For Thursday, November 29th 2012 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
The Vampire Diaries (The CW, 8 p.m.) – “My Brother’s Keeper” – Caroline (Candice Accola) does her best to be there for Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) in a tough time. Damon (Ian Somerhalder) tries to convince Stefan to help him uncover Prof. Shane’s (guest star David Alpay) motives, but Stefan is intent on carrying out a different plan with Klaus (Joseph Morgan). At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline give April (guest star Grace Phipps) advice on which dress to wear, while Tyler (Michael Trevino) and Hayley (guest star Phoebe Tonkin) work together on a secret project, and Damon confronts Prof. Shane with his suspicions. Alarmed by the vivid nightmares he’s having, Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) turns to Matt (Zach Roerig) for help, but the situation escalates sooner than anyone expected.
30 Rock (NBC, 8 p.m.) – “Mazel Tov, Dummies!” – After an encounter with Dennis Duffy (guest star Dean Winters), Liz (Tina Fey) and Criss (James Marsden) decide to take drastic measures to start a family. As Liz looks toward the future, Jack (Alec Baldwin) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) evaluate their own self-worth, and Tracy (Tracy Morgan) laments a shocking medical diagnosis.
Up All Night (NBC, 8:30 P.m.) – “The Game of Life” – Reagan (Christina Applegate), Chris (Will Arnett) and Scott (Luka Jones) get invited to join Gene (guest star Matt Braunger) and Terry (guest star Jean Villepique) at their mountain cabin for their annual “Family Funlympics.” Meanwhile, when Reagan decides she needs to leave the cabin to go and check up on Ava (Maya Rudolph), she is shocked to learn that Ava has new friends.
Parks and Recreation (NBC, 9:30 p.m.) – “Pawnee Commons” – Leslie (Amy Poehler) makes a public appeal for park design suggestions, but becomes suspicious when the best design comes from an architect in Eagleton. Tom (Aziz Ansari) enlists the help of the office as he sets up his new “Rent a-Swag” business, while Andy (Chris Pratt) finds a way to make his new security guard job exciting.
Scandal (ABC, 10 p.m.) – “Defiance” – Harrison (Columbus Short) leads the team in managing a billionaire businessman who seems to have lost his sanity; meanwhile, Olivia (Kery Washington) and the White House prepare to celebrate the President’s (Tony Goldwyn) 50th birthday, as James (Dan Bucatinsky) continues to investigate Cytron and discovers something that could change the fate of the country.
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