What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Colony’ Premiere, ‘Lip Sync Battle’, ‘The Blacklist’ on Thursday

Colony premieres on USA Network! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Thursday 01/14/2016:

8:00 PM ET

Beyond the Tank – The creators of The Paintbrush Cover try to take their business to the next level; the inventors of Lollacup try to reinvigorate sales; a brand of gluten-free cookies is successful despite not getting an investment from the sharks. (ABC)

The Big Bang Theory (“The Empathy Optimization”) – After dealing with Sheldon while he was sick, Leonard, Penny and the gang attempt to treat themselves to a Sheldon-free weekend. (CBS)

Heroes Reborn (“Company Woman”) – Tommy helps Erica with her survival plan as the end of civilization approaches; Malina rushes to reunite with Tommy as a plot against them is formed; Matt Parkman’s attempts to make sure he and his family are safe could jeopardize Taylor’s safety. (NBC)

American Idol 2016 (“Auditions No. 4”) – Ryan, Jennifer, Keith and Harry search the country for the most talented vocalists as the auditions continue in Denver and Little Rock, Ark. (FOX)

WWE SmackDown! – New United States champion Kalisto defends against former champion Alberto Del Rio. (USA Network)

The World Dog Awards – Celebrating dogs for their work in the military, health services and entertainment; dogs that became famous on the Internet; special guests include Paula Abdul, Giuliana Rancic, Shanice Williams and Ariel Winter; George Lopez hosts. (The CW)

8:30 PM ET

Life in Pieces (“Party Lobster Gym Sale”) – Greg goes overboard after joining a gym; Jen and Heather host a secret garage sale that competes with Joan’s garage sale; Tyler and Samantha have a party while Heather and Tim are out of town. (CBS)

9:00 PM ET

Mom (“Snickerdoodle and a Nip Slip”) – Candace and Baxter are outraged when Christy catches the eye of Candace’s charming, wealthy father, Fred (Harry Hamlin); Bonnie thinks Christy should give Fred a chance. (CBS)

The Blacklist (“The Director: Conclusion”) – Red works with the task force to outmaneuver the Cabal and exonerate Elizabeth Keen before she is assassinated; Red delivers an ultimatum. (NBC)

Tamar & Vince (“Catfish”) – Vince signs new female artists; Tamar confronts Vince about a text from a woman; Tamar shoots a music video with friends. (WE TV)

My Diet Is Better Than Yours (“Strong, Safe & Sexy; The One Month Mark”) – The contestants settle into their plans; the experts push the contestants to meet their goals, but not everyone is pleased with the progress. (ABC)

9:30 PM ET

Angel From Hell (“Face Your Fears”) – When Amy encourages Allison to face her fears, Allison asks Joey McIntyre to help her repair a relationship with an old friend. (CBS)

What's On TV Tonight - 'Colony' Premiere, 'Lip Sync Battle', 'The Blacklist' on Thursday

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10:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Colony [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Pilot”) – Will attempts a daring rescue; Katie tries to help a relative in need; a job opportunity may divide a family. (USA Network)

Elementary (“A Burden of Blood”) – A person is murdered in the style of an infamous, incarcerated serial killer; Sherlock and Joan help Detective Bell study for a sergeant’s exam. (CBS)

Top Chef (“Banannaise”) – In San Diego, the chefs cook up high-end tacos for Mexican chef Javier Plascencia; at Juniper and Ivy, the contestants serve up mouthwatering dishes to complement their handcrafted microbrews. (Bravo)

Shades of Blue (“Original Sin”) – As Harlee grapples with becoming an FBI informant, Wozniak is suspicious of his crew members; a dark secret is revealed; Espada tries to help Tess. (NBC)

Lip Sync Battle (“Kevin Hart vs. Olivia Munn”) – Comedian Kevin Hart takes on actress Olivia Munn. (Spike)

I Love Kellie Pickler (“I Love Ghosts”) – Kellie thinks her house is haunted and enlists the help of her friends to go ghost hunting; Kyle catches up on his “Honey Do list” and suspects this may have something to do with Kellie’s ghost hunting. (CMT)

Workaholics [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Wolves of Rancho”) – The guys transfer to a different branch of TelAmeriCorp to work for a new boss. (Comedy Central)

Growing Up Hip Hop (“The Struggle Is Real”) – A stalker strikes fear into Angela during her fashion debut; Kristinia looks for her father; a phone call rocks Romeo’s world. (WE TV)

10:30 PM ET

Idiotsitter [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Pilot”) – Gene is a rich woman-child whose wild lifestyle has landed her under house arrest; Billie is a down-on-her-luck Harvard grad who has been hired to babysit; debauchery and depravity ensue. (Comedy Central)

11:00 PM ET

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


The Wendy Williams Show (“Ride Along 2″) – Ice Cube (“Ride Along 2”); Hot Topics; Ask Wendy. (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Whitney Cummings, Matthew Gray Gubler, Nick Swardson. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Rapper and actor Ice Cube. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Kevin Hart; Nick Robinson; Oh Wonder. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live welcomes Actress Heather Graham; actress Brooke Shields. (11:00 PM, Bravo)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore has Politician John Fetterman. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is joined by Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton; actress Lucy Liu; Flo Rida performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Show With Stephen Colbert welcomes Actress Olivia Munn; actor T.J. Miller; Father John Misty performs. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live features Actress Leslie Mann; singer Ariana Grande; Charlie Puth performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Night With Seth Meyers has Actress Rashida Jones; reality-TV personality Khloe Kardashian; actress Rachel Bloom; Glenn Kotche sits in with the 8G Band. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden is joined by Actress Gillian Anderson; actor Tyler Perry. (12:35 AM, CBS)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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