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Will & Grace Welcomes Back Patton Oswalt and SNL Alum Vanessa Bayer

ALSO: Thursday Night Football, Floribama Shore, Grey's Anatomy, Law & Order: SVU, and more
  • Vanessa Bayer and Patton Oswalt return to Will & Grace in tonight's new episode. (NBC)
    Vanessa Bayer and Patton Oswalt return to Will & Grace in tonight's new episode. (NBC)

    Will & Grace has never shied away from high-profile guest stars, and the show's final season (if you believe that) continues the tradition, with Matt Bomer, Joel McHale, Demi Lovato and Olympian Gus Kenworthy among those stopping by in the first half of the season. Tonight's new episode features not one but two returning favorites: Patton Oswalt continues his multi-episode arc as the brother of Karen's ex-husband, while SNL alum Vanessa Bayer reprises her role as Amy, the baker who refused to bake Karen a cake for President Trump in Season 9. Also tonight: Football, the return of MTV's Floribama Shore and a new Grey's. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    NEW EPISODE: Jack (Sean Hayes) and Karen (Megan Mullally) team up on Will & Grace to prove to Danley Walker (guest star Patton Oswalt) that she'll be a competent owner of her new baseball team. But Karen realizes that an old acquaintance, Amy (guest star Vanessa Bayer), may be the help she really needs. 9:30 PM ET on NBC

    SPORTS: Thursday Night Football pits the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium.  8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on FOX

    SEASON PREMIERE: MTV's Floribama Shore returns for a third season. Follow the party-loving roommates as they relocate to St. Petersburg, Florida in search of summer fun. 8:00 PM ET on MTV

    NEW EPISODE: Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) meets with the medical board on Grey's Anatomy. Meanwhile, the interns face a slate of challenging cases. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: When magazine editor Tamera Mowry-Housley's boss steals her idea in A Christmas Miracle, she turns to handsome staff photographer Brooks Darnell for help. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

    NEW EPISODE: Rollins (Kelli Giddish) hunts an assailant targeting tourists on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Meanwhile, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) works with the victims to decipher what happened. 10:00 PM ET on NBC


    • The Good Place sees the fate of humanity resting in the hands of one judge. 9:00 PM ET on NBC
    • Thanksgiving Pie Fight pushes the boundaries of pie crust and the Thanksgiving spirit as bakers compete for $10,000. 9:00 PM ET on Food Network
    • Snapped: Killer Couples reaches the end of the road on the season finale. 8:00 PM ET on Oxygen

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Patton Oswalt, NBC, Will & Grace