The Thursday Primetime Line-Up

With so many shows on TV, it’s hard to keep track. Here’s what’s on tonight:

8 CMT Made (CMT) – Someone wants to be made into a hip hop dancer.
Monday Night Football Preseason: Washington @ Baltimore (ESPN)
Wipeout (ABC)

9 Big Brother (CBS)
Burn Notice (USA)
Degrassi (Teennick) – Next week is the final week of the show’s summer run.
Expedition Impossible (Season Finale, ABC) – The final 4 teams go to Marrakech, but only one will win the cash prize.
Project Runway (Lifetime)

10 Beyond Scared Straight (A&E)
Futurama (Comedy Central)
Jersey Shore (MTV) – A new episode will air Sunday at 7, leading into the VMAs, with an encore playing in its usual time slot next Thursday.
LA Ink (TLC)
Rookie Blue (ABC)
Suits (USA)
Wilfred (FX)

10:30 Louie (FX) – Tonight’s episode is a full hour.
Ugly Americans (Comedy Central)

11:59 Childrens Hospital (Cartoon Network)
12:15 NTSF: SD: SUV (Cartoon Network)


The Thursday Primetime Line-Up

8 NFL Preseason: Philidelphia @ Pittsburg (FOX Sports)
Wipeout (ABC)

9 Big Brother (CBS)
Burn Notice (USA)
Degrassi (Teennick) – After tonight’s episode, only two more weeks telenovela-style scheduling before the summer finale.
Do Something Awards 2011 (2-Hour VH1 Special) – The second annual event gives Jane Lynch some Emmy-hosting practice and sheds light on young people who have done some extraordinary things.
Expedition Impossible (ABC)
Project Runway (Lifetime)

10 Beyond Scared Straight (Season Premiere, A&E)
Futurama (Comedy Central)
Jersey Shore (MTV)
LA Ink (TLC)
Rookie Blue (ABC)
Suits (USA) – Only a few more weeks until the 1st season finale, but the show has already been renewed for 16 more episodes.
Wilfred (FX) – Two new episodes air back-to-back tonight, pushing Louie back to its 1st season time slot at 11pm.

10:30 Russian Dolls (Lifetime)
Ugly Americans (Comedy Central)

11 Louie (FX)

11:59 Childrens Hospital (Cartoon Network)
12:15 NTSF: SD: SUV (Cartoon Network)


The Thursday Primetime Line-Up

8 Monday Night Football Preseason: Seattle @ San Diego
So You Think You Can Dance (Season Finale, FOX) – Sasha, Tadd, Melanie and Marko compete as we near the end.
Wipeout (ABC)

9 Big Brother (CBS)
Burn Notice (USA)
Degrassi (Teennick)
Expedition Impossible (ABC) – The final six teams press on as they navigate through Morocco.
Project Runway (Lifetime)

10 Futurama (Comedy Central)
Jersey Shore (MTV) – After last week, which marked the series’ highest premiere ratings ever, don’t expect this show (with this cast) to go away any time soon.
LA Ink (TLC)
Rookie Blue (ABC) – The show’s writer and exec producer called tonight’s episode “special” and urged people to give the show a second chance tonight.
Suits (USA)
Wilfred (FX) – This, along with “Louie,” was recently renewed for another season.

10:30 Louie (FX)
Russian Dolls (Series Premiere, Lifetime) – I’ve heard it described as a Russian “Jersey Shore” and “The Real Housewives of Brighton Beach.”
Ugly Americans (Comedy Central)

11 Louie (FX) – A special second episode of Louis C.K.’s comedy series will air tonight.

11:59 Childrens Hospital (Cartoon Network)
12:15 NTSF: SD: SUV (Cartoon Network)


The TCA Breakdown: ABC

Here are a few tidbits from ABC‘s Television Critics Association session:

No spin-off in the works for “Desperate Housewives,” plus plot details on the final season. [The Hollywood Reporter]

ABC will announce the cast of the upcoming 13th season of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, August 29 during an episode of “Bachelor Pad.” [Zap2It]

A Marvel character will appear on “Castle,” ABC still developing Marvel’s “The Incredible Hulk” and “AKA Jessica Jones” for television series. [Wetpaint]

“Rookie Blue,” which has been renewed for a 3rd season, could air during the regular TV season. [TVLine]

The reboot of “Charlie’s Angels” will differentiate itself from the original series and the films by delving into the pasts of the Angels. [Hollywood Reporter]

Stop comparing “Pan Am” to “Mad Men,” and how the show’s premise lends itself to espionage storylines. [AOL TV]

Get the details on “The Chew,” the new show that has soap opera fans across the nation angry. [TVGuide]