Thursday's TV Highlights: "Our America With Lisa Ling" on OWN

The news series "Our America With Lisa Ling" ends its run on OWN.

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The Quest This ambitious new competition series evokes a medieval world via a land called Everealm. Twelve contestants are thrust into challenges that wouldn't be inappropriate for someone named Bilbo Baggins. 8 p.m. ABC

Welcome to Sweden Bruce (Greg Poehler) may be in Sweden now, but somehow his past clients are still able to find him. Gene Simmons is the latest, playing himself in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC

Rookie Blue Andy (Missy Peregrym) has to prepare her defense quickly when Duncan's (Matthew Owen Murray) dismissal hearing suddenly is moved up in this new episode of the police drama. 9 p.m. ABC

Project Runway The designers spend an afternoon at the movies, then must create fashionable looks out of items found in a theater or on a film set. 9 p.m. Lifetime

Working the Engels Jenna's (Kacey Rohl) very wealthy ex-client wants her to take care of a big merger for him, but Ceil (Andrea Martin) manages to put a virus into all of the office computers at the worst possible moment. 9:30 p.m. NBC

Beyond Scared Straight The season finale is set inside Atlanta's Fulton County Jail, where a 13-year-old arsonist hatches a scheme to assault members of a rival gang. 10 p.m. A&E

Our America With Lisa Ling In the final episode of this news series, journalist Lisa Ling meets a woman in Philadelphia recovering from a kidnapping and a mother in Washington, D.C., with a missing daughter. 10 p.m. OWN

The Honorable Woman In the premiere of this new drama, a powerful British businesswoman (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is thrown head first into a game of political cat-and-mouse when a Palestinian businessman with close connections to her family's empire is killed. With Andrew Buchan, Stephen Rea and Janet McTeer. 10 p.m. Sundance


Mel Brooks TCM devotes the evening to some of the lesser known — but just as funny — movies directed by Mel Brooks, starting with Ron Moody and Frank Langella in the 1970 classic "The Twelve Chairs," 5 p.m. That's followed at 6:45 by his 1976 "Silent Movie" — the first one made in decades — Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise and Sid Caesar costar, 6:45 p.m. Then at 10:15, "The Dick Cavett Show With Mel Brooks" offers interviews from the classic TV talk show.


CBS This Morning Boston marathon winner Mebrahtom Keflezighi; Caroline Wozniacki; Russell Simmons. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Big cat tracker Boone Smith; posture and health; asking for a raise; fashion designer Zac Posen. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Julia Louis-Dreyfus; David Bautista. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Roselyn Sanchez; Christina Grimmie ("The Voice") performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Martin Lawrence ("Partners"); Dan & Shay perform. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Emily Miller; Taylor Schilling. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Kristin Chenoweth. 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Eric McCormack; Nancy O'Dell; Kelly Liken. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Gynecology myths. 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman says she is terrified of her violent husband. 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban. 4 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary The women's movement; arresting poor mothers. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Aubrey Plaza. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Brody Stevens, Jen Kirkman, Ian Karmel; Chris Pratt. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Jane Fonda. 11 p.m. TBS, 12:30 a.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Campbell Brown. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Julia Roberts; Andy Cohen; Ron Funches. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Julia Louis-Dreyfus; Simon Amstell; David Gray performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Kerry Washington; Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Ethan Hawke; Megyn Kelly; Paula Pell. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Jesse Tyler Ferguson; author Jon Gnarr. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

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