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What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Scandal’, ‘American Idol’ Top 10, ‘The Vampire Diaries’ on Thursday

Scandal brings Lena Dunham face-to-face with the wrath of Olivia Pope! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for 03/19/2015:

8:00 PM ET

Grey’s Anatomy (“Don’t Dream It’s Over”) – A patient’s condition leads to a conversation about Alzheimer’s disease between Maggie and Richard; Jackson and April try to return to normalcy; Arizona realizes that Callie is moving on; Meredith reveals her fears. (CBS)

American Idol XIV [LIVE] (“Top 10 Perform”) – Elimination; the top 10 contestants perform; Jennifer Lopez performs. (FOX)

The Vampire Diaries (“A Bird in a Gilded Cage”) – Bonnie and Kai help Damon and Elena as they try to rescue Damon’s mother from a prison world; Alaric and Enzo hope to reel Caroline in; a gift shakes Damon to his core. (The CW)

WWE SmackDown! – Countdown to WrestleMania. Plus, a Gauntlet match with Dean Ambrose, Stardust and Daniel Bryan. (Syfy)

Dateline NBC (“Robert Durst: Inside the Long, Strange Trip”) – The evidence against New York real estate heir Robert Durst, who is accused of murder; detectives, investigators and friends of the victim discuss the case. (NBC)

What's On TV Tonight - 'Scandal', 'American Idol' Top 10, 'The Vampire Diaries' on Thursday

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9:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Scandal (“It’s Good to Be Kink”) – Olivia takes action when she learns a woman is intending to reveal sex secrets about Washington, D.C.’s elite; Elizabeth thinks Mellie’s sister could have a negative impact on their political aspirations. (ABC)

Reign (“Tempting Fate”) – Catherine is suspicious that Mary and Condé are having an affair; Francis becomes ill; Bash’s life is in peril; Leith is forced to guard Claude. (The CW)

The Blacklist (“Tom Keen”) – As evidence builds against Liz, a judge makes it clear that she will face severe charges; Ressler and Reddington ramp up their efforts to exonerate Liz but it becomes clear that they need Tom Keen’s help. (FOX)

The Real Housewives of Melbourne (“Fashion Flare Up”) – Jackie and Ben craft a creative marketing pitch for La Mascara; tensions between Janet and Gamble come to a head at a fashion event; Chyka’s daughter, Chessie, and Janet’s friend, Manuela, meet the others. (Bravo)

Party Down South (“Spilling, Spelling, and Spaghetti”) – Tiffany and Lauren get upset with Hannah after she douses them with soda; Daddy comes to her rescue and gets her out of the line of fire; Hannah cooks her signature spaghetti for family dinner. (CMT)

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (“Rituals, Rules and the Ultimate Gypsy Test”) – A traditional gypsy mother makes her daughter perform ancient rituals to determine if she is ready to wed; a gypsy teen plans to marry a gorger against her families wishes. (TLC)

10:00 PM ET

American Crime (“Episode Three”) – Despite their strained relationship, Aliyah (Regina King) continues to support her brother, Carter; Alonzo gets an update regarding Tony’s case; Barb works with Nancy Straumberg (Lili Taylor) as she pursues justice. (ABC)

Archer (“Achub y Morfilod”) – Archer and Lana travel to Wales for a romantic getaway of aiding separatists. (FX)

Vikings (“The Usurper”) – The fleet returns to Kattegat to discover tragic circumstances await; Lagertha learns that her Earldom has been usurped and persuades Ragnar to travel to Hederby with her in an effort to reclaim her title. (History)

Party Down South (“Talk of Shame”) – Tiffany, Murray and Daddy discuss what happens behind the scenes; the gang competes in a live spelling bee; Daddy shares his wisdom on human evolution. (CMT)

Mary Mary (“Wedding Panic”) – Tina and Teddy renew their vows in a sunset ceremony. (WE TV)

The Slap (“Aisha”) – After Aisha’s emotional business trip, Hector surprises her with a getaway; each of their secrets are revealed. (NBC)

Beat Bobby Flay (“To Contend and Serve”) – Naval chef Carla Harris brings her grit against seriously competitive chef Noah Schwartz; Anne Burrell and Geoffrey Zakarian use their expertise to determine who has the arsenal to beat Bobby. (Food Network)

Welcome to Myrtle Manor (“Full Moonshine”) – Amanda’s roommates are forced to spend a night under the stars; Jared tries to plan a romantic evening with Chelsey to spice up his marriage; Cecil makes a decision about the park. (TLC)

Dig (“Meet the Rosenbergs”) – When Peter’s pursuit of Khalid hits a dead end, he and Cohen follow hidden clues from Emma’s journal; Debbie takes Josh on an unauthorized outing; Avram continues his journey to Jerusalem. (USA Network)

11:00 PM ET

Watch What Happens: Live – TV show host Nick Cannon (“America’s Got Talent”); actor Bobby Cannavale (“Danny Collins”). (Bravo)

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)

Chopped Canada (“A Brisket, A Basket”) – Four chefs battle to transform chicken wieners and dried fruit into a winning combination; brisket proves a tough meat to handle in the second basket; the dessert basket features cactus and crescent rolls. (Food Network)

Match Made In Heaven – Pastor Ken Johnson guides bachelor Shawn Bullard in the search for true love. (WE TV)

MIDNIGHT

The Wendy Williams Show – Mekhi Phifer (“Insurgent”); an audience member plays a game for a chance to win a trip. (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Rob Huebel; Erinn Hayes; David Wain. (Comedy Central)

LATE NIGHT TALK SHOWS

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is joined by Actor Will Ferrell. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore welcomes guests with unique views on pop culture and current events.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon features Actor Ben Stiller; fashion consultant Tim Gunn; Rixton performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Jimmy Kimmel Live has Actor Bill Murray; “The Walking Dead” cast members Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus and Melissa McBride; James Bay performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Conan is joined by Actress Mindy Kaling; comic Brent Morin; musical duo Purity Ring. (12:00 AM, TBS)

Late Night With Seth Meyers welcomes TV host Jay Leno; actresses Sara and Erin Foster; actor Seaton Smith (12:35 AM, NBC)

Last Call With Carson Daly features Actress Rachel Brosnahan; Misterwives perform; comic Jordan Rubin. (1:35 AM, NBC)

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