Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Beyond Scared Straight' on A&E
HARD TIME: The new miniseries “Beyond Scared Straight,” a follow-up to the 1978 documentary “Scared Straight,” follows teens of both genders as they experience prison firsthand, at 10 p.m. on A&E.
Community: Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) finds out that Jeff (Joel McHale) is enrolled in a class that doesn’t exist. Kevin Corrigan guest stars in this repeat (8 p.m. NBC).
Wipeout: Contestants face a snow-covered obstacle in this new episode (8 p.m. ABC).
Grey’s Anatomy: Mark (Eric Dane) offers Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) some advice on how to reconcile with Callie (Sara Ramirez), in this new episode (9 p.m. ABC).
SoCal Connected: The newsmagazine series traces the housing market meltdown from the perspective of a single property that went from good investment to boom property to foreclosure and then back to being a good investment (9 p.m. KCET)
Police Women of Cincinnati: The latest edition of the cable channel’s popular “Police Women” series follows officers in Ohio’s third-largest city (9 p.m. TLC).
Private Practice: Addison (Kate Walsh) plans what she hopes is a perfect wedding for Bizzy and Susan (JoBeth Williams, Ann Cusack) while she tries to keep Dr. Rodriguez (Cristian de la Fuente) at arm’s length in this new episode (10 p.m. ABC).
Brad Meltzer’s Decoded: Brad and the team race to decipher ancient prophecies that some claim predict worldwide destruction in 2012 (10 p.m. History).
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival: The stand-up comedy series launches a new season with back-to-back episodes (11 and 11:30 p.m. Showtime).
College basketball: Purdue at Minnesota (4 p.m. ESPN); Providence at West Virginia (4 p.m. ESPN2); UCLA at Oregon State (5:30 p.m. FS Prime); Virginia Tech at North Carolina (6 p.m. ESPN); Mississippi State at Mississippi (6 p.m. ESPN2); USC at Oregon (7:30 p.m. FS Prime); Loyola Marymount at Portland (8 p.m. ESPN2).
Hockey: The St. Louis Blues visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN).