Thursday TV Picks: '2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee' on ESPN
S-T-R-O-M-U-H-R. That was the word that won Anamika Veeramani the spelling bee in 2010. What will be this year's winning word? And who will make...
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'2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee'
S-T-R-O-M-U-H-R. That was the word that won Anamika Veeramani the spelling bee in 2010. What will be this year's winning word? And who will make it to tonight's finals? Can you feel the T-E-N-S-I-O-N? (A stromuhr is an instrument for measuring the velocity of blood flow.) 5:30 p.m. Thursday on ESPN (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
Also on Thursday
"MLB Baseball," 7 p.m. (ROOT): Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners (Live).
"So You Think You Can Dance," 8 p.m. (Fox): Dancers audition for the judges in Los Angeles.
"All Star Grill-Off," 9 p.m. (Food): It's a battle of the sexes in this grill-off including Food Network Stars in three rounds for a grand prize.
"Love Bites," 10 p.m. (NBC): Annie's friend Cassie pretends to be a virgin to attract men; a guy loses his job and arrives home to find his fiancee using a bachelorette party gift; a man sits next to Jennifer Love Hewitt on a plane.
"Swords: Life on the Line," 10 p.m. (Discovery): The deck boss on the Frances Anne suffers a season-ending injury; slacking crew members on the Hannah Boden cause tempers to flare.
"NY Ink," 10 p.m. (TLC): Famed Miami tattoo artist decides to fulfill his dream of opening a tattoo shop in New York City; he has invited some of the best artists to join his team.
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