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Premiere week episode descriptions: ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox

From what's been released so far. Crude cut-and-paste job below...

CBS

THE BIG BANG THEORY

"The Robotic Manipulation" — Penny finds herself along for the ride on Sheldon's first date ever; while Wolowitz finds a new use for a robotic arm, on the season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Sept. 23 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

"Big Days" - When Ted and Barney argue about who has "dibs" on a hot girl, Ted realizes that she is there with Cindy, a girl he previously dated who is also the roommate of his future wife. Meanwhile, Robin is heartbroken over Don, and Marshall can't keep quiet about his desire to start a family, on the sixth season premiere of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Monday, Sept. 20 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Rachel Bilson ("The OC") returns as Cindy, Ted's former flame and the roommate of his future wife.

THE AMAZING RACE

THE AMAZING RACE is a seven-time Emmy Award-winning adventure reality series hosted by Emmy-nominated host, Phil Keoghan, which pits teams, of two, against each other on a trek around the world. At every destination, each team will have to compete in a series of challenges, some mental and some physical, and only when the tasks are completed will they learn of their next location. Teams who are the farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning $1 million.

Begins its 17th season on the CBS Television Network on Sept. 26, 2010.

CSI: NY

"The 34th Floor" - The newest member of the CSI team, Jo Danville, a former FBI agent, is welcomed to her new job by stumbling upon the body of a young woman murdered somewhere in the building that houses the NYPD Crime Lab, on the seventh season premiere of CSI: NY, Friday, Sept. 24 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Sela Ward ("House," "Sisters," "Once and Again") stars as Jo Danville, the newest CSI team member.

NBC 

"CHUCK"
"CHUCK VERSUS THE ANNIVERSARY"
09/20/2010 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Monday) : CHUCK BEGINS A SEARCH FOR HIS MOTHER, WHICH HE MUST KEEP A SECRET FROM THE CIA AND HIS SISTER — LINDA HAMILTON GUEST STARS AS MARY BARTOWSKI — DOLPH LUNDGREN, HARRY DEAN STANTON AND OLIVIA MUNN ALSO GUEST STAR — Chuck (Zachary Levi) and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) go on a rogue globe-spanning mission to find Chuck’s mom. Meanwhile, Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) and Casey (Adam Baldwin) follow a trail to Russia as they investigate the mysterious Volkoff Industries and its operative, Marco (guest star Dolph Lundgren). Back at home, Ellie (Sarah Lancaster) delivers big news to her family. Bonita Friedericy also stars.
Jamie French
"THE EVENT"
"PILOT"
09/20/2010 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Monday) : THE SERIES PREMIERES WITH A CONSPIRACY OF BOTH NATIONAL AND GLOBAL PROPORTIONS – Sean Walker (Jason Ritter), stumbles into a national conspiracy after his girlfriend Leila (Sarah Roemer) mysteriously disappears from a Caribbean cruise. Elsewhere, President Elias Martinez (Blair Underwood) is scheduled to announce the release of a group of detainees led by Sophia Maguire (Laura Innes) — despite the disapproval of his Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling (Željko Ivanek). Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind. Scott Patterson, Ian Anthony Dale, Clifton Collins, Jr., Taylor Cole, Lisa Vidal and Bill Smitrovich also star in the ensemble drama. Tony Todd, Lauren Stamile, Julia Campbell, Gonzalo Menendez, Joseph C. Phillips, Casey Siemaszko, Omid Abtahi, Angel Desai, Wynn Everett, Michael Cummings, Lorena Segura York, and Wes Ramsey guest star. Directed by: Jeffrey Reiner
"CHASE"
"PILOT"
09/20/2010 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : ‘CHASE’ SERIES PREMIERE — FROM JERRY BRUCKHEIMER (‘CSI’) AND JENNIFER JOHNSON (‘COLD CASE’) — Cowboy boot-wearing U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish) is on the hunt for dangerous fugitive Mason Boyle (guest star Travis Fimmel). The members of Frost’s elite team who help her anticipate Boyle’s moves and track him down include true American cowboy Jimmy Godfrey (Cole Hauser), intelligence specialist Marco Martinez (Amaury Nolasco), weapons/tactical specialist Daisy Ogbaa (Rose Rollins), and the newest member of the team, Luke Watson (Jesse Metcalfe).
"THE BIGGEST LOSER 10″
"1001″
09/21/2010 (08:00PM – 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : SEASON 10 PREMIERES WITH A NEW THEME OF "PAYING IT FORWARD" AND 21 CONTESTANT HOPEFULS COMPETING TO MAKE IT TO THE RANCH – Season 10 kicks off with a new theme of "paying it forward" and 21 contestants vying for a spot at the ranch to get healthy and change their lives forever. With obesity now one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States, "The Biggest Loser" wanted to broaden their reach this season, pay it forward and motivate communities – not just contestants – to get healthy. So trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels and host Alison Sweeney travel to seven cities in the premiere episode, with each trainer leading community fitness challenges like a one-mile race or a 500 step-up competition. In each of the seven cities – Detroit, Los Angeles, Portland, Atlanta, Phoenix, Oklahoma City and Boston – there will also be three contestant hopefuls competing in the challenges. The two candidates who complete their fitness challenge first win a spot at the ranch, while those who don’t make it will get a chance to vie for a spot on the show in a later episode. Guest starring in the premiere will be three popular past season contestants — season eight winner Danny Cahill, season seven finalist Mike Morelli and season five finalist Mark Kruger.
"PARENTHOOD"
"NO GOOD DEED"
09/21/2010 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : ADAM AND SARAH TRY AND BALANCE THEIR PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP, JULIA MAKES A PLAY DATE FOR SYDNEY THAT COULD CAUSE DRAMA. – Adam (Peter Krause) offers an internship position to Sarah (Lauren Graham) at T&S Footwear. Meanwhile, Kristina (Monica Potter) helps Suze Lessing (guest star Amanda Foreman) through her divorce by babysitting Noel (guest star Nicholas Lobue). Julia (Erika Christensen) commits to a play date for Sydney (Savannah Paige Rae) that threatens her other friendships. Elsewhere, Jasmine (Joy Bryant) and Crosby (Dax Shepard) debate where Jabbar (Tyree Brown) should live when Jasmine takes a new job.
Jamie French
"UNDERCOVERS"
"PILOT"
09/22/2010 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : STEVEN AND SAMANTHA BLOOM TEAM UP OUTSIDE THE KITCHEN – SERIES PREMIERE – From acclaimed writer/producer/director J.J. Abrams ("Star Trek," "Fringe," "Lost," "Alias") and executive producer/writer Josh Reims ("Brothers and Sisters," "What About Brian") comes a sexy, fun, action-packed spy drama that proves once and for all that marriage is still the world’s most dangerous partnership. Outwardly, Steven Bloom (Boris Kodjoe, "Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Vacation," "Soul Food," "Resident Evil: Afterlife") and his wife, Samantha (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, "Dr. Who," "Bonekickers"), are a typical married couple who own and operate a small catering company in Los Angeles — with help from Samantha’s easily frazzled, handful of a sister, Lizzy (Mekia Cox, "90210," "This Is It"). Secretly, the duo were two of the best spies the CIA had ever known, until they fell in love on the job five years ago and retired. When fellow spy and good friend Leo Nash (Carter MacIntyre, "American Heiress," "Nip/Tuck") goes missing while on the trail of a Russian arms dealer, the Blooms are reinstated by boss and agency liaison, Carlton Shaw (Gerald McRaney, "Deadwood," "Jericho"), to locate and rescue Nash. With assistance from resourceful CIA field agent Bill Hoyt (Ben Schwartz, "Parks and Recreation," "Bronx World Travelers"), whose professional admiration for Steven isn’t hard to miss, the pair is thrust back into the world of espionage, disguises and hand-to-hand combat. Following leads that take them to cities spanning the globe, Steven and Samantha quickly realize that perhaps this supercharged, undercover lifestyle provides exactly the kind of excitement and romance that their marriage has been missing.
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
"LOCUM/BULLSEYE"
09/22/2010 (09:00PM – 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : DETECTIVES OLIVIA BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) AND ELIOT STABLER (CHRISTOPHER MELONI) HELP A FOSTER COUPLE (GUEST STARS JOAN CUSACK AND PETER STRAUSS) FIND THEIR MISSING CHILD
A foster couple (Cusack and Strauss) call Detectives Benson (Hargitay) and Stabler (Meloni) to the scene of the crime when their ten-year-old adopted daughter disappears. It soon comes to light that she ran away to meet with a man named Erik Weber (guest star Henry Ian Cusick), whom she met on the internet and whom Benson and Stabler suspect of ulterior motives regarding the girl. Weber denies any wrongdoing, and also expresses romantic interest in Benson. However, as the investigation continues, the detectives realize that the girl’s foster parents may be hiding something that could change the entire course of the case. Also starring: Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).
DETECTIVES OLIVIA BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) AND ELIOT STABLER (CHRISTOPHER MELONI) ENLIST THE HELP OF A SUSPECT (GUEST STAR HENRY IAN CUSICK) FROM A PREVIOUS CASE TO CRACK A NEW ONE
Detectives Benson (Hargitay) and Stabler (Meloni) are called to the hospital after a 10-year-old girl is raped. They arrive to find her so traumatized that she cannot even tell them her name. With the help of Detectives Odafin Tutuola (Ice-T) and John Munch (Richard Belzer), they are able to identify the young victim. But they soon realize that her home life is far from normal as Dr. George Huang (B.D. Wong) discovers that her mother suffers from a rare condition that renders her unable to recognize that the young girl is, in fact, her daughter. When the detectives find themselves without a lead, Erik Weber (guest star Henry Ian Cusick), a man they met on their previous case, decides to get involved. But he may be overstepping his bounds. Also starring: Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner).
"COMMUNITY"
"ANTHROPOLOGY 101″
09/23/2010 (08:00PM – 08:30PM) (Thursday) : THE CAST OF "COMMUNITY" GETS SCHOOLED BY LEGENDARY AWARD-WINNING GUEST STAR BETTY WHITE — As classes resume at Greendale Community College for the fall, the "Community" study group gathers to tackle this year’s big class, "Anthropology 101. " Television icon and multiple Emmy Award-winner Betty White ("The Golden Girls") guest stars as the esteemed, but slightly unhinged anthropology professor, June Bauer. Jeff Winger (Joel McHale), struggles to establish decorum with Britta (Gillian Jacobs) and Annie (Alison Brie) amidst the confusion that ensued at the season finale’s "Transfer Dance," when Britta professed her love for Jeff and Jeff later shared a secret kiss with Annie. Meanwhile, Señor Chang (Ken Jeong) decides to enroll as a student at Greendale Community College so that he too, can join the study group. Chevy Chase, Donald Glover, Danny Pudi and Yvette Nicole Brown also star.
"30 ROCK"
"THE FABIAN STRATEGY"
09/23/2010 (08:30PM – 09:00PM) (Thursday) : JACK DONAGHY (ALEC BALDWIN) MEDDLES IN LIZ LEMON’S (TINA FEY) BURGEONING RELATIONSHIP WITH CAROL (GUEST STAR MATT DAMON)
Determined to help Liz (Fey) keep a man for once, Jack (Baldwin) meddles in her burgeoning relationship with Carol (guest star Damon). At home, he also struggles to compromise with Avery as she redecorates his apartment. Meanwhile, Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) has trouble coming to grips with Kenneth’s (Jack McBrayer) termination as a page and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) becomes TGS’ newest producer. Also starring: Judah Friedlander, Scott Adsit, Keith Powell and Katrina Bowden
Amber James
"THE OFFICE"
"NEPOTISM"
09/23/2010 (09:00PM – 09:30PM) (Thursday) : MICHAEL HIRES A NEW OFFICE ASSISTANT AND CAUSES OUTRAGE IN THE OFFICE- KATHY BATES ("Valentines Day," "The Blind Side") AND EVAN PETERS ("One Tree Hill," "Kick Ass") GUEST STAR—Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) refuses to fire the new office assistant (guest star Evan Peters) after everyone complains about his bad attitude. Andy (Ed Helms) plays it cool after Erin (Ellie Kemper) shows interest in another man. Meanwhile, Pam (Jenna Fischer) tries to impress Jim (John Krasinski) by pulling an office prank of her own. Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton, Paul Lieberstein, B.J. Novak, Craig Robinson, Rainn Wilson, and Zach Woods also star.
Joanne Park
"OUTSOURCED"
"PILOT"
09/23/2010 (09:30PM – 10:00PM) (Thursday) : A NEW HOME IS FOUND IN THE NEW COMEDY SERIES—When manager Todd Dempsy (Ben Rappaport) returns to work after management training, he learns that the Mid America Novelties call center has been outsourced to Mumbai, India. In order to keep his job, Todd is left no choice but to relocate to India. There he meets his eclectic group of employees, and soon realizes that teaching them to understand America will be the first of many hurdles that he needs to overcome. Todd also discovers other foreign transplants working in his office building, including American expatriate Charlie Davies (Diedrich Bader, "The Drew Carey Show") who runs the All American Hunter call center, and Tonya (Pippa Black, "Neighbours") a beautiful Australian who runs the call center for Koala Air. Rizwan Manji ("Privileged"), Sacha Dhawan (BBC’s "Five Days II"), Rebecca Hazlewood (BBC’s "Doctors"), Parvesh Cheena ("Help Me Help You"), and Anisha Nagarajan (Broadway’s "Bombay Dreams") also star.
"THE APPRENTICE"
"1002″
09/23/2010 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Thursday) : THE TEAMS SELL ICE CREAM ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK AND TENSIONS RISE IN THE BOARD ROOM
Each team must sell ice cream on the streets of New York for profit. One side takes a gamble on their location, and during the selling period, one team sabotages the other. In the boardroom, one Project Manager attacks a member of their team before Trump can even announce the result. The team with the most profit wins the task, leaving the losers to face Trump, and another candidate is fired.
Victoria Brody
Amanda Ruisi
"DATELINE NBC"
"FR2001″
09/24/2010 (08:00PM – 10:00PM) (Friday) :
"OUTLAW"
"IN RE: OFFICER DANIEL HALE"
09/24/2010 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Friday) : GARZA AND HIS TEAM TAKE ON AN ARIZONA IMMIGRATION CASE BUT COME TO THE DEFENSE OF AN UNLIKELY PARTY–ED BEGLEY JR. GUEST STARS–Garza (Jimmy Smits) and his team head to Arizona when an immigration stop turns into a police shooting. Eddie (Jesse Bradford) agrees with the decision to take the controversial case, while Al (David Ramsey) wonders why he ever joined Garza’s team. Meanwhile, Lucinda (Carly Pope) encourages Mereta (Ellen Woglom) to make her big move for Garza
"THE EVENT"
"PILOT"
09/25/2010 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Saturday) : THE SERIES PREMIERES WITH A CONSPIRACY OF BOTH NATIONAL AND GLOBAL PROPORTIONS – Sean Walker (Jason Ritter), stumbles into a national conspiracy after his girlfriend Leila (Sarah Roemer) mysteriously disappears from a Caribbean cruise. Elsewhere, President Elias Martinez (Blair Underwood) is scheduled to announce the release of a group of detainees led by Sophia Maguire (Laura Innes) — despite the disapproval of his Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling (Željko Ivanek). Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind. Scott Patterson, Ian Anthony Dale, Clifton Collins, Jr., Taylor Cole, Lisa Vidal and Bill Smitrovich also star in the ensemble drama. Tony Todd, Lauren Stamile, Julia Campbell, Gonzalo Menendez, Joseph C. Phillips, Casey Siemaszko, Omid Abtahi, Angel Desai, Wynn Everett, Michael Cummings, Lorena Segura York, and Wes Ramsey guest star. Directed by: Jeffrey Reiner
"CHASE"
"PILOT"
09/25/2010 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Saturday) : ‘CHASE’ SERIES PREMIERE — FROM JERRY BRUCKHEIMER (‘CSI’) AND JENNIFER JOHNSON (‘COLD CASE’) — Cowboy boot-wearing U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish) is on the hunt for dangerous fugitive Mason Boyle (guest star Travis Fimmel). The members of Frost’s elite team who help her anticipate Boyle’s moves and track him down include true American cowboy Jimmy Godfrey (Cole Hauser), intelligence specialist Marco Martinez (Amaury Nolasco), weapons/tactical specialist Daisy Ogbaa (Rose Rollins), and the newest member of the team, Luke Watson (Jesse Metcalfe).
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
"LOCUM"
09/25/2010 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Saturday) : DETECTIVES OLIVIA BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) AND ELIOT STABLER (CHRISTOPHER MELONI) HELP A FOSTER COUPLE (GUEST STARS JOAN CUSACK AND PETER STRAUSS) FIND THEIR MISSING CHILD
A foster couple (Cusack and Strauss) call Detectives Benson (Hargitay) and Stabler (Meloni) to the scene of the crime when their ten-year-old adopted daughter disappears. It soon comes to light that she ran away to meet with a man named Erik Weber (guest star Henry Ian Cusick), whom she met on the internet and whom Benson and Stabler suspect of ulterior motives regarding the girl. Weber denies any wrongdoing, and also expresses romantic interest in Benson. However, as the investigation continues, the detectives realize that the girl’s foster parents may be hiding something that could change the entire course of the case. Also starring: Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).

ABC

BETTER WITH YOU: Pilot — PREMIERE (9/22)
PREMIERE
NEW ABC COMEDY "BETTER WITH YOU" INTRODUCES THREE DIFFERENT COUPLES
IN A SINGLE FAMILY AT VARIOUS STAGES IN THEIR ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS,
PREMIERES SEPTEMBER 22 ON ABC
From "Friends" producer Shana Goldberg-Meehan comes "Better with You," a comedy about a family with three different couples at various stages in their romantic relationships, premiering WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. There’s Maddie, a lawyer, and Ben, a hotel manager, two career-oriented people who are head-over-heels in love. Both in their 30s, they’ve been together for nine years but never felt the need to get married. Then there’s Mia, Maddie’s younger sister, a free spirit and creator of a paperless web invitation company who is in a very passionate seven-and-a-half-week-old relationship with Casey, a musician in an avant-garde metal band. Last but not least, there are the girls’ parents, Vicky and Joel, who’ve been married for 35 years. Like Mia, they’ve adopted a carpe diem sort of philosophy, and at this stage in their lives don’t feel the need to take things too seriously. Note: This program will repeat Fri., Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m., ET.
In the premiere episode, "Pilot," Mia invites Maddie and Ben to meet Casey, and they think they’re meeting just another in a long line of boyfriends. But Maddie realizes how serious things actually are when Mia and Casey excitedly announce that they’re engaged. Surprised by the news, Maddie feels like her little sister has leapfrogged over her — jumping ahead of her in some major, life-changing way — and sees the light it shines on her own life choices. But reluctant to be a negative voice, she resolves to be supportive and let her parents, the critical Vicky and Joel, be the ones to object when the time comes. But when Mia tells them that she and Casey are getting married, Vicky and Joel greet the news with celebration, much to Mia’s delight and Maddie’s surprise. Things get even more complicated for Maddie when it turns out that Casey has shared something with Ben but not with her, that Mia is pregnant! Maddie and Ben have been together a long time, and the relationship they have works, but they’ll come to learn that there may be value in Mia and Casey’s impulsiveness and spontaneity. And both sisters could surely learn something about relationships from their long-married parents.
"Better with You" stars JoAnna Garcia as Mia, Jennifer Finnigan as Maddie, Josh Cooke as Ben, Jake Lacy as Casey, with Kurt Fuller as Joel and Debra Jo Rupp as Vicky.
Guest starring in "Pilot" are Tiya Sircar as Reena and Jerrika Hinton as saleswoman. The episode was written by Shana Goldberg-Meehan and directed by James Burrows.
"Better with You" is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Silver and Gold Productions and Warner Bros. Television. The series is created by Shana Goldberg-Meehan and executive-produced by Goldberg-Meehan and Greg Malins ("How I Met Your Mother," "Friends," "Will & Grace"). The series is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HD format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a PG parental guideline. For more information on "Better with You" please visit ABC.com.
BROTHERS & SISTERS: The Homecoming — SEASON PREMIERE (9/26)
SEASON PREMIERE
ONE YEAR AFTER A TRAGIC ACCIDENT, THE WALKER FAMILY REUNITES,
ON THE FIFTH-SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S "BROTHERS & SISTERS"
"The Homecoming" – It’s been a year since the Walker family was torn apart by a tragic car accident, and in a very un-Walker like fashion, everyone has been avoiding everyone else. Truths and reality only start to set in when the family is forced to come together for Justin’s homecoming party: Nora tries to prepare for the party, but is not acting like the mother she used to be; Sarah is consumed with the Narrow Lake deal; Kevin has a new career as public defense attorney; Saul and Scotty are running their restaurant; and Kitty’s life has become a taboo subject for everyone. Time has changed the Walkers, on the fifth-season premiere of "Brothers & Sisters," SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Brothers & Sisters" stars Dave Annable as Justin Walker, Sally Field as Nora Holden, Calista Flockhart as Kitty Walker, Rachel Griffiths as Sarah Walker, Luke Macfarlane as Scotty Wandell, Gilles Marini as Luc Laurent, Matthew Rhys as Kevin Walker, Ron Rifkin as Saul Holden, and Patricia Wettig as Holly Harper.
Guest stars are Ken Olin as David Caplan, Bobby Soto as Mateo, Grant Albrecht as Joe Corvus and Terry Walters as Lacy.
"The Homecoming" was written by David Marshall Grant and David Babcock and directed by Michael Morris.
"Brothers & Sisters" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D parental guideline.
For more information on "Brothers & Sisters," visit ABC.com.
CASTLE: A Deadly Affair — SEASON PREMIERE (9/20)
SEASON PREMIERE
NATHAN FILLION AND STANA KATIC RETURN FOR SEASON THREE
OF "CASTLE," PREMIERING SEPTEMBER 20 ON ABC
When the new season of "Castle" begins, Beckett hasn’t heard from Castle since he left for the Hamptons months ago to finish writing his second Nikki Heat novel, "Naked Heat" (on sale September 28). The most Beckett, Ryan and Esposito have seen of Castle is a bookstore standee of him advertising an upcoming book signing. So when Beckett and her team burst into a shadowy apartment on the trail of a murderer, the last thing they expect to see is the real-life Castle standing over a dead woman’s body holding a gun! As Castle protests his innocence, Beckett has no choice but to arrest him on suspicion of murder, on the Season Three premiere of "Castle," MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
A review screener and clips from this episode will be posted at www.abcmedianet.com.
"Castle" stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Ruben Santiago-Hudson as NYPD Captain Roy Montgomery, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.
Guest Cast: Michael Rady as Evan Murphy, Charlene Amoia as Ana Marie, Gino Cafarelli as Dean Carbino, Justice Gamble as bartender, Lisa O’Hare as Kitty Canary, Craig Gellis as Earl Moreland.
"A Deadly Affair" was written by Andrew Marlowe and directed by Rob Bowman.
"Castle" is produced by ABC Studios. Andrew Marlowe is creator/executive producer/writer, along with executive producers Rob Bowman, Laurie Zaks and David Amann.
"Castle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
"Naked Heat" (out September 28) is the thrilling sequel to Richard Castle’s "Heat Wave," which spent 16 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list when it was published last fall. This is Castle’s second mystery novel to feature Nikki Heat, a tough, sexy and professional detective based on NYPD Homicide Detective Kate Beckett, with whom Castle solves crimes and trades barbs from one case to the next. The two are no strangers to innuendos and unfulfilled sexual tension while trailing murderers.
For more information on "Castle," visit ABC.com. Viewers can also follow the show via http://facebook.com/Castle and Twitter: Castle_ABC
COUGAR TOWN: All Mixed Up — SEASON PREMIERE (9/22)
SEASON PREMIERE
JENNIFER ANISTON REUNITES WITH COURTENEY COX AS A GUEST STAR
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S "COUGAR TOWN"
"All Mixed Up" – Jennifer Aniston guest stars alongside Courteney Cox on the Season Two premiere of "Cougar Town," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. Jules finds an instant connection with her new shrink, Glenn (Aniston), until she discovers the unfortunate but hilarious truth about her method of treatment; Ellie is jealous over Jules’ fondness for Glenn; a bet between Laurie and Travis leads to a sweet sibling-like moment; and Bobby acts out his frustrations that Jules and Grayson are dating.
"Cougar Town" stars Courteney Cox as Jules, Christa Miller as Ellie, Busy Philipps as Laurie, Dan Byrd as Travis, Josh Hopkins as Grayson, Ian Gomez as Andy and Brian Van Holt as Bobby.
Other guest stars include Carolyn Hennesy as Barb and Spencer Locke as Kylie.
"All Mixed Up" was written by Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel and was directed by Bill Lawrence.
"Cougar Town" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
For more information on "Cougar Town," visit ABC.com.
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES: Remember Paul? — SEASON PREMIERE (9/26)
SEASON PREMIERE
PAUL YOUNG RETURNS TO WISTERIA LANE WITH QUESTIONABLE MOTIVES, SUSAN RECEIVES AN UNORTHODOX JOB OFFER THAT COULD HELP WITH HER MONEY WOES, LYNETTE’S FRIEND, RENEE, PAYS AN UNEXPECTED VISIT TO THE SCAVOS, AND BREE FALLS FOR A HUNKY, YOUNGER HANDYMAN, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S "DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES"
Vanessa Williams Joins the Cast as Renee Perry;
Mark Moses Returns as Paul Young;
Brian Austin Green Guest Stars as Hunky Handyman Keith;
Lainie Kazan Guest Stars as Susan’s Apartment Manager, Maxine
"Remember Paul?" – The residents of Wisteria Lane are stunned to discover that Paul Young is out of prison and back in the neighborhood with an enigmatic new wife and seemingly dark motives. Meanwhile, while Paul is renting Susan’s home, she, Mike and MJ are living in an apartment on limited funds. But Susan sees a glimmer of hope in getting her life back on the Lane when she’s offered an unorthodox job by her apartment manager, Maxine (Lainie Kazan); Lynette’s rich and successful college friend, Renee (Vanessa Williams), pays an unexpected visit to the Scavo household; Gabrielle and Carlos find themselves keeping secrets from one another; and Bree, newly single and needing a fresh start after selling her business, finds herself tempted by Keith (Brian Austin Green) — the handsome, young handyman she’s hired to update her house — on the season premiere of "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Desperate Housewives" stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Hodge, Eva Longoria Parker as Gabrielle Solis, Vanessa Williams as Renee Perry, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey, Kevin Rahm as Lee McDermott, Tuc Watkins as Bob Hunter, Mark Moses as Paul Young, with Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young and James Denton as Mike Delfino. Also starring Charlie Carver as Porter Scavo, Joshua Logan Moore as Parker Scavo, Darcy Rose Byrnes as Penny Scavo, Madison de la Garza as Juanita Solis and Mason Vale Cotton as MJ Delfino.
Guest starring are Kyle MacLachlan as Orson Hodge, Harriet Sansom Harris as Felicia Tillman, Brian Austin Green as Keith Watson, Lainie Kazan as Maxine Rosen, Kevin Symons as Jack Pinkham, Michael Kagan as board chairman, Martin Kildare as Mr. Roarke, Christine Estabrook as Mrs. Huber, Steven Culp as Rex Van De Kamp, Michelle Duffy as Judy, Bonnie Bailey-Reed as Gwen, Max Carver as Preston Scavo and Karly Rothenberg as woman in prison.
"Remember Paul?" was written by Marc Cherry and directed by David Grossman.
"Desperate Housewives" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.
For more information on "Desperate Housewives," visit ABC.com
EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION: Boys Hope, Pt. 1 — SEASON PREMIERE (9/26)
SEASON PREMIERE
KIDS TAKE OVER THE MAKEOVER IN THE STAR-STUDDED
SEASON PREMIERE OF "EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION"
On the Show’s Biggest Build to Date, Celebrity Volunteers Abound When the Kids from
Emmy Award-Winning Comedy "Modern Family," Plus Katy Perry, Raven-SymonŽ and Shaquille O’Neal, Pitch in and Make Dreams Come True for Deserving Students in Baltimore, Maryland
"Boys Hope," Parts 1 & 2 – Ty Pennington and his design team, including new designers Xzibit and Jillian Harris, traveled to Baltimore, Maryland, to surprise the students of Boys Hope/Girls Hope in a unique way and reveal to them that their lives were about to change. For the first time in the history of the show, the recipients were surprised on live television when the "EM: HE" team greeted the students with the good news. Another first in the show’s 170-plus episode history came unannounced, courtesy of Mother Nature, when an epic rainstorm threatened to knock the 11,000 square foot build off its strict seven-day schedule. Adding to the excitement, drama and fun of the build was the participation of the kids from the Emmy Award-winning comedy "Modern Family" (Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriquez), actress Raven-SymonŽ, basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal and music sensation Katy Perry. The two-part episode airs SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (7:00-8:00 & 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Boys Hope/Girls Hope in Baltimore, Maryland, invites students from difficult, at-risk backgrounds to live in a home that provides a safe environment, academic tutoring, mentoring and opportunities to give back to the community. Since 1991, 100% of the participants who completed the program have attended college. For now, there is only a home for the boys, giving them a secure place to live and excel academically and athletically. But the girls’ program, which just accepted its first seven members, does not have a building. The Boys Hope male scholars reached out for help to the "EM: HE" team to provide a place for the girls in their community that would offer them the same educational and emotional support that they enjoy. Their hope is that this new home away from home will change the lives of these young girls, as well as for future generations of promising young women.
The seven-day build was challenged by some of the worst weather the show has faced. After installing the insulation, electrical wiring and drywall, it was all destroyed by a massive storm, putting the home in serious jeopardy. The kids from "Modern Family," as well as actress Raven-SymonŽ, arrived as reinforcements, and they provided lots of laughs along the way. Also, celebrity volunteer Shaquille O’Neal added an awesome yet educational touch to the new Girls Hope building.
The seven young ladies from Girls Hope went on a star-studded vacation to Hollywood, where they met Katy Perry, their favorite pop superstar. They got a real taste of glitz and glam when they watched Katy at work in the recording studio at Hollywood landmark Capitol Records. Katy, along with new "EM: HE" team member Xzibit, designed a special room at Girls Hope inspired by Katy’s music video, "California Girls."
The design team for this episode features team leader Ty Pennington, designers Michael Moloney, Paul DiMeo, Xzibit and Jillian Harris, local builder Excel Homes and the Maryland Community Builders’ Foundation and community volunteers.
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is produced by Endemol USA, of Endemol Holding, and executive-produced by Brady Connell & George Verschoor. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.
For more information on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," visit ABC.com
MIDDLE: Back to School — SEASON PREMIERE (9/22)
SEASON PREMIERE
FRANKIE DEVISES A PLAN TO STAY ON TOP OF HER KIDS’ SCHEDULES AND GETS
ACCUSED OF BEING AN OVER PROTECTIVE MOTHER WHEN SHE TRIES TO EXPLAIN
BRICK’S UNIQUE ECCENTRICITIES TO HIS NEW, THIRD GRADE TEACHER,
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S "THE MIDDLE"
Patricia Heaton’s "Everybody Loves Raymond" Co-star, Doris Roberts,
Guest Stars as Brick’s Teacher, Ms. Rinsky
"Back to School" – After a disastrous attempt to get her kids ready for the first day of school, Frankie devises a plan to stay on top of her kids’ schedules in order to better organize their lives. But things go from bad to worse when Frankie – aided by a reluctant Mike — tries to be pre-emptive and explains Brick’s eccentric quirks to his new, no nonsense teacher, Ms. Rinsky (Doris Roberts), and gets accused of being over protective. Meanwhile, Sue is so enthusiastic about being on the school’s cross-country team that she wears a heavy sweatshirt touting her team spirit in 80 degree heat, and Axl’s body clock gets thrown for a loop when Frankie begins waking him up for school with an alarm clock, on the season premiere of "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue, Atticus Shaffer as Brick and Chris Kattan as Bob.
Guest starring are Brian Doyle-Murray as Mr. Ehlert, Doris Roberts as Ms. Rinsky, Peter Breitmayer as Pete and Patrick Y. Malone as Mr. Rasmussen.
"Back to School" was written by Eileen Heisler & DeAnn Heline and directed by Wendey Stanzler.
"The Middle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com
MY GENERATION: Pilot — PREMIERE (9/23)
PREMIERE
AN INNOVATIVE NEW DRAMA ABOUT HOPES, DREAMS, LOVE AND LOSS
EXPERIENCED BY A GROUP OF FRIENDS ON THEIR JOURNEY INTO ADULTHOOD,
ON THE PREMIERE OF ABC’S "MY GENERATION"
Jaime King ("Sin City," "Pearl Harbor"), Mehcad Brooks ("True Blood"), Kelli Garner
("Going the Distance," "Lars and the Real Girl"), Julian Morris ("Pretty Little Liars")
and Michael Stahl-David ("Cloverfield") Star Alongside a Talented Ensemble Cast
"My Generation," a new scripted drama series following the stories of nine friends and the promise of what their futures could bring, how far they’ve come and how they got here, as told through the camera of a documentary film crew, premieres THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
In the premiere episode, "Pilot," a documentary crew follows a disparate group of high school seniors from Greenbelt High School’s class of 2000 in Austin, TX as they prepare for graduation, and revisits these former classmates ten years later in 2010 to see where they are now, what they’ve become and where they’re still headed. The camera lenses reconnect with Steven Foster, "the overachiever" in high school, who succumbed to pressures and ended up escaping to Hawaii to surf and be a free spirit. However an unexpected call from Caroline Chung, the shy "wallflower," has Steven returning to Austin after discovering that they have a nine-year-old son together, conceived on prom night. Upon returning, he bumps into Jackie Vachs, the high school "beauty queen" who went to Hollywood to become a starlet but came back and got married when that didn’t pan out. Their chance encounter exposes some chips in her veneer of marital bliss with Anders Holt, "the rich kid" whose charmed life took an unexpected turn after breaking up with his high school sweetheart and first love, Brenda Serrano. Brenda was the class "brain" who is now doing very well for herself as a high-powered Congressional aide in DC.
The documentary filmmaker also catches up with Kenneth Finley, "the nerd," who stayed in Austin and became a teacher and dreams of starting a family of his own. He’s created a sort of surrogate family when by allowing his former high school girlfriend, Dawn Barbuso, "the punk," to stay at his house until her baby is born, since her husband, Rolly Marks, is away in Afghanistan serving a tour of duty. Rolly, "the jock," ended up forgoing his athletic scholarship and joined the army after the 9/11 attacks. And Falcon, "the rock star" who is everyone’s friend, is on track to become a music producer. It’s his ties to his old friends that keep him rooted. As the lives of these nine friends are documented, we get an intimate look at how much can change over ten years and all that still lies ahead for them.
"My Generation" stars Michael Stahl David as Steven, Jaime King as Jacqueline, Kelli Garner as Dawn, Keir O’Donnell as Kenneth, Mehcad Brooks as Rolly, Julian Morris as Anders, Daniella Alonso as Brenda, Anne Son as Caroline, Sebastian Sozzi as Falcon and Elizabeth Keener as the filmmaker.
Guest cast include True Pham as Tom, Babs George as Joyce Foster, Jeffrey Schmidt as Ben Watts, Deana Ricks as Fay Roscoe, John Hafner as Private Harper, Steven Walters as Mickey Cooper, Ben Taylor as Bartender, Melissa Cordero as Hot Girl, Laurence Hines as Photographer, Steve Alberts as Newscaster and Jessica Vess as ABC News Anchor.
"Pilot" was written by Noah Hawley and directed by Craig Gillespie.
Based on a Swedish format entitled "On God’s Highway," "My Generation" was created and written by Noah Hawley ("The Unusuals," "Bones"), who is also an executive producer, along with Warren Littlefield, Henrik Bastin, Peter Magnusson and Martin Persson. The project is from ABC Studios.
The series is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,D,L,V parental guideline.
A review screener of "Pilot" is currently available on www.abcmedianet.com. Cast bios and photography can also be found there under the "My Generation" showpage in the Primetime section.
For more information on "My Generation" please visit ABC.com.
THE WHOLE TRUTH: Pilot — PREMIERE (9/22)
PREMIERE
ROB MORROW AND MAURA TIERNEY STAR IN "THE WHOLE TRUTH,"
PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, ON ABC
"The Whole Truth," starring Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney, employs a unique alternating narrative structure that chronicles the way a felony case is built from the perspectives of both the defense and the prosecution. Portraying each side equally keeps the audience guessing – shifting allegiances and opinions on guilt or innocence until the final scene. Ultimately, it becomes evident that innocence and guilt have nothing to do with the truth – the only thing that matters at the end of every trial is what the jury believes. "The Whole Truth" premieres WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on ABC. Note: This program will repeat Friday, Sept. 24 at 9:00 p.m., ET.
In the premiere episode, "Pilot," viewers are introduced to Jimmy Brogan (Morrow), born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen and one of New York’s rising criminal defense attorney stars. Kathryn Peale (Tierney), the product of a New England background and a sheriff father, is a Deputy Bureau Chief in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. These two have been friends (but enemies in the courtroom) since their days at Yale Law School, and face off in this episode about a high school history teacher and family man who’s arrested for the rape and murder of a female student.
Aiding Kathryn in the prosecution is the DA’s Bureau Chief Terrence "Edge" Edgecomb (Eamonn Walker) and Chad Griffin (Sean Wing), a very junior ADA and a total player. Over at Jimmy’s firm, his defense team includes Alejo Salazar (Anthony Ruivivar), Jimmy’s faithful and extremely competent second, and Lena Boudreaux (Christine Adams), a recent hire angling to be Jimmy’s second on the murder case.
"The Whole Truth" stars Rob Morrow as Jimmy Brogan, Maura Tierney as Kathryn Peale, Eamonn Walker as Terrence "Edge" Edgecomb, Anthony Ruivivar as Alejo Salazar, Christine Adams as Lena Boudreaux and Sean Wing as Chad Griffin.
Guest Cast: John Aylward as Judge Jeremiah Studley, Jack McGee as Stan Klotz, Rick Kelly as Glen Sellards, Allison Smith as Corinne Sellards, Skyler Day as Brianna Sellards.
"The Whole Truth" is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television. Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Ed Zuckerman are executive producers. Tom Donaghy, who created the series, and KristieAnne Reed are co-executive producers.
"Pilot" was written by Tom Donaghy and directed by Alex Graves.
"The Whole Truth" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,D,L parental guideline.
For more information on "The Whole Truth," visit ABC.com. Viewers can also follow the show via http://facebook.com/TheWholeTruth and Twitter: WholeTruthABC
 

FOX

--"THE SIMPSONS"—(7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

HOMER FINDS A NEW BEST FRIEND ON "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, ON FOX

SIMPSONS 90-Minute Marathon Begins

Homer is completing his court-ordered community service when he befriends his supervisor, Chief Wiggum, by offering him one of his sandwiches. Touched by the act of kindness, Wiggum assigns the other convicts unpleasant tasks, but allows Homer to join him at the picnic table. They continue to grow close, but when the Chief gets injured during a botched bank robbery, Homer doesn’t come through when Wiggum needs him the most. Meanwhile, Bart becomes addicted to Battle Ball, a Japanese game made up of plastic balls and magnetic cards, and his family and teachers try to help him kick the habit in the "Chief of Hearts" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Sept. 19 (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2109) (TV-PG D, L, V)

 

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Flanders/Skinner

--"THE SIMPSONS"—(7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

HOMER MAKES A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND
ON "THE SIMPSONS" SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, ON FOX

SIMPSONS 90-Minute Marathon Continues

Sasha Baron Cohen ("Borat") Makes Guest Voice Appearance

When Homer is playing noisily in the yard, it disrupts Flanders’ bible-study group. Coaxed by the reverend, a frustrated Flanders takes it upon himself to redeem Homer by inviting the Simpson family on his church retreat to Jerusalem. Unappreciative of the history and culture, Homer would rather hang out at the hotel’s breakfast buffet rather than tour the city. But when an eccentric tour guide (guest voice Cohen) takes the group to famous monuments, including the Dome of the Rock and the Wailing Wall, Homer finally proves he is not beyond salvation in "The Greatest Story Ever D’ohed" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Sept. 19 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2110) (TV-PG D, L, S, V)

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Flanders/Skinner

Guest Voice Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen

--"THE SIMPSONS"—(8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

SPRINGFIELD ENFORCES THE PATRIOT ACT ON "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, ON FOX

SIMPSONS 90-Minute Marathon Concludes

When a bomb squad mistakenly blows up Homer’s unattended gym bag, which releases radiation into the city, authorities react by suspending civil liberties. Wiggum and his men install surveillance cameras around Springfield and round up suspected terrorists, including Groundskeeper Willie, but when monitoring the nonstop flow of video imagery proves to be too much, Wiggum enlists concerned citizens to help keep the city safe. Meanwhile, Lisa becomes fed up with being blonde, so she colors her hair in the "To Surveil with Love" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Sept. 19 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2112) (TV-PG D, L, V)

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Flanders/Skinner

--"FAMILY GUY"—(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC

PA: Viewer discretion is advised.

PETER’S NEW JOB IS IN JEOPARDY ON "FAMILY GUY"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, ON FOX

FAMILY GUY 90-Minute Marathon Begins

Carrie Fisher ("Wishful Drinking") Makes Guest Voice Appearance

After Peter has some luck selling footage of a celebrity he caught off-guard, he decides to become a full-time paparazzo. To make matters worse, his new boss, Angela (guest voice Fisher), finds him irresistible and plagues him with unwanted advances. When Peter rebuffs her, he winds up getting the ax. Meanwhile, Stewie makes his theatrical debut in a school play, only to be overcome with stage fright in the "Peter-assment" episode of FAMILY GUY airing Sunday, Sept. 19 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (FG-716) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Voice Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin and Quagmire; Alex Borstein as Lois Griffin; Seth Green as Chris Griffin; Mila Kunis as Meg

Guest Voice Cast: Carrie Fisher as Angela; Adam West as Mayor Adam West

--"FAMILY GUY"—(9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) CC

PA: Viewer discretion is advised.

STEWIE GETS READY FOR HIS CLOSE-UP ON "FAMILY GUY"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, ON FOX

FAMILY GUY 90-Minute Marathon Continues

Stewie wants to audition for his favorite show, "Jolly Farm," but when he finds out they are only auditioning little girls, he creates an alter ego by dressing up a la "Tootsie." Meanwhile, Meg finds herself a normal guy to date and shocks the entire city of Quahog in the "Go Stewie Go" episode of FAMILY GUY airing Sunday, Sept. 19 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (FG-715) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Voice Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin and Quagmire; Alex Borstein as Lois Griffin; Seth Green as Chris Griffin; Mila Kunis as Meg

--"FAMILY GUY"—(9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC

PA: Viewer discretion is advised.

MEG DATES A JAILBIRD ON "FAMILY GUY"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, ON FOX

FAMILY GUY 90-Minute Marathon Concludes

Chace Crawford ("Gossip Girl") Makes Guest Voice Appearance

Brian gets a gig writing for a teen magazine about the average American girl, but when he starts trailing Meg for research, he discovers that her desperate attempts at dating have led her to a guy in the slammer. When Brian tries to expose Meg’s secret to the family, he finds that her boyfriend, Luke (guest voice Crawford), has broken out of jail and has been hiding in the Griffin’s house in the "Dial Meg for Murder" episode of FAMILY GUY airing Sunday, Sept. 19 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (FG-712) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Voice Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin and Quagmire; Alex Borstein as Lois Griffin; Seth Green as Chris Griffin; Mila Kunis as Meg

Guest Voice Cast: Chace Crawford as Luke

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"HOUSE"—(8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

PA: Viewer discretion is advised.

HOUSE AND CUDDY CALL IN SICK
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "HOUSE"
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, ON FOX

In the aftermath of last season’s emotional finale in which House and Cuddy admitted they had feelings for each other, as Season Seven begins, they are exploring the ramifications of those feelings and attempting to make a real relationship work. Meanwhile, due to a colleague’s illness, Princeton Plainsboro is left without a neurosurgeon on site, threatening the hospital’s accreditation as a Level 1 Trauma Center. As the team attempts treatment to get their sick colleague back to work, they discover there is more to the illness than they originally suspected and turn to House for direction. Instead, House remains elusive, leaving the team on its own in the "Now What?" season premiere episode of HOUSE airing Monday, Sept. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HOU-701) (TV-14 D, L, S)

Cast: Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House; Lisa Edelstein as Dr. Lisa Cuddy; Robert Sean Leonard as Dr. James Wilson; Omar Epps as Dr. Eric Foreman; Jesse Spencer as Dr. Robert Chase; Peter Jacobson as Dr. Chris Taub; Olivia Wilde as Thirteen/Dr. Remy Hadley

Guest Cast: Chris Connor as Alex; George Wyner as Richardson; Matthew Salinger as Malkin

**SERIES PREMIERE**—"LONE STAR"—(9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

HE CAN BE ANYONE HE WANTS – EXCEPT HIMSELF
ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "LONE STAR"
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, ON FOX

Robert/Bob Allen is a charismatic and brilliant schemer who has meticulously constructed two lives in two different parts of Texas. As "Bob," he lives in Houston and is married to Cat, the beautiful daughter of Clint, the patriarch of an ultra-wealthy Texas oil family. More than 400 miles away in the suburban west Texas town of Midland, he’s "Robert," living a second life with his sweet, naïve girlfriend, Lindsay. There he plays the perfect boyfriend while secretly bilking local investors of their savings. While in Houston, he’s a devoted husband, charming Cat and her family to cement his position in the rich family business he aims to clean out. Now caught between a father-in-law who wants to hand him the company business and a father who wants him to take it all, Bob has to weigh the risks and make a choice in the "Pilot" series premiere episode of LONE STAR airing Monday, Sept. 20 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (LON-101) (TV-PG D, L)

Cast: James Wolk as Robert/Bob Allen; Adrianne Palicki as Cat Thatcher; Eloise Mumford as Lindsay; Jon Voight as Clint Thatcher; David Keith as John Allen; Mark Deklin as Trammel Thatcher; and Bryce Johnson as Drew Thatcher

Guest Cast: Hannah Leigh Dworkin as Grace; Jose Pablo Cantillo as Matt; Nazneen Contractor as Sarah; Brandon Smith as Ed; Beth Broderick as Carol; Roshawnda Foster as Gate Agent; Lawrence Varnado as Foreman; Tommy Townsend as Larry; Toby Metcalf as Gas Station Kid’s Dad; Garret Graham as Gas Station Kid; Shelly Townsend as Jewelry Store Clerk; Mathew Greer as Maintenance Man; Donny Boaz as Travis; Jaren Lewison as Young Robert; Mark Nutter as Tommy

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"GLEE"—(8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "GLEE"
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, ON FOX

International Pop Star Charice and Newcomer Chord Overstreet Guest-Star

After a tough loss at Regionals, the glee club is back as the underdogs of McKinley High. When the school is faced with even more budget cuts, Mr. Schuester pushes the kids to help recruit new members for the club. Rachel and Finn disagree on new recruits, and aren’t sure they will be able to come together in perfect harmony in the "Audition" season premiere episode of GLEE airing Tuesday, Sept. 21 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GLE-201) (TV-14 D, L, S)

Cast: Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester; Jessalyn Gilsig as Terri Schuester; Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester; Lea Michele as Rachel Berry; Cory Monteith as Finn Hudson; Jayma Mays as Emma Pillsbury; Dianna Agron as Quinn; Chris Colfer as Kurt; Kevin McHale as Artie; Amber Riley as Mercedes; Mark Salling as Puck; Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina; Naya Rivera as Santana Lopez; Heather Morris as Brittany; Mike O’Malley as Burt Hummel

Guest Cast: Harry Shum as Mike Chang; Iqbal Theba as Principal Figgins; Josh Sussman as Jacob Ben Israel; Charice as Sunshine Corazon; Dot Marie Jones as Coach Shannon Beiste; Chord Overstreet as Sam Evans; Lauren Potter as Becky John
**SERIES PREMIERE**—"RAISING HOPE"—(9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

THE CHANCE FAMILY ADDS A NEW MEMBER
ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "RAISING HOPE"
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, ON FOX

Bijou Phillips ("Almost Famous") and Cloris Leachman Guest-Star

When well-meaning 23-year-old Jimmy Chance has a one-night stand with a wanted felon (guest star Phillips), he ends up being a dad to a bouncing baby girl. Inspired to do the right thing by his daughter, he has to convince his less-than-enthusiastic parents and great-grandmother (guest star Leachman) to help him raise her in the "Pilot" series premiere episode of RAISING HOPE airing Tuesday, Sept. 21 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HOP-101) (TV-PG D, L, S, V)

Cast: Lucas Neff as Jimmy Chance; Martha Plimpton as Virginia Chance; Garret Dillahunt as Burt Chance; Shannon Woodward as Sabrina

Guest Cast: Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw; Bijou Phillips as Lucy; Skyler Stone as Mike; Jonathan Kite as Man; Ben Begley as Newscaster; Juan Pope as Policeman; Alycia Cooper as Dana; Sam McMurray as Warden; Kelly Heyer as Teenage Virginia; Cameron Moulene as Teenage Burt; Mike Avery as Cart Pusher; Greg Binkley as Barney

**SERIES PREMIERE**—"RUNNING WILDE"—(9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

EGO MEETS ECO ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "RUNNING WILDE"
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, ON FOX

David Cross ("Arrested Development") Guest-Stars

Steve Wilde is a filthy-rich, immature playboy trying desperately to win (or buy) the heart of his childhood sweetheart, Emmy Kadubic, the über-liberal humanitarian who got away. Given the chance to reconnect with Emmy, Steve pulls out all the stops to win her heart in the "Pilot" series premiere episode of RUNNING WILDE airing Tuesday, Sept. 21 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (WLD-101) (TV-PG L)

Cast: Will Arnett as Steven Wilde; Keri Russell as Emmy Kadubic; Stefania Owen as Puddle Kadubic; Peter Serafinowicz as Fa’ad Shaoulian; Robert Michael Morris as Mr. Lunt; Mel Rodriguez as Migo Salazar

Guest Cast: David Cross as Andy Weeks

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"HELL’S KITCHEN"—(8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC

PA: Viewer discretion is advised.

SIXTEEN NEW CONTESTANTS VIE FOR THE PRIZE
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "HELL’S KITCHEN"
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, ON FOX

Chef Ramsay presents the opportunity of a lifetime for 16 new contestants of HELL’S KITCHEN who will battle it out for the grand prize of winning a head chef position at L.A. Market at the JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE and the opportunity to be the official spokesperson for Rosemount Estate Wines. After setting their eyes on the prize, Chef Ramsay challenges the Red and Blue Teams – women vs. men – to prepare their signature dishes. For the next challenge, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto gives the chefs a lesson in sushi preparation, and Chef Ramsay asks the teams to prepare a platter of perfect sushi. The team that collectively impresses Chef Ramsay will embark on a day of pampering, while the losing team is left to clean the kitchen mess. During the dinner service, the contestants feel the heat as service is delayed and guests begin to file out of the restaurant in the "16 Chefs Compete" season premiere episode of HELL’S KITCHEN airing Wednesday, Sept. 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HK-801/802) (TV-14 D, L)

Cast: Chef Gordon Ramsay

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"BONES"—(8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

PA: Viewer discretion is advised.

AN UNIDENTIFIED CHILD REUNITES THE TEAM
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "BONES"
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, ON FOX

With Cam’s reputation and career on the line, the team travels from overseas to help her solve the case of an unidentified young boy. The Forensics Anthropology Unit lost much of its vigor after disbanding to pursue personal ventures, and it will take the collaborative energy and knowledge of the newly reunited team to unravel evidence and find closure for the family of the unknown boy. After unearthing new clues in the lab and making unexpected personal discoveries, the team realizes they belong back in Washington, D.C., in "The Mastodon in the Room" season premiere episode of BONES airing Thursday, Sept. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (BON-601) (TV-14 D, L, V)

Cast: Emily Deschanel as Dr. Temperance Brennan; David Boreanaz as FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth; TJ Thyne as Dr. Jack Hodgins; Michaela Conlin as Angela Montenegro; Tamara Taylor as Dr. Camille "Cam" Saroyan; John Francis Daley as Dr. Lance Sweets

Guest Cast: Patricia Belcher as Caroline Julian; Michael Grant Terry as Wendell Bray; Carla Gallo as Daisy Wick; Amir Assante as 1st Sergeant; Meenadchi Gunanayagam as Mother; Kaleb Carter as Child; Dylan Bruno as Trevor Bartlett; Melissa Marsala as Carrie Bartlett; Danielle Bisutti as Marlowe Becker; Ryun Yu as Patrick Park; Jessica Shim as Kang Mi Cha; Peter Kim as Kang Kyu Bok, Ty Panitz as Parker Booth; Jordan Fiderio as Logan Bartlett; Sammy Fiderio as Logan Bartlett

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"FRINGE"—(9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

A THRILLING NEW CHAPTER BEGINS
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "FRINGE"
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, ON FOX

After the extraordinary turn of events that shockingly left an imprisoned Olivia "over there," she fights to find her way home. Meanwhile, Peter and Walter try to move on with their lives unknowingly alongside alternate Olivia in the "Olivia" season premiere episode of FRINGE airing Thursday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (FR-301) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Anna Torv as Olivia Dunham; Joshua Jackson as Peter Bishop; John Noble as Walter Bishop; Lance Reddick as Phillip Broyles; Blair Brown as Nina Sharp; Jasika Nicole as Astrid Farnsworth

Guest Cast: Andre Royo as Henry; Amy Madigan as Marilyn

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

--"HUMAN TARGET"—(8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

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CHANCE, WINSTON AND GUERRERO RECALL THE EVENTS
THAT LEAD TO THEIR UNLIKELY PARTNERSHIP
ON "HUMAN TARGET" FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, ON FOX

Armand Assante, Lee Majors and Amy Acker Guest-Star

When Chance’s former boss makes a move to bring him back into the fold, flashbacks reveal the events that lead to Chance, Winston and Guerrero’s unlikely partnership in the "Christopher Chance" episode of HUMAN TARGET airing Friday, Sept. 24 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HUM-112) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Mark Valley as Christopher Chance; Chi McBride as Winston; Jackie Earle Haley as Guerrero

Guest Cast: Armand Assante as Joubert; Amy Acker as Katherine; Lee Majors as Bodyguard; Timothy Omundson as Interrogator; Lennie James as Baptiste

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**FALL PREMIERE**—"THE GOOD GUYS"—(9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

JACK AND DAN GET SUSPENDED AND CAUSE A PRISON BREAK
ON THE FALL PREMIERE OF "THE GOOD GUYS"
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, ON FOX

"TNA" Wrestling Superstar Matt Morgan Guest-Stars

When Jack and Dan’s reckless police work gets them suspended, Dan "borrows" some money from the Narcotics Division to set up an off-the-books sting operation. However, the unauthorized detective work inadvertently finances a prison break, which Jack and Dan must put a stop to before the prisoners can get away and the department finds out, in the "Vacation" fall premiere episode of THE GOOD GUYS airing Friday, Sept. 24 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GGY-110) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Colin Hanks as Jack Bailey; Bradley Whitford as Dan Stark, Jenny Wade as A.D.A. Liz Traynor; Diana Maria Riva as Lt. Ana Ruiz

Guest Cast: RonReaco Lee as Julius; Joel Spence as Detective Hodges; Marcus Maildin as Detective Lang; Todd Stashwick as Kasson; Hanri Lubatti as Nikolai; Christopher Berry as Buck; Chris Ellis as Beau Teague; Matt Morgan as Sasha Tsalka; Jeff Hoferer as Guard Johnson; Lee Trull as Motorist

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

 

--"COPS"—(8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-In Stereo

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KEEPING THE ROADS SAFE ON AN ALL-NEW "COPS"
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, ON FOX

Officers of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police break up a fist-fight over a financial discrepancy that leads to a juvenile heading to a detention center. Meanwhile, the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon arrests suspects in a stolen vehicle, and sheriffs in Florida make a drug bust in a strip-mall parking lot on an all-new COPS: ROADSIDE CRIMES airing Saturday, Sept. 25 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (CP-2301) (TV-PG L, V)

--"COPS"—(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-In Stereo

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STREET PATROLS PROTECT AND ARREST
ON "COPS" SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, ON FOX

When officers from the Houston Police Department in Texas team up to pull over a suspicious vehicle, an on-foot chase ensues to catch and arrest a suspect for possession. Meanwhile, officers from the Amarillo Police Department in Texas respond to a call involving a toddler riding his bicycle alone in a busy intersection, resulting in a case of finger-pointing between mother and babysitter on COPS: STREET PATROL airing Saturday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (CP-2225) (TV-PG)

--"AMERICA’S MOST WANTED"—(9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC

 

"AMERICA’S MOST WANTED" CONTINUES ITS PURSUIT OF JUSTICE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, ON FOX

AMERICA’S MOST WANTED takes on the nation’s hottest crime issues. This crime-fighting program focuses on capturing fugitives, protecting victims and empowering citizens within the criminal justice system. The series also takes an in-depth look at laws that harm victims, champions the cause of lawmakers fighting to protect victims’ rights and presents news of recent captures, convictions and missing children cases. AMERICA’S MOST WANTED airs Saturday, Sept. 25 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MW-2403) (TV-14 V)

Host: John Walsh

**TIME PERIOD PREMIERE**—"LONE STAR"—(11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

HE CAN BE ANYONE HE WANTS – EXCEPT HIMSELF
ON "LONE STAR" SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, ON FOX

Robert/Bob Allen is a charismatic and brilliant schemer who has meticulously constructed two lives in two different parts of Texas. As "Bob," he lives in Houston and is married to Cat, the beautiful daughter of Clint, the patriarch of an ultra-wealthy Texas oil family. More than 400 miles away in the suburban west Texas town of Midland, he’s "Robert," living a second life with his sweet, naïve girlfriend, Lindsay. There he plays the perfect boyfriend while secretly bilking local investors of their savings. While in Houston, he’s a devoted husband, charming Cat and her family to cement his position in the rich family business he aims to clean out. Now caught between a father-in-law who wants to hand him the company business and a father who wants him to take it all, Bob has to weigh the risks and make a choice in the "Pilot" episode of LONE STAR airing Saturday, Sept. 25 (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) on FOX. (LON-101) (TV-PG D, L)

Cast: James Wolk as Robert/Bob Allen; Adrianne Palicki as Cat Thatcher; Eloise Mumford as Lindsay; Jon Voight as Clint Thatcher; David Keith as John Allen; Mark Deklin as Trammel Thatcher; and Bryce Johnson as Drew Thatcher

Guest Cast: Hannah Leigh Dworkin as Grace; Jose Pablo Cantillo as Matt; Nazneen Contractor as Sarah; Brandon Smith as Ed; Beth Broderick as Carol; Roshawnda Foster as Gate Agent; Lawrence Varnado as Foreman; Tommy Townsend as Larry; Toby Metcalf as Gas Station Kid’s Dad; Garret Graham as Gas Station Kid; Shelly Townsend as Jewelry Store Clerk; Mathew Greer as Maintenance Man; Donny Boaz as Travis; Jaren Lewison as Young Robert; Mark Nutter as Tommy

**TIME PERIOD PREMIERE**—"RUNNING WILDE"—(Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

EGO MEETS ECO ON "RUNNING WILDE"
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, ON FOX

David Cross ("Arrested Development") Guest-Stars

Steve Wilde is a filthy-rich, immature playboy trying desperately to win (or buy) the heart of his childhood sweetheart, Emmy Kadubic, the über-liberal humanitarian who got away. Given the chance to reconnect with Emmy, Steve pulls out all the stops to win her heart in the "Pilot" episode of RUNNING WILDE airing Saturday, Sept. 25 (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT) on FOX. (WLD-101) (TV-PG L)

Cast: Will Arnett as Steven Wilde; Keri Russell as Emmy Kadubic; Stefania Owen as Puddle Kadubic; Peter Serafinowicz as Fa’ad Shaoulian; Robert Michael Morris as Mr. Lunt; Mel Rodriguez as Migo Salazar

Guest Cast: David Cross as Andy Weeks

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

[EDITOR’S NOTE: AMERICAN DAD is preempted this evening.]

--"THE SIMPSONS"—(7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

MOE WHISKS AWAY SPRINGFIELD’S LADIES ON "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, ON FOX

As Mother’s Day approaches, Moe narrates an episode in which he writes a letter to Homer, Apu and Reverend Lovejoy, who are vacationing with their children, and threatens to run away with one of their wives. While the trio tries to determine whose wife Moe is referring to, Homer, Lovejoy and Apu flashback to the intimate moments they initially ignored between Moe and Marge, Manjula and Helen Lovejoy. But when the boys return from their trip, they’re in for the surprise of their lives in the "Moe Letter Blues" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Sept. 26 (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2113) (TV-PG D, L, V)

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Flanders/Skinner

--"THE SIMPSONS"—(7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

SPRINGFIELD’S FIRST FAMILY GOES GREEN ON "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, ON FOX

The Simpson family decides to embrace a cheaper, alternate source of energy by erecting a wind turbine in their backyard. But when Homer realizes some of the power is being directed to the local electric company, he removes his home from the grid and becomes completely dependent upon an unreliable source of power. Meanwhile, a storm traps a magnificent 150-foot-long blue whale ashore, and Lisa and Homer attempt to save the helpless creature in "The Squirt and The Whale" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Sept. 26 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2114) (TV-PG L, V)

 

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Flanders/Skinner

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"THE SIMPSONS"—(8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

LISA CONNECTS WITH HER INNER HIPSTER
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "THE SIMPSONS"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, ON FOX

Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie ("Flight of the Conchords")
and Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Amber Riley (GLEE)
Make Special Guest Voice Appearances

When Krusty the Clown is announced as the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Homer invites Bart to accompany him on a trip to Oslo for the ceremony. Sensing that Lisa would feel left out, Marge surprises her with a week-long retreat at performing arts camp, where she where she is greeted by her artsy counselors (guest voices Clement and McKenzie) and fellow musically inclined campers (guest voices Michele, Monteith and Riley), who inspire her to embrace her creative side. After she returns to Springfield, Lisa becomes restless with her ho-hum suburban lifestyle and sneaks off to Sprooklyn in hopes of connecting with her inner hipster, but she soon realizes that the city is not the same as camp in the "Elementary School Musical" season premiere episode airing Sunday, Sept. 26 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SI-2121) (TV-PG D, L, S, V)

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Skinner; Pamela Haden as Milhouse; Tress MacNeille as Dolph

Guest Voice Cast: Jemaine Clement as Counselor Ethan; Bret McKenzie as Counselor Kurt; Lea Michele as herself; Cory Monteith as himself; Amber Riley as herself

**SEASON PREMIERE**—"THE CLEVELAND SHOW"—(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

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BE-CLEVE IN YOURSELF
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "THE CLEVELAND SHOW"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, ON FOX

Kanye West Returns for Special Guest Voice Appearance

Kenny West is a single dad and struggling rapper whom Cleveland takes under his wing in attempt to prove his own prowess after receiving some surprising news about his childhood basketball camp nemesis. Together, Cleveland and Kenny write, record and perform a new hit single, "Be-Cleve in Yourself." The track burns up the charts and ignites Kenny’s new rap career, but leaves Cleveland behind in the dust in the "Harder, Better, Faster, Browner" season premiere episode of THE CLEVELAND SHOW airing Sunday, Sept. 26 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (CLE-206) (TV-14 L, V)

Voice Cast: Mike Henry as Cleveland Brown and Rallo Tubbs; Sanaa Lathan as Donna Tubbs; Kevin Michael Richardson as Cleveland Jr. and Lester; Reagan Gomez as Roberta Tubbs; Seth MacFarlane as Tim; Jason Sudeikis as Holt

Guest Voice Cast: Kanye West as Kenny West

**1-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE**—"FAMILY GUY"—(9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

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IT’S STEWIE WITH THE REVOLVER IN THE LIBRARY
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "FAMILY GUY"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, ON FOX

Drew Barrymore, James Woods and Ashley Tisdale
Make Special Guest Voice Appearances

When the Griffins and other residents of Quahog are invited to visit the mansion of James Woods, the evening turns into a real murder mystery when guests end up dead and everyone scrambles to figure out who done it in the "And Then There Were Fewer" one-hour season premiere episode of FAMILY GUY airing Sunday, Sept. 26 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (FG-801/802) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Voice Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin and Quagmire; Alex Borstein as Lois Griffin; Seth Green as Chris Griffin; Mila Kunis as Meg

Guest Cast: Drew Barrymore as Jillian, James Woods as himself; Jennifer Tilly as Bonnie; Ashley Tisdale as Priscilla