Best TV bets (Feb. 17)



A brush with death prompts Pierce to bestow final gifts upon his friends and Jeff has a chance to meet his father. 7 p.m., NBC and KSNW, Channel 3.

"The Office"

After 11 years of production, Michael finally presents his action film "Threat Level Midnight" to Holly and his staff. 8 p.m., NBC and KSNW, Channel 3.

"Parks and Recreation"

Leslie, Tom and Ben give radio, TV and newspaper interviews to spread the word about the harvest festival, but Ben faces tricky questions about his past as a teen mayor. 8:30 p.m., NBC and KSNW, Channel 3.


"The Vampire Diaries"

Stefan tells Elena about a dark time in his past and a surprising person whose influence made a huge difference. 7 p.m., CW and KSCW, Channel 5/33.

"Grey's Anatomy"

Hoping to prove that she's a viable candidate for chief resident, Meredith volunteers to run the ER for a night and quickly learns that virtually anything can happen there in the course of only an hour. 8 p.m., ABC and KAKE, Channel 10.

"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"

Teen pop superstar Justin Bieber reprises his guest role as Jason McCann, a troubled teen who calls Nick to warn him of an imminent danger. 8 p.m., CBS and KWCH, Channel 12.

"Royal Pains"

After she abandons her stressful lifestyle for what she hopes will be a more laid-back vibe in the Hamptons, Hank's newest patient starts to worry she may never learn to relax, but Hank soon learns that a medical condition is to blame. 8 p.m., USA, Channel 28.


Is Bridezilla on a rampage? When the liquefied remains of a wedding planner are found in her tanning bed on Valentine's Day, Cam pressures the team to work fast so she can spend the holiday with her boyfriend. 8 p.m., Fox and KSAS, Channel 4/24.



Even as Malory (voice of Jessica Walter) tries to make ISIS green, Archer and Lana (voices of H. Jon Benjamin and Aisha Tyler) head to the Louisiana bayous to prevent a dangerous eco-terrorist from blowing up America's largest natural gas pipeline, a mission that, at least in Archer's mind, calls for a sawed-off shotgun, a compound bow and nine cases of beer. 9 p.m., FX, Channel 31.


"Coyote Ugly"

An aspiring singer-songwriter (Piper Perabo) works in a trendy Manhattan bar where the employees are expected to put on a spirited show for patrons. 8 p.m., Lifetime, Channel 38.


College Basketball

Alabama at LSU, 9 p.m., ESPN, Channel 32.

NBA Basketball

San Antonio Spurs at Chicago Bulls, 7 p.m., TNT, Channel 30.