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Monday, Oct. 17

"Mike & Molly" 8:30 p.m., CBS: Mike loses willpower and buys a classic Chevy. But he retains enough willpower to not eat it.

"Hawaii Five-0" 9 p.m., CBS: A murdered women's volleyball coach? What are the chances we're going to see some bikinis in this storyline?

Tuesday, Oct. 18

"Man Up!" 7:30 p.m., ABC: A virtual clone of last season's ill-fated "Traffic Light," the premiere of this sitcom centers on a trio of male pals and their patient, patient partners.

"Frontline" 8 p.m., PBS: Maria Hinojosa reports on the increased number of deportations during Barack Obama's presidency.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

"World Series" 6:30 p.m., Fox: The Fall Classic commences tonight.

"Harry's Law" 8 p.m., NBC: Harry's new client is George Costanza - er, Jason Alexander.

"Nature" 7 p.m., PBS: Harry Smith narrates the Season 30 kickoff, examining the reemergence of wildlife near Chernobyl.

Thursday, Oct. 20

"World Series" 6:30 p.m., Fox: Let's play two! Game 2, that is.

"High-School Football" 7 p.m., KBVO: Georgetown takes on Westwood.

"Grey's Anatomy" 8 p.m., ABC: Lee Majors and Marilu Henner guest star? I love the `80s! And, um, the `70s.

"Overheard With Evan Smith" 7 p.m., PBS: Smith chats with Fox News commentator, Bill O'Reilly culture warrior and author Margaret Hoover.

Friday, Oct. 21

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" 7 p.m., ABC: A paralyzed gymnast gets help from the crew, which travels to Pennsylvania in this special two-parter (a second episode follows).

"American Masters" 8 p.m., PBS: Filmmaker Cameron Crowe dissects Pearl Jam. Figuratively.

Saturday, Oct. 22

"World Series" 6:30 p.m., Fox: All rested up after that Friday night off from baseball? Good; let's watch Game 3.

"How to Be a Gentleman" 7:30 p.m., CBS: The network is burning off remaining episodes of this alleged comedy, which has ceased production.

"Austin City Limits" 7 p.m., PBS: Gillian Welch performs with David Rawlings, while the Decemberists jam with each other.

Sunday, Oct. 23

"Once Upon a Time" 7 p.m., ABC: Your enjoyment of the premiere episode of this attractive fairytale/"Lost" mash-up is going to directly correlate to your tolerance of fantasy.