Friday, September 28
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 morph into video game characters and take part in a Victorian-era photo shoot.
PREMIERE! CSI: NY, 8-9 p.m. on CBS: In the Season 9 premiere, “Reignited,” the CSIs investigate a recently paroled arsonist when a fire chief — a friend of Mac’s (Gary Sinise) — is killed in a blaze started via the guy’s signature technique.
SERIES PREMIERE! Made in Jersey, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: After voicing her opinion in a company staff meeting, Martina (Janet Montgomery) makes a good impression on her boss, Donovan Stark (Kyle MacLachlan), who assigns her third chair on a murder case involving a student accused of killing her professor.
PREMIERE! Blue Bloods, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: A dangerous criminal from Danny’s (Donnie Wahlberg) past kidnaps Jackie (Jennifer Esposito), and Jamie (Will Estes) meets his new partner in the Season 3 premiere, “Family Business.”
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.
PREMIERE! Fringe, 9-10 p.m. on FOX: In the Season 5 premiere, “Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11,” Peter (Joshua Jackson) and Etta (Georgina Haig) search for Olivia (Anna Torv) in 2036.
Grimm, 9-10 p.m. on NBC: Nick (David Giuntoli) tries to reconnect with Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) in “The Good Shepherd.”
PREMIERE! Secret Princes, 10-11 p.m. on TLC: Bachelor princes from around the world look for love in Atlanta.
Wednesday, September 26
PREMIERE! The Middle, 8-9 p.m. on ABC: In the hour-long Season 4 opener, “Last Whiff of Summer,” Frankie (Patricia Heaton) gets nostalgic and Axl (Charlie McDermott) attends summer school.
PREMIERE! Modern Family, 9-9:30 p.m. on ABC: Season 4 kicks off with “Bringing Up Baby,” in which Phil (Ty Burrell) takes Jay (Ed O’Neill) fishing for Jay’s birthday, and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) struggles to tell Jay she’s pregnant.
SERIES PREMIERE! The Neighbors, 9:30-10 p.m. on ABC: In the pilot for this comedy about moving to the ’burbs, Marty Weaver (Lenny Venito) buys a new home, only to discover, to his wife’s horror, that the neighbors are aliens.
SPECIAL! Revenge: The Next Chapter, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: Get ready for Sunday’s premiere with this hour-long recap of Revenge’s first season.
The X Factor, 8-10 p.m. on FOX: Season 2’s auditions continue.
The Voice, 8-9 p.m. on NBC: The blind auditions continue.
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 Orianthi.
PREMIERE! Criminal Minds, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: The BAU team investigates a Texas prisoner who escapes during a transfer and leaves victims behind with their mouths sewn shut in the Season 8 opener, “The Silencer.”
PREMIERE! CSI, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: D.B. Russell’s (Ted Danson) granddaughter was kidnapped in last season’s finale cliffhanger, and now he leads the CSI team on a hunt to find her in the Season 13 premiere, “Karma to Burn.”
PREMIERE! Law & Order: SVU, 9-11 p.m. on NBC: In the two-part Season 14 premiere, “Lost Reputation” and “Above Suspicion,” Cragen (Dann Florek) gets arrested for a prostitute’s murder.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, 10-10:30 p.m. on TLC: The Honey Boo Boo craziness continues in an all-new episode.
FINALE! Top Chef Masters, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: With the help of staffers from their own restaurants back home, the two remaining chefs go head-to-head in one final competition in the Season 4 finale.
Tuesday, September 25
Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: The season’s first results show airs.
PREMIERE! Private Practice, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: Season 6 opens with “Aftershock,” in which Pete (Tim Daly) misses a court hearing and Addison’s (Kate Walsh) romance flourishes.
The Voice, 8-9 p.m. on NBC: The blind auditions continue.
PREMIERE! New Girl, 8-8:30 and 9-9:30 p.m. on FOX: Jess (Zooey Deschanel) loses her job, and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) throws a party in the Season 2 opener, “Re-launch.” Jess pretends she’s someone else when a handsome stranger mistakes her for his blind date in “Katie.”
SERIES PREMIERE! Ben and Kate, 8:30-9 p.m. on FOX: In the pilot episode of this comedy about two siblings — a straitlaced single mom and her head-in-the-clouds older brother — Kate (Dakota Johnson) prepares for a first date, and Ben (Nat Faxon) tries to stop his ex from getting married.
SERIES PREMIERE! The Mindy Project, 9:30-10 p.m. on FOX: OB/GYN Mindy Lahiri struggles to clean up the mess that is her personal life. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! NCIS, 8-9 p.m. on CBS: Harper Dearing’s latest act of terrorism ripped through NCIS headquarters in last season’s cliffhanger finale, sparking a cross-agency manhunt for the criminal mastermind in the Season 10 premiere, “Extreme Prejudice.”
PREMIERE! NCIS: Los Angeles, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: Following Callen’s (Chris O’Donnell) public shooting of the Chameleon in last season’s finale cliffhanger, all is not well with the NCIS: LA team, as Callen is placed on suspension and Hetty (Linda Hunt) adjusts to retired life in the Season 4 opener, “Endgame.”
SERIES PREMIERE! Vegas, 10-11 p.m on CBS: While investigating the murder to the governor’s niece, Vegas sheriff Ralph Lamb (Dennis Quaid) clashes with Chicago mobster Vincent Savino (Michael Chiklis) in the pilot episode of the 1960s-set Sin City series. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Sons of Anarchy, 10-11:00 p.m. on FX: A desperate situation leads to trouble within SAMCRO in “Laying Pipe.”
Sunday, September 30
PREMIERE! Once Upon a Time, 8-9 p.m. on ABC: Magic enters Storybrooke in the Season 2 premiere, “Broken.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! Revenge, 9-10 p.m. on ABC: Emily considers her next move in the Season 2 opener, “Destiny.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! 666 Park Avenue, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: In the pilot episode of this new supernatural series, an exclusive Manhattan apartment building’s devilish owner hires an idealistic young couple to manage the haunted property. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! Amazing Race, 8-9 p.m. on CBS: Season 21 kicks off with 11 teams traveling the world on a global adventure.
PREMIERE! The Good Wife, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: Alicia (Julianna Margulies) goes on the offensive when Zach (David Lee) is targeted by an overzealous state trooper in the Season 4 premiere, “I Fought the Law.”
PREMIERE! The Mentalist, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: While Jane (Simon Baker) tries to decipher Lorelei’s (Emmanuelle Chriqui) connection to Red John, the CBI team is forced to partner with the FBI to solve the murder of a hotel employee in the Season 5 premiere, “The Crimson Ticket.”
PREMIERE! Dexter, 9-10 p.m. on Showtime: Season 7’s “Are You... ?” picks up right where Season 6 left off — with Debra (Jennifer Carpenter) having just caught Dexter (Michael C. Hall) in his serial killer element. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! Homeland, 10-11 p.m. on Showtime: In the Season 2 premiere, “The Smile,” Brody (Damian Lewis) gets an offer from the Vice President, and a recovering Carrie (Claire Danes) receives a disturbing request from a surprising source. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
Boardwalk Empire, 9-10 p.m. on HBO: Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) receives an honor from the church, and Gyp Rosetti (Bobby Cannavale) makes a deal to get a shipment of liquor in “Bone For Tuna.”
Treme, 10-11 p.m. on HBO: Antoine (Wendell Pierce) organizes an outing to Preservation Hall, and Annie (Lucia Micarelli) records a demo and considers taking the next step in her career in “Saints.”
SPECIAL! The Real Housewives of New Jersey, 10-11 p.m. on Bravo: The ladies rehash Season 4’s drama in part one of the reunion.
Breaking Amish, 10-11 p.m. on TLC: Kate succumbs to the pressure of being shunned by her family in “New Beginnings.”
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Thursday, September 27
SERIES PREMIERE! Last Resort, 8-9 p.m. on ABC: The crew of a U.S. nuclear submarine seeks refuge on an exotic island after being attacked in the series opener, “Captain.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! Grey’s Anatomy, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: The doctors deal with the fallout from the plane crash in the Season 9 premiere, “Going, Going, Gone.”
PREMIERE! Scandal, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: The team learns Quinn’s (Katie Lowes) true identity in the Season 2 opener, “White Hat’s Off.”
The X Factor, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: The auditions continue.
Glee, 9-10 p.m. on FOX: Brittany (Heather Morris) and Blaine (Darren Criss) face off in a battle for student council president in “Makeover.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! The Big Bang Theory, 8-8:30 p.m. on CBS: Raj (Kunal Nayyar) faces his loneliness, and Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) is caught in an argument between Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) and his mom while in space in the Season 6 premiere, “The Date Night Variable.”
PREMIERE! Two and a Half Men, 8:30-9 p.m. on CBS: Walden (Ashton Kutcher) plans a big surprise for Zoey’s (Sophie Winkleman) birthday in the Season 10 opener, “I Changed My Mind About the Milk.”
PREMIERE! Person of Interest, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: With Finch (Michael Emerson) still missing — kidnapped by his hacker nemesis (Amy Acker) — Reese (Jim Caviezel) enlists Detectives Carter (Taraji P. Henson) and Fusco (Kevin Chapman) to get his friend back in the Season 2 premiere, “The Contingency.”
SERIES PREMIERE! Elementary, 9-10 p.m. on CBS: Detective Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller), along with his sober companion, Dr. Joan Watson (Lucy Liu), uses his uncanny ability to read people and analyze crimes to assist the NYPD on some of their more difficult cases. In the series premiere, Holmes consults on a home invasion that resulted in murder.
Up All Night, 8:30-9 p.m. on NBC: Reagan (Christina Applegate) adjusts to being a stay-at-home mom in “Home/Office.”
The Office, 9-9:30 p.m on NBC: Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) attend Roy’s (David Denman) wedding in “Roy’s Wedding.”
Parks and Recreation, 9:30-10 p.m on NBC: Leslie (Amy Poehler) wages war on obesity in Pawnee in “Soda Tax.”
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’s stop: Los Angeles.
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: Continuing to shy away from marriage talk, Adriana flirts at a nightclub in “A Mynt Meltdown.”
Monday, September 24
PREMIERE! Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars, 8-10 p.m. on ABC: Previous contestants return to the dance floor in the Season 15 opener.
PREMIERE! Castle, 10-11 p.m. on ABC: In the Season 5 premiere, “After the Storm,” Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) reexamine their relationship. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
PREMIERE! How I Met Your Mother, 8-8:30 p.m on CBS: In the Season 8 premiere, “Farhampton,” Robin’s (Cobie Smulders) anxiety on her wedding day to Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) prompts Ted (Josh Radnor) to recount the time he insisted on leaving Victoria’s (Ashley Williams) jilted fiancé a note before they drove off into the sunset together.
SERIES PREMIERE! Partners, 8:30-9 p.m. on CBS: When Joe (David Krumholtz) decides whether or not to ask Ali (Sophia Bush) to marry him in the pilot of this new show about two best friends and business partners, Louis (Michael Urie) and his good intentions threaten to get in the way.
PREMIERE! 2 Broke Girls, 9-9:30 p.m. on CBS: Season 2 kicks off with “And the Hidden Stash,” in which
PREMIERE! Mike & Molly, 9:30-10 p.m. on CBS: Season 3 begins with “The Honeymoon Is Over,” in which Caroline’s father (Steven Weber) encourages Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) to purchase a particular keepsake at the Channing estate auction.
PREMIERE! Hawaii Five-0, 10-11 p.m. on CBS: Following McGarrett’s mother’s (guest star Christine Lahti) surprise return and Chin’s (Daniel Dae Kim) gut-wrenching decision in last season’s finale cliffhanger, the team is determined to track down Wo Fat (Mark Dacascos) and Delano (William Baldwin) for killing an important member of their family in the Season 3 premiere, “Ka O Na Maskuahine (Mother’s Day).”
Bones, 8-9 p.m. on FOX: The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of a controversial divorce lawyer in “The Partners in the Divorce.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]
The Mob Doctor, 9-10 p.m. on FOX: Constantine (William Forsythe) arranges a meeting for Grace (Jordana Spiro) with Moretti’s (Michael Rappaport) former rival.
The Voice, 8-10 p.m. on NBC: The blind auditions continue.
Revolution, 10-11 p.m. on NBC: Miles (Billy Burke) and the team set out to recruit a rebel fighter to help them rescue Danny (Graham Rogers) in “Pontiac, Illinois.”
The Real Housewives of New York City, 9-10 p.m. on Bravo: Aviva’s father returns and Sonja negotiates a settlement with her former husband in “Don’t Make Room For Daddy.”
FINALE! The L.A. Complex, 8-9 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. on The CW: Abby (Cassie Steele) panics after making an impulsive move with Gray (guest star Steve Byers) in “Xs and Os,” and the drama heats up in the Season 2 finale, “Don’t Say Goodbye.”