What to Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | September 15, 2011 at 10:38 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

Friday September 23:

A Gifted Man‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Series Premiere** Record Now

After the ghost of Michael’s ex-wife visits him from the afterlife and asks him to help continue running her low income clinic, he finds himself rushing back and forth between taking care of his own patients at Holt Neuro and her less fortunate patients at the clinic.

Majors & Minors‘ (8pm on The Hub) **Series Premiere** Record Now

The dozen cast members, ages 10-16 years old will gain the learning experience of a lifetime as they are mentored by some of the most successful musical artists and coaches in the business today. The cast members will vie for the ultimate dream prize of a recording deal with the RCA/Jive Label Group and an opportunity to be featured in a cross-country concert tour. In ‘Majors & Minors’ there are no losers, and while none of the cast will be “voted off” the series, only one will win the prize. The 12 cast members will have the unique opportunity of being guided and groomed in a completely supportive and collaborative environment.

Nikita‘ (8pm ET on The CW) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Nikita and Michael plot to take down Division and Oversight and are prepared to use the contents of the black box to do so. Amanda is now running Division but Oversight has assigned one of their own, a new agent named Sean (guest star Dillon Casey), to keep an eye on her.

Fringe‘ (9pm ET on Fox) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Just one week after Peter Bishop saved the day and was then wiped from existence, the truce between the two worlds remains intact and the two sides are forced to work together. Lincoln Lee joins the Fringe team as they investigate a shapeshifter case that is very personal to him.

Blue Bloods‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

When a supporter for the mayor elect is found dead, Frank is put on the spot when the mayor wants him to position it to the public as a random act of violence. Meanwhile, Jamie goes undercover at a bar and meets a suspicious patron, on the second season premiere.

Saturday September 24:

Saturday Night Live‘ (11:30pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Alec Baldwin hosts with musical guest Radiohead in the 37th season opener.

Sunday September 25:

The Simpsons‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Homer befriends Wayne (guest voice Kiefer Sutherland), a reserved security guard recently hired by the nuclear power plant. Plagued by violent flashbacks from his past as a CIA agent, he must overcome his tortured nightmares to save Homer from a Ukranian terrorist.

Boardwalk Empire‘ (9pm on HBO) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Though his fortunes have soared in the wake of the enactment of Prohibition, Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in “the world’s playground.” Following the ’20 election, Nucky finds himself the target of an investigation for voter fraud and faces not only jail, but insurrection by some of those he considered his closest allies.

Family Guy‘ (9pm ET on Fox) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Peter blows his savings on lottery tickets and the family writes it off as one of his usual shenanigans until they end up millionaires. In true Griffin fashion, they can’t handle the good fortune and struggle to stay grounded in the season premiere episode.

Desperate Housewives‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

n the season premiere episode, Susan, Gaby, Bree, Lynette and Carlos must dispose of the body of Gaby’s evil stepfather, who was killed by Carlos in order to protect his wife. But feelings of guilt begin to overcome everyone in different ways. Susan starts to withdraw from her friends and family, and Gaby works to reach out to Carlos while his guilt weighs heavily upon him.

The Good Wife‘ (9pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

While the staff at Lockhart/Gardner adjust to new realities and relationships, Alicia must put aside distractions in her personal life to defend a Muslim student accused of murdering a Jewish classmate, on the third season premiere.

CSI: Miami‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Horatio and Natalia’s lives hang in the balance, as Horatio stands between Natalia and certain death. Meanwhile, it’s a race against time for the team to capture escaped killer Jack Toller before he kills again.

Pan Am‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Passion, adventure and espionage – They experienced it all – and they experienced it at 30,000 feet. The style of the 1960s, the energy and excitement of the Jet Age and a drama full of sexy entanglements deliciously mesh in this highly anticipated new series.