News & Notes
In late night, IFC has the series premiere of Dead Set.
Chuck (NBC): New. Chuck and the team are out to stop a Dr. Stanley from releasing a toxin. Lester and Jeff celebrate Halloween at the Buy More. NBC has picked the show up for the season and a total of 24 episodes.
Lie to Me (FOX): New. Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica guest stars as a beautiful woman that uses that fact to try and put one over on Lightman and his team.
Castle (ABC): New. After a beautiful woman is found dead, clues lead Beckett and Castle to figure that a serial killer may be back and active. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes. Loved this episode, but can’t say why without spoiling things.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Marshall and Lily want to be able to choose whether they have a boy or girl. Robin has an irritating new co-anchor.
Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Audrey tries starting a cookie business after she quits her job.
The Event (NBC): New. Sean is looking for answers to who abducted Leila and comes across a possibly not so kooky conspiracy theorist. Simon has his allegiance tested. NBC has picked up the show for a full season and has done so with Chase as well.
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. Kono has to revisit her past when the team investigates the murder of a surf company’s CEO.
- The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Food Network personalities talk about their favorite foods found “Under Wraps.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
- The Big C (Showtime): New. Cathy visits Andrea’s home and is surprised at what she finds. Cathy finally tells Paul. Plays again later.
- Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places with fresh lobster ravioli and stuffed burgers. A repeat episode plays right after. Both play again later.
- Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Jenny is back in town. Serena finds out something about her latest boyfriend.
- Mike & Molly (CBS): New. Mike gets called away after inviting Molly over to his place, which ruins his plans for romance. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
- Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie dates a woman older than he is. Runs 31 minutes.
- ESPN has Monday Night Football action with the New York Giants at the Dallas Cowboys.
- Sanctuary (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday night’s episode, “Firewall,” replays.
Bravo has eight episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
USA has six episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE has seven episodes of Amazing Wedding Cakes and later 10 episodes of The Golden Girls.