A few things are popping on the grid tonight. First it’s the season premiere of Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader on Fox and it’s the season finale of Swingtown on CBS.
But the big news of the night is the multi-channel Stand Up to Cancer special. This unprecedented event has the big three networks all giving up their 8 p.m. time slot for a fundraising event.
Let’s see what else is happening:
Tonight on TV
ABC has Stand Up to Cancer, America’s Funniest Home Videos, and 20/20.
CBS goes with Stand Up to Cancer, followed by the fall premiere special, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Swingtown.
NBC has Stand Up to Cancer, NFL Opening Kickoff and Dateline NBC.
The CW is still running Smackdown.
Fox has two hours of Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader.
Over on cable
Stargate Atlantis is new on SCI FI.
CMT is all new with Gone Country and Outsiders Inn.
E! has a big line-up of Forbes Top 20 TV Cash Queens, True Hollywood Story on Kate Hudson and The Soup.
TLC has new episodes of What Not to Wear, Say Yes to the Dress, and Rock the Reception.
USA goes with new episodes of Monk and Psych.
News and notable
Zuleikha Robinson joins the cast of Lost.
Anthony Edwards returns to ER.
Don’t miss the season premiere of the new vampire show True Blood on HBO this Sunday.