Scandal (9 p.m., ABC) – In the mid-season finale, those close to Olivia are in danger because they tried to outwit Papa Pope and guess what? They failed. Just like everyone else who has gone up against that sly, evil fox. So just stop it.
Also on tonight . . .
The Vampire Diaries (8 p.m., CW) – Caroline and Elena host Friendsgiving at the dorm and receive some news about the Gemini Coven. Also, Tyler tries to help Liv after she and Luke reveal disturbing information about their witch lineage and the plans the coven has for them.
Gracepoint (9 p.m., Fox) – Trying to adapt to life without Danny, members of the Solano family head back to work and school, while police question Susan Wright.
NC Weekend (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – Of local interest, segments on Videri Chocolate Factory in downtown Raleigh, and a trip to Silk Hope Winery in Chatham County.
How to Get Away with Murder (10 p.m., ABC) – Another mid-season finale. In this one, we finally learn what led to Sam’s death – and who killed him.
Parenthood (10 p.m., NBC) – Uh-oh, Hank. Mark is back. And his boyfriend skills are strong.