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Hoarding, hosting and Halloween

Dale Roe

Monday, Oct. 24

"Hoarders" 8 p.m., A&E: Season 5 kicks off with a hoarder getting kicked out of his Manhattan apartment by his famous parents.

"Bored to Death" 8 p.m., HBO: This dryly funny series hits a zany zenith when both Jonathan and his nemesis appear on television with Dick Cavett.

"Hawaii Five-0" 9 p.m., CBS: Everybody was kung fu fighting. Well, McGarrett, anyway, in a mixed martial arts charity match.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

"Frontline" 8 p.m., PBS: The story of Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in 2004 for setting a Texas fire that killed his children, is examined in the Season 29 premiere. There is now some question as to whether the blaze was caused by arson.

"Body of Proof" 9 p.m., ABC: Former "American Idol" contender Crystal Bowersox plays a former drug addict and murder suspect.

"Top Shot" 9 p.m., History: The third season concludes as a winner is named tonight.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

"Rocket City Rednecks" 8 p.m., NGC: I have no idea what a "kegorator" is, but I want one.

"Top Chef: Just Desserts" 9 p.m., Bravo: The second season ends in a declaration of sweet victory.

"American Horror Story" 9 p.m., FX: Oh, yeah. Halloween's got to be a hoot in the murder house.

Thursday, Oct. 27

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" 7 p.m., ABC: The beloved 1966 Charles M. Schulz animated holiday classic finds the Peanuts gang - but mainly, Linus - awaiting the titular figure. Meanwhile, Charlie Brown gets another rock.

"Community" 7 p.m., NBC: The Greendale gang takes on scary stories.

"Overheard with Evan Smith" 7 p.m., PBS: Evan sits down with former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller.

"Independent Lens" 9 p.m., PBS: The rights of America's disabled are explored in "Lives Worth Living."

Friday, Oct. 28

"Chuck" 7 p.m., NBC: Season 5 begins tonight.

"Grimm" 8 p.m., NBC: What are the chances for this violent, fairy-tale procedural? See title.

Saturday, Oct. 29

"America's Most Wanted: 50 Fugitives 50 States" 7 p.m., Fox: Host John Walsh returns to highlight fugitives from across the country in this two-hour special.

"Austin City Limits" 7 p.m., PBS: Steve Miller and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band perform separately.

Sunday, Oct. 30

"The Simpsons" 7 p.m., Fox: Springfield's 22nd fright fest sends up "Avatar" and "127 Hours."

"Sunday Night Football" 7:15 p.m., NBC: The Cowboys take on the Eagles in Philly.

"Allen Gregory" 7:30 p.m., Fox: This new animated sitcom from Jonah Hill isn't as funny when stretched out as it was in its trailer, but at least it wasn't created by Seth MacFarlane.