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Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS

September 26, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • In orbit Howard (Simon Helberg, left) is drawn into an argument at home in the season premiere of "The Big Bang Theory" at 8 p.m. on CBS. With Pasha Lychnikoff.
In orbit Howard (Simon Helberg, left) is drawn into an argument at home in… (Sonja Flemming / CBS )

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This week's TV Movies  



Last Resort: The crew of a U.S. submarine runs afoul of a global conspiracy when it refuses to follow orders to launch its nuclear missiles in this thrilling new series (8 p.m. ABC).

Live From Lincoln Center:  Violinist Itzhak Perlman and the New York Philharmonic performin the season premiere (8 p.m. KOCE).

Two and a Half Men:  The raunchy comedy returns for another new series without Charlie Sheen (8:30 p.m. CBS).

Up All Night: With Chris and Scott (Will Arnett, Luka Jones) busy launching their new business, Reagan (Christina Applegate) tries to adjust to her new stay-at-home mom status. Maya Rudolph also stars (8:30 p.m. NBC).

The Office: Pam's (Jenna Fischer) former fiance (David Denman) is getting married in the season premiere. John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson and Ellie Kemper also star (9 p.m. NBC).

Grey's Anatomy: The season premiere picks up several months after the plane crash in last season's finale (9 p.m. ABC).

Parks and Recreation: Leslie (Amy Poehler) is lobbying for a tax on supersized sodas in an attempt to curb obesity. Rob Lowe, Chris Pratt and Adam Scott also star in the season premiere (9:30 p.m. NBC).

Rock Center With Brian Williams:  The news magazine returns for a new season (10 p.m. NBC).

Louie:  Louie (Louis CK) struggles through the holidays in the comedy's season finale (10 p.m. FX).

Elementary: Jonny Lee Miller portrays Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu is cast as Watson in this new series (10 p.m. CBS).

Scandal:  The drama returns for a new season (10 p.m. ABC).


Baseball: The Chicago Cubs visit the Colorado Rockies (Noon WGN A); the Seattle Mariners visit the Angels (12:30 p.m. FSN); the Dodgers visit the San Diego Padres (7 p.m. KCAL)

Women's basketball: WNBA Playoffs: The New York Liberty visits the Connecticut Sun (5 p.m. ESPN2); the San Antonio Silver Stars visit the Sparks (7 p.m. ESPN2).

College football: Stanford at Washington (6 p.m. ESPN).

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