Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Herewith, a condensed version of Fox's November sweeps calendar. See what's coming up on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Prison Break, House, Bones and, yes, 24. (Also, look back at what CBS and ABC have planned for sweeps.)
Nov. 3: On The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Terminators are on John and Ellison's tail, while Derek and Jesse (guest star Stephanie Jacobsen) get reacquainted. The planning of the Prison Break break-in goes awry, and a member of the team goes down... for good?
Nov. 4: Fox News' Shepard Smith anchors You Decide 2008, the network's live coverage of Election Night.
Nov. 5: On Bones, Booth and Brennan investigate the remains of a well-known artist; Angela investigates the remains of her relationship with ex Roxie (guest star Nichole Hiltz).
Nov. 7: Chef Ramsay gets a waterfront spot in St. Clair Shores, Mich., ship-shape on Kitchen Nightmares. Kiss frontman Gene Simmons takes on the kids of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, and hopefully doesn't scare them with any tongue shenanigans. The members of En Vogue reunite on Don't Forget the Lyrics!
Nov. 8: Emmy Award-winning Survivor host Jeff Probst hosts MADtv. Vanilla Ice rocks the mic like a vandal on Talkshow with Spike Feresten.
Nov. 9: Johnny Knoxville guest-voices himself when Peter and the Family Guy guys decide to emulate some Jackass behavior.
Nov. 10: On Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, like Brenda and Dylan before them, John and Riley get in some caliente water down Mexico way. Michael is way under the weather on Prison Break.
Nov. 11: Cameron and Chase work on their relationship on House, while the rest of the team work on an agoraphobic man whose illness is more than it first appears. On Fringe, Olivia flies to Germany to meet a prisoner (guest star Jared Harris) who holds the key to a dying FBI agent.
Nov. 12: Brendan Fehr guests as Booth's brother on Bones.
Nov. 13: On Kitchen Nightmares, Chef Ramsay doesn't think la cucaracha should be on the menu of a West Nyack, N.Y., Mexican joint.
Nov. 14: TV journalist Deborah Norville and former Laker Rick Fox take on the half-pints on Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Reality-TV rich guy Mark Cuban stops by Don't Forget the Lyrics!
Nov. 15: It's Ladies' Night! Cops and America's Most Wanted get in touch with their feminine sides with "Bad Girls" editions. Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams hosts MADtv. Talkshow with Spike Feresten has a "Crush" on American Idol runner-up David Archuleta.
Nov. 16: Carrie Fisher and Frank Sinatra Jr. guest-voice on Family Guy, in which Peter returns to the third grade and Brian and Stewie open a nightclub.
Nov. 17: Emmy Award winner Richard Schiff (The West Wing) guest-stars on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Sarah's nightmares start coming true. Michael and the gang make final preparations for the break-in on Prison Break.
Nov. 19: On Bones, Booth and Brennan fly to China; the in-flight meal: a fully cooked human body. In case you missed last season's bus-accident finale episode of House, catch an encore of part 1.
Nov. 21: Jennie Garth (90210) disproves the "dumb-blond" stereotype on Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
Nov. 22: John Walsh takes on drug pirates of the Caribbean, including "the King of Pot," on America's Most Wanted.
Nov. 23: It's finally back... sort of! In the two-hour movie 24: Redemption, Jack Bauer is working as a missionary in Africa - that is, until a ruthless warlord requires his attention, thus setting the stage on Season 7, which debuts in January 2009.
Nov. 24: On Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Cameron has a secret. Michael comes face to face with the General on Prison Break.
Nov. 25: Emmy winner Zeljko Ivanek guest-stars on an extended episode of House (8-9:08 pm/ET) in which the team is held hostage. On Fringe, Olivia goes back in the tank to get Agent Scott out of her head.
Nov. 26: Ryan O'Neal returns as Brennan's dad on Bones. Catch an encore of Part 2 of last season's House finale.