Tonight, catch the season finale of The Winner Is... as well as new episodes of Project Runway, Degrassi, Hollywood Game Night and Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell.
What to Watch: Thursday, August 8
9:00pm: The Winner Is..., NBC (1 hr) SEASON FINALE
This reality competition series allows a panel of 101 every day people to vote on who they think would make a great performer. In the season finale, those who have won throughout the season so far go head to head for the ultimate grand prize--one million dollars. This season includes out YouTube personality Tyler Oakley.
9:00pm: Project Runway, Lifetime (1.5 hrs) NEW
Designers compete for the grand prize of this fashion design reality series, which includes a fashion spread in Marie Clare magazine, the opportunity to design a collection for Belk and a $50,000 styling contract with L'Oreal Paris. This week, the designers focus on building their pieces around bow ties with special guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
9:00pm: Degrassi, TeenNick (30 mins) NEW
The students at Degrassi High struggle to balance their school lives with their personal lives. Watch for out LGBT characters Adam, Imogene and Tristan.
10:00pm: Hollywood Game Night, NBC (1 hr) NEW
Jane Lynch brings celebrity and non-celebrity contestants together in one room for a night of competitive games. This week's celebrity participants are Nick Cannon, Al Roker, Will Sasso, Jason Alexander, Niecy Nash and Josh Gad.
10:00pm: Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell, Food (1 hr) NEW
Every week, out chef Anne Burrell selects four contestants, testing their business skills and culinary prowess, all in pursuit of the title of executive chef of a top restaurant. This week, Anne monitors the Italian-Middle Eastern fusion creations of hopefuls who are aiming for the executive chef position at the famed Le Cirque restaurant in Abu Dhabi.
This morning and afternoon, check your local listings for information about Ellen, The Talk (CBS) and The Chew (ABC). Days of Our Lives on NBC (check local listings for time) features gay character Will as a series regular; keep an eye out for developments between Will and Sonny.
About What to Watch on TV
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