Thursday TV: Romance Behind Barriers

LoveIsBlind_Netflix has done a lot of things but not a dating show (unless you count “Terrece House”). That changes tonight with “Love is Blind” (Netflix, streaming) in which singles flirt with others without the benefit of seeing them. They talk behind barriers and take notes.

When there’s a match, they even have to propose before seeing their partner for the first time. Then they have to adjust once they do. The caveat undercutting the drama: Nobody’s actually ugly anyway. Nick and Vanessa Lachey host.

Of more traditional interest on the service is the second season of the drug war saga “Narcos: Mexico” (Netflix, streaming) in which Diego Luna’s Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo is now head of the Guadalajara cartel.

Reba McEntire guest stars on “Young Sheldon” (CBS, 8 p.m.) as Craig T. Nelson’s ex.

On “Last Man Standing” (Fox, 8 p.m.), Vanessa runs for the state assembly.

A cop ends up dead on the second episode of “Tommy” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (NBC, 10 p.m.) looks into a government worker exchanging green cards for sex.

Downtown Julie Brown looks at “A Year in Music: 1979” (AXS tv, 8:30 p.m.).

“Project Runway” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) designers deal with tie dye.

Josie gets a job at a record store she tries to keep open on “Katy Keene” (CW, 8 p.m.).

“Floribama Shore” (MTV, 8 p.m.) gets a new arrival — Jeremiah’s brother.

One of the kids bullies a teacher in “Outmatched” (Fox, 8:30 p.m.).

“Restaurant: Impossible” (Food, 9 p.m.) goes to a seafood joint in Maryland, and an eatery in Missouri at 9, and an organic place in Texas at 10.

On “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC, 8:30 p.m.), Pimento thinks someone is trying to kill him.

A missing girl is found on “Deputy” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

“Will & Grace” (NBC, 9 p.m.) has a problem with a mouse.

Wade has a bad date on “The Unicorn” (CBS, 8:30 p.m.).

Jane wants to write about a sex club on “The Bold Type” (Freeform, 9 p.m.).

There’s a reunion of “The Hills” stars Heidi and Adrian with Kristin on “Very Cavallari” (E!, 9 p.m.).

Carol’s patient makes the liver donation list on “Carol’s Second Act” (CBS, 9:30 p.m.).

A new suspect emerges on “Briarpatch” (USA, 10 p.m.).

“In Ice Cold Blood” (Oxygen, 9 p.m.) is not so named because the crimes take place in the Arctic; the true crime show returning for its second season, is narrated by Ice-T.

Detective Ambrose doesn’t quite trust Jamie on “The Sinner” (USA, 9 p.m.).

There’s some tooth fairy interference on “Indebted” (NBC, 9:30 p.m.).

On “A Little Million Things” (ABC, 10 p.m.), Delilah and Sophie come together during a family emergency.

Christy helps Marjorie get ready for a date on “Mom” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

On “Legacies” (CW, 9 p.m.), Alaric tries to keep his family.

Amelia gets the results of her paternity test on “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

On “Superstore” (NBC, 8 p.m.) Garrett tries to get some paid time off.

Maya tries to bring the team together on “Station 19” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

On “Grown-ish” (Freeform, 8 p.m.), Naomi gets a baby shower.

Turners’ 31 Days of Oscar begins with a couple of Dickens adaptations, “David Copperfield” (7:45 a.m.), and “A Tale of Two Cities” (10:15 a.m.) and moves on to “Five Star Final” (12:30 p.m.), “Little Caesar” (2:15 p.m.), “I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang” (4 p.m.), “Commandos Strike at Dawn” (6 p.m.), “When Worlds Collide” (8 p.m.), “The Young Philadelphians” (9:45 p.m.), “Night and Day” (12:15 a.m.), “Destination Tokyo” (2:45 a.m.) and “Pride of the Marines” (5:15 a.m.).

NBA action has Clippers at Boston (TNT, 8 p.m.).

Hockey includes Philadelphia at Florida (NBC Sports, 7 p.m.).

Men’s college hoops includes Bryant at Sacred Heart (CBS Sports, 5 p.m.), Wichita State at Central Florida (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Memphis at Cincinnati (ESPN, 7 p.m.), College of Charleston at Hofstra (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Winthrop at Gardner-Webb (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), Colorado at Oregon (ESPN, 9 p.m.), Marshall at Texas San Antonio (CBS Sports, 9 p.m.), Washington at Southern California (ESPN2, 9 p.m.), Murray State at Austin Peay (ESPNU, 9 p.m.), Arizona at California (Fox Sports 1, 10:30 p.m.), Arizona State at Stamford (ESPN2, 11 p.m.) and BYU at Loyola Marymount (ESPNU, 11 p.m.).

NASCAR’s Duel at Daytona (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.) is run.

College softball begins with games that include Kansas vs. Missouri (ESPNU, 1 p.m.) and Washington vs. Alabama (ESPN2, 4 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: James Marsden, Lucy Hale, Katie Brown. The View: Issa Rae, Lakeith Stansfield. The Talk: Scott Bakula. Ellen DeGeneres: Lauren Graham. Kelly Clarkson: Amy Poehler, Rebecca Romijn. Tamron Hall: Fran Drescher, Amber Childers. Wendy Williams: Alfonso Ribeiro. The Real: Jake Borelli, Karamo Brown.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: James Marsden, Sam Heughan. Jimmy Kimmel: Chris Pratt, Huey Lewis, Sam Hunt. Jimmy Fallon: Rosario Dawson, Logan Lerman, Megan Thee Stallion. Seth Meyers: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Cam. James Corden: Patrick Stewart, June Diane Raphael. Lilly Singh: Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher. Trevor Noah: Nick Kroll. David Spade: Jim Carrey. Conan O’Brien: Will Arnett.

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