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What to Watch on Thursday: Laugh for kids on ‘Red Nose Day’

The cast of “Orange is the New Black” (l-r, top row: Adrienne C. Moore, Dascha Polanco, Selenis Leyva, Lea Delaria, Yael Stone, Jackie Cruz; bottom row: Samira Wiley) participate in NBC’s “Red Nose Day” special.
The cast of “Orange is the New Black” (l-r, top row: Adrienne C. Moore, Dascha Polanco, Selenis Leyva, Lea Delaria, Yael Stone, Jackie Cruz; bottom row: Samira Wiley) participate in NBC’s “Red Nose Day” special. Eric Liebowitz/NBC

Red Nose Day (8 p.m., NBC) – Entertainers – including Will Ferrell, Jack Black and Jennifer Hudson – perform to raise money and awareness for 12 charities that aid children and young people living in poverty.

500 Questions (8 p.m., ABC) – The second night of this game show in which two seriously smart people face off features Steve Bahnaman of Raleigh. How many questions can he answer before being eliminated?

Wayward Pines (9 p.m., Fox) – In the second episode of this creepy new series, Ethan teams up with Beverly to look for clues about Bill Evans’ death. Meanwhile, Theresa and Ben head to Idaho looking for Ethan.

Somebody’s Gotta Do It With Mike Rowe (9 p.m., CNN) – Mike works with the Navy Seabees to build a bridge, then tries medieval sword-fighting and immerses himself in Edgar Allan Poe history.

Lip Sync Battle (10 p.m., Spike) – This is the showdown we’ve always wanted and didn’t even know it: Salt vs. Pepa.

Lost Girl (10 p.m., Syfy) – Bo and Tamsin investigate a homicide that could expose the Fae, and Dyson deals with a murder victim who won’t stay dead.

Louie (10:30 p.m., FX) – Louie goes on the road in the first part of a two-part story.

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