Thursday’s Viewing Picks

Thursday’s Viewing Picks

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Thursday’s Viewing Picks


All Times Eastern

Golden Boy Boxing, Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Gabriel Rosado vs. Glen Tapia — ESPN2, 11 p.m.

College Basketball
B1G Basketball Media Day 2017-18: Coaches Press Conference — Big Ten Network,, 9 a.m.
B1G Basketball Media Day 2017-18 — Big Ten Network, noon
BYU Sports Nation: WCC Basketball Media Day — BYUtv, noon

College Football
Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.
Memphis at Houston — ESPN, 8 p.m.

College Football Live — ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.
Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m.
College Football Countdown — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Lemming Report — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m.

College Hockey
American International at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.

College Soccer
Oregon State vs. Cal — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Oregon/Pac-12 Bay Area, 6 p.m.
Washington vs. Stanford — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Washington/Pac-12 Bay Area, 11 p.m.

West Virginia vs. Texas Tech — ESPNU, 5 p.m.
Colorado vs. Arizona State — Pac-12 Mountain/Pac-12 Arizona, 5 p.m.
LSU vs. Texas A&M — SEC Network, 7 p.m.
Washington vs. USC — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Washington/Pac-12 Los Angeles, 8 p.m.
BYU vs. Pepperdine — BYUtv, 9 p.m.
Stanford vs. Oregon — Pac-12 Oregon/Pac-12 Bay Area, 9 p.m.
Washington State vs. USCAL — Pac-12 Washington/Pac-12 Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

College Volleyball
Washington at Stanford — ESPNU, 11 p.m.

Final: Leg 1, Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Olímpia vs. Santos de Guápiles — Univision Deportes/YouTube, 10 p.m.

European Tour
Andalucia Valderrama Masters, Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain

1st Round — Golf Channel, 6 a.m.
1st Round — Golf Channel, 9:30 a.m.
2nd Round — Golf Channel, 6 a.m. (Friday)

Taiwan Championship, Miramar Golf & Country Club, New Taipei City, Taiwan

1st Round — Golf Channel, 12:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

PGA Tour
CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, The Club at Nine Bridges, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

2nd Round — Golf Channel, 10 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC Tonight — FS1, 7 p.m.

MLB Postseason
National League Championship Series
Game 5, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs — TBS, 8 p.m. (Los Angeles leads series 3-1)

The Rundown — MLB Network, 2 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
MLB Postseason Pre-Game — TBS, 7 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 8 p.m.
MLB Tonight: League Championship Series — MLB Network, 11 p.m.
The Postseason Show — TBS, 11:30 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPNews, midnight

NASCAR America — NBCSN, 5 p.m.
NASCAR Race Hub — FS1, 6 p.m.

Opening Week
Chicago at Toronto — NBC Sports Chicago/TSN4, 7:30 p.m.
New York at Oklahoma City — TNT, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers — TNT, 10:30 p.m.

The Jump — ESPN, 3 p.m.
10 Before Tip — NBA TV, 6:30 p.m.
The Starters — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.
Inside the NBA — TNT, 1 a.m. (Friday)

NFL Viewing Picks

Nashville at Philadelphia — Fox Sports Tennessee/NBC Sports Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
New York Islanders at New York Rangers — MSG Plus 2/MSG Network, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Columbus — Fox Sports Sun/Fox Sports Ohio, 7 pm.
Vancouver at Boston — Sportsnet 360/TVA Sports/NESN, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Ottawa — MSG Plus/TSN5/RDS, 7:30 p.m.
Edmonton at Chicago — Sportsnet One/WGN, 8:30 p.m.
Carolina at Calgary — Fox Sports Carolinas/Sportsnet Flames, 9 p.m.
St. Louis at Colorado — Fox Sports Midwest/Altitude, 9 p.m.
Dallas at Arizona — Fox Sports Southwest/Fox Sports Arizona, 10 p.m.

Hockey Central @ noon — Sportsnet/NHL Network, noon
NHL Now — NHL Network, 4 p.m.
NHL Tonight: Pre-Game Skate — NHL Network, 6 p.m.
Hockey Central Tonight — Sportsnet/Sportsnet 360, 6:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Tonight: Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, 10:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 11:30 p.m.
On the Fly: Dallas at Arizona Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, midnight
On the Fly — NHL Network, 1 a.m. (Friday)

Women’s International Friendly, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA
United States vs. Republic of Korea — FS1, 8 p.m.

U.S. National Team Pregame — FS1, 7:30 p.m.

ESPN FC — ESPNews, 6 p.m.
The Xtra — beIN Sports, 7 p.m.

Sports Talk
The Morning Show With Boomer — CBS Sports Network, 6 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 6:45 a.m.
SportsCenter:AM — ESPN, 7 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 8 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience (AT&T U-Verse/DirecTV)/NBCSN, 9 a.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 10 a.m.
The Dan Le Batard Show With Stugotz — ESPNU, 10 a.m.
The Rich Eisen Show — Audience (AT&T U-Verse/DirecTV)/AT&T SportsNet (Pittsburgh/Rocky Mountain)/Root Sports, noon
Sport Today — BBC World News, 12:45 p.m.
Outside the Lines — ESPN, 1 p.m.
The Russillo Show — ESPNews, 1 p.m.
The Paul Finebaum Show — ESPN2, 2 p.m.
Tiki and Tierney — CBS Sports Network, 3 p.m.
The Paul Finebaum Show — SEC Network, 3 p.m.
SportsNation — ESPN, 4 p.m.
Highly Questionable — ESPN, 4:30 p.m.
Around the Horn — ESPN, 5 p.m.
The Sean Salisbury Show With Robin Carlin — beiN Sports, 5 p.m.
BTN Live — Big Ten Network, 5 p.m.
Pardon the Interruption — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
Time to Schein — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
SC6 With Michael Smith, But Not Jemele Hill — ESPN, 6 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 8:45 p.m.
SEC Now — SEC Network, 9 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:45 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN2, 10:30 p.m.
Titulares y Más — Telemundo, 11:35 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night With Scott Van Pelt — ESPN, midnight
Contacto Deportivo — Univision/Univision Deportes, midnight
Jalen & Jacoby — ESPN2, 1 a.m. (Friday)

WTA Tour
Kremlin Open, Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia

Quarterfinals — beIN Sports, 5 a.m.

ATP Tour
Center Court: Stockholm Open — Tennis Channel, 6 a.m.
Center Court; Stockholm Open — Tennis Channel, 12:30 p.m.

ATP Tour
Kremlin Open, Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia

Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 4:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

UEFA Europa League
Matchday 3
Group A, Astana Arena, Astana, Kazakhstan

Astana vs. Maccabi Tel Aviv — Fox Soccer Plus, 10:50 a.m.

Group H, Stadion Rajko Mitić, Belgrade, Serbia
Crvena avezda vs. Arsenal — FS2, 1 p.m.

Group K, Allianz Riviera, Nice, France
OGC Nice vs. Lazio — Fox Soccer Plus, 1 p.m.

Group I, Stade Vélodrome, Marseille, France
Olympique de Marseille vs. Vitoria SC Guimares — Fox Sports Net, 1 p.m.

Group E, Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Everton vs. Olympique Lyonnais — FS1, 3 p.m.

Group D, Stadio San Siro, Milan, Italy
AC Milan vs. AEK Athens FC — FS2, 3 p.m.

Group A, Estadio de la Cerámica, Villarreal, Spain
Villarreal vs. SK Slavia Praha — Fox Soccer Plus, 3 p.m.

UEFA Europa League Pregame — FS2/Fox Sports Net, 12:30 p.m.
UEFA Europa League Pregame — FS1, 2:30 p.m.
UEFA Europa League Full Time — FS2/Fox Soccer Plus, 5 p.m.
UEFA Europa League Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:30 p.m.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown — ABC, 8 p.m.
Superstore — NBC, 8 p.m.
Gotham — Fox, 8 p.m.
Supernatural — The CW, 8 p.m.
The First 48: Honor Code (season premiere) — A&E, 8 p.m.
Dead Calm — Cinemax, 8 p.m.
Hidden Figures — HBO, 8 p.m.
Forged in Fire: Cutting Deeper: Weapons of War — History Channel, 8 p.m.
Smokey and the Bandit — The Movie Channel, 8 p.m.
The Crowd — Turner Classic Movies, 8 p.m.
Mysteries at the Museum: White House Follies — Travel Channel, 8 p.m.
The Good Place — NBC, 8:30 p.m.
Will & Grace — NBC, 9 p.m.
Tiny House, Big Living: Vibrant Modern Tiny — DIY Network, 9 p.m.
Flip or Flop Vegas: Buyer’s Remorse — HGTV, 9 p.m.
Scandal — ABC, 9 p.m.
Arrow — The CW, 9 p.m.
The Eleven: Paradise Lost (series premiere) — A&E, 9 p.m.
Chopped: Feel The Burn — Food Network, 9 p.m.
Blood Relatives: Burning Love — Investigation Discovery, 9 p.m.
Van Helsing: Love bites — Syfy, 9 p.m.
Mysteries at the Museum: Stagecoach Mary, Alaska Firestarter and Mummy Mystery — Travel Channel, 9 p.m.
Flip or Flop Vegas: Bank-Owned Disaster — HGTV, 9:30 p.m.
Great News — NBC, 9:31 p.m.
Forged in Fire: First Look: Knights Templar — History Channel, 9:53 p.m.
Origins: Dentists, Eye Doctors and Psychology & Psychiatry — American Heroes Channel, 10 p.m.
Super Lives of the Super Rich: The House That Hadid Built & Luxe Lambo — CNBC, 10 p.m.
Nathan for You: The Anecdote — Comedy Central, 10 p.m.
Late Nite Eats: Vancouver — Cooking Channel, 10 p.m.
Beat Bobby Flay: Feeling Bleu — Food Network, 10 p.m.
Better Things: Eulogy — FX, 10 p.m.
House Hunters: Bound for Apollo Beach — HGTV, 10 p.m.
That’s Delicious: Eating All Over the World — Viceland, 10 p.m.
How to Get Away With Murder — ABC, 10 p.m.
Chicago Fire — NBC, 10 p.m.
The Walking Dead: Behind the Dead — AMC, 10 p.m.
I Was Prey: Close Encounters: Silent Scream — Animal Planet, 10 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team: Down to the Wire — CMT, 10 p.m.
Ice Road Truckers: Of Ice and Men — History Channel, 10 p.m.
Home Alone: Bullets in the Basement — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
Ghost Wars: The Curse of Copperhead Road — Syfy, 10 p.m.
Sounder — Turner Classic Movies, 10 p.m.
The Eleven: Russian Roulette — A&E, 10:01 p.m.
Origins: Gods, Ghosts and UFOs — American Heroes Channel, 10:30 p.m.
The President Show: Ana Kasparian — Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.
House Hunters International: Five Angels in Adelaide — HGTV, 10:30 p.m.
Bong Appetit: Cannabis Coconut Stew — Viceland, 10:30 p.m.
American Beauty Star: Emergency Makeover — Lifetime, 10:32 p.m.
The Rundown With Robin Thede — BET, 11 p.m.
Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen — Bravo, 11 p.m.
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Vic Mensa, From Chicago — Comedy Central, 11 p.m.
Desus & Mero: Thursday, October 19, 2017 — Viceland, 11 p.m.
E! News — E!, 11 p.m.
The Chris Gethard Show: Ellie Kemper — truTV, 11 p.m.
The Comedy Get Down: Get OFf the Bus — BET, 11:30 p.m.
The Opposition w/Jordan Klepper: October 19, 2017 — Comedy Central, 11:31 p.m.
Jimmy Kimmel Live — ABC, 11:35 p.m.
28 Weeks Later — IFC, midnight

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