CBS, ABC and NBC just announced their schedules for November sweeps. During "sweeps," Nielsen Media Research sends out diaries to sample homes across the country so TV viewers can record the shows they watched. Based on these results, networks set their advertising rates. The more people watch a show, the more they can charge for the commercials during it.

CBS's November sweeps highlights:

Thursday, Nov. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS -- The eighth castaway is voted off. Jeff Probst hosts.

Thursday, Nov. 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI --When two young boys are reported missing, Grissom goes head-to-head with a neighborhood pedophile in order to find them.

Thursday, Nov. 2 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
SHARK -- Martin gets Sebastian to prosecute a case on behalf of the victims of a fatal sweatshop fire.

Friday, Nov. 3 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CLOSE TO HOME -- Annabeth and the team investigate the cut-throat world of the local PTA when a dad is murdered during a school function.

Friday, Nov. 3 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
NUMB3RS -- When a series of blackouts occur in power stations leaving Los Angeles in the dark, Don and his team must determine if it's an accident or the work of terrorists.

Sunday, Nov. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE AMAZING RACE 10 -- A new, never-before-seen twist, shocks the Racers and causes teams to join forces. Phil Keoghan hosts.

Sunday, Nov. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
COLD CASE -- Det. Jeffries' rookie murder case in 1979 is re-opened when evidence is found, including a jacket and a set of car keys not belonging to the victim since she didn't know to drive.

Sunday, Nov. 5 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
WITHOUT A TRACE -- Martin and the team search for a young woman who goes missing after a priest performs an exorcism on her.

Monday, Nov. 6 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER -- When Marshall starts dating a new woman, Ted and Barney try to convince him the girl is crazy. Meanwhile, when Lily hears about Marshall's date, it's she who ends being the crazy one.

Monday, Nov. 6 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE CLASS -- When approached separately by two very attractive people at a bar, Kat and Ethan fake being their blind dates.

Monday, Nov. 6 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
TWO AND A HALF MEN --Charlie helps Berta confront the man who impregnated her daughter, while Alan indulges an unusual fetish.

Monday, Nov. 6 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE -- Christine wins Ritchie a play date with his handsome teacher whom Christine has a crush on. Blair Underwood returns as Mr. Harris, Ritchie's fourth grade teacher. Mary McDonough returns as Mrs. Wilhoite, one of the parents at Ritchie's school.

Wednesday, Nov. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
JERICHO --Mayor Johnston Green falls gravely ill and it's up to Jake and Eric to make the deadly trip to another town to get the medicine their father needs.

Wednesday, Nov. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CRIMINAL MINDS --The Behavioral Analysis Unit must help identify and catch a serial bomber terrorizing Seattle. JoBeth Williams guest stars.

Wednesday, Nov. 8 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: NY --The investigation into the death of a professional paintball player gets complicated when the team's prime suspect goes missing and the evidence at the scene possibly implicates one of their one. Kyle Gallner guest stars in a recurring role.

Thursday, Nov. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS --The remaining castaways are given the opportunity to declare mutiny and leave their current tribe to join the other tribe. The ninth castaway is voted off the island. Jeff Probst hosts.

Thursday, Nov. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI --Grissom receives a second perfect miniature replica of a crime scene, leading him to believe that a serial killer is at large in Las Vegas.

Thursday, Nov. 9 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
SHARK --Sebastian hopes that his current case involving the murder of an 8-year-old girl will result in the exoneration of his former client whom Jessica helped convict for a strikingly similar murder 15 years ago.

Friday, Nov. 10 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
NUMB3RS --Don and his team investigate the death of a minor league baseball player to determine if it was an accidental overdose of steroids or homicide.

Sunday, Nov. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE AMAZING RACE 10 --Every second counts as the remaining teams make their way through Helsinki. Phil Keoghan hosts.

Sunday, Nov. 12 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
WITHOUT A TRACE --Jack is taken hostage working undercover at an illegal poker club while searching for a missing young man. Susanna Thompson guests stars as Jack's volatile abductor.

Monday, Nov. 13 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER --Marshall and Lily elope to Atlantic City. But will they go through with the wedding?

Monday, Nov. 13 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE CLASS --While pretending to be someone else to impress his beautiful date, Ethan panics when he sees his former classmates at a birthday party, fearing that they will expose his true identity.

Monday, Nov. 13 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
TWO AND A HALF MEN --Alan seeks a cure for his insomnia, while Charlie can't resist from hitting on the mother of Jake's new girlfriend.

Monday, Nov. 13 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE -- Christine tries to make some sacrifices in order to pay for Ritchie's rising school tuition. Wanda Sykes guest stars as Christine's friend Barb.

Monday, Nov. 13 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: MIAMI -- A kidnapping case becomes personal for the CSIs when the victim turns out to be Boa Vista's sister. The episode is inspired by the real-life crime story involving Nikka La Rue, sister of series star Eva La Rue.

Tuesday, Nov. 14 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT
3 LBS. -- Stanley Tucci and Mark Feuerstein star in this new drama about a team of top New York City neurosurgeons who explore the brain --the core of intelligence, the center of emotion and spirit, and the last great medical frontier. (Series Premiere)

Wednesday, Nov. 15 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CRIMINAL MINDS -- Paget Brewster joins the cast as Emily Prentiss, a new agent assigned to the Behavioral Analysis Unit. To her surprise, she has to immediately fight suspicions of nepotism (her parents are high-powered diplomats) as she was placed in the BAU without Hotch or Gideon being notifed.

Wednesday, Nov. 15 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: NY -- The CSIs investigate the murder of a drunk driver killed in her hospital bed shortly after waking up from a coma.

Thursday, Nov. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS -- Two castaways are voted off of the island. Jeff Probst hosts.

Thursday, Nov. 16 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI --When identical twins are found dead on the same night, the CSI team investigates whether or not the two murders are connected.

Friday, Nov. 17 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
NUMB3RS --Kathy Najimy joins the series in the recurring role as Dr. Mildred French, the new head of the physics and math department at Cal Sci and Charlie's new boss.

Sunday, Nov. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE AMAZING RACE 10 --The remaining teams continue their race through the Ukraine. Phil Keoghan hosts.

Sunday, Nov. 19 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
WITHOUT A TRACE --The team searches for a social worker who disappears after forcibly removing a 7-year-old girl from the home of her physically abusive father and distraught mother. Meanwhile, Jack tells a surprised Samantha that he and Anne are expecting a child together.

Monday, Nov. 20 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER --Robin covers up a secret from her past when she refuses to go to the mall with the gang. After some digging, Ted and Barney uncover her hidden past.

Monday, Nov. 20 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)
TWO AND A HALF MEN --Ladies man Charlie and tightwad Alan go on a double date, leaving Jake (home alone for the first time.

Monday, Nov. 20 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE --Christine struggles over what to do when Ritchie does a lousy job on an important homework assignment that will be put on display at his snobby school.

Monday, Nov. 20 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI: MIAMI -- A young woman is murdered after being auctioned off as a charity event date. Also, Calleigh's ex-boyfriend, an undercover cop, is on the scene when she is shot in the line of duty.

Thursday, Nov. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS -- The two tribes merge into one. The 12th castaway is voted off the island. Jeff Probst hosts.

Thursday, Nov. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)
CSI -- It's the ultimate "who-dunnit" when Roger Daltrey, the legendary lead singer of The Who guests stars in a truly unique and surprising role that will keep viewers guessing.

Sunday, Nov. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
THE AMAZING RACE 10 -- The tension mounts as the remaining teams continue their mad dash through Morocco. Phil Keoghan hosts.

Sunday, Nov. 26 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)
CANDLES ON BAY STREET -- Alicia Silverstone, Annabeth Gish, Polly Bergen and Eion Bailey star in this new "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation about a spirited young woman who moves back to the small town of her youth with her son after a 13-year absence, creating a whirl of emotions for her formerly smitten childhood friend and his wife.

Monday, Nov. 27 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER -- Wayne Brady guest stars as Barney's brother and aside from their interesting relationship, he's just as much of a player as his womanizing brother.

The ABC Television Network announces highlights of its upcoming premieres, specials and regular series programming scheduled to air during the November sweep.

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 12:05 a.m. - 1:05 a.m.) - Throughout sweeps Jimmy will host an all-star lineup of guests, including performances by Diddy, John Legend, Chris Daughtry and Rock Star Supernova, along with guests Teri Hatcher, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Roseanne Barr, Val Kilmer, Pamela Anderson and Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin.

UGLY BETTY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "Trust, Lust, and Must" - Daniel falls in instant lust with a mysterious beauty he sees in the Mode lobby (guest star Salma Hayek) and asks for Betty's help in finding out the lady's identity. Meanwhile, Betty and Hilda scramble to raise cash when they get some unexpected news, and Wilhelmina must deal with an unexpected house guest - her daughter.

GREY'S ANATOMY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) - "Let the Angels Commit" -- Cristina scrubs in on the rare 'humpty dumpty' procedure, much to the envy of her fellow doctors, Alex questions his future medical specialty, George and Addison work with a pregnant woman with an unusual dilemma, and Derek receives a surprise visit from his sister.

SIX DEGREES - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (10:01-11:00 p.m.) -- "What You Wish For" -- Damian proposes to Regina (guest star Zoe Saldana) but still won't be honest about his criminal past as they look to the future. Caseman finally gets a chance to spend quality time with his son, Max, but Whitney offers him the job of a lifetime, which forces him to reassess his priorities. Meanwhile, Laura receives a promotion with some big strings attached.

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "Thibodeau Family" -- Twelve year old Siehera Thibodeau was born with a large hole in her heart. Due to her birth defect, she has undergone four major open heart surgeries and recently just came home after her fourth. Ty and the gang will build a new and renovated home in a remarkable seven days to help make life easier for the Thibodeau family from Brookings County, SD.

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES -- SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) --"Bang" - Everyone's lives on Wisteria Lane are forever changed when a hostage situation occurs at a local supermarket.

BROTHERS & SISTERS -- SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (10:01-11:00 p.m.) -- "Northern Exposure" - Kitty and Warren's quiet weekend in the country turns out to be anything but quiet, while Tommy and Julia, unable to conceive, consider unorthodox alternatives.

THE 40TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6 (8:00-11:00 p.m.) -- "Country Music's Biggest Night" keeps getting bigger with an opening performance by the most awarded duo in CMA Awards history, Brooks & Dunn, who are hosting the Awards for the third year.

HELP ME HELP YOU -- TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 (9:30-10:00 p.m.) -- "Raging Bill" - Bill's advice to the group is not to accept defeat. With his marriage in ruins, Bill decides to take on a new challenge at work -- sports psychology. He takes on a timid boxing client, Kevin (guest star Kevin Hart). However, when the only thing that seems to stimulate Kevin's rage is physically harming Bill's other patient, Dave, Bill is confronted with an ethical dilemma. Meanwhile, Inger finds herself in a game of Jewish chicken when she dates an Asian man through J-Date -- and neither one will admit they're not Jewish -- and Michael becomes consumed with trying to beat his assistant's record at a Blackberry video game.

LOST FINALE -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) -- "I Do" - Jack makes a decision regarding Ben's offer, Kate feels helpless when it looks like an angry Pickett is going to make good on his threat to kill Sawyer, and Locke discovers a hidden message that may guide him through the next steps of his journey to unlocking the secrets of the island.

THE NINE -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (10:01-11:00 p.m.) -- "Take Me Instead" -- When Egan plans a poker party, Kathryn sees a new side of Nick and makes a decision about her future; Lizzie reveals a connection with Lucas that formed during the bank robbery; and Jeremy and Franny take their relationship a step further.

UGLY BETTY -- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "After Hours" - Betty takes a break from her escalating family troubles when she's assigned to review a posh new hotel. Meanwhile, Daniel is dismayed when Sofia Reyes and her team take up residence in the Mode conference room, and Wilhelmina goes a little bit country to woo a mega rich Texan to advertise his stores in Mode.

GREY'S ANATOMY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) - "Where the Boys Are" -- The men of Seattle Grace go on a camping trip together, Addison and Callie must team up to work on a patient, Meredith assists Sloan with a procedure unlike any she has experienced, and, suspicious of her recent actions at the hospital, Bailey confronts Cristina.

SIX DEGREES - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 (10:01-11:00 p.m.) --"Slings and Arrows" -- Laura gets her first date since her husband died. It begins well, but when she and Andrew visit a gallery opening, Laura is shocked to discover a photo Caseman took of her weeping on her front stoop as part of the exhibit. Meantime, Whitney is horrified to learn that her ex-fianci, Roy, has acquired one of her clients, which forces her to work with the man who broke her heart. And Carlos learns Damian's secret about the shooting.

MEN IN TREES - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) - "The Menaissance" - Unbeknownst to Marin, Jane leaked an excerpt from Marin's new book on men to The New Yorker magazine. Now Marin is forced to defend her career to Jack, the unwilling subject of her work. Meanwhile singer-songwriter Jewel stops into the Chieftain when her car breaks down, and runs into Theresa, who turns out to be her former bandmate; and Patrick's mom, Celia, and his new step-mother, Mai, go head to head in an alpha showdown for the role of "top mom."

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) - "Farina Famil"-- Designers help Shawna Farina, a twenty-six-year-old mother with breast cancer from St. Meinrad, IN, who has devoted her life to raising awareness on the disease. They also give a much needed facelift for their 135-year-old farmhouse.

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) -- "Children and Art" - Gabrielle decides to get back into the world of modeling, Lynette is suspicious of her new neighbor and Bree meets her antagonistic mother-in-law.

BROTHERS & SISTERS -- SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 (10:01-11:00 p.m.) -- "Glass Jumps" - Justin is shaken to the core and his resolve to stay clean is weakened by a disturbing letter that could dramatically alter his future.

WIFE SWAP - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "Mink/Oaks" -- Kimberly Mink, a real-life rhinestone cowgirl mom and the world record holder in Women's Big Loop spinning from Idaho swaps with Rebecca Oaks, a working mom of two boys who declares that she is the supervisor, manager and CEO of her family in Ohio.

THE BACHELOR: ROME - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) -"Episode 906" - It's a romantic whirlwind for the final three women as Lorenzo travels across Europe to exciting locations in Sweden, Budapest and Sicily for the exotic dates.

- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) - "What About Angelo's Ashes..." -- At Angelo's funeral, the friends give loving tributes and recall fond memories of Angelo while they marvel at Nicole's strength. However, they soon realize she may not be handling this as well as she seems to be. Meanwhile, Brian's dad, Michael, confronts Brian about his plans now that Zap Monkey has folded, Dave and Deena discuss getting a divorce, and Adam continues to connect with Summer, the stripper he met at his bachelor party.

SHOW ME THE MONEY PREVIEW - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 (9:30-11:00 p.m.) -- "Show Me the Money" is a new high-octane variety/game show series to be hosted by Emmy-winning television legend William Shatner. Contestants must answer a minimum of six trivia questions. After each answer, the contestant chooses from among thirteen stunning dancers on stage, each of whom holds a scroll with a dollar figure to be added or subtracted -- for correct or incorrect answers -- to the contestant's total.

DANCING WITH THE STARS FINALE - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) - "Episode 310A" -- The moment we've all been waiting for has arrived. On the season finale of "Dancing with the Stars," one team will raise the coveted mirror ball trophy and be crowned champion of "Dancing with the Stars." Who among the two finalists will it be?

DAY BREAK PREMIERE -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) - "Pilot" -- Detective Brett Hopper is having a hellacious day; the kind of day where nothing goes his way and he just can't wait to put it behind him... only he can't, because he's living the same day over and over again.

DAY BREAK -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 ('One Time Only,' 10:00-11:00 p.m.) -- "What If They Run" - Hopper makes the decision to take Rita and make a run for it by getting out of town in an attempt to escape the day. But he soon discovers the disastrous consequences of his rash actions. Note: This program, along with "Pilot," will air as a two-hour telecast from 9:00-11:00 p.m.

UGLY BETTY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "Four Thanksgivings and a Funeral" - It's Thanksgiving Day, and everyone at Mode celebrates in their own special way. Betty is torn between work and home; Daniel attends his parents' brunch in hopes of seeing Sofia; Marc and Amanda camp out at the Mode offices, and Wilhelmina attempts something she's never done before - cooking a turkey. Martha Stewart makes a cameo appearance.

GREY'S ANATOMY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) -- "Staring at the Sun" - The O'Malley Family visits George at the hospital, Meredith is determined to have a more positive outlook on life, Derek and Addison strive for a civil relationship, and Richard endeavors to reunite with his wife, Adele.

BARBARA WALTERS SPECIAL: 30 MISTAKES IN 30 YEARS PART 1 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 ('One Time Only,' 10:01-11:00 p.m.) - Barbara Walters celebrates 30 years of primetime specials with a light-hearted, poignant and often hysterical two-part special, "Barbara Walters Special: 30 Mistakes in 30 Years." Walters shares her interviews with world leaders, athletes, musicians and Hollywood icons, chronicling her mistakes and their mistakes

MEN IN TREES - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) - "New York Fiction," Part 1 - In the first of a two-part episode, emotions between Marin and Jack escalate when Marin goes home to New York during Thanksgiving week, where Jane has arranged for her to meet with various editors about publishing her new book. She is thrilled to be back in familiar surroundings but misses her life back in Elmo, particularly Jack. He is ready to make his move with Marin, but an unexpected twist throws a wrench in his plans, ending in a cliffhanger. Meanwhile, Patrick must choose between spending Thanksgiving with Annie in New York or with his new family; and Ben hopes Theresa will help in the preparation of their annual "Orphan Thanksgiving" for Elmoians.


EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "Koepke Family" -- Ty Pennington and the gang build a new and renovated home for the Koepke family of Campbellsport, WI, who recently lost their loving father, Matthew, to cancer and whose greatest wish was to provide a happy and safe home for the family he was leaving behind.

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) -- "Beautiful Girls" - Susan and Ian's relationship goes to the next level, Gabrielle takes a shot at training potential young beauty queens, and Lynette is intrigued by a new neighbor.

BROTHERS & SISTERS -- SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (10:01-11:00 p.m.) -- "Mistakes Were Made" - Copy TBD.

A CHARLIE BROWN THANKSGIVING - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (8:00-8:30 p.m.) - In the 1973 special, Charlie Brown wants to do something special for the gang. However the dinner he arranges is a disaster when the caterers, Snoopy and Woodstock, prepare toast and popcorn as the main dish. Humiliated, it will take all of Marcie's persuasive powers to salvage the holiday for Charlie Brown.

HE'S A BULLY, CHARLIE BROWN -- MONDAY, NOVEMEBER 20 (8:30-9:00 p.m.) - Copy TBD.

THE BACHELOR: ROME - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) - "The Women Tell All" -- It's the reunion viewers won't want to miss, as ten jilted bachelorettes return to confront one another one last time on national television to dish the dirt, as they tell their side of the story -- and Lorenzo returns to face the women he dumped.

WHAT ABOUT BRIAN - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) - "What About What Was Supposed to Be..." -- Needing money, Brian starts a job at his father's high-end real estate firm. Sparks fly when he meets the company's top agent, the beautiful Bridget. Meanwhile Dave starts a new job as well, and he and Deena work out a unique child custody arrangement; Adam's relationship with Summer may be problematic for his professional future; and Nicole finds a way to work through her grief after losing her husband.

2006 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS -- TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m.) - Gwen Stefani will light up the "2006 American Music Awards" with the debut performance of her new single, "Wind It Up," from her much anticipated second solo album, "The Sweet Escape." The show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will emanate from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.


DAY BREAK -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) -- "What If He Lets Her Go" - Hopper discovers that somebody close to him may have had a role in framing him for Garza's murder. Meanwhile, some critical clues come to light that may aid Hopper in making his hellacious day come to an end.

THE NINE - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) -- "Outsiders" -- Nick's ex-wife, Juliana (guest star Sasha Alexander), appears and brings trouble with her. She's working a case that brings Nick into danger and may rekindle old sparks between them. lso, Franny finds something mysterious that Eva left behind; and Jeremy and Lizzie confront their secret from inside the bank. JoBeth Williams also guest stars in the episode as Jeremy's mother, Abby Kates.

UGLY BETTY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) - "Lose the Boss" - Copy TBD.

GREY'S ANATOMY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) --"From a Whisper to a Scream" - Copy TBD.

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- "Pauni Family" -- When Janet and Danny Pauni left the island of Tonga in 1991, it was to give their family a better life and a better education. Danny, a very hard worker, was the strong leader in this family and the glue that held them together. That's why it was as if a bomb hit when he suddenly died in May of 2004 from a heart attack, leaving Janet a widowed mother of nine (eight children and one nephew living in the home).

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES -- SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 (9:00-10:01 p.m.) -- "The Miracle Song" - The residents of Wisteria Lane have a holiday block party, Gabrielle has a new love interest and Susan's relationship with Ian goes to the next level.

BOSTON LEGAL - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 ('One Time Only,' 10:01-11:00 p.m.) - "Lincoln," Part 1 -- Alan Shore comes to the aid of Jerry "Hands" Espenson, whose troubled client stands accused of murdering her ex-girlfriend. Meanwhile, the eccentric Lincoln Meyer resurfaces at the firm, taking a peculiar interest in Shirley Schmidt, and Denny Crane and Bella Horowitz, the mother of his diminutive girlfriend, Bethany, anxiously await paternity test results to determine whether he is Bethany's father. Constance Zimmer joins the cast as a series regular as of this episode,in the role of Claire Simms.

WIFE SWAP - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) - "Rowland/Rivera" -- Robin Roland, a free-wheeling motorcycle-riding mom of three teenage girls from Illinois swaps with Grace Rivera, a New Jersey mom who rules over her two daughters with an iron fist.

THE BACHELOR: ROME FINALE - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27 (9:00-11:00 p.m.) - "Episode 907" -- In this gripping two-hour special conclusion to this season's Bachelor, Prince Lorenzo struggles with his final decision about who will be his future Princess.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) -- In the digitally-remastered 1965 special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees everywhere during the Christmas season Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant, and Charlie Brown accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle.

BIG DAY PREMIERE - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 (9:00-9:30 p.m.) - "Pilot" - Big days... we've all been there and few are bigger than a wedding day - a family event filled with passive aggressive dads, hyper-controlling moms, siblings who are rivals and friends who aren't afraid to let it all hang out. Meltdowns, breakdowns, make-ups and break-ups -- you're thrown into a crazy mix that brings out the best, the worst and the ridiculous in yourself and everyone else. Toss in some lost wallets and contacts, add strippers, and... well, emotions can run a little high

BOSTON LEGAL - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) - "On the Ledge," Part 2 -- Shirley Schmidt attempts to reason with her kidnapper, the peculiar Lincoln Meyer, who turns out to be significantly more depraved than she realized. Meanwhile, Jerry Espenson's legal skills shine as he and Alan Shore defend a woman accused of killing her ex-girlfriend, and Denny Crane is overcome with jealousy when he catches Jerry and Alan bonding over Scotch and cigars.

DAY BREAK -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) -- "What If He Can Change the Day" - While trying to break the day, Hopper begins to unravel the mystery surrounding what partner Andrea did that caused her run-in with Internal Affairs.

THE NINE -- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) - "Turning Point" -- Eight of the nine are brought to the District Attorney's office to relive the security guard's murder, Kathryn is offered the endorsement by the mayor for District Attorney, and Lizzie becomes aware of the relationship between Jeremy and Franny.

Following are days, times (ET) and storyline information for NBC.


MY NAME IS EARL (8-8:30 p.m.)
"Made a Lady Think I Was God" When Joy needs a restraining order lifted in order to improve her image for an upcoming trial, Earl decides to confront number 12 on his list -- "Made a Lady Think I Was God." In a mean-spirited attempt to have the manager of their trailer park, Millie Banks (guest star Roseanne Barr) stop harassing them, Earl disguises himself as the voice of God and fools Millie into obeying his absurd commands. As Earl tries to erase Millie off his list, he finds that the once shrewd trailer-park manager is gone and has transformed for the better. Eddie Steeples, Ethan Suplee, and Nadine Velazquez also star.

THE OFFICE -- (8:30-9 p.m.)
"Diwali" Michael encourages the entire Scranton branch to support Kelly and attend a local celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. As Ryan nervously faces Kelly's family at the event, Michael, new girlfriend Carol and the staff sample a range of Indian culture and cuisine. Meanwhile, Andy convinces Jim to turn a late night of work into a drinking game.

DEAL OR NO DEAL -- (9-10 p.m.)

ER -- (10-11 p.m.)
"Heart of the Matter" Dr. Kovac anxiously awaits the jury decision between himself and Curtis Ames but fears for the worst. Neela is tired of doing the dirty work and tries to prove to Dr. Crenshaw that she is worthy of scrubbing in for surgery. Morris prepares for his big television debut but ends up getting upstaged by Weaver. Meanwhile, Ray starts to get jealous when he sees Neela and Gates flirting. Maura Tierney, Mekhi Phifer and Linda Cardellini also star.


"1 VS 100" (8-9 p.m.)
-- Popular comedian Bob Saget hosts the international hit game show where one contestant faces "the mob" of 100 others in an attempt to win up to $1 million in a tense battle of brains and guts.

LAS VEGAS (9-10 p.m.)
"Died in Plain Sight" Ed returns from a secret trip to Morocco with shocking news about his past. Meanwhile, Danny and Delinda's romance continues to heat up. Elsewhere, Mike travels to Hawaii to help Sam with her "whale" problem.

LAW & ORDER (10-11 p.m.)
"In Vino Veritas" -- When unemployed television actor Mitch Carroll (guest star Chevy Chase) is arrested for drunk driving at 2 a.m. while wearing blood-stained clothes, Detectives Ed Green and Nina Cassady find themselves the target of a drunken rant that reveals the actor's religious prejudices. The blood is soon discovered to belong to Carroll's former executive producer -- but the case takes another turn when the same blood is found on Carroll's son John's shoes. A.D.A.s Jack McCoy and Connie Rubirosa must then argue the role the father's prejudice had leading up the crime to ensure justice is served.


FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (7-8:15 p.m. ET) "Football Night in America" is a complete recap of the top stories in the NFL, complete with highlights, analysis and reports from around the league.

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8:15-11:30 p.m. ET) "Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots"

DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)

HEROES -- (9-10 p.m.)
"Nothing to Hide" -- Facing a crisis involving her son Micah, a distraught Niki reveals her recent personal struggles to a friend. Pushing aside his own issues at home, Matt assists Audrey's investigation into another bizarre murder, but their pursuit of mysterious serial killer Sylar takes an unexpected turn. After failing to act like a "superhero" when faced with danger, Hiro questions his heroism. Nathan and his wife Heidi strategize how to win the congressional election. Claire is shocked to learn where her missing tape wound up. Meanwhile, her father is disturbed by news from one of his associates.

STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP -- (10-11 p.m.)
"Nevada Day, Part I" -- An unusual collection of people have to go to a small town in Nevada to get Tom out of jail in time for his show that night. Guest star John Goodman plays a judge who's not a fan of "Studio 60".


"El Accidente" -- The Dillon Panthers are frustrated to face the possibility of last week's key win over Arnett Mead High being overturned due to Ray Tatum's recruitment. Police interrupt a sluggish practice with an arrest warrant for star defensive tackle Bobby Reyes after he viciously assaults another student outside of the sandwich shop. The Texas High School athletic administration summons Buddy Garrity and an uncomfortable Coach Taylor for further questioning before their final ruling. Meanwhile, Tim Riggins and Lyla Garrity break injured Jason Street out of his rehab room, taking him on a surprise trip to the lake just like old times. When Coach Taylor and wife Tami butt heads about Bobby Reyes' punishment, Coach Taylor wonders if he can do his job without giving up everything he believes in and hurting those he holds close.

"Country Crossover" -- When the body of a high-profile hip-hop producer is found dead outside his studio, a hit-and-run calls Detectives Logan and Wheeler to the scene. As the investigation continues, business partners, clients and friends are all suspects with different motives. But when love becomes the ultimate motive, Captain Ross steps into a different role to catch the true killer.

NBC NEWS SPECIAL - (10-11 p.m.)

"Election Night Special"


30 ROCK - (8:00-8:30 p.m.)
"Jack Meets Dennis" -- Liz confesses she got back with her ex ... because he asked. Jack Donaghy fears that Liz is leading a life of mediocrity and takes it upon himself to be her mentor. Meanwhile, back at the show, Liz needs to deal with a physically-altered cast, including a face tattoo on Tracy; Botox and collagen injections on Jenna and Josh sporting two black eyes from a run-in with an angry Regis Philbin.

TWENTY GOOD YEARS -- (8:30-9:00 p.m.)
"They Shoot Turkeys, Don't They?" -- As they prepare for Thanksgiving, Jeffrey struggles to teach Hugh how to make the perfect pie, and John makes plans to hunt for his turkey dinner. Meanwhile, John finds out about Stella's relationship with the doctor hired to replace him.

THE BIGGEST LOSER -- (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
"Episode #308 - They're Back" -- Host Caroline Rhea shocks the duos when she tells the remaining contestants that six of the 36 players who were sent home on the first day have returned, and will be weighing in to see which two states will make it back into the competition. The players and trainers are surprised to learn that some of these contestants who have been working out at home have lost more weight than the players on the ranch. All of the duos weigh-in -- and one loses their partner at the elimination.


MY NAME IS EARL (8-8:30 p.m.)
"Mailbox" -- Bored with her life, Catalina offers to help Earl take care of #75 on his list by cleaning out a mailbox that he once used as a trash can. But Catalina discovers an undelivered letter stuck at the bottom, and Earl is determined to find its rightful owner. When they learn it's a long-lost love letter from trailer park resident Will to his former gym co-worker Wendy, Earl agrees to keep an eye on Wendy while Will gets back into shape for her. Meanwhile, Joy (Jaime Pressly) kicks Darnell (Eddie Steeples) out after discovering he's in the Witness Protection Program. Ethan Suplee also stars.

THE OFFICE -- (8:30-9 p.m.)
"Branch Closing" -- When Jan tells Michael that the Scranton Branch will be shutting down, Michael strives to keep his staff's spirits up. Meanwhile, everyone privately begins to envision how their lives will change in the aftermath.

DEAL OR NO DEAL -- (9-10 p.m.)

ER -- (10-11 p.m.)
"Jigsaw" -- Abby and Kovac finally decide to hire a nanny to care for their son Joe, but are troubled when they meet the potential candidates. Morris and Sam try to treat a belligerent patient that comes in with seemingly simple flu. However, when they discover that his condition is much more complicated, the patient refuses treatment. During a trip to the park with Joe, Abby inadvertently meets Curtis Ames. Meanwhile, Gates and Neela argue with each other at a hospital board meeting. Laura Innes, Mekhi Phifer and Shane West also star.


1 VS 100 (8-9 p.m.)

LAS VEGAS (9-10 p.m.)
"The Story of Owe" -- Sam returns to Las Vegas and finds herself in financial trouble after three of her recent clients stiffed the Montecito, so she hires shady Warren Pemberton to try to get the money back. Elsewhere, Ed runs into the wife of a high-roller who thinks of her husband as weak, so Ed, Mike and Danny devise a solution to show her husband how be tough. Meanwhile, a new Mary emerges from the fallout of Danny and Delinda's relationship when she decides to conquer her biggest fear with the help of Adam Carolla.

LAW & ORDER (10-11 p.m.)
"Release" -- Chris Drake escorts two drunken women onto a party bus to film a scene for his movie company Babes Being Bad, and finds his friend Bryce Moore dead, making Chris an instant suspect. Using video as his alibi, Detectives Ed Green and Nina Cassady track down the suspect, Nicole Flynn, and she admits to being on the bus questioning Chris about video footage he recorded of her while on spring break. Yet, as A.D.A.s Jack McCoy and Connie Rubirosa dig deeper, more is exposed of Babes Being Bad as well as Nicole's story, leading to an unlikely conviction for the murder.




"Chicago Bears vs. New York Giants"


DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)

HEROES -- (9-10 p.m.)
"Seven Minutes to Midnight" -- Back in India to mourn the passing of his father, Suresh encounters mysterious dreams of the past that force him to question what path to take next. Continuing their journey to New York, Hiro and Ando stop at a diner and meet someone interesting. In crisis, Niki comes to a personal understanding. Determined to see one of Isaac's paintings that Simone recently sold, Peter asks Nathan for help in finding a key to the future. Intent on getting back to her normal life, Claire focuses on homecoming preparations, unaware of what's to come. Meanwhile, H.R.G. and a surprising associate focus their attentions on another "hero."

STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP -- (10-11 p.m.)
"Nevada Day, Part II" -- Jack has to get Tom out of a small town jail to make it back for his show that night as tension heats up between Matt and Harriet.


"Homecoming" -- It's homecoming in Dillon, Texas, as alumni reunite, and the team prepares for the undefeated Laribee Lions. Tyra Collette and Billy Riggins mix it up as they plan the after-game party to end all parties. On the field, Brian "Smash" Williams feels the pressure when he gets his one chance to impress a college recruiter. Tim Riggin, feeling sorry for his own life, quits drinking and focuses everything on the game. Elsewhere, the 2000 state champ quarterback, Lucas Mize returns to town a hero, but hides the true secrets about his life. Meanwhile at rehab, Jason Street's suspicions about Lyla and Tim grow, and he is touched by the chance to go to the homecoming game.

"Blasters" -- When the body of a former child star is found beaten and murdered, Detectives Logan and Wheeler discover the victim had a history of drug abuse. When Logan and Wheeler investigate further, they uncover ties to an Albanian mob, a DVD counterfeiting operation and another former child star.

"Underbelly" -- Three teenaged homicide victims with matching tattoos lead Detectives Stabler and Beck to an underage prostitution ring. With the victims' pimp, Victor Dodine, as the prime suspect, detectives must rely on one of his young girls Belinda "Passion" Holt , to testify against him. Also, Benson's jealousy flares when she quietly returns to the squad room and witnesses an intimate moment between Stabler and Beck.


BIGGEST LOSER (8-9 p.m.)

MEDIUM (9-11 p.m.)
"Four Dreams, Parts I & II" - Hit drama "Medium" returns in this two-hour event as the ghost of Clay Bicks, who is an old flame of Allison's, suddenly shows up at her door. When Clay decides he wants to stick around the Dubois household, it doesn't sit well with Joe. Meanwhile, Allison discovers that she and Bridget are both having a very similar odd series of dreams, with the primary difference being that Bridget's dreams keep coming to her in the form of cartoons. When Bridget's dreams become dark and ugly, Allison begins to realize the connection to a case she is working on.


MY NAME IS EARL (8-8:40 p.m.)
"Robbed a Stoner Blind" -- In the midst of a heat wave, Earl remembers number 26 on his list -- "Robbed a Stoner Blind." In his attempt to cross it off his list, Earl and Randy find Woody, the stoner they robbed, living an eco-friendly life in a commune. The only way Woody will let Earl cross him off his list is if Earl and Randy live an environmentally conscious life in the commune with him for a week. As Earl's newfound insight on the environment becomes more extreme, his new mission is to save the world from global warming. In the episode, viewers will see at some point all the Earl characters in Stop Motion Animation. Jaime Pressly and Eddie Steeples also star.

THE OFFICE -- (8:40-9:20 p.m.)
"The Merger" -- The Scranton branch and the Stamford branch of Dunder-Mifflin are merged, bringing old friends Jim and Pam back together after months apart. Meanwhile, Michael, Dwight and the other employees deal with the changes.

30 ROCK -- (9:20-10 p.m.)
"The 'C' Word" -- After being a bit harsh on Lutz in the writers' room, Liz overhears him criticizing her iron-fisted management. Realizing she has to be more lenient with her staff, Liz adopts a more lax leadership style. Meanwhile, Jack takes Tracy along to an exclusive GE charity golf event, but Jack's hope of using Tracy to get closer to the GE CEO, Don Geiss may backfire when Tracy acts a little too much like his uncensored self among the corporate bigwigs.

ER -- (10-11 p.m.)
"Reason to Believe" -- Abby and Kovac argue about a diagnosis when a woman comes into the E.R. with signs of spousal abuse. When a group of confused homeless kids are admitted, Gates, Abby and Neela must quickly determine one child's ailment before it is too late. Meanwhile, Weaver is unexpectedly called to action while doing a news report at a school.


DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)

LAS VEGAS (9-10 p.m.)
"History of Violins" -- Vegas heats up as Boston Medical Examiner Jordan Cavanaugh and police officer Woody Holt come to the Montecito hot on the trail of a murder and a missing rare violin. Meanwhile, the Montecito is dealing with its own missing items after someone robbed the casino's safe deposit vault containing a priceless item - former New York Giant Lawrence Taylor's favorite Super Bowl championship ring. Amidst the chaos Danny and Delinda try to figure out the best way to tell Ed (James Caan) that they are moving in together.

LAW & ORDER (10-11 p.m.)
"Deadlock" -- When convicted mass murderer Leon Vorgitch kills two prison guards and escapes from prison, Detectives Ed Green and Nina Cassady rush to apprehend him but not before he ruthlessly murders two more innocent people. With Vorgitch already serving seven life sentences, District Attorney Arthur Branch urges A.D.A.s Jack McCoy and Connie Rubirosa to expedite the process and push for a guilty plea -- but Vorgitch doesn't bite, as an extended trial only means a delay in his transfer to a maximum security prison -- and more time for him to escape. McCoy is then left with little option but to ask the judge to bypass the law and authorize a death penalty case. S. Epatha Merkerson also stars.


NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8:15- 11:30 p.m.)


DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)

HEROES -- (9-10 p.m.)
"Homecoming" -- As H.R.G. tries to protect his daughter by any means, Claire's high school homecoming turns into a frightening night. Meanwhile, Nathan and Simone work together to find Isaac's painting for Peter -- but this key to the future could lead to tragedy. Elsewhere, Hiro travels back in time to right an upsetting wrong and as Niki puts a goal in sight, Micah spends time with his dad. Still experiencing strange dreams while in India, Suresh learns of a boy that might pull him back into his father's research. Greg Grunberg also stars. Nora Zehetner, Sakina Jaffery and Jayma Mays guest-star.

STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP -- (10-11 p.m.)
"The Option Period" -- After the show comes down, Matt (Matthew Perry) discovers that Ricky and Ron are planning to leave -- and take the writing staff with them. Harriet contemplates doing a lingerie photo spread in a magazine and Jordan and Danny wrestle with budget cuts.


NBC SPECIALS -- (8-9 p.m.)
"Target Presents Tony Bennett: An American Classic" -- NBC salutes the legendary entertainer's 80th birthday with an exciting television event that includes spectacular dance numbers and duets with the hottest artists in music.

"The War At Home" -- Detectives Goren and Eames are called in from holiday time with their families to help Commissioner Leland Dockerty and his wife, Elaine find their daughter, a female soldier, who goes missing while home on leave. Goren struggles to remain professional and attentive to the case while his ailing mother takes a turn for the worse.

"Cage" -- Detectives Stabler and Beck investigate a car accident involving two foster children. The accident leads the detectives to the foster parents and some questionable medical practices involving a controversial "re-birthing" therapy. As the detectives dig deeper into the case, they discover other gruesome secrets involving the children, which lead Beck to make some surprising choices about her life -- and a profound decision about her career


NBC SPECIALS -- (8-10 p.m.)
"Madonna - The Confessions Tour - Live from London"

MEDIUM (10-11 p.m.)


MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE (9 a.m. - 12 noon -- all time zones)

NBC SPECIALS (12 noon-2 p.m.-- all time zones) "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina"

DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-10 p.m.)
"Thanksgiving Night Episode"

ER -- (10-11 p.m.)
"Scoop and Run" -- It's Thanksgiving in the emergency room but all is far from quiet as Abby is forced to respond to a bus crash accident on the side of a ravine. Neela accepts Gates' invitation to go over to his house after work -- but they are quickly interrupted by an unwelcome guest. Meanwhile, Pratt decides to discuss his brother with Dr. Weaver. Goran Visnjic, Linda Cardellini and Shane West also star.


"The Family Man"





DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)

HEROES -- (9-10 p.m.)
"Six Months Ago" -- As the clock turns back six months for all of the "Heroes," Mohinder's father Chandra Suresh arrives in New York to begin his quest to find individuals with extraordinary abilities, and meets someone all to eager to be special. Peter celebrates his graduation from nursing school, and learns that Nathan plans to prosecute a case that could mean trouble for the entire Petrelli family. A surprise visit from her father brings out the worst in Niki. Hiro attempts to be a hero and change the future for someone important. Claire joins the cheerleading squad and makes a curious discovery. H.R.G. and the Haitian meet someone special.

STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP -- (10-11 p.m.)
"B-12" -- The cast has to get through the show despite being ravaged by a virus -- and Matt has to get through the week with a new and much smaller writing staff. Jordan tells Danny that she's pregnant.


"Crossing the Line" -- While Tim Riggins and the team celebrate their victory, a frustrated Brian "Smash" Williams takes drastic measures to improve his performance on the field. Coach Taylor's daughter Julie considers going on a date with rookie quarterback Matt Saracen, while Saracen trains "Smash" at his new job at the Alamo Freeze. After dinner with Taylor and his wife Tami, Riggins and his brother clash in a heated fight. Riggins and Lyla watch from the stands as Jason takes part in his first quadriplegic rugby game -- one that will end with a vicious confrontation between him, the woman he loves, and his best friend in the world.

"Weeping Willow" -- After popular video blogger Willow and her boyfriend Holden are seen kidnapped live on-line by two violent assailants, Detectives Logan and Wheeler are assigned to the high-profile case. With the help of a tech wizard, the detectives question whether the kidnapping is staged or real. When a follow-up video blog shows Willow pleading to viewers to download videos -- which will raise the ransom money -- Wheeler takes a trip into cyberspace to face off with the kidnappers..

"Choreographed" -- A woman, is found dead in Central Park, and when medical examiner Warner can find no apparent reason for her death, Detective Stabler begins the investigation by talking to the victim's husband, Wesley, who owns a dance troupe, as his friends Glenn and Naomi Cheales pay a condolence visit. Stabler's investigation unravels a case of drugs, infidelity and an elaborate plot that impacts everyone involved in the troupe. Attorney Stella Danquiss , who defends Glenn. In this star-studded episode, Stabler also discovers Detective Benson is back in town, so he pays her a visit.


NBC SPECIALS (8-9 p.m.)
"Christmas in Rockefeller Center"
THE BIGGEST LOSER -- (9-10 p.m.)

MEDIUM (10-11 p.m.)