Institute asks him to help find evidence that extraterrestrials exist. Meanwhile Willa is NOT happy about her arranged marriage situation. (Quick question: Why is Willa a character again?)

9pm, CBS
Person of Interest
Tonight Reese goes the White Collar route when he must impersonate a high-class, wealthy investor in order to get closer to an investment banker POI. Good luck, Reese, but you better know how to rock a tan suit.

9:30pm, NBC
Up All Night
In "First Birthday," Reagan is not too stoked when Chris decides to throw a joint 1st birthday party for Amy that includes some other neighborhood babies. The party suffers further complications when Ava attempts to get involved and Nancy uses the situation to try and find a man because tick-tick-tick ladies.

10pm, CBS
The Mentalist
Shades of Red return to The Mentalist tonight when the CBI must question an old adversary of Jane's in order to investigate a cult-bustin' activist's death. Don't let him ruffle you, Jane: Everybody knows HE ain't the mentalest.

10pm, FX
Archer
Tonight Archer pays a visit to the backwoods of West Virginia in order to bail out Gillette's younger brother from a crooked sheriff. The cool thing is that there will probably be no Deliverance or redneck jokes. (*False.)

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...
30 Rock, 8 p.m., NBC
American Idol, 8 p.m., Fox
The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m., CBS
The This Old House Hour, 8 p.m., PBS
Wipeout, 8 p.m., ABC
¡Rob!, 8:30 p.m., CBS
Braxton Family Values, 9 p.m., WE
Grey's Anatomy, 9 p.m., ABC
NY Ink, 9 p.m., TLC
Project Runway All-Stars, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Selling LA, 10 p.m., HGTV
Sins & Secrets, 9 p.m., Investigation Discovery
The Office, 9 p.m., NBC
Selling New York, 9:30 p.m., HGTV
Jersey Shore, 10 p.m., MTV
Private Practice, 10 p.m., ABC
24 Hour Catwalk, 10:30 p.m., Lifetime
Unsupervised, 10:30 p.m., FX
Funny or Die's Billy on the Street, 11 p.m., Fuse
I Just Want My Pants Back, 11 p.m., MTV
Delocated!, 12 a.m., Cartoon Network

LATE-NITE PICKS:
Justin Theroux and Die Antwoord on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 12 a.m., ABC
Malin Akerman on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS
Meredith Vieira on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
Nelly Furtado on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35 p.m., CBS
Paul Rudd on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 11 p.m., Comedy Central
Tyler Perry on Chelsea Lately, 11 p.m., E!
William Shatner and Padma Lakshmi on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 12:35 a.m., NBC
William Shatner and Phylicia Rashad on The Wendy Williams Show, 12 a.m., BET

 

What are you watching tonight?

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Feb 24, 2012
William Shatner's gonna be busy tonight...
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Feb 24, 2012
The Big Bang Theory & Person of Interest.
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Feb 24, 2012
YAY Parks and Recreation! I am also born on February 29th :-)
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Feb 24, 2012
TBBT, Parks & Rec, and Catherine Tate on The Office.
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Feb 24, 2012
Person of Interest, either the Grimm rerun or The Mentalist, reruns...
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Feb 24, 2012
30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Grey's Anatomy, The Office, Up All Night, Private Practice, and Jersey Shore..



followed by a Wanderlust-cast-on-late-night-shows-a-thon with Paul Rudd on The Daily Show, Justin Theroux on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Malin Akerman on Craig Ferguson
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Feb 24, 2012
Big Bang, Rob, I Just Want My Pants Back.
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Feb 24, 2012
30 Rock, Big Bang Theory, The Office, Archer, LLS.
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Feb 24, 2012
Parks and Rec, POI and Archer.
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Feb 24, 2012
Person of Interest, The Big Bang Theory, iROB!
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Feb 24, 2012
The Office.



What do you have planned for us in the wake of The Vampire Diaries' hiatus? We gotta get our fix! haha
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Feb 24, 2012
30 Rock and Parks.
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Feb 24, 2012
NBA, Person of Interest, Archer
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Feb 24, 2012
POI



(4 characters minimun?! tx, but i don't want to watch anything else)
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Feb 24, 2012
The Big Bang Theory & Rob!
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Feb 24, 2012
the finder. POI Parks and rec. the office
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Feb 24, 2012
Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest, The Office, Parks and Recreation, and the Finder.
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Feb 24, 2012
30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy, The Finder, The Mentalist and Parks & Recreation
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Feb 24, 2012
Rob, Big Bang Theory, Up All Night, Archer, Unsupervised
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Feb 24, 2012
POI, TBBT. I am missing The Vampire Diaries already...
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Feb 24, 2012
Sigh. No vampire Diaries or Secret Circle tonight so it will be BBT, Rob, and Person of Interest for me.
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Feb 23, 2012
The Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest and The Office.
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Feb 23, 2012
I loved the "tan suit" crack. Awesome!
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Feb 23, 2012
Only "The Big Bang Theory" for me!!!

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Feb 23, 2012
Archer. The BBT
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Feb 23, 2012
No VD or TSC(weep). Grey's is about it(weep)
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Feb 23, 2012
ARCHER!



Also, The Mentalist, The Finder, 30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy, Unsupervised, Malin Akerman on Ferguson and Jon Stewart.
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Feb 23, 2012
How is Shatner on two late night shows in the same night?
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Feb 23, 2012
Parks and Rec and Archer... No TSC/TVD :(
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Feb 23, 2012
Until March 15th when TVD and TSC return, it's just going to be Person of Interest for me tonight.
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Feb 23, 2012
The Finder (Willa is needed because... uh... gypsies are entertaining? No, that's not it. Maybe they just needed a young person to attract even a little bit of a younger audience?).



Person of Interest, Archer, and the Late Late Show, fo sho!



Also, 30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory, Up All Night, and The Office.
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Feb 23, 2012
Parks & Recreation, Person of Interest, The Mentalist, Archer, 30 Rock.
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Feb 23, 2012
Where's Secret Circle and Vampire Diaries? And I really miss Bones!



It's gonna be Person of Interest and The Mentalist for me.
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Feb 23, 2012
SC and VD will return march 15,,,, cause CW doesn't make enough breaks -_-
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Feb 23, 2012
Person of Interest is always a must see live!

Catch TBBT when I get home on time, as well but it doesn't kill me to miss it (I think it's just as funny four years later on a TBS rerun).
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Feb 23, 2012
30 Rock, The Finder, The Mentalist and Up All Night

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Feb 23, 2012
30 Rock, Parks & Recreation, The Office, Up All Night, Archer and Wipeout.
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Feb 23, 2012
TBBT, Up all Night, Cry in the corner about no Vampire Diaries... :-(
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Feb 23, 2012
The Big Bang Theory, Parks & Recreation, Person of Interest, Archer
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