Thursday on TV

Published: Thursday, Sept. 8 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

2011 U.S. Open (9 a.m., ESPN2): Coverage of the tennis tournament begins.

Presidential address (5 p.m., Ch. 4, CNN, MSNBC, Fox): President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of Congress regarding jobs.

NFL football (6:30 p.m., Ch. 5): New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers

The Big Bang Theory (7 p.m., Ch. 2): Raj tries to cure his social anxiety.

High school football (7 p.m., KJZZ): Juan Diego at Skyline

Wipeout (7 p.m., Ch. 4): Bosses compete with their employees.

CBS Fall Preview (7:30 p.m., Ch. 2): The stars of "The Big Bang Theory'' host a sneak peek of the network's new programs "2 Broke Girls,'' "Unforgettable,'' "How to Be a Gentleman,'' "Persons of Interest'' and "A Gifted Man.''

Big Brother (8 p.m., Ch. 2): A contestant is evicted

Rookie Blue (8 and 9 p.m., Ch. 4): A vigilante steals Gail's uniform from her car; Andy tries to uncover what happened to Swarek — who is being held captive by a gangster.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., Ch. 5): When Jane is kidnapped, Lisbon and the team realize there are many suspects who might want to harm him.