What To Watch: Thursday

by | April 14, 2011 at 7:06 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:The Office‘ (9pm ET on NBC)

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The new manager, Deangelo Vickers (guest star Will Ferrell), has everyone hoping to make good first impressions: Andy finds himself awkwardly typecast while Jim and Pam worry that they’ve come on too strong. Only Dwight is apathetic about the new leader.

KEY EPISODE:Bones‘ (9pm ET on Fox)

The remains of a mythbuster television show host are found in the wilderness appearing to have been killed by the mythic Chupacabra, a reptile-mammal hybrid creature whose existence has not been confirmed. The team soon learns that the victim traveled to the remote West Virginian area to debunk the Chupacabra myth, and they interrogate possible suspects, including a rival wilderness-channel host/cryptozoologist/pet psychic (guest star Jo Anne Worley).

WATCH:The Paul Reiser Show‘ (8:30pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere**

This new show stars Paul Reiser as — Paul Reiser. It’s been a few years since his hit TV series went off the air. Since then, he’s been enjoying the quiet life at home with his lovely wife, Claire (Amy Landecker), and kids and generally minding his own business, writing and producing television but enjoying life out of the spotlight.

DVR:Wipeout‘ (8pm ET on ABC)

Spring is in the air and a fresh crop of contestants will have to take a stand as they face the new obstacle, “Bowled Over.” Plus, there’ll be
‘oohs’, ‘ahhs’ and ‘owws’ heard on the course when the Chocolate Shop leaves its mark on players in the Wipeout Kitchen.

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

As the high school prepares to throw a “1960s Decade Dance,” Elena starts receiving disturbing messages from Klaus via an unusual source. Bonnie tries to reassure Jeremy that she is strong enough to help Elena, but a worried Jeremy asks Stefan for advice. Caroline talks Matt into taking her to the dance.

Talk Show Listings:

The Talk: Josh Holloway

Live with Regis and Kelly: Courteney Cox

The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Kate Walsh

Late Show with David Letterman: Seth Myers

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Tyler Perry

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Tom Arnold

Chelsea Lately: Hayden Panettiere

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Kristen Bell

Tavis Smiley: Robin Wright

Conan: Matthew Morrison

Lopez Tonight: Anne Hathaway

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Ricky Gervais

The Colbert Report: Caroline Kennedy