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What to Watch on Thursday: Some early Olympics action

From Jan. 11, 2014: Hannah Kearney competes during the women’s freestyle World Cup moguls event in Park City, Utah. Kearney, who came in first place in the event, is among athletes who will compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
From Jan. 11, 2014: Hannah Kearney competes during the women’s freestyle World Cup moguls event in Park City, Utah. Kearney, who came in first place in the event, is among athletes who will compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AP

2014 Winter Olympics (8pm, NBC) - For the first time ever, we're getting a little Winter Olympics action before the opening ceremony (which airs Friday night). Tonight, a figure-skating team event (another first), snowboarding, freestyle skiing and more.

Rake (9pm, Fox) - A mom commits insurance fraud to fuel her gambling addiction by saying her son has cancer, so Keegan searches for an approach to appeal to the jury's emotions. Meanwhile, Keegan breaks his promise to Finn to have skateboarder Tony Hawk come to his school for an auction.

The Crazy Ones (9 pm, CBS) - Simon must deliver a eulogy for a jingle writer whom many people detested.

Elementary (10pm, CBS) - Holmes puts the focus on a professional dance company when a rising ballerina is murdered. Meanwhile, Watson investigates the possible abduction of a homeless veteran.

American Promise (10pm, UNC-TV) - A POV documentary about the experiences of two middle-class African American boys at a prestigious, historically white private school on Manhattan's Upper East Side, chronicled from kindergarten through high school graduation.

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