Over on cable, Animal Planet has the second season premiere of River Monsters, Discovery Channel has a How the Universe Works special followed by a couple of Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking specials, History has the series premiere of America the History of Us, TV Land has the 2010 TV Land Awards, and WE has the series premiere of Girl Meets Gown.
The Simpsons (FOX): New. The family puts up a wind turbine in their backyard. Runs 30 minutes.
Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Get a look at the Fairview Strangler’s past, which included moments with each of the ladies on the lane. Runs 61 minutes.
Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. More than one Walker woman thinks she may be pregnant. Nora and Saul have to make some tough decisions regarding their mother. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
Challenge (Food Network): New. Four competitors compete to make the best cake for a high school’s 10th reunion. Plays again later.
The Pacific (HBO): New. This is Part 7 of 10. The Marines are determined to finish the job no matter what. Sledge is on the verge of collapse morally. Plays again later.
Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Claudia Joy is putting on a breakfast for the Spouse of the Year finalists. Roxy and Trevor tell the kids about the new baby. Plays again later.
Animal Planet has five episodes of River Monsters and then another six tonight.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of MythBusters.
History has seven episodes of American Pickers followed by 16 episodes of Pawn Star$.
MTV has 28 episodes of The Hills.
MTV2 has seven episodes of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew.
TLC has 12 episodes of Cake Boss.
truTV has six episodes of Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest Criminals.
Travel Channel has 17 episodes of Ghost Adventures.
WE has six episodes of Amazing Wedding Cakes.