Here’s a look at the new programming for available for September 26, 2011. There are new episodes of old favorites as well as some new premieres.
The network channels listed are for the Des Moines local affiliates. Cable channels are only listed by network since the channel varies by cable or satellite provider. All times are Central Standard Time.
ABC (WOI-Ch.5) sashays into primetime with an all new Dances With the Stars at 7:00 pm. This is followed at 9:00 pm by a new Castle. Tonight Beckett and Castle investigate a vigilante that dresses up like a superhero.
CBS (KCCI-Ch.8) has its comedy block from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. The night starts with How I Met Your Mother, 2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men, and Mike & Molly. Following the comedies, a new Hawaii 5-0 finds a new officer on the team (Lauren German) that’s been placed there by the governor to keep an eye on McGarrett.
NBC (WHO-Ch.13) brings a new episode of The Sing-Off at 7:00 pm with eight more teams competing. At 9:00 pm, the bunnies of The Playboy Club get competitive to see who will be featured on the cover of the magazine.
Fox (KDSM-Ch.17) takes us back in time for Terra Nova. This is one of the shows I’ve been the most excited to see. A team from the future goes back in time to try and save the world. The show kicks off with a two-hour premiere at 7:00 pm.
CW (KCWI-Ch.23) premieres at 7:00 pm with the season five opener of Gossip Girl. This is followed at 8:00 pm by the series premiere of Hart of Dixie. In Hart of Dixie, a New York doctor is sent to practice in the rural South so she can learn to see her patients as people instead of problems that need solved. This one has a definite Everwood vibe to it.
ESPN brings us another night of the NFL with Monday Night Football. Tonight, the Dallas Cowboys face off against the Washington Redskins. Kickoff is at 7:30 pm with the Monday Night Countdown pre-game show at 6:00 pm.
Lifetime has a new movie starring Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing) at 8:00 pm. It’s called The Bling Ring, and its about some teenagers that break into the homes of celebrities.
Elsewhere on the dial:
- Giuliana & Bill (Style)
- Basketball Wives LA (VH1)
- Crave (Food)
- Showhouse Showdown (HGTV)
- The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food)
- Tia & Tamera (Style)
- Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Bravo)
- WWE Monday Night Raw (USA)
- Bad Girls Club (Oxygen)
- American Pickers (History)
- American Chopper: Senior vs Junior
- LaLa’s Full Court Life (VH1)
- The T.O. Show (VH1)
- Drivers, Drive-ins and Dives (Food)
- Most Eligible Dallas (Bravo)
- Alphas (SyFy)
- Pawn Stars (History)
- The A-List: New York (Logo)
- American Underworld (DSC)
- Supersize vs Superskinny (OWN)
- Cake Boss (TLC)
- Ridiculousness (MTV)
- Death Valley (MTV)