In late night, Bravo has the second season premiere of The Real Housewives of New York,
NCIS (CBS): New. One of Tony’s old investigations gets reopened after a murder and to solve the case, he and Gibbs must switch roles.
The Mentalist (CBS): New. The queen bee of a country club has been murdered and Jane and the rest of the team are on the case. Runs 61 minutes.
Without a Trace (CBS): New. A mother goes missing with her infant after taking in a defense class and the team searches for them. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
American Idol (FOX): New. Twelve of the final 36 perform tonight. Runs two hours.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): New. The squad investigates after a man is found beaten in a parking lot with no memory of what happened to him.
Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton cooks up some Thai and shows you what you can to with won ton skins. Both episodes play again later.
Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike is rebuilding locomotives for his 200th dirty job. Last week’s episode, “Spider Pharm,” replays right before. Both play again later.
Leverage (TNT): New. The team decides it’s time to go after Nate’s old boss, the man that denied his son’s medical claim. It plays again later and again on Saturday afternoon. This is a great episode that sets up next week’s season one finale. Both episodes together will remind you why you started watching this show in the first place and leaves you not wanting to wait for season two.
Bravo has 13 episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne followed by nine episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
Sci Fi has eights episodes of Haunted.
USA has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.