Monday, Sept 8

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox, 8 p.m.) - Happy 16th Birthday, John Connor! Your terminator friend just blew up, there's some really bad guys after you and Shirley Manson appears to have something up her sleeve.

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - We're still angry that the promo last week spoiled the Duchess reveal. It's still juicy though.

One Tree Hill (The CW, 9 p.m.) - Brooke's got revenge on her mind after being attacked.

Prison Break (Fox, 9 p.m.) - Smart move resurrecting Sara. Now, if only we knew what was going on, but we kind of forgot this show still existed.

Weeds (Showtime, 10 p.m.) - Who ever thought that Shane would be the one with not one, but two girlfriends?

Tuesday, Sept 9

Fringe (Fox, 8 p.m.) - Lost doesn't come back until 2009, but this two-hour premiere has enough of J.J. Abrams' trademarks (plane crash, conspiracies, an ingénue) to temporarily fill the void. Plus, it has one thing Lost doesn't: Pacey.

90210 (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Tonight's episode should give us more of the original characters as Kelly battles her mother's drinking problem and its effects on Silver.

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) - Jason Priestley isn't appearing on 90210 anytime soon, but he directing tonight's mid-season finale of this other teen drama. Betting pool on when someone on 90210 gets pregnant?

Privileged (The CW, 9 p.m.) - In keeping with its new policy to only make shows about rich, white teens, The CW unveils this Palm Beach-set series about a two spoiled brats and their live-in tutor.

Fashion Rocks (CBS, 9 p.m.) - Beyoncé, Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey, Chris Cornell, Duffy, Fergie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rihanna, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and more take to the stage for this fashion-focused concert hosted by Denis Leary.

Wednesday, Sept 10

America's Next Top Model (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Here's hoping the contestants have a good grip 'cause they're going to be swinging from a rope ladder in tonight's photo shoot.

Bones (Fox, 8 p.m.) - The gang investigates the death of a Cheaters-like host, while Brennan juggles dating two guys at once.

Project Runway (Bravo, 9 p.m.) - The designers are paired up for an astrology-inspired challenge.

Thursday, Sept 11

Kitchen Nightmares (Fox, 9 p.m.) - Some restaurants are just bad. Then there's the one from tonight, which is stuck in the 80s.

Burn Notice (USA, 10 p.m.) - Tim Matheson guest stars as a fellow ex-spy who does odd jobs for a living, but that's where the similarities end.

Comics Without Borders (Showtime, 10 p.m.) - The stand-up comedy series brings together comics from different nationalities.

Friday, Sept 12

Monk (USA, 9 p.m.) - Monk reverts to his nine-year-old self after being hypnotized.

Psych (USA, 10 p.m) - Shawn must infiltrate a bank when Gus is held hostage during a bank robbery. Gary Cole guest stars.

Saturday, Sept 13

Coco Chanel (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) - Shirley MacLaine plays the legendary fashion designer.

Saturday Night Live (NBC, 11:29 p.m.) - Are you sick of Michael Phelps? Well, too bad because he's hosting the season premiere of SNL tonight.

Sunday, Sept 14

True Blood (HBO, 9 p.m.) - What do you do when a vampire saves your life? Invite him over to grandmother's house, of course.

Entourage (HBO, 9 p.m.) - Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester is back as Justine Chapin, a virginal pop star. Or is she?

Mad Men (AMC, 10 p.m.) - Colin Hanks returns as Father Gill, and he wants Peggy to volunteer her talents to a church project.

Story by Vlada Gelman contributing writer