Thursday on TV: From Sundance to CNN — 'Blackfish' comes to television

Published October 24, 2013 10:34 am

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Blackfish, the startling documentary about killer whales at SeaWorld that plays like a crime thriller, makes its television debut at 7 and 10 p.m. on CNN.The film, which premiered earlier this year at Sundance, will be followed at 9 p.m. and midnight by an Anderson Cooper Special Report - Inside Blackfish: Killers in Captivity.Elsewhere on TV ...World Series (5:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Game 2 - St. Louis Cardinals at Boston Red SoxNFL (6:25 p.m., NFL Network): Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay BuccaneersThe Big Bang Theory (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Sheldon's big scientific breakthrough turns out not to be so big.Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Will Scarlet convinces Robin Hood's Merry Men to steal from Maleficent.Parks and Recreation (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Ron and Donna go hunting; April and Andy reconnect.High school football (7 p.m., Channel 14): Bingham at AltaThe Vampire Diaries (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Jeremy makes a confession.Project Runway All Stars (7 p.m., Lifetime): In the season premiere, the designers have to create a fashion-forward, punk look inspired by Debbie Harry.The Millers (7:30 p.m, CBS/Ch. 2): Carol learns that Nathan is seeing a therapist.Welcome to the Family (7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Molly and Junior decide to get a place of their own.Women's college volleyball: Arizona at Utah (7:30 p.m., P12N); BYU at Pacific (9 p.m., ESPNU)The Crazy Ones (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Sydney, Zach and Simon compete for a client's attention.Grey's Anatomy (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Callie and Derek team up on a brain mapping project.Sean Saves the World (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Sean tries to set Lorna up with Lee.Reign (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Queen Catherine tries to silence everyone who knows about her plot.Two and a Half Men (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Walden tries to help Jenny with her acting career.The Michael J. Fox Show (8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Ian tries to talk Graham into switching rooms.Elementary (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A former assassin is murdered.Scandal (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The first lady gets involved in her own scandal with a congresswoman (Lisa Kudrow, "Friends").Parenthood (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Sarah talks to Ryan and Amber.White Collar (10 p.m., USA):Neal gets a new handler.Covert Affairs (11 p.m., USA): Auggie works with Calder to destroy Henry.