Sweeps Roundup: Nov. 5 - 11
These are the guest stars and events that the networks have planned for the second week of November sweeps:
Monday, Nov. 5
90210 (The CW)
Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte tests out his acting skills when he makes a cameo appearance at a resort where Naomi and Max are staying. (Episode pre-empted from last week because of Hurricane Sandy.)
Sweets is bunking with Booth and Brennan, and he makes himself a little too comfortable when he takes a long soak in their tub — and Booth walks in on him.
Break out your light sabers! Castle is going sci-fi! When a body is found at a Comic-Con-esque convention, Castle and Beckett get thrown into a world of diehard fans and costumes galore.
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Election night coverage across all major networks.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Arrow (The CW)
More DC Comics characters are introduced when villain Deathstroke, played by Jeffrey Robinson, appears in a flashback to Oliver's time on the island.
The X Factor (Fox)
The Top 12 finalists perform live and America will get to vote for the first time this season.
The Middle (ABC)
Malcolm in the Middle's Jane Kaczmarek guest-stars as Mrs. Armwood, a no-nonsense teacher at Frankie's dental assisting school. And when Frankie is made an example of in front of the class, she doesn't exactly make a good first impression.
Supernatural (The CW)
Fan favorite Garth (guest star DJ Qualls) returns to help the Winchesters investigate a murder that appears to be the work of an "avenging ghost."
Modern Family (ABC)
It was only a matter of time before Haley got in trouble at college! When Haley's arrested for underage drinking, Phil and Claire get a late-night call and bring Mitchel with them to the police station.
Thursday, Nov. 8
The X Factor (Fox)
It's the first elimination episode based on viewers' votes. Who will go home?
Last Resort (ABC)
The crew is hit with a chemical attack, leaving them struggling to defend the sub and the island.
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
Best friends Meredith and Cristina are the focus of this episode, as they cope with life after the plane crash and attempt to move on at their respective hospitals.
The Office (NBC)
When Dwight appears on a local talk show, his staff dials in and harasses him with outrageous calls.
Glee returns from its month-long hiatus with returning grads Amber Riley and Harry Shum Jr, and the debut of Glee Project winner Blake Jenner. (Catch a glimpse here.)
Friday, Nov. 9
Nikita (The CW)
Devon Sawa is back as Owen and we'll find out just where he's been the past few months when Nikita & Co. were busy taking down and revamping Division.
Sunday, Nov. 11
Once Upon a Time (ABC)
Ruby will have to deal with possibly becoming a wolf in the real world when a Storybrooke resident shows up mauled during the next full moon. And in the former fairy-tale land, Red meets Anita (Annabeth Gish), a mysterious leader of a pack of humans who (surprise!) turn out to be wolves.
The Good Wife (CBS)
Christina Ricci guest-stars as a comedienne being sued by a television network for indecency. John Shea makes his debut as Cary's dad, Nestor.
Family Guy (Fox)
The series celebrates its 200th episode with a full hour! In the first part, Brian accidentally causes Stewie's time machine to run in reverse to before Stewie was born. The second part features a retrospective of memorable moments and interviews with the cast and creator Seth MacFarlane.