Week isn't just for the World Series
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.