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Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Thursday

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Scandal 10 p.m., ABC

Still reeling from all of the revelations from last week? Just when it seemed impossible for this outrageous Shonda Rhimes soap to get any more bananas we get potentially escaping terrorists, crimes of passion, creative dentistry, relationship bombshells, and many more questions. Will VP Sally Langston (Kate Burton) pay for her sins? Will Olivia (Kerry Washington, pictured) and Huck (Guillermo Diaz) be able to catch Quinn (Katie Lowes) before she makes a lethal mistake? Will Cyrus (Jeff Perry) and James (Dan Bucatinsky) ever be able to forgive each other? And most crucially, does Pope & Associates offer a dental plan?

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The Michael J. Fox Show 9:30 p.m., NBC

Sting injects a little buzz into the proceedings, appearing in this holiday episode. The Englishman visits New York as himself and ends up serving as Annie’s (Betsy Brandt) Christmas gift to Mike (Fox). Will the former Police chief pick up a lute and sing a seasonal song? You’ll just have to tune in to see.

Love Actually 8 p.m., AMC

Christmas is all around.

The Millers 8:30 p.m., CBS

Jerry Van Dyke parks himself for guest shot.

Reign 9 p.m., the CW

Score one for Nostradamus.

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