WATCH THIS:

  • "Inside the Actors Studio" (8 p.m., Bravo): Oh, this one should be legendary. Just days before the "How I Met Your Mother" gang signs off for good, they gather to field questions from stodgy host James Lipton, who -- we're guessing -- probably doesn't even know what the Bro Code is. Lame.

  • "The Vampire Diaries" (8 p.m., The CW): Road trip! To protect Stefan (Paul Wesley) from Sloan, (Caitlin McHugh), Caroline and Enzo (Candice Accola, Michael Malarkey) head off to Atlanta to track down a new doppelgÃ1/3nger. During the journey, Enzo opens up to Caroline about his past.

  • "Surviving Jack" (9:30 p.m., Fox): Christopher Meloni ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit") tries on comedy for size. He plays a gruff, intimidating doctor who becomes a stay-at-home dad when his wife (Rachael Harris) decides to go to law school.

    Also on Thursday:

  • "Hell's Kitchen" (8 p.m. Fox)

  • "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" (8 p.m., ABC)

  • "American Idol" (9 p.m., Fox)

  • "Grey's Anatomy" (9 p.m., ABC)

  • "Vikings" (10 p.m., History)

  • "Scandal" (10 p.m., ABC)

  • "Parenthood" (10 p.m., NBC)

  • "America's Worst Tattoos" (10:30 p.m., TLC)


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