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What to Watch on Thursday: Rare surgeries on ‘Twice Born’

Lilly being prepared for surgery to remove her oral tumor at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the PBS documentary “Twice Born.”
Lilly being prepared for surgery to remove her oral tumor at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the PBS documentary “Twice Born.” JOHN ROTAN

Twice Born (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – The first installment of this new three-part PBS series, produced by Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, chronicles work inside the Special Delivery Unit at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where rare surgeries are performed on babies inside the womb. Read David Menconi’s story about the production of “Twice Born” and see more photos and videos.

Also on tonight . . .

Bones (8 p.m., Fox) – The team investigates the death of a wealthy teacher whose body is found in an abandoned bookstore.

The Odd Couple (8:30 p.m., CBS) – Oscar wants to reconnect with an old flame, while Felix tries to show his ex that he has changed.

Scandal (9 p.m., ABC) – A congressman whose father is on death row asks Olivia and the gladiators for help.

The Slap (10 p.m., NBC) – In the finale for this limited series, Harry and Thanasis unearth a story from Ritchie’s past that sends him into a destructive spiral.

8 Minutes (10 p.m., A&E) – The premiere of a new reality series following a Texas pastor and his Lives Worth Saving team as they help sex workers and victims of sex trafficking leave their dangerous situations and start over.

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