My personally selected highlights from NBC's November-sweeps preview press release:

Nov. 3: Chevy Chase channels Mel Gibson on Law & Order.
Nov. 6: Rena Sofer makes her first appearance as Nathan's wife on Heroes, John Goodman begins a two-episode gig on Studio 60.
Nov. 9: Jenny McCarthy visits My Name Is Earl, and a Dunder-Mifflin branch is closed on The Office.
Nov. 13: Heroes' Horn-rimmed Glasses and a surprising associate focus their attention on another "hero."
Nov. 14: Tim Riggins gives up the sauce on Friday Night Lights.
Nov. 15: Medium returns with a two-hour outing.
Nov. 16: Supersize episodes of Earl (guest-starring Christian Slater), The Office (Jim and Pam come face-to-face for the first time in months!), and 30 Rock (guest-starring Rip Torn).
Nov. 21: Rob Marshall ( Chicago) directs Tony Bennett: An American Classic.
Nov. 22: Madonna, minus the cross.
Nov. 27: Studio 60's Jordan tells Danny that she's pregnant.
Nov. 28: A brewing love triangle leads to "a vicious confrontation" on FNL, Buffy's Michelle Trachtenberg guests on Law & Order: CI; SVU gets drop-bys from Bob Saget and JAG's Catherine Bell.