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What to Watch on Thursday: Vivian Howard gets lessons from Bill Smith on ‘A Chef’s Life’

A Chef’s Life (9:30 p.m., UNC-TV) – Vivian gets a persimmon pudding lesson from Bill Smith of the Chapel Hill landmark Crook’s Corner. You can watch a preview of tonight’s episode here.

Also on tonight . . .

Gotham (8 p.m., Fox) – Professor Pyg continues to torment the city.

Project Runway (9 p.m., Lifetime) – Four designers show at New York Fashion Week, but only one is chosen as the winner in the Season 16 finale.

Scandal (9 p.m., ABC) – Shocking revelations leave everyone reeling.

Life in Pieces (9:30 p.m., CBS) – Heather finds a map to a time capsule she buried with her brothers as kids.

S.W.A.T. (10 p.m., CBS) – Newcomer Jim Street jeopardizes his spot on Hondo’s team, as they search for a ruthless drug trafficker.

Better Things (10 p.m., FX) – Sam and her family are tilted in the Season 2 finale.