What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘The Wiz Live!’, ‘CMA Country Christmas’, ‘The Vampire Diaries’ on Thursday

The Wiz Live! finally premieres on NBC! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Thursday 12/03/2015:

7:30 PM ET

NFL Thursday Night Kickoff [LIVE] – James Brown hosts along with analysts Deion Sanders and Bill Cowher. (CBS)

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: The Wiz Live! [LIVE] – Dorothy is swept up by a tornado, away from her home in Kansas,and relocated to a fantasy world; on her way to find a wizard who can help her return home, Dorothy meets a tin man, a scarecrow and a cowardly lion. (NBC)

The Vampire Diaries (“Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me”) – While Julian and Lily host a party to celebrate Mary Louise and Nora’s anniversary, Stefan and Damon initiate a risky plan; Caroline faces a new reality that threatens to destroy her relationship with Stefan; Lily makes a difficult decision. (The CW)

WWE SmackDown! – The League of Nations is in action. (Syfy)

8:25 PM ET

NFL Football [LIVE] (“Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions”) – Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (7-4) look for revenge when they visit Matthew Stafford and the Lions (4-7). Detroit pulled off an upset in Green Bay just three weeks ago, breaking a 24-game road losing streak against their rival. (CBS)

9:00 PM ET

CMA Country Christmas – Music stars — including Kelsea Ballerini, Dan & Shay, Mickey Guyton, Jewel, Charles Kelley, Martina McBride, David Nail, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes, and Darius Rucker — get into the Christmas spirit by performing holiday songs; Jennifer Nettles hosts. (ABC)

The Originals (“The Other Girl in New Orleans”) – After learning Aurora may be responsible for the threat to Cami’s life, Klaus engages in another of her devious games; Elijah, Freya and Hayley act against Tristan; Aya forces Marcel to make a difficult decision. (The CW)

Project Runway: Junior (“Teamwork Is Hard”) – The designers are divided into two teams and must create cohesive mini collections inspired by the decades; one team gets off to a bad start. (Lifetime)

TeenNick Top 10 – Music video countdown. (TeenNick)

Top Chef (“Pop Up Pandemonium”) – The chefs open pop-up restaurants that reflect their respective neighborhoods; guest judge Ludo Lefebvre joins the others for Mexican, Persian, Korean, and vegan cuisine and picks the dish that best reflects Los Angeles’ mosaic of cultures. (Bravo)

I Love Kellie Pickler (“I Love Baseball”) – Despite the problems from last time she sang it, Kellie sings “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” at a minor league baseball game. (CMT)

Haven (“Blind Spot”) – Audrey and Nathan try to regain control of the police station while a mysterious killer leaves a wake of bodies. (Syfy)

Nathan for You (“Nail Salon; Fun”) – Nathan’s plan to protect women’s nail polish from chipping doesn’t quite work out; Nathan addresses his worst personality flaw. (Comedy Central)

Selling It in the ATL (“Business and Pleasure”) – After a huge fight, Tahlia leaves LaKyle; Okevia’s showing is a disaster; the ladies question Tahlia’s behavior with a new male client at a pool party. (WE TV)

11:00 PM ET

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


The Wendy Williams Show (“Burlington”) – Hot holiday looks; Brandy Norwood (“Zoe Ever After”); Hot Topics; Ask Wendy. (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Marc Maron; Emily Heller; Matt Goldich. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by Actor Idris Elba. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Will Forte; Kether Donohue; Weezer performs. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live welcomes Model Adriana Lima; TV show host Padma Lakshmi. (11:00 PM, Bravo)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore has Comic Brian Posehn. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is joined by Actress Mindy Kaling; actress Daisy Ridley; Gwen Stefani performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Jimmy Kimmel Live welcomes Actress Maya Rudolph; actor Adam Scott.. (11:35 PM, ABC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden features Singers Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan (“One Direction”). (12:35 AM, CBS)

What's On TV Tonight - 'The Wiz Live!', 'CMA Country Christmas', 'The Vampire Diaries' on Thursday

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