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Monday Night

FOX Emma Brody - A young woman from Toledo, Ohio accepts a job at the U.S. embassy in London. [Mid-Season]
NBC Crossing Jordon - Jill Hennessey as Jordan Cavannaugh, a medical examiner at the Boston Coroner's office.
UPN One on One - Flex Alexander as Flex, a single father who takes in his opinionated fifteen-year-old daughter Kyla (Kyla Pratt).

Tuesday Night

ABC Bob Patterson - Jason Alexander as Bob Patterson, a  successful motivational speaker, whose life falls apart when his wife leaves him. CANCELED

Philly - Kim Delaney as Kathleen Maguire, an attorney fighting to protect the rights of her clients while raising a son and contending with her assistant D.A. ex-husband.
CBS The Guardian - Simon Baker as Nick Fallin, a hotshot  Pittsburgh attorney working for his father's firm who gets arrested for drug use and sentenced to community service as an advocate at Legal Aid Services.
FOX Undeclared - Jay Baruchel as Steven Karp, a freshman nerd who adjusts to life in a coed dorm at the fictional University of Northeastern California.

24 - Day in the life of  C.I.A. agent Jack Barret (Kiefer Sutherland) and his compatriots. 
NBC Emeril - Emeril, the successful TV cooking show chef  plays a  himself as he juggles his on-air responsibilities and his home life, wife and kids. ON HIATUS

Scrubs - A sitcom focusing on the lives of the new medical interns at a major hospital. It’s the scariest time of their new careers as they find themselves working with patients for the first time while seeking the approval of the eccentric Dr. Kelso (Ken Jenkins).
WB Smallville -  Tom Welling as the teenage Clark Kent who grows up in Smallville, Kansas where he romances Lana Lang (Kristen Kreuk), confronts a young Lex Luther (Michael Rosenbaum) and discovers he has fabulous new powers ("Look Mom, I can fly!). 
Wednesday Night
ABC According to Jim - Jim Belushi and Courtney Thorne-Smith as happily married parents Jim and Cheryl as they raise their three children. 
CBS Wolf Lake - Tim Matheson as Sheriff Jack Kohanek and Lou Diamond Phillips as Noah, a US government agent investigate a rash of murders at Wolf Lake and find themselves in the middle of war among shape-changers who can morph from men into wolves. CANCELED
FOX Bernie Mac - Bernie Mac and Kellita Smith as Bernie and Wanda who become guardians to Bernie’s sister's  three children (ages 5 to 13) when she checks into a rehab clinic.
UPN Enterprise - Scott Bakula as Captain Jonathan Archer who commands the Enterprise, the first starship  to explore space in the early 22nd century.
WB Glory Days -Eddie Cahill as author Mike Dolan who returns his hometown Lake Glory to write a second novel . Unfortunately, the town's residents give him a cold welcome because of the way he portrayed the them in his first novel. [Mid-Season]

Thursday Night

CBS The Agency - An inside look at the agents working for the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.), based in Langley, Virginia. 
FOX The Tick - Patrick Warburton as The Tick, a dim-witted superhero in a blue suit who battles crime with the help of his sidekick, Arthur (David Burke), an ex-accountant who wears a moth costume and fellow crime fighters Captain Liberty (Liz Vassey) and Batmanuel (Nestor Carbonell).
NBC Inside Schwartz - Breckin Meyer as Adam Schwartz, a  huge sports fan and aspiring sportscaster whose fantasy life is filled with top sports announcers and athletes who encourage him through his problems. ON HIATUS

Friday Night

ABC Thieves - John Stamos and Melissa George as Johnny and Rita, two high-class thieves forced to work together for the US  government in order to stay out of jail [they got caught in a diamond heist set up by the Feds]. CANCELED
CBS The Ellen Show - Ellen DeGeneres as Ellen Richmond, an Internet start-up employee who moves from Los Angeles to her hometown after her company fails and her relationship with her lesbian lover goes down in flames.

Danny - Daniel Stern as Danny, a forty-year-old dreamer who runs a local community center and tries to raise his two children after separating from his wife. CANCELED
FOX Pasadena - Alison Lohman as 15-year-old Lily Greeley McCallister who investigates the cover-up of a suicide involving members of the wealthy Greeley clan who live in Pasadena, California. CANCELED
WB Maybe It's Me - Fifteen-year-old Molly Stage wants to become an adult. The only thing holding her back are her eccentric, embarrassing parents and siblings. 

Reba - Reba McEntire as Reba Hart, a woman separating from her husband (that "cheating" bastard!) and coming to terms with her 17 year-old daughter Cheyenne (Joanna Garcia) who announced she is pregnant and in love with Van (Steve Howey), the high school football star.

Raising Dad - Bob Saget as Mark, a widower and father of a 15-year-old daughter Sarah (Kat Dennings). They both go to the same high school. She's a student and he's a teacher. 

Saturday Night


Citizen Baines - James Cromwell as Senator Elliot Baines, a dedicated public servant who loses his last election and moves back home to Seattle and into the lives of his three grown daughters. CANCELED

Sunday Night

ABC Alias - Jennifer Garner as Sydney Bristow, a college student by day and by night, a spy working for a CIA like agency called SD-6.  
CBS The Education of Max Bickford - Richard Dreyfus as Max Bickford, a dedicated college professor who discovers that time is passing him by and that a former  student, Andrea Haskell (Marcia Gay Harden), has just won a promotion that he was expecting to get.  
NBC Law & Order: Criminal Intent - This law drama follows a crime from the beginning and lets viewers witness the crime as well as the follow-up investigation by Det. Robert Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio), Det. Alexandra Eames (Kathryn Erbe),  Capt. James Deakins (Jamey Sheridan) and Asst. DA Ron Carver (Courtney B. Vance)

UC: Undercover - The exploits of  the Special Operations Group - a division of the Justice Department. The unit is headed by Donovan (Oded Fehr) and comprised of undercover agents Jake Shaw (Jon Seda) and Alex Cross (Vera Farmiga), psychological profiler Monica Davis (Bruklin Harris) and techno-wizard Cody (Jarrad Paul).
PAX The Ponderosa - Prequel to the classic western series Bonanza. The Ponderosa picks up the story of the Cartwrights in 1849, as widower Ben Cartwright (Daniel Hugh Kelly) and his young sons, 21 year old Adam (Matt Carmody), 17 year old Hoss (Drew Powell), and 12 year old Little Joe (Jared Deparis) settled on a small piece of scrub land in the wilds of the Nevada Territory.
WB Men, Women & Dogs - Group of twenty-something single guys hang out in a dog park and share their stories about women. The group includes Jeremiah (Bill Bellamy), Clay (Danny Pino), Eric (Niklaus Lange) and Royce (Mike Damus). CANCELED

Off Centre - Eddie Kaye Thomas & Sean Maguire as Mike and Euan,  two former college roommates who now live in an expensive apartment in New York City. Mike is responsible, with a steady girlfriend while Euan, plays the field.  

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