After a four-month absence of new episodes, the catchy con-job series returns to continue its second season. Forget crimes of passion — tonight there are crimes of fashion. Nate Ford and his crack crew of surreptitious scammers and schemers slip into the high-fashion world in their bid to trounce a tyrannical sweatshop owner. Guest star Jeri Ryan reprises her role as slinky Tara Cole, a temporary member of Nate's team. The episode is preceded by a 10-hour marathon of Leverage shows.
Read on for previews of New Adventures of Old Christine, Law & Order: SVU, Great Performances and High School Reunion.
Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker, America's Next Top Model
America's Next Top Model
8 pm/ET CW
Top Model is back, baby! And tonight's playful two-hour 12th-season premiere brings together 34 gorgeous goddesses to Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Of course, only 13 will survive the initial hour and move into a luxurious Upper East Side apartment in New York City where the real fun and catty games begin. The beautiful baker's dozen walk their first runway and then bring classic childhood games to life in a joyous Central Park photo shoot.
Read on for previews of Lost, High School Reunion, Make Me a Supermodel and Hudson Plane Crash — What Really Happened.
Veronica Mars' Kristen Bell
For months, many of you have been hounding me to increase Ask Ausiello to two times a week. And now, at last, your wish has been… well, not granted, exactly, but at least considered. As a result, I present you with the next best thing: an Ausiello Report dedicated to answering six of the biggest questions in the TV world (that I have answers to). Think of it as a mini-Ask Ausiello without so much legwork or typing on my part.
Has UPN canceled Veronica Mars?In a word, no. In another word, phew. But fans were understandably reaching for their Xanax stash when an official-looking press release began circulating around the Web Thursday claiming, "UPN has announced the cancellation of cult classic Veronica Mars." Turns out the whole thing was a big, nasty, cruel, heinous, unfunny hoax. But that's not to say there isn't cause for concern. Wednesday's