What to Watch Tonight: The Premieres of Parenthood, 90210, and Ringer

What to watch on Tuesday, September 13...

Break a bottle of champagne over your television, because the fall season has officially begun! Check out all of these brand-new things!

SEASON 3 PREMIERE, 10pm, NBC
Parenthood
Don't take this the wrong way, but I have a new theory about Parenthood: It's basically Degrassi for adults. I mean that as a compliment! Anyway, in tonight's season premiere it's business as usual for the Bravermans and pals: Sarah's dealing with turning 40, Amber's taking baby steps, Adam considers going into business with Crosby, and Alex spills a secret to Julia.

SERIES PREMIERE, 9pm, CW
Ringer
Out of all the new fall shows, this is definitely the one that stars Sarah Michelle Gellar in a dual role as estranged twin sisters. Basically she plays a recovering addict and ex-stripper named Bridget who goes on the run from the mob only to find herself impersonating her richer, meaner sister Siobhan. (Hey CW, I don't remember selling my life rights!)

10pm, FX
Sons of Anarchy
Tonight Clay cuts a deal with the Mayans that doesn't sit well with the rest of the gang, plus Gemma stresses out that Jax might find out more about her past. Meanwhile MY motorcycle gang kicks me out for eating all the Fudgesicles.

SEASON 4 PREMIERE, 8pm, CW
90210
Apparently the teens of West Beverly High found time to attend class and get decent grades, because now they're in college! In tonight's premiere, we'll see how Naomi handles being a PREGNANT freshman, plus Navid and Silver have relationship issues after moving in together. Also Liam and Annie continue their bizarre, slow-mo romance and Adrianna struggles to reverse her monstrous reputation.

ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9pm, ABC
Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words
Tonight ABC devotes two hours to recently unearthed recordings of Jacqueline Kennedy discussing her life as a tragic first lady and fashion icon. Tune in to hear her recounting of JFK's assassination, plus her slightly indelicate opinions of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ugh, the '60s!)

PLUS NEW EPISODES OF...
It's Worth What?, 8 p.m., NBC
Wipeout, 8 p.m., ABC
America's Got Talent, 9 p.m., NBC
Downsized, 9 p.m., WE
Flipping Out, 9 p.m., Bravo
Wedding Fabulous: Sherri Shepherd Gets Married, ORIGINAL SPECIAL, 9 p.m., Style
What Not to Wear, 9 p.m., TLC
Big Sexy, SEASON 1 FINALE, 10 p.m., TLC
Billy the Exterminator, 10 p.m., A&E;
Chopped, 10 p.m., Food Network
Rachel Zoe Project, 10 p.m., Bravo
Teen Mom, 10 p.m., MTV
Top Shot, 10 p.m., History
Web Therapy, 11 p.m., Showtime
Awkward., 11:30 p.m., MTV

LATE-NITE PICKS:
Al Gore on The Colbert Report, 11:30 p.m., Comedy Central
Common on The Wendy Williams Show, 12 a.m., BET
Ellen DeGeneres on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35 p.m., NBC
James Woods & Kathryn Hahn on Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37 a.m., CBS
Judge Judy Sheindlin on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 12 a.m., ABC
Nick Swardson on Chelsea Lately, 11 p.m., E!
Roseanne Barr & Pauly D on Conan, 11 p.m., TBS
Will Arnett & Girls on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 12:35 a.m., NBC

 

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smg is a good actor. i think her role on buffy showed her to be just that. it can't be easy to doa show like buffy thay walks the fine fine lines of comedy action drama horror and at times near slap-stick giddy nonsence and still pull of the drama,horror and believablity of the kind of character she played. i'm not big on soap-opera-like drama and "i'm mean sexy and i sleep with who i want tv...but this role is asking the actor(smg) to be a drug addict who is good but sick,desperatly wanting to be well;having to fool those around her that she still is a selfish,mean woman who would never live her life according to the highly responsible selfless spiritual way AA asks of people who want to stay well. a paradox and dichotomy that i think she can pull off. i hope the script sticks to the adult themes instead of spiraling into sleezy soap opera scripts to satisfy the large crowd of tv watchers that enjoy that. crossing my fingers...
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Web Therapy, Awkward, Ringer
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NCIS rerun, Ringer, more reruns...
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I'm checking out Ringer, Parenthood and Sons of Anarchy tonight.
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I'm going to check out Ringer. I actually remembered too. Color me surprised.
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Good article
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Parenthood, Ringer, and Sons of Anarchy.
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Ringer, Sons of Anarchy, Awkward
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Parenthood
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Sons of Anarchy, hoorah! Also, Craig Ferguson. And Ringer.
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90210 sounds like a snore fest, I'm worried about this season.

Parenthood of course
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i agree completely about what you said about parenthood, its basically degrassi for adults: its normal people with these crazy storylines but its addicting enough to keep you coming back each week (or every day in degrassi;s case)
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Wipeout, America's Got Talent, Ringer, Daily Show, Colbert.
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90210!! Finally
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Wipeout (still?!), 90210, Parenthood, Web Therapy, Awkward, and i'll check out Ringer just because i love Sarah Michelle Gellar



then Ellen on Leno, Lauren Graham on Craig Ferguson, and Emily VanCamp and the GIVERS on Jimmy Kimmel Live



btw, Lauren Graham and Chris Young were supposed to be on Craig Ferguson last night but it got cancelled? the episode that aired was the recent one with Hugh Laurie.. Lauren and Chris are on tonight now. his official website updated the guests for this week to

accommodate for the schedule change
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Thanks for the update, these talk show listings are always so slippery.
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Ringer- Hope SMG still has that gold! and Sons of Anarchy
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90210 and parenthood.. glad the shows are finally back..
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Will be recording 90210 only to see if there is a change in quality now that there are new showrunners. I will not be watching it next Monday just because NCIS and Glee are back next week. Ringer already have season pass. Parenthood will be watching only because there is nothing new to watch at this hour. Liked the show in the first season but second season was awful.
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Ringer, Parenthood, Sons of Anarchy, and Awkward.
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Wow, big night. RINGER, 90210, PARENTHOOD, and AWKWARD.
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SO STOKED for Ringer! Oh, and Awkward :)
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I'm excited for Parenthood, and checking out Ringer
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I just recognized Amber from Parenthood. Her? As for tonight, it's NCIS night at our house.
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SOA and Parenthood
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The Looney Tunes Show
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Sons and Ringer
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Parenthood and Ringer
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90210, Ringer.
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Sons of Anarchy!!! Yay!! Otherwise not that much. Might check out Ringer. Conan also.
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Ringer.
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Sons of Anarchy and Ringer

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Parenthood, Ringer, 90210 and Flipping Out
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going to check out Ringer ;)
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Ringer,Sons of Anarchy,90210,
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Just sons of anarchy for me.
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DITTO!
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Parenthood, Ringer, 90210, Americas Got Talent and Awkward :)
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ill check out the ringer and sons is on and also conan
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