What To Watch: Thursday

by | September 16, 2010 at 7:11 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:The Apprentice‘ (9pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere**

Sixteen candidates, all affected by the economic crisis, arrive in New York City for a 13-week job interview with Donald Trump. Trump divides them into teams and tasks them with creating a modern workspace. A fight breaks out on one team, and on the other side, the leadership abilities of the Project Manager are called into question. During the presentation, an office hazard leads to an accident, putting one team’s fate in jeopardy. In the end, one team pulls out a win, and a candidate on the losing side becomes the first to hear Trump’s fateful words: “You’re Fired!”

KEY EPISODE:It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘ (10pm on FX) **Season Premiere**

This critically acclaimed comedy stars Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito as the self-centered owners of Paddy’s Pub in Philadelphia who will do just about anything, no matter how reprehensible, in attempt to better their own situation. In tonight’s premiere, the gang takes on gay marriage.

WATCH:Vampire Diaries‘ (8pm ET on The CW)

When a confused and desperate Caroline leaves the hospital and joins her friends at the Mystic Falls Carnival, Damon wants to take immediate action, but Stefan and Elena come to Caroline’s defense. Matt is completely mystified by Caroline’s behavior, but still tries to tell her about his feelings for her. Damon has suspicions about Tyler’s Uncle Mason (guest star Taylor Kinney) and uses Tyler’s volatile personality in an attempt to get Mason to reveal his secret.

DVR:The League‘ (10:30pm on FX) **Season Premiere**

Set against the backdrop of a fantasy football league, ‘The League’ is a comedy about friendship, marriage, parenting, and growing up… or refusing to grow up. The ensemble features Mark Duplass, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Katie Aselton and Jon Lajoie.

DVR:I Love Money‘ (11pm on VH1) **Season Premiere**

Over the past three years 100 plus young men and women have competed on eight VH1 shows (Flavor of Love, I Love New York, Rock of Love and Real Chance of Love). All of them were on a quest to find true love. Unfortunately, very few of them found it. Now, the show that gave reality’s biggest love seekers a chance to win something else (a large sum of money), is back! ‘I Love Money 2′ gives 17 new, wild and crazy, All-Star cast members from these “of Love” series, the chance to battle it out for a quarter of a million dollars.

Tomorrow’s Premieres:

  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (9pm on Cartoon)
  • Real Time With Bill Maher (10pm on HBO)
  • Talk Show Listings:

  • The View: Amy Brenneman
  • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno: Kate Walsh
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Ben Affleck
  • Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson: William Shatner
  • Late Night With Jimmy Fallon: Jon Hamm
  • The Daily Show With Jon Stewart: Bill Clinton
  • Lopez Tonight: Tim Gunn