Thursday TV: Puffing Up the Old P. Diddy

CANTSTOPA two-hour promotional documentary on Sean “Diddy” Combs that first appeared on iTunes gets a prime time network debut. “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story” (Fox, 8 p.m.), produced by Combs, culminates in a pair of 2016 shows marking the 20th anniversary of his Bad Boy label, with performances from the former Puff Daddy, as well as Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total Carl Thomas and The Lox. Jay Z, Usher, French Montana and Nas also appear.

There’s more music with a replay of part one of the “iHeartRadio Music Festival” (The CW, 8 p.m.) from Los Angeles, with performances from Pink, Harry Styles, Coldplay, Chris Stapleton and The Weeknd.

The verdict arrives on the finale of “The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All” (A&E, 10 p.m.).

Contestants on “Top Chef” (Bravo, 10 p.m.) have to use kids’ utensils.

On a new “Great News” (NBC, 9:30 p.m.), Carol is shocked about her parents’ impending divorce.

If you missed the “Call the Midwife Holiday Special” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) on Christmas, it runs again.

A three hour episode of “Naked and Afraid” (Discovery, 8 p.m.) seems a tad excessive.

Civil unrest breaks out on “Ghost Wars” (Syfy, 10 p.m.).

Axel and Scarlett defend a mountain stronghold on “Van Helsing” (Syfy, 9 p.m.).

On “Damnation” (USA, 10 p.m.), Greeley meets his master.

“I Catfished My Kid” (TLC, 10 p.m.) seems like a mean-spirited idea.

The survival story of Sir Ernest Shackleton is featured on “Race to the Antarctic: Mysteries at the Museum” (Travel, 9 p.m.), a spin-off of “Mysteries at the Museum” (Travel, 10 p.m.).

“Beerland” (Viceland, 10 p.m.) goes to Orlando.

Tamar proceeds with the divorce on “Tamar & Vince” (WeTV, 9 p.m.).

A clock demon locks Garvey and Russ in an old house on “Superstition” (Syfy, 10 p.m.).

The month-long Thursday night salute to the Great American Songbook concludes with the musicals “The Dolly Sisters” (8 p.m.), “Annie Get Your Gun” (10:15 p.m.), “On the Town” (12:15 a.m.), “The Band Wagon” (2 a.m.) and “Broadway Melody of 1936” (4:30 a.m.).

College football bowl games include Virginia vs. Navy (ESPN, 1:30 p.m.) in the Military Bowl, Oklahoma vs Virginia Tech (ESPN, 5:15 p.m.) in the Camping World Bowl, Stanford vs. TCU (ESPN, 9 p.m.) in the Alamo Bowl, and Washington State vs. Michigan State (Fox Sports 1, 9 p.m.) in the Holiday Bowl.

Men’s college basketball includes East Carolina at Tulsa (ESPNU, 5 p.m.), Creighton at Seton Hall (Fox Sports 1, 6:30 p.m.), Tennessee State at UT Martin (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Tulane at Temple (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Houston at South Florida (ESPNews, 7 p.m.), LSU at Memphis (CBS Sports, 9 p.m.) and Pacific at Gonzaga (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).

Women’s games include St. John’s at Marquette (Fdox Sports 2, 8:30 p.m.).

NBA action includes Houston at Boston (TNT, 8 p.m.) and Philadelphia at Portland (TNT, 10:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Boston at Washington (NBC Sports, 7:30 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Oprah Winfrey, KJ Apa. The View: Jimmy Fallon (rerun). The Talk: Ozzy Osbourne, Jack Osbourne (rerun). Harry Connick: Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes, Jilly Connick, Donatella Arpaia, Robin Thede (rerun). Steve Harvey: J.B. Smoove (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Oprah Winfrey (rerun). Wendy Williams: Bridget Everett, Matt Roush (rerun).

Late Talk

All reruns: Stephen Colbert: Joe Biden, Elton John. Jimmy Kimmel: Vanessa Kirby, Jules Sylvester, Neil Patrick Harris. Jimmy Fallon: Gary Oldman, Gigi Hadid, Darryl Strawberry, Macklemore with Dave B and Travis Thompson. Seth Meyers: Anthony Bourdain, Aya Cash, Todd Barry, Anton Fig. James Corden: Christian Slater, Adrianne Palicki, Circus 1903. Carson Daly: Gilbert Gottfried, Dressy Bessy, Janina Gavankar. Conan O’Brien: Weird Al Yankovic, Taran Killam, Solomon Georgia.

 

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