What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Backstrom’ Finale, ‘Reign’ on Thursday

Grey’s Anatomy picks up the pieces from last week’s tragedy with a two-hour episode! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Thursday 04/30/2015:

8:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Grey’s Anatomy (“She’s Leaving Home”) – As Meredith tries to cope with Derek’s death, the other doctors learn of his passing; Jackson struggles to understand April’s decision; Ben and Bailey discuss their future; a patient revisits Callie; Amelia tries to deal with her past. (ABC)

The Big Bang Theory (“The Maternal Combustion”) – Sheldon and Leonard’s mothers meet. (CBS)

Bones (“The Big Beef at the Royal Diner”) – The team investigates when the remains of a celebrity chef are discovered at a local park; Booth and Brennan must question the staff at the Royal diner; Hodgins sells his invention for millions; Brennan teaches Christine about bones. (FOX)

The Vampire Diaries (“I’d Leave My Happy Home for You”) – While Alaric and Jo attend their bachelor and bachelorette parties, Damon and Elena talk about the consequences of Damon’s offer; Enzo asks Stefan to help intervene with Lily; Matt takes his frustrations out on Tyler. (The CW)

WWE Smackdown! – Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose; Roman Reigns vs. Kane; Tag team championship rematch as The New Day defend against Kidd and Cesaro. (Syfy)

The Casual Vacancy (“Part 3”) – The results of the election are revealed and the Sweetlove House matter is decided; Miles gets a shock at home; Samantha and Shirley have a confrontation about their family; another tragedy rocks the town of Pagford. (HBO)

8:30 PM ET

The Odd Couple (“Sleeping Dogs Lie”) – Oscar and Felix go to Ashley’s to get Felix’s special pillow; a secret Felix is keeping from Oscar is revealed. (CBS)

9:00 PM ET

Reign (“Fugitive”) – Mary takes extreme measures as she tries to stop Francis from catching Condé; a jealous Catherine wants Narcisse to prove himself; Greer makes a decision that could end her relationship with Leith. (The CW)

Mom [SEASON FINALE] (“Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation”) – When Roscoe announces that he has decided to go live with his father, Christy places the blame on Bonnie. (CBS)

The Blacklist (“Quon Zhang”) – After decoding information embedded in the fulcrum, Red must stop an imminent threat; Liz looks for answers about her past. (NBC)

The Real Housewives of Melbourne (“Gina’s New Shoes”) – Lydia is ready to show off her home renovations to Chyka; Janet is proud of her son, Jake, who shines at the tea launch; Pettifleur gets frustrated over Gina’s lack of respect. (Bravo)

Party Down South (“Down This Road Before”) – A fight ensues between housemates after Hannah confronts Daddy about the future of their romance once the summer ends; while the gang gets dirty at a massive mud fest, Daddy gets out of control. (CMT)

Backstrom [SEASON FINALE] (“Rock Bottom”) – When a Native American is found dead under a bridge, Amy’s new boyfriend wants in on the investigation; Backstrom must make a difficult decision when he suspects his father knows about a meth dealer’s activities. (FOX)

10:00 PM ET

American Crime (“Episode Nine”) – Aliyah and her lawyer hope the turn in public opinion will get Carter’s preliminary examination date moved up; Alonzo seeks helps from an unexpected source; Aubry receives news from Carter that leaves her distraught. (ABC)

Elementary (“The Best Way Out Is Always Through”) – After a judge is murdered, Holmes and Watson must find the top suspect, an escaped convict; Holmes causes problems for Detective Bell after he uses deductive reasoning on Bell’s new relationship. (CBS)

Party Down South (“Talk of Shame”) – The guys have to guess what each other’s babies would look like; some disgusting results from an on-stage redneck cooking challenge. (CMT)

Lip Sync Battle – Michael Strahan vs. Hoda Kotb. (Spike)

Mary Mary (“Life’s a Mitch”) – Sibling rivalry sets in when Erica is up for awards and Mitch is back to stir up trouble with Goo, Erica and Warryn. (WE TV)

Dateline NBC – Investigative journalism. (NBC)

Beat Bobby Flay (“Out on a Limb”) – Tamron Hall and Ted Allen have Bobby is in their sights; whiz kid Katherine Humphus gets into a culinary slugfest with the no-nonsense John Wassil. (Food Network)

The Comedians (“Celebrity Guest”) – When FX pushes the premiere date of “The Billy & Josh Show,” the guys try to fix the show. (FX)

The Red Road (“The Hatching”) – Harold makes an unexpected discovery in an abandoned mine; Kopus finds Harold to tell him that Junior went to kill Levi. (Sundance)

Olympus (“Blood Brothers”) – Hero is arrested and turned over to Prince Lykos when he attempts to confront King Aegeus; Daedalus unveils plans for the ultimate war machine that will cripple Athens. (Syfy)

Dig (“Jehoshaphat”) – Peter learns of his mission from unlikely allies; Lynn understands the depth of the conspiracy; the Order of Moriah set out to enact their plan; Golan tries to gain clues from the Donaldson case; Avram knows what needs to be done. (USA Network)

10:30 PM ET

Louie (“Bobby’s House”) – Bobby invites Louie over. (FX)

11:00 PM ET

Watch What Happens: Live – Actress Cynthia Nixon (“Stockholm, Pennsylvania”); political commentator Nicole Wallace (“The View”). (Bravo)

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


The Wendy Williams Show (“Hot Topics”) – Brandy Norwood (Broadway’s “Chicago”); a viewer plays for cash in Wendy’s Spring Cha-Ching sweepstakes. (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick – Nate Bargatze; Nikki Glaser; Steve Rannazzisi. (Comedy Central)


The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is joined by Actress Kristen Wiig. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Actress January Jones; comic Dave Attell; comic Mike Vecchione. (11:00 PM, TBS)

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore welcomes a panel of guests with unique views on pop culture and current events. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has Actress Scarlett Johansson; comic David Steinberg; Blur performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Show With David Letterman is joined by First lady Michelle Obama; Hootie & the Blowfish performs. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live welcomes Reality-TV star Kim Kardashian West; actor Michael Sheen; YelaWolf performs with Travis Barker. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Night With Seth Meyers features Actress Cobie Smulders; actor Andre Braugher; comic Phil Hanley. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden has Actress Idina Menzel; actor Kumail Nanjiani; Manic Street Preachers perform. (12:35 AM, CBS)

Last Call With Carson Daly is joined by Actors Cat Deeley and Tyler Labine; Gorgon City performs; director Brett Morgen. (1:35 AM, NBC)

What's On TV Tonight - 'Grey's Anatomy', 'Backstrom' Finale, 'Reign' on Thursday

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