November Sweep 2005

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ABC

Jimmy Kimmel Live will attempt to liven things up with guests like 50 Cent, who talks about his new movie Get Rich or Die Tryin', and recently single Housewife Nicollette Sheridan. The fun takes place weeknights at 12:05 a.m.

It's the network premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, the blockbuster hit that made Johnny Depp bankable. Learn of the high-seas exploits of Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow and Geoffrey Rush as the diabolical pirate leader. You'll sight this mass from the crow's nest on The Wonderful World of Disney on Thursday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m.

The Facentes don't know how to integrate their autistic son, Tristin, into the family with their twins. Who can help? Supernanny! This time, Supernanny Jo Frost swoops in with renowned autism expert Dr. Lynn Koegel to help a little boy living in his own world. Supernanny: The Facente Family airs Friday, November 4 at 8:00 p.m.

On Hope & Faith, Faith takes her self-conscious sister to a strip aerobics class. Susan Sullivan, Robert Wagner, and Johnny Galecki guest-star in this sexy and hilarious episode, airing Friday, November 4 at 9:00 p.m.

The real-estate comedy Hot Properties sells some sexy fun as the girls talk about the benefits of "Dating Up, Dating Down." Adrianne Curry of America's Next Top Model and The Surreal Life guest-stars as Danushka, a gorgeous model with very low self-esteem. Gayle King also guest-stars. This property goes on the market Friday, November 4 at 9:30 p.m.

ABC's Saturday Movie of the Week will feature the network television premiere of Steven Spielberg's hit Catch Me If You Can. Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio star in this drama-comedy based on a true story, about a young man who forged checks and committed bank fraud, and then sent the FBI on a crazy cross-country chase. Also starring Christopher Walken and Martin Sheen. Catch it, if you can, on November 5 at 8:00 p.m.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition features the "Tom Family: Parts 1 & 2," in which the mother of seven adopted, disabled children gets her home made over, Ty Pennington style! While the design team and contractors are building the Tom's dream home, the family will go to Walt Disney World. When you wish upon Extreme Makeover, your wish comes true. Warm your heart on Sunday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m.

On Desperate Housewives episode titled "I wish I could forget you," series creator Marc Cherry is back in the saddle and fighting off criticism that the show is running out of steam! This week, Bree and George get "busy," Gaby is wooed by sleazy lawyer David, and Mike learns that Susan paid Zach to go away. Sounds exciting! Catch the action on Wisteria Lane this Sunday, November 6 at 9:00 p.m.

Grey's Anatomy gives TV-watchers "Something To Talk About" when a male patient has a hysterical pregnancy, and a sheltered young patient inspires Alex to take a chance with feelings. Guest stars are Kate Walsh as Addison Shepherd and Kate Burton as Ellis Grey. Go to the doctors this Sunday, November 6 at 10:01p.m.

Are you tired of your wife? Then trade her up! On Wife Swap, the Heiss and Kestrel families switch things up and get crazy! Susan Heiss is a good little housewife from an upscale 'hood; Sienna Kestrel is a hippie. These two wives are quite different, but when the dust settles everybody is a winner, as life lessons are learned and love is renewed. Wife Swap promotes love and learning on Monday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m.

Women love to talk, and on According to Jim, Cheryl tries to teach Jim about communicating...by not speaking to him! With guest star Rosalind Chao as Sally. Catch Jim on Tuesday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.

On Rodney, Trina's dad's car dealership falls on hard times, and the Hamiltons get another mouth to feed. Things are really cooking this Tuesday, November 8 at 8:30 p.m.

Commander in Chief tears a page out of real life with an episode titled "First Scandal," in which confidential information appears in a book about President Allen. Plus, the VP nominee has some skeletons in his closet. It airs on Tuesday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m.

On Boston Legal, Shatner is back after passing a kidney stone, and he's better than ever. His character Denny Crane lands in jail after he does some crazy maneuvering to get off a case. Guest stars include Michael McKean, Susan Ruttan, Henry Gibson, and Marisa Coughlan. Check out "Truly, Madly, Deeply" on Tuesday, November 8 at 10:01 p.m.

On George Lopez, Max is having nightmares about a traumatic school incident, and only Richard Lewis can help him get over it. It's hard to believe Richard Lewis can help anyone with anything, so this you have to see! Catch it on Wednesday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m.

On Freddie, Chris and Freddie ask out the same girl. Tamara Braun guest-stars as Rose, a sexy baker. It airs on Wednesday, November 9 at 8:30 p.m.

On Lost, Sawyer's wound becomes a life-threatening infection, and Shannon is still plagued with visions of Walt. Plus, trouble starts brewing between Charlie and Locke over Claire. Ian Somerhalder guest-stars as the unfortunate Boone. Find it Wednesday, November 9 at 9:00 p.m.

On Invasion, Larkin is picked up by a suspicious man. Will she figure him out in time or will she fall for his "fish story?" The aliens land Wednesday, November 9 at 10:00 p.m.

On Alias, Sydney puts a nervous Rachel through her paces in her first "solo" mission. Check it out on Thursday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m.

Kolchak refuses to uncover "The Source" of his knowledge on Night Stalker, which leads DEA agent Fain to scrutinize the reporter. Uncover the ghastly truth on Thursday, November 10 at 9:00 p.m.

Can a Navy SEAL and his gorgeous wife control their mischievous 4-year-old twin girls? Call Supernanny! Watch Jo Frost conduct her English magic on Friday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m.

The Extreme Makeover: Home Edition crew comes to the housing rescue of a lobster fisherman who lost his arm in a boating accident. The team gives him a hand and repairs his house on Sunday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.

Bob Newhart, Lesley Ann Warren, Sam Lloyd, and Larry Miller guest-star on Desperate Housewives, as George proposes to Bree and Lynette's kids watch the neighbor's homemade porn movie. Watch it on Sunday, November 13 at 9:00 p.m.

On Grey's Anatomy a radical preemptive operation to head off breast and ovarian cancers divides the staff, and an elderly man must make a tough decision about his sick wife. Get poignant on Sunday, November 13 at 10:01 p.m.

Wife Swap is in rare form with a "kill it, grill it" hunting wife getting swapped with an animal activist who doesn't eat meat! Watch the marital shenanigans on Monday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.

On According to Jim, Jim blackmails Dana because she's having erotic dreams about him. Hard to believe? We think so! Mitch Rouse guest-stars Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Rodney's manager comes on to him, and then when Trina pays her a visit, she comes on to Trina! Now that's forward-thinking comedy. Check out the hot hilarity on Tuesday, November 15 at 8:30 p.m.

On Commander In Chief, President Allen lags in the polls and vows to be an administration of action instead of reaction. Samantha Egger guest-stars. The political fantasy continues Tuesday, November 15 at 9:00p.m.

On Boston Legal, Alan Shore has night terrors and needs his new secretary to sleep with him. Denise must represent women who are suing a plastic surgeon who injected his own butt fat into their lips. All rise on Tuesday, November 15 at 10:01 p.m.

On George Lopez, George sees an old letter from Angie and discovers some dirty secrets. It all hangs out Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m.

Freddie commits "The Italian Job" when Chris and Freddie work together to break up Rose and her recently reunited ex-boyfriend. Clock in for this job on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:30 p.m.

Lost explains what happened to the survivors of the tail section of the plane in their first 48 days on the island. Let's hope we find out why Michelle Rodriguez's character is so disagreeable. Learn why on Wednesday, November 16 at 9:00 p.m.

The Invasion continues when an abandoned baby causes her mother and grandmother to act strangely, and Mariel makes a dark, watery discovery. Find out what the discovery is on Wednesday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m.

On Alias, Sydney and APO try to find out who Gordon Dean is working for, and Sloane struggles to find a cure for Nadia. Mia Maestro and Amy Acker (Angel) guest-star on Thursday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m.

On Night Stalker, Kolchak and Perri try to outfox the diabolical phantom biker gang. Along the way, Perri learns a dark secret about Kolchak. It's all unearthed on Thursday, November 17 at 9:00 p.m.

Supernanny returns to Britain and helps a kickboxing couple with their three tyrannical kids. The violent family takes direction from Jo on Friday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.

On Hope & Faith, Hope and Faith learn a huge secret about their dad's companion, Jay. Robert Wagner reprises his role as their dad. Learn all about it on Friday, November 18 at 9:00 p.m.

ABC's Saturday Movie of the Week is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Based on the second of J.K. Rowling's phenomenally popular novels, this film continues the adventure of the boy magician. Be part of Harry's magical exploits on Saturday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m.

It's America's Funniest Home Videos and boy they don't lie! Football follies, food fights, and family fracas are all features in this funny free-for-all. Laugh from the heart on Sunday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition teams up with the Boston Red Sox and Olympian Mia Hamm to help out the Tripp family. Watch it Sunday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m.

Those Desperate Housewives get panicked by a burglar in the 'hood, and Bree learns some disturbing information about George. Journey to Wisteria Lane on Sunday, November 20 at 9:00 p.m.

Grey's Anatomy says "Thanks for the Memories" when Thanksgiving is a little tougher on the interns and residents than expected. Go Grey Sunday, November 20 at 10:01 p.m.

Wife Swap turns marital bliss on its rear when an exercise maniac swaps with a lazy cow. See those ball and chains swing on Monday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Check out the 2005 American Music Awards hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. There will be 21 awards presented, based on voting done by the public. Sight the sound on Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m.

In Kenny Chesney: Somewhere In the Sun, this popular singer will rock you with concert footage mixed in with behind-the-scenes drama. It will be music to your eyes on Wednesday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m.

Lost has both groups of castaways meeting each other for the first time. The "Collision" occurs on Wednesday, November 23 at 9:00 p.m.

A lot of things are getting dredged up on Invasion, and it's looking grim for Russell. Watch the skies on Wednesday, November 23 at 10:00 p.m.

On Hope & Faith, Faith is going to perform in a poetry slam! Check it out on Friday, November 25 at 9:00 p.m.

On Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the entire city of El Segundo, California, as well as the Anaheim Mighty Ducks and comedian Robert Schimmel, bands together to rebuild the house of a cancer-stricken police officer. Rebuild lives on Sunday, November 27 at 7:00 p.m.

On Desperate Housewives, George stalks Bree and Carlos is paroled. Paul Dooley, Joely Fisher, and Joyce Van Patten guest-star. Watch it on Sunday, November 27 at 9:00 p.m.

Grey's Anatomy doles out the drama when Meredith's one-night stand turns up at the hospital needing love. Feel the love on Sunday, November 27 at 10:01 p.m.

Wife Swap features a wild and out-of-control 12-year-old who must be reeled in by a new mom. Family hijinks occur on Monday, November 28 at 8:00 p.m.

On According to Jim, could an old flame have designs on Jim? Linda Hamilton guest-stars on Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m.

Rodney makes some new fans at a gay comedy club and has some introspection about his own sexuality. Look inward on Tuesday, November 29 at 8:30 p.m.

Commander in Chief serves up a Thanksgiving-themed episode when Mackenzie Allen's mom, played by Polly Bergen, visits. Slice up some drama on Tuesday, November 29 at 9:00 p.m.

Watch Barbra Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2005 and learn how fascinating Tom Cruise, Teri Hatcher, and Condeleeza Rice are. Fascinate your mind on Tuesday, November 29 at 10:00 p.m.

Benny takes George Lopez's jokes too seriously and gets implants. Watch it on Wednesday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m.

On Freddie, Freddie and Sofia's father pops in after a 24-year absence. Esai Morales guest-stars on Wednesday, November 30 at 8:30 p.m.

Will we finally find out what Kate did on Lost? Well, the episode is titled "What Kate Did," so we'd better! Watch it on Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00 p.m.

On Invasion we might just learn the "Origin of the Species." Kris gets a look at the luminescent beings on Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00 p.m.

CBS

CSI: Miami and CSI: NY present a special crossover story in which Horatio Caine and Mac Taylor must put their heads together to nab an elusive serial killer. Airs November 7 and November 9.

CSI brings viewers a two-part episode in which the Las Vegas crew confronts the possibility that a police officer was killed by a fellow member of the force. Airs November 10 and November 17.

Survivor: Guatemala gains momentum as more castaways are eliminated and the remaining contestants find ways to spice up their time on the island. Airs Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

The Amazing Race 8's contestants hurtle toward the prize in a tension-fraught two-hour episode. Airs November 8.

Category 7: The End of the World is the latest chapter in an ongoing series about the "ultimate superstorm." Airs November 6 and November 13.

I Walk the Line: A Night for Johnny Cash features artists like Sheryl Crow, Foo Fighters, Kid Rock, U2, and Norah Jones in a tribute to the late country musician. Airs November 16.

Without a Trace tries an all-new format, with the parents of a missing person providing the perspective for an entire episode. Airs November 17.

Silver Bells, a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation, stars Anne Heche and Tate Donovan in the story of a lonely widower and young widow who help each other find new hope. Airs November 27.

Martin Sheen, Camryn Manheim, Scott Cohen, John Heard, Alex Kingston, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Gordon Clapp, Elizabeth Berkley, Laurie Metcalf, Andrea Bowen, and Matt Craven make guest appearances in various CBS series.

FOX

Stacked Season Premiere airs Wednesday, November 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Anger Management with Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marisa Tomei. Airs Wednesday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Daddy Day Care stars Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn. Airs Thursday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen. Airs Friday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Jeri Ryan guest-stars on The O.C. Thursday, November 3 and November 10.

Peter Strauss guest-stars on Killer Instinct Friday, November 4.

Dennis Rodman and Terry Bradshaw guest-star on The Simpsons Sunday, November 6.

Patrick Stewart guest-stars on American Dad Sunday, November 6.

Charlize Theron guest-stars on Arrested Development Monday, November 7 and 14.

Bruce Willis guest-stars on That '70s Show Wednesday, November 16.

Lily Tomlin guest-stars on The Simpsons Sunday, November 27.

James Lipton guest-stars on Arrested Development Monday, November 28.

The WB

Felicity: An American Girl Adventure Marcia Gay Harden and Shailene Woodley. Airs Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Tom Wopat reunites with John Schneider on Smallville Thursday, November 3.

Steve R. McQueen (Steve McQueen's grandson) guest-stars on Everwood Thursday, November 3.

Barry Bostwick guest-stars on What I Like About You Friday, November 4.

Michael McDonald guest-stars on 7th Heaven Monday, November 7.

Milo Ventimiglia returns as Jess on Gilmore Girls Tuesday, November 8.

Dana Delany guest-stars on Related Monday, November 14.

Loretta Devine guest-stars on Supernatural Tuesday, November 15.

UPN

It's Top Model Week, beginning Monday, November 7. Former Top Model contestants and fan favorites appear on various UPN shows.

UPN celebrates Patti LaBelle with An All-Star Tribute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis on Tuesday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m.

The Vibe Awards are vibratin' all over the place on Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

On Everybody Hates Chris, Julius and Rochelle try to have a date night, but things go haywire. Watch Chris on Thursday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m.

The Love, Inc. staff attempts to get Clea to live more in the moment. Rick Fox (Los Angeles Lakers) guest-stars on Thursday, November 3 at 8:30 p.m.

On Cuts, Tiffany sends the staff to a sexual harassment class. R&B; singer Omarion and Mindy Sterling guest-star. The snaps fly on Thursday, November 3 at 9:30 p.m.

On One On One, trouble is brewing when Breanna becomes Arnaz's boss at the coffee shop. Norelle from America's Next Top Model makes an appearance on Monday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m.

On All of Us, Robert uses a nanny cam and finds out someone has a bad habit! Mercedes from America's Next Top Model guest-stars on Monday, November 7 at 8:30 p.m.

Girlfriends', guest star Melvin Van Peebles is possibly taking Viagra. Toccara from ANTM also stops by, along with Loretta Devine, on Monday, November 7 at 9:00 p.m.

On Half and Half, Mona begrudgingly agrees to attend her high school reunion. Keenyah from ANTM and Jaleel White guest-star Monday, November 7 at 9:30 p.m.

On America's Next Top Model one of the girls is chosen to appear on Veronica Mars. Airs Wednesday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m.

On Veronica Mars, Veronica aids someone unexpected: Abel Koontz. As promised, someone from ANTM guest-stars, along with Joss Whedon and Harry Hamlin. Airs Wednesday, November 9 at 9:00 p.m.

On Everybody Hates Chris, Chris has to take care of Drew and Tonya at the laundromat. It airs Thursday, November 10 at 8:00p.m.

On Love, Inc., Clea is upset to learn her man has a gorgeous roommate. Rick Fox guest-stars with Brittany from America's Next Top Model on Thursday, November 10 at 8:30 p.m.

On Eve, Jay Manuel (America's Next Top Model) and radio personality Tom Joyner guest-star when Janie reveals secrets about her mother-in-law on a radio call-in show. Airs on Thursday, November 10 at 9:00 p.m.

On Cuts, Kevin and Tiffany pose as husband and wife in an effort to get a spa product. J. Alexander from America's Next Top Model guest star along with Omarion on Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 p.m.

On Friday Night Smackdown, Michelle, a wrestler from America's Next Top Model, guest-stars on Friday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m.

On One On One, Kadeem Hardison guest-stars as a film director who muzzles Breanna on Monday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.

On Girlfriends, Lynn can't put off sex with his fiancée any longer, and he vows to make a decision on Monday, November 14 at 9:00 p.m.

On Half and Half, Spencer needs Dee Dee's help to dump his new girlfriend. Taraji P. Henson guest-stars on Monday, November 14 at 9:30 p.m.

America's Next Top Models get a red-carpet lesson from Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Fraser on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m.

It's One On One's 100th episode! 'Nuff said. Airs Monday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m.

On Half and Half, Dee Dee and Mona try to have a girls' weekend. Airs on Monday, November 21 at 9:30 p.m. ET. Then next week, Dee Dee complains about her coworker, guest star Joey Lawrence. This episode airs on Monday, November 28 at 9:30 p.m.

On Veronica Mars, Veronica investigates the past after stumbling upon a disturbing report about her mother. Alyson Hannigan and Charisma Carpenter guest-star Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00 p.m.

NBC

On Will & Grace, Alec Baldwin and Jason Biggs guest-star this month, plus Harry Connick Jr. returns as Grace's ex-hubby. Will love re-blossom? Thursdays, 8:30 p.m.

Danny Glover and John Stamos take a trip to the ER, Thursdays at 10 p.m.

Chubby Checker, Robert Goulet, Criss Angel and Lance Burton roll the dice as guest-stars on Las Vegas, Mondays at 9 p.m.

The West Wing airs a special "live debate" episode. Will one of the candidates have a strange back hump? Find out on Sunday, November 6, 8 p.m.

Law and Order: Criminal Intent has back-to-back new episodes starring both rotating casts on Sunday, November 6, at 9 p.m.

Ellen DeGeneres shows up on Joey, playing herself, when Joey uses her show to apologize to a girlfriend. The episode airs Thursday, November 10.

Relive a time when Saturday Night Live still mattered with Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost and Found, Sunday November 13 at 9 p.m.

Uh-oh, it's magic. Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End features the magicians performing entirely underwater. Glug-glug Sunday, November 13, at 7 p.m.

NBC loves water. The venerable disaster flick The Poseiden Adventure gets a TV remake on Sunday, November 20, at 8 p.m.

Medium eschews gimmicks and goes 3-D Monday, November 21, at 10 p.m.

Beau Bridges swoops onto My Name Is Earl Tuesday, November 22, at 9 p.m.

The Faith Hill Music Special warms up the Peacockles of your heart on Wednesday, November 23 at 9 p.m.

The National Dog Show Presented by Purina is actually being broadcast by a network, Thursday, November 24, 12 p.m.

The Biggest Loser has it's big two-hour 2nd season finale on Tuesday, November 29, at 8 p.m.

Partake of Christmas in Rockefeller Center on Wednesday, November 30, at 8 p.m.

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