Top Chef

Top Chef All Stars Dinner
10/9c Bravo
Padma & Co. take a break this week, but fans of Top Chef will want to feast their eyes on this. An appetizing mix of winning chefs and fan-favorite contestants from past seasons return to dish out culinary fare and dish on memorable moments in a special hosted by Season 5 chef Fabio Viviani. The all-star cooks include Tiffani Faison, Harold Dieterle, Marcel Vigneron, Ilan Hall, Dale Levitski, Casey Thompson, Hung Huynh, Richard Blais, Lisa Fernandes, Carla Hall and Stefan Richter. — Dean Maurer

Bill Cosby: The Mark Twin Prize 2009
8/7c PBS
Legendary Bill Cosby, who has entertained generations with his stand-up work, comedy albums and TV shows, is honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The evening includes clips from his classic TV shows as well as tributes from former Cosby Show co-stars Phylicia Rashad and Malcolm Jamal-Warner, not to mention comic greats Carl Reiner, Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld. — Jeff Gemmill

New Adventures of Old Christine
8/7c CBS
Christine loves attention (as fans well know), and her popularity hits new heights when Ritchie is asked to a dance by an extremely popular girl at his school. It's all good with Christine since she gets to bask in the limelight as the mother of a suddenly respected kid. Meanwhile, Matthew and Richard aren't too popular with an elderly woman (Marion Ross) they are trying to evict from an apartment they want to rent. — Tim Holland

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
9/8c NBC
Therapy is supposed to help you, though it may have done more harm than good for the teenage murder victim at the center of this episode. The murdered girl's father points detectives in the direction of her controlling therapist, but they soon find he has a strong alibi. Then Stabler and Warner discover one of the therapist's other patients broke into the morgue, and the case becomes more complicated. — Jennifer Sankowski

Nip/Tuck
10/9c FX
Getting married and committing a murder — all in a week's work for Teddy. Just why she killed that patient who kept calling her "Dixie" is bound to emerge and blow up in new hubby Sean's face, but Teddy is a picture of domesticity  tonight as she organizes a camping trip for Sean and his kids Annie and Conor. Meanwhile, Matt is calling himself a mime these days. But unless your name is Marcel Marceau, that's not a particularly lucrative profession. So how is Matt making his money? — Paul Droesch