Thursday TV: ‘Chasing the Cure’ Live

Ann-Curry-FTRCrowd sourcing medical treatment may not seem like the right way to go, but here is “Chasing the Cure” (TNT, TBS, 9 p.m.), a team of medical professionals share advice to help those who have had maladies that have been misdiagnosed, undiagnosed or previously uncured. And there’s a live interactive component. Ann Curry hosts.

On the second new show in as many days, “Two Sentence Horror Stories” (CW, 9 and 9:30 p.m.) takes its cure from the viral exercise, presenting brief scary stories each half hour. The first concerns a stalker of a young mother; the second a mysterious waking.

The imported Japanese series “The Naked Director” (Netflix, streaming) charts the rise of Toru Muranishi, who developed adult videos in the 1980s, often using the actress Kaoru Kuroki.

In the Arabic import “Dollar” (Netflix, streaming), an ad exec comes up with a new idea to launch a bank.

Chip is still seeking a life plan on “Baskets” (FX, 10 p.m.), which ends later this month.

Some weird thing is planned for six late night talk shows tonight, all of which are planning to bring a “Special Guest TBA,” presumably the same one. Some thought it might be Rhianna, promoting a new release; a better guess is Will Ferrell, promoting a new Rod Burgundy podcast. We’lll find out tonight on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS, 11:35 p.m.), “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC, 11:35 p.m.), “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC, 11:35 p.m.), “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (NBC, 12:35 a.m.), “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS, 12:35 a.m.) and “Conan” (TBS, 11 p.m.).

Testosterone is lowered on “Big Brother” (CBS, 9 p.m.) when either Jack or Jackson is evicted in a live ceremony.

The Situation gets into another legal jam — marriage — on “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” (MTV, 8 p.m.).

“Mountain Men” (History, 8 p.m.) go buffalo hunting.

A mysterious general arrives on “Reef Break” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

Someone is stealing from Teresa on “Queen of the South” (USA, 10 p.m.).

On “MasterChef” (Fox, 8 p.m.), the mystery ingredients pile up.

Withers tries to save Garrett on “The Outpost” (CW, 8 p.m.).

On “No One Saw a Thing” (Sundance, 11 p.m.), a widow’s testimony is ignored.

There’s a tomahawk rib eye challenge on “BBQ Brawl: Flay v. Symon” (Food, 9 p.m.). It plays opposite “Family Food Fight” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

On “Elementary” (CBS, 10 p.m.), the tech billionaire may have given himself away.

Lamorne Morris, Sara Foster, Lil Rel Howery, Mike Colter, Erin Foster and Thomas Middleditch play on “Hollywood Game Night” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

More games are on “Holey Moley” (ABC, 8 p.m.) and “Spin the Wheel” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

Ava Gardner is star on Turner Classic Movies in the documentary “Ava Gardner, the Gipsy of Hollywood” (8 p.m.) and in 11 movies in which he stars: “The Bribe” (6 a.m.), “The Great Sinner” (8 a.m.), “Show Boat” (10 a.m.), “Ride, Vaquero!” (noon), “Mogambo” (2 p.m.), “Knights of the Round Table” (4 p.m.), “Bhowani Junction” (6 p.m.), “The Killers” (9:15 p.m.), “Pandora and the Flying Dutchman” (11:15 p.m.), “The Barefoot Contessa” (1:30 a.m.) and “The Angel Wore Red” (4 a.m.).

Baseball has Yankees at Toronto (MLB, 7 p.m.).

WNBA action has Indiana at Washington (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.) and Phoenix at Los Angeles (ESPN2, 10 p.m.).

It’s the round of 16 in Tennis’ Rogers Cup (Tennis, 11 a.m.; ESPN2, noon).

It’s Day 1 in the U.S. Gymnastics championships (NBC Sports, 8 p.m.); it’s Day 17 at the Pan American Games (ESPNU, 10 a.m.).

Little League regionals have Minnesota vs. Iowa (ESPN, 11 a.m.), New Hampshire vs. Connecticut (ESPN, 1 p.m.), Oregon vs. Idaho (ESPN, 3 p.m.), Kentucky vs. Michigan (ESPN, 5 p.m.), Washington D.C. vs. New York (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and Hawaii vs. California (ESPN, 9 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Leslie Jones, Whitney Cummings, Laurie Shannon, Vanessa Hudgens. The View: Ellie Kemper (rerun). The Talk: Howie Manel, Arielle Vandenberg, Kevin Frazier (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Shailene Woodley, Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss (rerun). Wendy Williams: Teddi Mellencamp. The Real: Major (rerun).

Late Talk 

Stephen Colbert: Niecy Nash. Jimmy Kimmel: Leslie Jones, Monsta X with French Montana. Jimmy Fallon: Lil Rel Howery, Lester Holt, Natalie Merchant. Seth Meyers: Billy Crudup, Robin Thede, Julian Dorio. James Corden: Josh Gad. Carson Daly: Pam Grier, Ex Hex, Sarah Goldberg (rerun). Trevor Noah: Meek Mill. David Spade: Pete Holmes, Tony Rock, Josh Wolf.

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