One Tree Hill

One Tree Hill
8/7c CW
Some naysayers thought this show would fall victim to the WB-UPN merge; others predicted it couldn't overcome losing core characters Lucas and Peyton. But it did indeed survive and is now entering its eighth season. The action picks up right where May's eventful cliffhanger left off, with Clay and Quinn facing life-threatening injuries after being shot by Katie. Meanwhile, others embrace life-changing events: Brooke and Julian are newly engaged, and Haley and Nathan prepare for a second child. — Jennifer Sankowski

Minute to Win It
8/7c NBC
The game show wraps up its successful freshman season with a feel-good episode featuring Iraq War veterans. The servicemen face off against each other in the 60-minute circle, starting with an attempt to roll marbles across a table and onto double-sided tape during the Sticky Balls challenge. — Brie Hearn

Life Unexpected
9/8c CW
This acclaimed drama returns for its sophomore season with lots of changes in store for its characters. Baze showed up to the church too late to stop Cate's wedding, so now he's left struggling with his feelings for her while having to accept the fact that she's married. And as Cate and Ryan return from their honeymoon, they find that those in charge at the radio station have made some modifications to their show. As for Lux, she and on-again, off-again beau Bug reach a turning point. — Jennifer Sankowski

Wipeout
9:01/8:01c ABC
This third-season finale is a red, white and blue tribute to everyday American heroes who walk among us. Twenty-four police officers, firefighters, military personnel and civil servants take to the obstacle course to face such challenges as Sweeper Trees, Moving Big Balls and an American Revolution-themed Spinner. And all but one of those everyday heroes will wipe out. — Fred Mitchell

Covert Affairs
9/8c USA
The spy drama wraps up its first season with back-to-back episodes. In the first, Annie's sent to London with a mission to catch the eye of smugglers, while Joan and Arthur are forced to work with Henry Wilcox again. In the second episode, Annie's struggle to put her past behind her hits another snag when she and Ben go to Sri Lanka together to rescue one of Ben's former assets. — Brie Hearn

Fashion's Night Out 2010
10/9c CBS
The always stylish Neil Patrick Harris hosts the second annual fashion celebration that includes the event's kickoff from New York's Lincoln Center. With nearly 200 models, the Sept. 7 affair was called the largest public fashion show ever staged in New York. Industry luminaries Anna Wintour, Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch and Justin Timberlake are among those appearing. Also included are reports on Fashion's Night Out events held around the world. — Tim Holland

Big Lake
6/5c Comedy Central
Despite Josh's memory of Chris as his mentor, he's never seemed that committed to his career as a teacher, and tonight it appears he's ready to give up on his profession completely. That is, until he falls in love with Linda, and it's no surprise that Josh isn't ready to give them his blessing. Then, in the first-season finale (which follows immediately), Carl and Jeremy find a reason to celebrate when Josh gets a job offer from a former colleague, but his mom, Glenn and Chris will be sorry to see him go. — Joe Friedrich