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"Amazing America with Sarah Palin" (8 p.m., Sportsman Channel):

The former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate takes another crack at television in this anthology series that plops her into her comfort zone: The great outdoors. The show, we're told, will explore some of the "most original, interesting — and sometimes inspiring — people, places and pastimes connected to America's outdoor lifestyle." Now, all you have to do is find out if you have the Sportsman Channel.

  • "Suits" (9 p.m., USA): Jamey Sheridan ("Homeland," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent") guest stars tonight as Charles Van Dyke, a former partner at the firm who shows up at his old workplace and, for some reason, has revenge on his mind.

  • "Parenthood" (10 p.m., NBC): On a new episode, Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Camille (Bonnie Bedelia) come to an agreement on the house. They aren't really going to sell, are they? Then again, considering Bay Area property values, they'd be rich.

    Also on Thursday:

  • "The Big Bang Theory" (8 p.m., CBS)

  • "Hell's Kitchen" (8 p.m., Fox)

  • "Parks and Recreation" (8:30 p.m., NBC)

  • "American Idol" (9 p.m., Fox)

  • "Mysteries at the Museum," Season finale (9 p.m., Travel Channel)

  • "Hollywood Game Night" (9:01 p.m., NBC)

  • "Scandal" (10 p.m., ABC)

  • "Vikings" (10 p.m., History)

  • "Review" (10 p.m., Comedy Central)

  • "House Hunters" (10 p.m., HGTV)

  • "Elementary" (10:01 p.m., CBS)

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