What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘American Idol’ Top 8 Perform, ‘Mary Mary’ Premiere on Thursday

The Top 10 become the Top 8 in a combined performance/results show on American Idol! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Thursday 03/03/2016:

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: American Idol [LIVE] (“Top 8 Perform”) – After the finalists face elimination, the top eight singers are revealed. (FOX)

Grey’s Anatomy (“My Next Life”) – A patient from Meredith’s first surgery as an intern is re-admitted to the hospital with an aneurysm; Maggie thinks Richard knows about her relationship with Andrew; Arizona considers dating again. (ABC)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (“Marooned”) – When the group receives a distress call from another timeship, Rip decides to answer it, despite warnings from the rest of the team that it seems like a trap. (The CW)

WWE SmackDown! – A huge no. 1 Contender Divas match: Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks. (Syfy)

You, Me and the Apocalypse (“Home Sweet Home”) – Jude tells Jamie about his family history; Scotty must commit a crime to save Rhonda from the police; Ariel talks Sutton into kidnapping Jamie’s daughter. (NBC)

8:30 PM ET

Life in Pieces (“Pestilence War Famine Death”) – The use of a hot tub becomes a point of contention between John and his neighbors; Greg and Jen have dinner with their exterminator; Tim is afraid to operate on John. (CBS)

9:00 PM ET

The Family (“Pilot”) – Ten years after disappearing, a politician’s son suddenly returns, sending repercussions rippling through their family and the community. (ABC)

Mom (“Death, Death, Death and a Bucket of Chicken”) – When a health scare sends Bonnie careening into a tailspin, Christy tries her very best to be supportive. (CBS)

The 100 (“Thirteen”) – Lexa tries to maintain peace within the clans; Clarke discovers an unusual and game-changing truth; flashbacks reveal a dark chapter of humanity’s past. (The CW)

Top Chef (“Back Where It All Started”) – In San Francisco, the five remaining chefs cook for master chef Traci Des Jardins; in the elimination challenge, the chefs cook at Hubert Keller’s restaurant, Fleur de Lys, preparing a Fleur-inspired dish for Keller, the judges and others. (Bravo)

Party Down South (“True Lies”) – Lyle gets a shocking text from Santana; the gang goes ghost hunting and may bring home more than they bargained for; Mattie has to choose between her roommates and her family back home. (CMT)

Mary Mary [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Sister Dissed Him”) – Warryn Campbell begins to feel pressure from Sony Records to deliver the album. (WE TV)

9:30 PM ET

2 Broke Girls (“And You Bet Your Ass”) – Caroline is torn when she learns that studio writers would not include Max if they turned her life story into a movie; Max is spoiled by Randy. (CBS)

10:00 PM ET

How to Get Away With Murder (“Something Bad Happened”) – Annalise goes forward with a risky plan to protect the team from Philip; Wes continues to investigate his mother’s death. (ABC)

Elementary (“Up to Heaven and Down to Hell”) – When Watson runs into Gregson and his girlfriend (Virginia Madsen), a former NYPD officer, she accidentally causes problems in their relationship; a woman who willed her considerable estate to a beloved dog is murdered. (CBS)

Shades of Blue (“Live Wire Act”) – Details about Wozniak’s secret relationship are revealed; Wozniak takes charge of a big job; a call to Saperstein’s desk forces feelings to the surface. (NBC)

Vikings (“Mercy”) – Ragnar informs Floki of a heavy price he has paid for his actions; Rollo finds an unlikely ally in Count Odo; Bjorn has to fight a fierce opponent in the wilderness. (History)

Colony (“In From the Cold”) – A high-ranking member of the Resistance arrives; Katie gets a second chance; Bram proposes a risky journey. (USA Network)

Baskets (“Cowboys”) – Eddie heads out on a road trip for some old fashioned cowboy justice, dragging Chip and Martha along. (FX)

Portlandia (“Family Emergency”) – Louis C.K. cancels a show in Portland due to a family emergency; Fred and Carrie are asked to judge a plume contest. (IFC)

11:00 PM ET

Prey (“Episode 2”) – The hunt reaches new heights as Farrow discovers some shocking truths about an old case. (BBC America)

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – An all-new episode of the late night comedy game show. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features UFC star Conor McGregor; comedian Dave Attell; musician BJ the Chicago Kid. (11:00 PM, TBS)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore welcomes Jon Connor; KeKe Palmer. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has Musician Pharrell Williams; actress Priyanka Chopra; Loretta Lynn performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Show With Stephen Colbert is joined by Actor Christopher Meloni; actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead; Medal of Honor recipient Edward Byers; Ray Lamontagne performs. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live welcomes Actor Jason Bateman; actress Aja Naomi King; CeeLo Green performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Night With Seth Meyers features Actress Tina Fey; actors John Stamos and Jay Pharoah; Patrick Carney sits in with the 8G Band. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden has Actor Gerard Butler; actor Will Forte; M. Ward performs. (12:35 AM, CBS)

Last Call With Carson Daly is joined by Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead; Day Wave performs; actors Mike Luciano and Phil Matarese. (1:35 AM, NBC)

What's On TV Tonight - 'American Idol' Top 8 Perform, 'Mary Mary' Premiere on Thursday

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