Friday, October 5
America’s Next Top Model, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: In Cycle 19 — ANTM’s “College Edition” — 13 modeltestants currently enrolled in college or university smize-off for the grand prize of a fashion feature in Nylon Magazine, $100,000 cash, campaigns with Nine West and Smashbox Cosmetics, and a modeling contract with LA/NY Models. The lucky winner will also become the face of Dream Come True, America’s Next Top Model’s new perfume.
In this week’s episode, the girls take part in three “random acts of modeling” challenges on the way to Palm Springs.
Kitchen Nightmares, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: Gordon Ramsay helps the near-lost cause that is La Galleria 33, an Italian restaurant in Boston.
Fringe, 9-10 p.m. on FOX: Members of the Fringe team seek crucial information to aid their rebellion against the Observer overlords.
Grimm, 9-10 p.m. on NBC: Monroe’s (Silas Weir Mitchell) old flame returns with a warning that he may be in danger due to his alliance with Nick (David Giuntoli) in “Over My Dead Body.”
Secret Princes, 10-11 p.m. on TLC: Two princes may be falling for the same woman in “The Glass Slipper.”
Wednesday, October 3
The X Factor, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: Season 2 kicks off its boot camp.
Survivor: Philippines, 8-9:30 p.m. on CBS: Another Season 25 castaway is voted out of the game.
Oh Sit!, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: In this “high-stakes, high-octane musical chairs competition,” 12 contestants navigate five physically demanding obstacle course-style eliminations to claim a chair — all to the sounds of a live band. This episode’s musical guest is The Vampire Diaries’ Kat Graham.
PREMIERE! Supernatural, 9-10 p.m. on The CW: Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are reunited after a year apart in the Season 8 opener, “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”
The First 2012 Presidential Debate, 9-11 p.m. on several channels: President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney debate domestic policy.
PREMIERE! Life After Top Chef, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: This new reality series explores the lives of former Top Chef contestants.
Tuesday, October 2
Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: Another all-star couple gets the boot in Season 15’s second results show.
The Voice, 8-9 p.m. on NBC: Catch highlights from the blind auditions.
PREMIERE! Hart of Dixie, 8-9 p.m. on The CW: After George (Scott Porter) confesses his feelings to Zoe (Rachel Bilson), she finds herself having to make a tough decision between George and Wade (Wilson Bethel), leaving the two guys at odds over how to handle the situation in the Season 2 opener, “I Fall to Pieces.”
The Next, 9-10 p.m. on The CW: Gloria Estefan, Joe Jonas, Nelly, and John Rich take over the lives of up-and-coming local musicians to help them achieve their dreams. This week, the remaining six contestants battle it out in the second live semifinal round.
NCIS, 8-9 p.m. on CBS: When the body of a missing NCIS facilities manager is found four months after disappearing on the day of the Navy Yard bombings, the NCIS team is assigned to investigate the strange case in “Recovery.”
Ben and Kate, 8:30-9 p.m. on FOX: Kate (Dakota Johnson) lies about her residence to get Maddie into a better school in “Bad Cop/Bad Cop.”
New Girl, 8-8:30 and 9-9:30 p.m. on FOX: Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson) examine their friendship, and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) pretends to be one of Mitt Romney’s sons in “Fluffer.”
The Mindy Project, 9:30-10 p.m. on FOX: Mindy (Mindy Kaling) hires a new nurse — and ex-con — in “Hiring and Firing.”
Sons of Anarchy, 10-11:00 p.m. on FX: SAMCRO gets a new enemy in “Stolen Huffy.”
Monday, October 1
iHeartRadio Music Festival, 8-10 p.m. on The CW: This concert extravaganza, filmed over two nights at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, features performances by some of the music industry’s biggest names. Cast members from The CW’s series will be on hand to get the party started.
The Voice, 8-10 p.m. on NBC: The blind auditions continue.
Revolution, 10-11 p.m. on NBC: Nora (Daniella Alonso) takes Miles (Billy Burke) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) to a rebel camp, and Aaron (Zak Orth) and Maggie (Anna Lise Phillips) look for Grace (Maria Howell) in “No Quarter.”
How I Met Your Mother, 8-8:30 p.m on CBS: When Barney designs an extensive pre-nup, the guys take note and propose their own relationship amendments to their significant others in “The Pre-Nup.”
Bones, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: The Jeffersonian team investigates human remains found in an exploded hotel garage in “The Gunk in the Garage.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: The remaining Season 15 contestants perform with their pro partners.
Castle, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) investigate the death of a local TV weather forecaster in “Cloudy With a Chance of Murder.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! The Real Housewives of New York City, 9-10 p.m. on Bravo: Ramona is at the center of three showdowns in the Season 5 finale, “All’s Well That Doesn’t End Well.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Sunday, October 7
Once Upon a Time, 8-9 p.m. on ABC: Regina (Lana Parrilla) is determined to get her powers back in “We Are Both.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Revenge, 9-10 p.m. on ABC: Emily (Emily VanCamp) tries to wriggle her way back into the Graysons’ lives in “Resurrection.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
666 Park Avenue, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: Jane (Rachael Taylor) learns what lies behind the wall of the Drake when she renovates an apartment in “Murmurations.”
Amazing Race, 8:30-9:30 p.m. on CBS: Eleven teams travel the world on a global adventure.
The Good Wife, 9:30-10:30 p.m. on CBS: Amid staff and budget cuts at the firm, Will (Josh Charles) tries to help by turning down a low settlement offer in his first case back from suspension. Meanwhile, Alicia (Julianna Margulies) unexpectedly aids Peter’s (Chris Noth) campaign in “And the Law Won.”
Dexter, 9-10 p.m. on Showtime: Miami Metro reopens a 15-year-old case, and Debra (Jennifer Carpenter) tries to cure Dexter (Michael C. Hall) of his homicidal urges in “Sunshine and Frosty Swirl.”
Homeland, 10-11 p.m. on Showtime: Brody (Damian Lewis) and Jessica’s (Morena Baccarin) relationship deteriorates, and Carrie (Claire Danes) returns to Beirut on an operation related to Abu Nazir in “Beirut Is Back.”
Boardwalk Empire, 9-10 p.m. on HBO: Al Capone (Stephen Graham) makes a move in the escalating feud with rival Chicago mobster Dean O’Banion (Arron Shiver) in “Blue Bell Boy.”
Treme, 10-11 p.m. on HBO: Antoine (Wendell Pierce) hits the road for some gigs in Texas, and Toni (Melissa Leo) takes a big risk to find a killer in “Me Donkey Want Water.”
SPECIAL! The Real Housewives of New Jersey, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: The ladies rehash Season 4’s drama in part two of the reunion.
Married to Jonas, 10-10:30 p.m. on E!: The JoBro drama continues in “In-Laws & Outdoors.”
Breaking Amish, 10-11 p.m. on TLC: The Amish and Mennonite guys and gals continue their New York City adventure in an all-new episode.
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Thursday, October 4
Last Resort, 8-9 p.m. on ABC: Warships near the island in “Blue on Blue.”
Grey’s Anatomy, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: “Remember the Time” flashes back to the aftermath of the plane crash. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Scandal, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: An act of infidelity gets a public figure in trouble in “The Other Woman.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
FINALE! The Next, 8-10 p.m. on The CW: Gloria Estefan, Joe Jonas, Nelly, and John Rich take over the lives of up-and-coming local musicians to help them achieve their dreams. A winner is crowned in tonight’s finale.
The X Factor, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: Boot camp continues in Miami.
Glee, 9-10 p.m. on FOX: Several relationships are tested in “The Break Up.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! 30 Rock, 8-8:30 p.m. on NBC: The TGS gang returns from hiatus to find that Jack (Alec Baldwin) has set up a terrible fall programming lineup.
Up All Night, 8:30-9 p.m. on NBC: Reagan (Christina Applegate) and Chris (Will Arnett) try to prove they’re not boring in “Swingers.”
The Office, 9-9:30 p.m on NBC: Andy (Ed Helms) learns he’s related to Michelle Obama, and Dwight (Rainn Wilson) teaches Erin (Ellie Kemper) a new language in “Andy’s Ancestry.”
Parks and Recreation, 9:30-10 p.m on NBC: Leslie (Amy Poehler) works on a new law to extend the hours at the community pool in “How a Bill Becomes a Law.”
Project Runway, 9-10:30 p.m. on Lifetime: Season 10’s remaining fashion designers continue to compete for the $100,000 grand prize.
The Real Housewives of Miami, 9-10:15 p.m. on Bravo: Tension mounts between Joanna and Romain in “She Beat Me to the Tweet!”
PREMIERE! Jersey Shore, 10 p.m.-midnight on MTV: In the two-part premiere of the sixth and final season, “Once More Unto the Beach” and “No Shame, Good Integrity,” the cast returns to Seaside Heights for their last summer together.
Elementary, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) investigates a shooting death, and Watson (Lucy Liu) meets her ex-boyfriend for dinner in “While You Were Sleeping.”