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What's on TV for Thursday, October 8

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Thursday Night Football is back tonight with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Chicago Bears. NBC's new quarantine-themed show Connecting.. airs its pilot tonight, and Cheaper By the Dozen 2 just arrived on Disney+.

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Thursday Night Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Chicago Bears tonight in Thursday Night Football. The game is happening tonight at Soldier Field.

Watch at 8pm EDT on FOX

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

If you’re thinking of having a movie night, Disney+ recently added cheaper by the Dozen 2. The 2005 film stars Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Piper Perabo, Alyson Stoner, and Tom Welling and follows the epic 12-member Baker family on what they hope is a relaxing vacation at a lakeside resort. As you might imagine, antics ensue.

Watch anytime on Disney+


Tonight is the debut of NBC's latest show Connecting... Tonight a friend group gathers at the start of quarantine for their new-normal virtual hang. Annie contemplates opening up to Ben about her feelings for him, meanwhile, everyone worries about Jazmin, who's been MIA.

Watch at 8pm EDT on NBC

Celebrity Family Feud

Instead of celebrity families, tonight's Celebrity Family Feud is battle between celebrity sports families. NFLPA Legends touchdown and compete against the NFLPA Pro-Bowlers to see which team scores a victory. Afterward, recording artist Macklemore competes against rapper Lil Yachty and "The Sailing Team."

Watch tonight at 8pm EDT

House Hunters

Been thinking of buying a house? After years of building and selling homes, tonight on House Hunters, a couple is ready to find something long term. She's done with construction, but he's still got the reno bug.

Watch at 10pm EDT on HGTV

Emily is a freelance writer based in San Francisco. She's exceptionally passionate about what she does and her tech background coupled with my work as a television news producer helps her bring to the table a unique set of skills that you won’t find anywhere else. You can keep up with what she's watching now on Twitter @emily