Fall 2009 TV Schedule

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Monday


Monday nights start the workweek with Emmy-nominated comedies and critically-acclaimed hit dramas. But there's a small hang-up for fans of scripted programming: Two-hour long episodes of Dancing with the Stars also appear on the Monday night fall lineup, even after last summer's gauntlet of reality shows. Fear not. CBS promises sitcom-fun with How I Met Your Mother and The Big Bang Theory, while FOX, NBC, and The CW will parade a mix of old and new action-packed dramas -- Heroes and House, both of which air at 8 p.m. Once work is over, the real challenge begins: What are you going to watch?

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Dancing With The Stars (September 21)
Celebrities, like last season's winner Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, learn choreographed dances and workout with professional movers-and-shakers.

CBS
How I Met Your Mother
/ Accidentally on Purpose
How I Met Your Mother (September 21, 8 p.m.)
Everyone (including Lily) is back, and Ted's got a new teaching job. Teaser: The mother of Ted's kids is in his class.
Accidentally on Purpose (September 21, 8:30 p.m.)
San Francisco movie critic Billie (played by leggy blond Jenna Elfman) has a one-night stand with a 20-something guy and winds up pregnant. She decides to keep the baby... and the man.

Fox
House
(September 21)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Dr. House spun off the deep end when he began hallucinating last season, and in a twist that made our jaws drop, the doctor checked himself into an aslyum. [Watch the Trailer]

NBC
Heroes
(September 21)
All-powerful Sylar has been tricked into believing he's Nathan Petrelli, but he starts to remember the truth in the beginning of Season Four. Sylar's back. [Watch the Trailer]

CW
One Tree Hill
(September 14)
One Tree Hill will see a drastic makeover this season when the show loses boy-toy Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and beautiful Peyton (Hilarie Burton). [Watch a teaser]

HBO
Real Time with Bill Maher

Maher's changed his tune with Real Time -- calling on politicians and experts instead of the celebs he used to invite. Catch these reruns if you missed Friday's episode.

ABC Family
Greek
(August 31)
For a college frat party you shouldn't miss, tune into Greek and remember when you were hazed as a freshman.

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
Dancing With The Stars
Lace up your shoes for the second hour of ABC's dance marathon.

CBS
Two and a Half Men
/ The Big Bang Theory
Two and a Half Men (September 21, 9 p.m.)
The end of Season Six left Charlie with doubts about his engagement to live-in fiancee Chelsea, while Judith gave birth in the hospital.
The Big Bang Theory (September 21, 9:30 p.m.)
CalTech nerds vie for the love of beautiful (far-from-dumb) blond Penny, and according to the show's creator, Sheldon or Leonard will snag the girl this season.

Fox
Lie to Me
(August 31)
Think you can beat a lie detector test? The crew of Lie to Me is sure to catch you in the act.

NBC
Trauma (September 28)
Trauma, a new take on medical drama, follows a San Francisco-based team of first-responder paramedics who face extreme challenges to save people's lives. Big explosions galore.

CW
Gossip Girl
(September 14)
Everyone's secrets (except Gossip Girl's identity) were revealed in the end of Season Two, leaving the girly Manhattanites uncomfortably exposed. What role will guest star Hilary Duff play in this mess?

SHO
Dexter
(September 27)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Playing detective for the Miami PD while moonlighting as a serial killer was easy for Dexter, but being a father is really going to take a toll on him. [Watch the Trailer]

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
ABC
Castle
(September 21)
Murder and crime novelist Richard Castle teams up with NYPD Detective Kate Beckett to catch a serial killer who is using Castle's work as a handbook for his kills.

CBS
CSI: Miami
(September 21)
The cliff-hanger closer to last season had the CSI team chasing down a Russian mobster who had just broken out of prison.

Fox
Local Programming

NBC
The Jay Leno Show (September 14)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Jay Leno leaves his old late-night formula behind as he moves to a primetime slot. He's even (gasp!) getting rid of the on-stage desk!

Bravo
Flipping Out
(August 17)
Real estate speculator Jeff Lewis can't be making a great living during the recession. What will the handsome bloke do?

>> What's on Fall TV on TUESDAY >>

Tuesday


Tuesday nights lost out this year when House and Law and Order: SVU moved to other nights. While broadcast networks are beefing up their Tuesday schedule with reality shows, cable networks' scripted lineups are looking strong with the new FX drama Sons of Anarchy and the increasingly popular Warehouse 13. For those of you without cable, CBS will deliver The Good Wife, a new drama starring Julianna Margulies and her jailed husband Chris Noth, while The CW tries its hand (again) at remaking a 1990s classic -- Melrose Place.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Shark Tank
(August 9)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** The sharks in Mark Burnett's new reality series are much scarier than our toothy underwater friends, at least to the entrepreneurs pitching ideas to these big-time business moguls.

CBS
NCIS
(September 22)
Last season left the NCIS gang floundering to resolve their case in Israel. Will the team come back together? (We think so.)

Fox
So You Think You Can Dance
(September 9)
You may be sick of reality shows, but are you tired of watching people flail around and call it "dancing?" Of course not.

NBC
The Biggest Loser
(September 15)
Watch the giggle melt away as tubby contestants, who for the first time since 2004 will not be competing in couples, work their butts off in the gym with hard-ass trainers.

CW
90210
(September 8)
Season Two of 90210 reveals a darker side of LA life than the kids know, and it doesn't end at petty high school squabbles.

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
Dancing With The Stars
After DWTS concludes: Scrubs / Better Off Ted
Scrubs (Premiere date TBA, 8:00 p.m.)
JD and Elliot will take a back seat this season when Dr. Turk goes back to school to teach.
Better Off Ted (Premiere date TBA, 8:30 p.m.)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** The new office-based comedy is the love-child of Ally McBeal and The Office, and we mean that in a good way.

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
(September 22)
Fans of the classic NCIS have reason to rejoice when this spinoff, which follows a special operations force, premieres this fall.

Fox
So You Think You Can Dance
If you're not done dancing after Monday's SYTYCD episode, you can watch on Tuesday as well.

NBC
The Biggest Loser
Tune in for the second hour of this plus-sized reality dating show.

CW
Melrose Place
(September 8)
This remake of the classic 1990s Melrose Place starts off with a friend's murder in the apartment complex at 4616 Melrose Place.
Watch a Teaser

SYFY
Warehouse 13

Into paranormal activity and powerful paraphernalia? Syfy's latest drama is likely to please.

FX
Sons of Anarchy
(September 8)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** From a writer and producer of The Shield comes a scripted drama about a motorcycle club in Northern California that keep a town safe while playing by their own rules. [Watch the Trailer]

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
ABC
The Forgotten (September 22)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Christian Slater stars in this new crime drama about a group of vigilantes who solve cold murder cases in which the victims were never identified.

CBS
The Good Wife
(September 22)
Emmy Award-winning actress Julianna Margulies is forced to return to work as a junior lawyer after her husband Peter (played by Chris Noth) is sent to jail.

Fox
Local Programming

The Jay Leno Show
NBC's upstart decision to move Leno to prime-time continues on Tuesday (and for the rest of the week).

CW
Local Programming

>> What's on Fall TV on WEDNESDAY >>

Wednesday


Wednesdays simmer down this fall, as many heavyweight shows have moved to Thursdays. Those changes mean several big questions hover over Humpday. Fox's Glee is pure fun, but what kind of demographic will it draw? Can SYTYCD continue its winning ways in the fall? Does anyone still care about former comedy heavyweights Kelsey Grammer (Hank ) and Patricia Heaton (The Middle)? Will Modern Family and Cougar Town fall into the trap of critical acclaim but slim ratings that smart comedies often fall into? The only thing we know for sure is that Wednesdays are up for grabs, with Criminal Minds and Law & Order: SVU the only established vets.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Hank / The Middle
Hank (September 30, 8 p.m.)
Kelsey Grammer plays a wealthy CEO who loses his job and finds himself back in the role of father in a family he's largely ignored.
The Middle (September 30, 8:30 p.m.)
Patricia Heaton stars in this show with an unusual premise: a family sitcom set in the Midwest! You betcha.

CBS
New Adventures of Old Christine / Gary Unmarried
New Adventures (September 23, 8 p.m.)
Love is in the air for Christine and friends, and the addition of Eric McCormack as a possible love interest for Julia Louis-Dreyfus means only good things.
Gary Unmarried (September 23, 8:30 p.m.)
Somehow this comedy starring Jay Mohr as a recent divorcee made it to a second season. We'll be shocked if it's back next year.

FOX
So You Think You Can Dance (results)
Dance fever returns to Fox, as contestants set out to prove that not only do they think can dance, but they can, in fact, actually dance.

NBC
Mercy (September 23)**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Hello, nurses! This new drama focuses on the lives of three nurses at a hospital and in their personal lives.

CW
America's Next Top Model (September 9)
Tyra's zany reality show sets out to crown America's Next Top Model, the word "Top" being used very loosely.

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
Modern Family / Cougar Town
Modern Family (September 23, 8 p.m.)
What's a modern family these days? In the case of this mockumentary, it's a traditional married pair with kids, a gay couple, and an older man with a sexy young Latina wife.
Cougar Town (September 23, 8:30 p.m.)**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Courteney Cox returns to TV as a man-eating single lady in her 40s. It's actually funnier than it sounds. From Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence.

CBS
Criminal Minds (September 23)
The FBI's BAU (Behavior Analyst Something) unit continues to put bad dudes in jail not by focusing on the crimes they commit, but what goes in between the sickos' ears.

FOX
Glee (September 9) **TV.COM STAFF PICK**This singing sensation is a breath of fresh air -- comedy, drama, and plenty of singing, all in a high-school setting. Could be the breakout hit of the season.

NBC
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (September 23)
DUM DUM! Mariska Hargitay continues to disarm wrongdoers with her legal wit, but mostly her impossibly good looks.

CW
The Beautiful Life (September 16)
It isn't easy being a model. Okay, it is. But with a life of looking good comes all sorts of drama, like which other models to sleep with.

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
ABC
Eastwick (September 23) **TV.COM STAFF PICK**This new dramedy is based on The Witches of Eastwick, but features much sexier witches and much less Jack.

CBS
CSI: NY (September 23)
Because crimes happen in New York, too.

FOX
Local Programming

NBC
The Jay Leno Show

CW
Local Programming

>> What's on Fall TV on THURSDAY >>

Thursday


Thursdays are now the night your DVRs fear most. The CBS block of CSI and The Mentalist should draw the most viewers on the evening, but there's plenty more for everyone else. Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice provide one million CCs of mushy drama, and NBC continues its comedy evening with Parks and Recreation, The Office, and the good-looking newbie Community. But the real treat on Thursdays is for sci-fi fans, starting with ABC's Flash Forward at 8 p.m. and Fox's Fringe and The CW's Supernatural (woot!) at 9 p.m. And of course there's the always reliable and always entertaining Bones. See what we mean? DVR overload!

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Flash Forward (September 24)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** This sci-fi series poses the question of what would happen if everyone on Earth blacked out at the same time and had visions of the future. I'll tell you what would happen: MASS CHAOS!

CBS
Survivor (September 17)
Outwit, Outplay, Outlast, and when in doubt, Outbludgeon your opponents for a shot at one million dollars. This cycle is headed to Samoa (the country, not the Girl Scout cookie).

FOX
Bones (September 17)
Last season's finale wasn't exactly what we were looking for, but we're sure the show will get back on track. And Booth, you better get back to normal FAST!

NBC
SNL Weekend Update Thursday / Parks and Recreation
SNL (September 17, 8 p.m.)
Saturday Night Live definitely isn't as funny as it used to be. So NBC decided to give us a taste of it on Thursday. Still not that funny.
Parks and Recreation (September 17, 8:30 p.m.)
The Office it's not; but it does have Amy Poehler and Aziz Ansari, so let's hope those two stars shine through in Season Two.

CW
The Vampire Diaries (September 10)
Sample excerpt: Dear diary, I totally like this new girl at school, but she ate garlic today. OMG Gross!

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
Grey's Anatomy (September 24)
Who's going up and who's going down in that elevator from that last scene in the finale? One of the doctors is dying. Will anyone make out with him before he takes his last breath?

CBS
CSI (September 24)
Larry Fishburne is having a tough time filling Gil Grissom's shoes, but CBS will be transforming him slightly this year to appease fans.

FOX
Fringe (September 17)
What the? Did you? How did? Last season's final episodes knocked our socks off, then put another pair on us and knocked those off, too. We always knew there was more to this series than parisitic slugs and see-thru skin. But parallel universes? We'll pretend like we know what's going on.

NBC
The Office / Community
Office (September 17, 9 p.m.)
In last season's finale, we found out that television's cutest/grossest couple JimPam are preggers. What? I'm not crying, I just have something in my eye.
Community (September 17, 9:30 p.m.)**TV.COM STAFF PICK** Joel McHale, Joel McHale, Joel McHale, Joel McHale, Joel McHale. There, that's five reasons to watch what looks like the best new comedy of the season.

CW
Supernatural (September 10)**TV.COM STAFF PICK** The devil himself is coming to Earth in season five, and it's up to the Winchester studs to stop him.

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.

ABC
Private Practice (TBD)
There's nothing like ending a season right when someone is about to cut a baby out of a major character. Let's hope The Office does this next season!

CBS
The Mentalist (September 24)
Red John still eludes the detectives, but when Patrick Jane finds him, he will be no match for Simon Baker's come-hither eyes, flashy smile, and flawless hair.

FOX
Local Programming

NBC
The Jay Leno Show

CW
Local Programming

FX
*It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (September 17)**TV.COM STAFF PICK**

>> What's on Fall TV on FRIDAY >>

Friday


Get your remote ready for Sept. 25 -- you're going to be doing a lot of channel surfing. The Big Four networks have made major changes to their Friday night death lineup.

CBS has moved 'Til Death from Wednesday to Friday to pair it with Brothers, a new sitcom, so you'll be able to log some quality family time with family shows. CBS also picked up Medium from NBC, keeping Patricia Arquette's dreams alive for at least another year. Meanwhile, NBC pushed sophomore cop drama Southland to the Friday night slot, hoping to snag some justice-loving viewers from Law & Order, which airs at a new time before it. ABC moved its one-time powerhouse, Ugly Betty from Thursday to Friday night to make room for its new drama, FlashForward. And the CW did the same with Smallville, fitting the show into the Friday lineup after several seasons on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Will Smallville, Law & Order, and Ugly Betty fans shift with the tide? And will Jay Leno's new show stay afloat?

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Supernanny (October 16)
Jo Frist will teach you how to raise your kids -- for the fifth season in a row. This year, the British crossover star will deal with NBA families, deaf parents, and more.

CBS
Ghost Whisperer (September 25)
Last season, Melinda Gordon (Jennifer Love Hewitt) met a fellow ghost whisperer, found out she was pregnant, and learned the date of her death. Sounds like Melinda will deal with her fair share of personal demons in Season 5.

FOX
Brothers / 'Til Death
Brothers (September 25, 8 p.m.)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** We're hoping that the combination of Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, former NFL star Michael Strahan, Rocky actor Carl Weathers, and Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz will produce some fierce family comedy.
'Til Death (October 2, 8:30 p.m.)
When we last left Joy (Joely Fisher) and Eddie (Brad Garrett) at the end of Season 3, they realized that they couldn't keep secrets from each other anymore. After all, they have been married for 26 years. [Watch a Teaser]

NBC
Law & Order (September 25)
Law & Order is back for its 20th season! Bust out the china and get ready for another year of Sam Waterston's eyebrows -- and don't forget the dum-dums.

CW
Smallville (September 25)
How close can Clark Kent get to becoming Superman without actually becoming Superman? Smallville has managed stretch the answer to that question to a ninth season -- though we're told that the S finally rears its red-and-yellow head this season. [Watch a Trailer]

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
Ugly Betty (October 9)
Ready for more Betty? At the end of Season 3, Betty (America Ferrera) and Marc (Michael Urie) were going head-to-head for the same job. The well-manicured claws are out.

CBS
Medium (September 25)
Talk about suspense: Allison DuBois (Patricia Arquette) was in a coma -- and on a different network -- last season. Thankfully, NBC's trash is CBS's treasure, and we'll get to see what becomes of The Medium. [Watch a teaser]

FOX
Dollhouse (September 25)
Joss Whedon fans, rejoice! The second season of Dollhouse is upon us -- maybe we'll find out what happened to Echo's (Eliza Dushku) "Ubermensch," Omega.

NBC
Southland (September 25)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** We love seeing Benjamin McKenzie rock the cop uniform -- it's so different from Ryan Atwood's wifebeater look on The O.C. Root for him in the sophomore year of his sophomore show!

CW
America's Next Top Model rerun (September 11)
The CW knows you're busy. They also know that you love Tyra, and that you might not have a TiVo. That's why they're going to re-play new episodes every Friday at this time. They're nice like that.

SyFy
Stargate Universe (October 2)
Stargate is like the Law & Order of the sci-fi world: It's an old, dependable franchise with a ton of new growth. On SGU, the crew can't return to Earth because they're stuck in a corner of the universe. DUM-DUM! [Watch a trailer]

USA
Monk (August 7)
Enjoy Monk while it lasts -- your favorite frazzled detective is only around for one more season. After that, Tony Shalhoub will need to find yet another long-running show to star in.

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
ABC
20/20
John Stossel and Elizabeth Vargas are not Hugh Downs and Barbara Walters, but they're keeping ABC's 30-year-old news magazine going strong.

CBS
Numb3rs (September 25)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** The whole math-genius-solves-crimes thing is cool, but let's face it: We just want to know Amita's (Navi Rawat) answer to Charlie's (David Krumholtz) proposal!

NBC
The Jay Leno Show
Jay Leno's getting older, but he's not slowing down. He just needs to go to bed earlier -- maybe that's why NBC gave him the 10 p.m. slot for his new nightly talk show. [Watch a promo]

SyFy
Sanctuary (October 9)
No wonder this Canadian import was renewed for a second season -- the lead character, Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping), is a 157-year-old vampire scientist. Bloody intriguing! [Watch a trailer]

USA
Psych (August 7)
The joke has been made over and over, but seriously. Get psyched for Psych! We're hoping Shawn (James Roday) can handle the Mr. Yang case -- and get a yes from Abigail (Rachael Leigh Cook). It's tough being a fake psychic!

>> What's on Fall TV on SATURDAY >>

Saturday


Saturday night is not a good night for television. The major networks have pack their Saturday night lineups with reruns and cop shows since the beginning of time, and they're not about to stop now. Unless you're watching your alma mater (or your dream school) duke it out on the football field, you really shouldn't be parked in front of the boob tube. You know we're right.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Saturday Night College Football (September 5)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** If you want to watch college football and you don't have tickets to the game, you're going to be watching Saturday Night College Football on ABC. 'Nuff said.

CBS
Crimetime Saturday

FOX
COPS
Back-to-back episodes of COPS? We can't think of a better way to spend date night. Except we can. It doesn't involve watching COPS.

NBC
Dateline (September 26)
Ann Curry is back! Watch out! She might teach you something!

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
College football
**TV.COM STAFF PICK**

CBS
Crimetime Saturday

FOX
America's Most Wanted
If you were already watching COPS, and you want to watch America's Most Wanted, you don't even have to switch the channel. How convenient is that?

NBC
Trauma rerun (October 3)
See, NBC is nice, too. They know that the Monday 9 p.m. slot is busy, so they're going to replay Trauma for you in case you need to catch up. [Watch a Trailer]

BRAVO
Top Chef rerun (August 22)
Look at BRAVO! They're being all accommodating, too. They're replaying Top Chef for all you foodies with dinner dates on Wednesdays at 9 p.m.

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
ABC
College football
**TV.COM STAFF PICK**

CBS
48 Hours Mystery (September 26)
In case you did not meet your crime quota with two hours of Crimetime Saturday, 48 Hours is there to help.

FOX
local programming

NBC
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit rerun (Sept. 26)
Most people can't live without Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay. That's why NBC is giving those people a second chance to see SVU. Works out well, doesn't it? [Watch a Teaser]

>> What's on Fall TV on SUNDAY >>

Sunday


Remember what we said about you needing your remote on Friday night? Keep it handy for Sunday, too, because Sept. 27 is going to be a busy day on the airwaves, too. This lineup is packed with different genres: the makeover reality show, the competition reality show, the juicy relationship drama(s), the juicy medical drama, the "unique" police drama, the smattering of cartoons, football, and, finally, Larry David.

ABC's Sunday night lineup has stayed put for another season, while CBS's lineup has been altered quite a bit. The Eye has kept The Amazing Race in the leadoff spot, but moved Cold Case to make room for its new medical drama, Three Rivers. FOX has kept The Simpsons on Sunday for 15 of its 20 seasons and has progressively animated the rest of the lineup as the years passed. Family Guy should provide the audience for its spinoff, The Cleveland Show, debuting this season. NBC continues to stay simple with Sunday Night Football. But the networks have some fierce competition from their premium and cable comrades -- AMC's Mad Men and HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm will be tempting Sunday night alternatives.

Where will your loyalties lie?

TBA
SHO
Dexter (September 27)
In case you haven't heard (or seen the pervasive "My Dad is Killer" ad) Dexter's (Michael C. Hall) gonna be a daddy! How will this kid-of-a-moral-serial-killer turn out? We're dying to know. [Watch a Trailer]

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
ABC
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Sept. 27)
Ty Pennington and his troops are ready for a sixth season of intense interior decorating and quick carpentry on EM:HE.

CBS
The Amazing Race (September 27)
This Emmy-winning reality show returns for a whopping 15th season -- and this time around, a former Miss America and a pair of poker players are in the mix.

FOX
The Simpsons / The Cleveland Show
The Simpsons (September 27, 8 p.m.)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** It's hard to believe that The Simpsons has been around for 20 years. The show is getting a little stale in its old age, but we'll watch anyway.
The Cleveland Show (September 27, 8:30 p.m.)
If you were wondering what happened to Cleveland from Family Guy, you're in luck. Seth MacFarlane gave him his own show, so we'll finally see what happens when he returns home to Stoolbend, Virgina. [Watch a Trailer]

NBC Sunday Night Football (August 9)
Can this football franchise stay afloat without its burly color commentator, John Madden? We think so, but we wouldn't be surprised if Madden NFL saw a sudden spike in sales.

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
ABC
Desperate Housewives (September 27)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** A new Housewife (Drea de Matteo)! A new baby! A new man! A broken marriage! Another broken marriage! Desperate Housewives, you never cease to amaze us.

CBS
Three Rivers (October 4)
CBS is jumping on the medical drama bandwagon. The angle -- transplants -- is interesting, but can it give this new show life? [Watch the trailer]

FOX
Family Guy / American Dad!
Family Guy (September 27, 9 p.m.)
Cleveland's leaving, but on the bright side, Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase will be involved.
American Dad! (September 27, 9:30 p.m.)
American Dad! will reach its 100th episode this season -- and with 3 shows on the air, Seth McFarlane will probably suffer huge hand cramps from drawing too much and counting all of his money.

NBC
Sunday Night Football

HBO
Curb Your Enthusiasm (September 20)
Curb is starting up again after a year-and-a-half-long hiatus ... yada, yada, yada ... the cast of Seinfeld is reuniting for part of the new seventh season ... yada, yada, yada ... wait. GET OUT!! [Watch a Teaser]

10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
ABC
Brothers and Sisters (September 27)
ABC's ensemble cast family drama heads into its fourth season with quite a few unanswered questions: Will Kitty (Calista Flockhart) and Robert (Rob Lowe) mend their broken marriage? Will Kevin (Matthew Rhys) and Scotty (Luke Macfarlane) start their family? Will we ever be able to get the characters' relationships straight?

CBS
Cold Case (September 27)
This police drama spotlighted some pretty important music last season: John Coltrane, John Lennon, and Frank Sinatra all got major play during Season 6. We can only hope for an even better soundtrack starting next month.

FOX
local programming

NBC
Sunday Night Football

AMC
Mad Men (August 16)
**TV.COM STAFF PICK** The stage is set; the characters are developed. Season 3 is going to be "action-packed." Whip out the Creme de Menthe!

SHO
Californication (September 27)
Novelist Hank Moody is going back to school this fall to teach, and that can only mean one thing: illicit sex with college girls.

>> What's on Fall TV on MONDAY >>

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