Monday, Sept 15

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - When the lights go out, Chuck comes out to play.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox, 8 p.m.) - John makes a new friend at school, one of the female persuasion. Sure, John, that's going to stop your feelings of inappropriate robot love.

One Tree Hill (The CW, 9 p.m.) - Tree Hill continues to get more dark and depressing as the gang get ready to bury a friend.

Prison Break (Fox, 9 p.m.) - Stay away from the drugs, Sara!

The Closer (TNT, 9 p.m.) - Brenda and the team face a ticking bomb in tonight's midseason finale.

Weeds (Showtime, 10 p.m.) - The show has a knack for going out with a bang and tonight's finale promises to keep up the tradition.

Tuesday, Sept 16

House (Fox, 8 p.m.) - Uh-oh, there's trouble in bromance land when Wilson resigns in tonight's season premiere.

Fringe (Fox, 9 p.m.) - The show continues to bring the weird with a woman who gives birth to a rapidly aging baby.

90210 (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Annie and Ethan go on a date. Well, that didn't take long.

Privileged (The CW, 9 p.m.) - The last thing The CW needs is another show about rich, white teens, but we still prefer this series to its California cousin thanks to the likable charms of JoAnna Garcia.

Wednesday, Sept 17

America's Next Top Model (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The happiest time of the year is here: makeover time!

Bones (Fox, 8 p.m.) - Dog Whisperer's Cesar Milan appropriately guest stars in an episode that links illegal dogfighting to a murder.

Project Runway (Bravo, 9 p.m.) - Cynthia Rowley challenges the designers to turn a bunch of recent college grads into professionally attired superstars.

Do Not Disturb (Fox, 9:30) - Audrina Patridge tries her hand at acting. We already know she's pretty good at faking it from watching The Hills.

Thursday, Sept 18

Smallville (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Justin Hartley is back in green along with the rest of the Justice League to save Clark.

Supernatural (The CW, 9 p.m.) - Dean has a case of the Buffys circa season six in tonight's season premiere.

Burn Notice (USA, 10 p.m.) - Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica) returns as the mysterious Carla for tonight's midseason finale.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX, 10 p.m.) - Leave it to this crazy show to have two characters develop a cannibalistic hunger after accidentally eating human meat. Whoops!

Friday, Sept 19

Man vs. Wild (Discovery, 8 p.m.) - South Dakota, watch out, here comes Bear.

Saturday, Sept 20

Day of rest. Take a breather. Go outside.

Sunday, Sept 21

60th Primetime Emmy Awards (ABC, 8 p.m.) - Don't you want to see the disaster that is going to be the five Outstanding Reality/Competition Host nominees sharing hosting duties?

True Blood (HBO, 9 p.m.) - Always leave it to a girl to come between a vampire and his vampire friends.

Entourage (HBO, 10 p.m.) - Strapped for cash, Vince succumbs to appearing at a Sweet 16 party for money.

Mad Men (AMC, 10 p.m.) - Pete sees an opportunity at the office and exploits it.

Story by Vlada Gelman contributing writer