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What to Watch on Thursday: President Obama runs wild with Bear Grylls

President Barack Obama and Bear Grylls in “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” on NBC.
President Barack Obama and Bear Grylls in “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” on NBC. Delbert Shoopman/NBC

Running Wild with Bear Grylls (10 p.m., NBC) – Bear lets President Barack Obama run wild in Alaska, where the two observe evidence of climate change and sample wild salmon and catkins tea made with water from melted glaciers. Obama discusses his official duties, parenthood and faith.

Also on tonight . . .

Inside the Actors Studio (8 p.m., Bravo) – Actor Steve Carell discusses his life and career, including roles in “The Office,” “Foxcatcher” and his most recent film, “The Big Short.”

Life In Pieces (8:30 p.m., CBS) – Joan wants to hijack Lark’s first Christmas, and Tyler reveals his plans for college.

Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015 (9:30 p.m., ABC) – Walters interviews newsmakers, including Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer, Tracy Morgan, Bernie Sanders, Ronda Rousey and others.

Haven (10 p.m., Syfy) – As hope fades, everyone struggles to rebuild the barn, and Nathan considers a devastating sacrifice.

I Love Kellie Pickler (10 p.m., CMT) – Kellie must quickly come up with holiday items for her newly launched housewares line.

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