What to Watch Tonight: The Vampire Diaries, the Return of Beavis and Butt-head, and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

What to watch on Thursday, October 27...

Uh oh, it's already Thursday! Is your Halloween costume finished yet? Have you even STARTED on it? I'm thinking about going as either a Cheeto or maybe an Otter Pop, what about you??

HOLIDAY SPECIAL, 8pm, ABC
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
ABC has the honor of airing this Charlie Brown holiday special that's only slightly less depressing than the Christmas one! Gather up your kids for an hour's worth of midtempo music, mildly depressed children, and their dashed hopes and dreams.

8pm, CW
The Vampire Diaries
Nevermind Halloween, everybody knows the spookiest night of the year is Illumination Night! What? I'm not sure. It's almost like this show wanted a Halloween episode even though it's currently September 2010 in its timeline! Anyway, in Mystic Falls Illumination Night's a biggie because it's the night when all the dead characters come back and annoy everyone. For instance, former werewolf Mason has a few bones to pick with his murderer, Damon, plus Elena will call upon an old friend to help with the Stefan situation. Have a great Illumination Night, everybody!

SERIES REBOOT PREMIERE, 10pm, MTV
Beavis and Butt-head
Fun fact: Did you know that the last episode of this show's original incarnation aired in November of 1997?! That is so long ago, I can't even perform the math on how many years that is! Anyway, tonight kicks off the long-threatened reboot of a truly legendary franchise, and though it's been a while since the dudes have been a part of pop culture, tonight they'll deal with the very modern Twilight phenomenon. So excited about this show!

9pm, CW
The Secret Circle
Unlike Mystic Falls, Chance Harbor is celebrating Halloween FOR REAL this year, and tonight a party that Cassie throws is immediately infiltrated by some evil folks. Also, new witch Jake will be there and we'll find out just how willing he is to hang out with a bunch of high school students all the time.

8pm, NBC
Community
After Britta has the gang take personality tests, she becomes convinced one of them is a psycho. But will Jeff's solution to have everyone tell a horror story help Britta suss out the crazy person? I don't know, I never know, but this sounds great!

SEASON 9 FINALE / SERIES PREMIERE, 9 & 10:30pm, Lifetime
Project Runway
Project Accessory

Tonight the final four designers show off their work at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, and one of them will be crowned the winner (pleasenotJoshpleasenotJosh). And afterward, Lifetime will preside over a ceremonial passing of the timeslot torch to brand-new PR spin-off, Project Accessory! This Molly Sims-hosted series promises to be exactly like PR except with bracelets! Finally.

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...
The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m., CBS
Parks and Recreation, 8:30 p.m., NBC
Rules of Engagement, 8:30 p.m., CBS
Grey's Anatomy, 9 p.m., ABC
Jersey Shore, REUNION SPECIAL, 9 p.m., MTV
Person of Interest, 9 p.m., CBS
First 48, 9 p.m., A&E;
The Office, 9 p.m., NBC
This Old House Hour, 9 p.m., PBS
Whitney, 9:30 p.m., NBC
Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, 10 p.m., Comedy Central
I (Almost) Got Away With It, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 10 p.m., FX
Prime Suspect, 10 p.m., NBC
Private Practice, 10 p.m., ABC
Selling LA, 10 p.m., HGTV
The Mentalist, 10 p.m., CBS
Good Vibes, SERIES PREMIERE, 10:30 p.m., MTV
Selling New York, 10:30 p.m., HGTV
The League, 10:30 p.m., FX
Gigolos, 11 p.m., Showtime
Dave's Old Porn, 11:30 p.m., Showtime

LATE-NITE PICKS:
Chelsea Handler on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
Gwar on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 12:35 a.m., NBC
Hugh Laurie on Conan, 11 p.m., TBS
Johnny Depp on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35 p.m., CBS
Justin Timberlake & Rebecca Romijn on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 12 a.m., ABC

 

What are you watching tonight?

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It's Always Sunny , Community , Beavis & Butthead (stoked) , Parks , Office , Conan ,Big Bang
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TVD, TSC, The Mentalist, Person of Interest, It's Always Sunny, Prime Suspect, Grey's Anatomy, Whitney and The Big Bang Theory
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Must watch Beavis and Butt-Head tonight.
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Wow, great TV night! For me, Charlie Brown, The Office, maybe Whitney, Beavis and Butt-Head, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
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TSC, B&B, P&R, The Office and The League.
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Person of Interest, The Mentalist, CSI: NY reruns...
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Vampire Diaries, Secret Circle, Person of Interest, College Football
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the vampire diaries, the secret circle, grey's anaotmy
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The Secret Circle!!!!
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The Secret Circle, Vampire Diaries, Community, Parks and Rec
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My fantastic Thursday alot of good series;



Vampire Diaries, Grey anatomy, The secret Circle, person of interest, the mentalist
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Community, Parks and Rec, The Office.
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TBBT, Community, Person of Interest and The Mentalist
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Secret Circle, Community, Project Runway & Accessory, TBBT, Parks & Rec, It's Always Sunny, The League
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The Vampire Diaries, Person of Interest, and The Secret Circle
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at least now we know where TVD stands with their time, but I don't know if we'll be able to follow...
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Community, Parks and Rec, The office.
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Vampire Diaries, Secret Circle and Rules of Engagement.
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Vampire Diaries, Grey's Anatomy, First 48, Beavis and Butthead, Private Practice.
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Vampire Diaries (I HOPE IT'S LEXIE)



Project Runway (pleasebeAnyapleasebeAnya) / Project Accessory (really? Yes, I comment to everything today)



BBT



Person of Interest
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"The Big Bang Theory" - the first Halloween episode, since Season 1!

"Rules of Engagement"

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" - Pure Classic!
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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, Vampire Diaries, Person Of Interest, Grey's Anatomy, The Mentalist and Parks & Recreation
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The Mentalist, TBBT, Person of Interest, maybe Grey's and PP later
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Beavis and Butthead, Always Sunny
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The Vampire Diaries, Community, The Big Bang Theory, Parks & Recreation, Person of Interest, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
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Beavis & Butthead, Sunny in Philly, Community, The Office, Parks & Rec, Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest.
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I have work tonight, but I'll watch Beavis and Butthead, Community, and the Office online tomorrow morning.
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BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD!! ... Also The Vampire Diaries, The Big Bang Theory, Rules of Engagement, Person of Interest, The Secret Circle (online), The Mentalist, Good Vibes, and Conan.
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The Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest, Parks and Recreation, The Office, and Prime Suspect.
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I'd never thought I' said this but the return of BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD!, Community, Person Of Interest, Parks And Rec, Big Bang Theory and The Office.
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Community, The Big Bang Theory, The Office, Person of Interest, It's Always Sunny in Phillie, and baseball in between commercials and such.
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What I would normally watch, but instead will be downloading to watch on Friday: Community, TVD, TSC, Parks and Rec, Person of Interest, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.



What I WILL be watching: Game 6 of The World Series: Texas Rangers vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Because I love Fringe that much - GO RANGERS!
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grey's anatomy

person of interest

The secret circle

the mentalist

prime suspect

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Okay,, The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, Grey's Anatomy, Private practice, Rules of engagement , person of interest, & The big bang theory
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TBBT, prime suspect, and I'll check out B&B
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TSC, Grey's and Chelsea on Leno
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TVD, TSC, TBBT, ROE.
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the secret circle, it's always sunny in philadelphia, person of interest, prime suspect
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There's a Hell of a lot on tonight!

Community, The Vampire Diaries (even though you made it sound crap), The Secret Circle, The Mentalist, Grey's Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory, Prime Suspect and (of course) Beavis and Butt-head
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The Secret Circle, Community, Parks and Recreation, Person of Interest, The Mentalist, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
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The Vampire Diaries, Community, Parks and Recreation, Grey's Anatomy, The Office, Whitney, Private Practice, Hugh Laurie on Conan, Justin Timberlake and Rebecca Romijn on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Eva Longoria on Jimmy Fallon



at this rate, The Vampire Diaries Halloween episode will be around January with their wacky timeline
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Community, and Prime Suspect, of course.
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Vampire Diaries, Secret Circle, Beavis and Butthead, Community, Parks and Rec, the Office, Grey's Anatomy, Person of Interest, the Mentalist.
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Community, The Vampire Diaries, Parks and Recreation, The Secret Circle, The Office & NewNowNext.
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The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, Person of Interest, Prime Suspect & The Mentalist
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