[10/30/03 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Maps November Sweeps Plans
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- The WB is promising a November sweeps full of "living art exhibitions, deadly accidents, new loves, old flames, ballets, battles, fights, flights, ghosts, psychics, superstitions and more than one life-and-death emergency surgery," according to a trio of press releases outlining the network's plans. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect:

Please note the following includes major spoilers for upcoming episodes of the WB's series.

On the critically acclaimed drama EVERWOOD, Dr. Brown's (Treat Williams) surgical skills are tested once again when a coal mining accident leaves three miners (guest stars James Earl Jones, Beau Bridges and Kirsten Nelson) trapped underground with life-threatening injuries on November 3. Amy's (Emily VanCamp) depression takes a dangerous turn when she tries to write her own prescription for anti-depressants, and Linda (Marcia Cross) confesses that she is H.I.V. positive to Edna (Debra Mooney) on November 10. On November 17, the growing attraction between Linda and Dr. Brown becomes more complicated, Ephram (Gregory Smith) pursues Madison (Sarah Lancaster) and Amy is instantly attracted to Tommy (guest star Paul Wasilewski, "Smallville"), a new boy from the wrong side of the tracks. On November 24, tensions over Madison's place in the family lead to a miserable Thanksgiving dinner for the Browns. The Abbotts' Thanksgiving is even worse when, during a visit from Rose's (Merrilyn Gann) mother (Betty White, "The Golden Girls"), an ugly scene erupts between Dr. Abbott (Tom Amandes) and Amy over her relationship with Tommy, causing a distraught Amy to run away from home.

7TH HEAVEN continues its tradition of confronting social issues when Eric (Stephen Collins) welcomes a Muslim family to the neighborhood on November 3. On the November 10 episode, Peter (Scotty Levenworth) volunteers at a rehab center, where he has a positive effect on the life of a recovering alcoholic (guest star Joe Penny, "Jake and The Fatman"). Meredith Baxter ("Family Ties") guest-stars on November 17, in an episode that finds Eric searching for the truth when a school principal is accused of kidnapping and sexual abuse. Finally, on November 24, former cast member Barry Watson returns as eldest son Matt Camden, along with guest stars Deborah Mazar ("The Tuxedo") and Dennis Boutsikaris ("Taken") in an unusual episode set in the hospital where Matt and his wife Sarah (guest star Sara Danielle Madison) are doing their ER rotation. Matt's aptitude for the work is obvious, but a tragic event leaves him wondering if he should continue his medical career.

The new Tuesday team of GILMORE GIRLS and ONE TREE HILL highlights the highs and lows of small town life. The November 4 episode of GILMORE GIRLS finds Lorelai and Rory (Alexis Bledel) starring in the town's "Festival of Living Art" while Lane (Keiko Agena) auditions a new guitarist for her band (guest star Sebastian Bach of the 1980s band Skid Row). On November 11, Rory writes a scathing review of the Yale ballet company for the college newspaper and is stalked by a crazed ballerina, while Richard's (Edward Herrmann) business partner Jason (Chris Eigeman, "Metropolitan") continues his pursuit of Lorelai. At a tailgate party at the Harvard/Yale football game on November 18, Lorelai's innocent conversation with Richard's ex-fianc� results in an angry outburst from Emily (Kelly Bishop), and leads indirectly to Lorelai finally accepting Jason's invitation to dinner. Screen star Michael York ("Cabaret") guest-stars as an older professor who begins a relationship with Rory's roommate Paris (Liza Weil).

On ONE TREE HILL, there's a definite shortage of brotherly love on November 4 as the rivalry between half-brothers Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Nathan (James Lafferty) heats up, Keith (Craig Sheffer) and Dan (Paul Johannson) face off once again and Lucas is surprised when Peyton (Hilarie Burton) kisses him.. On November 18, Peyton is shocked by Brooke's (Sophia Bush) betrayal.

The new Wednesday night powerhouse of two critically acclaimed dramas, SMALLVILLE and ANGEL, continues to deliver a double shot of action in November. On the November 5 episode of SMALLVILLE, Clark (Tom Welling) learns that his biological father, Jor-El, was in Smallville 40 years earlier and may be responsible for the murder of Lana's (Kristin Kreuk) great aunt. November 12 features a performance by singer Josh Kelley. On November 19, when Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) flees the mansion after an attempt on his life, his violent behavior leaves his sanity in question and leads Lionel (Jonathan Glover) to have him institutionalized.

On November 5, ANGEL (David Boreanaz) and his loyal pals battle an ancient Aztec warrior, and on November 12, cyborg-assassins attack the offices of Wolfram & Hart, as Wesley (Alexis Denisof) is reunited with his estranged father (guest star Roy Dotrice, "Beauty and The Beast"). Chaos ensues on November 19, when Drusilla (guest star Juliet Landau) appears in a series of flashbacks with her old flame Spike (James Marsters) while he and Angel battle to see which vampire-with-a-soul will be the one to drink from the Cup of Perpetual Torment, a vessel that holds a priceless reward.

The Thursday comedies are weird and wonderful on October 30, when STEVE HARVEY'S BIG TIME features one man who can lift furniture with his teeth, and another who can suck milk up his nose and shoot it out his eye socket. [Very nice - ed.] Also on October 30, Carmen Electra ("Baywatch") and Donny Osmond ("Donny & Marie") guest-star on THE JAMIE KENNEDY EXPERIMENT in a faux game show called "Rock n Roll Pyramid."

On the November 6 episode of WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU, Holly (Amanda Bynes) longs to say those three little words to Henry (Michael McMillian), and on November 13, Val (Jennie Garth) tries speed-dating. The sibling rivalry between Kurt (Joseph Lawrence) and Chris (Kyle Howard) runs amuck on the October 30 episode of RUN OF THE HOUSE, while on November 13, Chris tries to have an adult parent-teacher conference with one of Brooke's (Margo Harshman) teachers, but immediately gives in to temptation and starts dating the woman.

The hit comedy REBA kicks off the Friday night line-up with a ghostly encounter on Halloween night, October 31, when Reba (Reba McEntire) plays a little joke on Barbra Jean (Melissa Peterman) that comes back to "haunt" her. On November 14, Reba's feelings are hurt when Cheyenne (JoAnna Garcia) and Van (Steve Howey) ask Barbra Jean to babysit their daughter, especially when she finds out that Barbra Jean once "misplaced" her own baby at the mall. On LIKE FAMILY, Keith (J Mack Slaughter) gets a personal lesson in discrimination on October 31 when a girl refuses to go out with him because he is white.

Continuing the Friday laughs, GROUNDED FOR LIFE heats up on November 7 when Brad (Bret Harrison) accidentally sees Claudia (Megyn Price) naked. On November 21, the bar is robbed and Sean's suspicion that Eddie (Kevin Fitzgerald Corrigan) is the culprit leads to a huge blow up.

Finally, ALL ABOUT THE ANDERSONS finds Anthony (Anthony Anderson) and Joe (John Amos) feuding over who should coach Tuga's (Damani Roberts) tee-ball team on November 7. On November 21, Martin Spanjers ("8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter") guest-stars as a young medical genius with a crush on Lydia (Aimee Garcia).

The action never lets up on Sunday night's new lineup of CHARMED and TARZAN. On November 2, Balthazar Getty ("Deuces Wild") continues in the role of Richard, a new man in Paige's (Rose McGowan) life. November 9 finds The Charmed Ones entrusted with Excalibur, the legendary Sword in the Stone that once belonged to King Arthur. On November 23, some of Chris' (Drew Fuller) secrets are revealed at last, and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) and Paige decide to move out of the manor, thereby relinquishing the Power of Three.

On the November 2 episode of TARZAN, Jane's (Sarah Wayne Callies) sister Nicki (Leighton Meester) is in danger, and Tarzan (Travis Fimmel) puts his life on the line to save her. On November 16, Tarzan and Jane escape to a cabin in the woods where they depend on Tarzan's jungle-honed skills to survive. The hunt for Tarzan comes to a terrifying end on November 23 when Jane and Kathleen (Lucy Lawless) are arrested for harboring a fugitive, and Tarzan turns himself in to Richard (Mitch Pileggi) to exonerate Jane.

Following is a list of programming highlights, all times ET:


"STEVE HARVEY'S BIG TIME" - (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
"Episode 107"
STEVE ENCOUNTERS SUPER-STRONG TEETH, CRAZY EXPERIMENTS AND A MILK-SQUIRTING EYE -- Steve Harvey meets Pete Tsarnis, who has the unique ability to carry tables using only his teeth; David Willey, a physics instructor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who amuses Steve with his hands-on demonstration of unusual science experiments; and Michael Moraal, whose talent involves sucking milk up his nose and then spewing it out his eye socket.

"Episode 307"
DONNY OSMOND AND CARMEN ELECTRA SPICE UP HOLLYWOOD - When Jamie sings the Star-Spangled Banner at a minor league baseball game, the crowd gets crazy after his third version of the national anthem. Also, when Jamie plays an English rock star on "Rock & Roll Pyramid," host Donny Osmond and fellow contestant Carmen Electra help test the limits of an opponent. Henry Cota and Bob Lauden directed the episode written by Corey Nickerson and Matt Lawton.

"RUN OF THE HOUSE" - (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Chris's College Friends"
TWO TO TANGO - Chris's (Kyle Howard) college friend Michelle (guest star Stephanie Lemelin) comes to visit, and Chris' longstanding jealousy of Kurt (Joseph Lawrence) reveals itself when his friend and Kurt start to flirt. Meanwhile, when Sally (Sasha Barrese) bunks with Brooke (Margo Harshman) they realize they are not the best roommates.


"REBA" - (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
"The Ghost And Mrs. Hart"
REBA'S JOKE COMES BACK TO "HAUNT" HER - Reba (Reba McEntire) thinks it's funny that Barbra Jean (Melissa Peterman) believes her house is haunted by a previous owner who died there, but the joke quickly wears thin when Barbara Jean insists on moving in with Reba. After a "ghost-ridding" ceremony, Barbara Jean admits that she believes the ghost is after her because she stole Brock (Christopher Rich) from Reba.

"LIKE FAMILY" - (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Black Like Keith"
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DATERS - After Keith (J Mack Slaughter) is rejected by a girl because he's white, he gets Pop (J. Anthony Brown) to coach him on "being black." Meanwhile, Danika (Megalyn Echikunwoke) gets up the courage to bring her new white boyfriend home, but accusations fly when Tanya (Holly Robinson Peete) and Ed (Kevin Michael Richardson) don't like him.


"CHARMED" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Soul Survivor"
BALTHAZAR GETTY ("DEUCES WILD") GUEST-STARS - Paige (Rose McGowan) discovers that her new boss, Larry (guest star Johnny Sneed), made a deal with the demon Zahn (guest star Keith Szarabajka), in which he sold his soul for a successful career. Ignoring Piper (Holly Marie Combs) and Phoebe's (Alyssa Milano) plea to not get involved, Paige sells her soul to Zahn in order to free Larry's. Meanwhile, Paige finds a friend in Richard (guest star Balthazar Getty, "Deuces Wild"); and Chris' (Drew Fuller) attempt to return to the future, sends him and Leo (Brian Krause) traveling back in time.

"TARZAN" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Emotional Rescue"
DEADLY OBSESSION - When a friend of Jane's (Sarah Wayne Callies) sister Nicki (Leighton Meester) goes missing, they suspect a man (guest star Marcus Chait) she met over the Internet may be responsible. Meanwhile, as the search for Michael's killer continues, Jane begs Tarzan (Travis Fimmel) to keep out of sight for his own safety, but when Nicki lands in grave danger, Tarzan finds it impossible not to help.


"7th Heaven" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Getting to Know You"
DON'T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER - Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks) throw a "Welcome to the Neighborhood" party for Ruthie's (Mackenzie Rosman) Muslim friend Jill Dupree (guest-star Randa Sabbah) and her parents (guest-stars Kamal Marayati and Yareli Arizmendi), but the Duprees are hesitant to attend. Eric is shocked and disappointed when he learns that his neighborhood is not a friendly place for Muslims.

"EVERWOOD" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Three Miners From Everwood"
JAMES EARL JONES AND BEAU BRIDGES GUEST-STAR AS TRAPPED COAL MINERS - When a coal mine collapses, Dr. Brown (Treat Williams), together with Edna (Debra Mooney), Linda (Marcia Cross) and Harold Abbott (Tom Amandes), rush to the scene to assist their neighbors. One miner is Will Cleveland (guest star James Earl Jones, "The Great White Hope," "Field of Dreams"), a jazz pianist who has recently become Ephram's mentor; another is Abbott's next door neighbor (guest star Beau Bridges, "The Second Civil War"), and the third Andy's patient Ellie Beels (guest star Kirsten Nelson, "The West Wing"). All three doctors utilize their special skills under terrible conditions, but it is Andy who must confront his biggest fears in order to save lives.


"GILMORE GIRLS" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"The Festival of Living Art"
STARS HOLLOW HOSTS AN ART FESTIVAL/SEBASTIAN BACH OF SKID ROW GUEST-STARS -- When Stars Hollow puts on the "Festival of Living Art," an event in which the townspeople stage famous paintings, Rory (Alexis Bledel) appears in "Portrait of a Young Girl Named Antea," Lorelai (Lauren Graham) plays the beauty in Renoir's "The Dance at Bougival," while Kirk is Jesus in "The Last Supper." Meanwhile, Lane (Keiko Agena) finds a great guitarist (guest star Sebastian Bach of the band Skid Row), but he is a good deal older than everyone else in the band.

"ONE TREE HILL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Life in a Glass House"
LUCAS FINALLY MAKES HIS MOVE ON PEYTON -- The night of Dan (Paul Johansson) and Deb's (guest star Barbara Alyn Woods) annual basketball appreciation party stirs up old wounds and new feelings as Karen (Moira Kelly) makes a new friend, Keith (Craig Sheffer) faces off with his younger brother once again and Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) finally makes his move on Peyton (Hilaire Burton). Also, Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Nathan (James Lafferty) grow closer until Brooke (Sophia Bush) spreads a vicious rumor that leaves Haley devastated.


"SMALLVILLE" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
CLARK DISCOVERS THAT JOR-EL WAS ON EARTH FORTY YEARS AGO -- Lana's (Kristin Kreuk) great uncle (guest star Tom Heaton), who was convicted of murdering his wife forty years ago, shows her a picture of the man he believes really killed her aunt, and she is shocked to discover the drifter looks just like Clark (Tom Welling). Sure that the man is Jor-El, Clark's investigation leads him to a kryptonian medallion that allows him to see bits of the past - and the life that Jor-El started for him long before he arrived on Earth.

"ANGEL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco"
MUCHA LUCHA - Angel (David Boreanaz) learns that he must track down a retired Mexican wrestler (guest star Danny Mora) to help him defeat Tezcatcatl, an ancient Aztec warrior who emerges every 50 years to take the heart of a hero to sustain his own existence. Angel is surprised to find the wrestler is employed at his company, Wolfram & Hart, and that he has a personal score to settle with Tezcatcatl.


"STEVE HARVEY'S BIG TIME" - (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
"Episode 108"
TWISTED BEER CANS, HILARIOUS HYPNOTISM AND BELLY DANCING TWINS -- Steve Harvey welcomes a threesome with an absurd talent that involves performing stunts with beer cans; a Texan who hypnotizes people into doing things they would never normally do; and twin sisters who belly dance together - along with a few boa constrictors and pythons.

"WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU" - (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
"Absence Makes The Heart Grow - Never Mind"
THREE MAGIC WORDS - Holly (Amanda Bynes) thinks she's ready to say the three magic words to Henry (Michael McMillian), but holds back when she considers her lingering feelings for Vince (Nick Zano). Away from the city, Val's (Jennie Garth) first business trip takes an unexpected turn when her hotel neighbor is Peter (Stephen Dunham).


"GROUNDED FOR LIFE" - (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
"Smells Like Teen Spirit"
ANATOMY 101 - Brad (Bret Harrison) accidentally sees Claudia (Megyn Price) naked, and Lily (Lynsey Bartilson) takes drastic measures to get Brad to see Claudia as a mom again. Meanwhile, when everyone notices that puberty has caught up with Jimmy (Griffin Frazen), Sean (Donal Logue) decides it's time to have the "father-son talk." However, when the talk becomes awkward, Jimmy turns to Eddie (Kevin Fitzgerald Corrigan) for help.

"ALL ABOUT THE ANDERSONS"- (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Everyone Plays"
WINNERS AND LOSERS - Joe (John Amos) criticizes the way Anthony (Anthony Anderson) is coaching Tuga's (Damani Roberts) tee-ball team, and insists on taking over the coaching duties. Things turn ugly when Joe's "winning is everything" philosophy clashes with Anthony's laid-back style.


"CHARMED" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Sword and the City"
THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUNDTABLE - The Lady of the Lake appears before the Charmed Ones, pleading for their help in protecting Excalibur, the legendary Sword in the Stone. A dozen magical beings arrive at the manor to try their hand at pulling the sword from the stone, but it's Piper (Holly Marie Combs) who finally pulls Excalibur out of the stone, causing a whirlwind that coalesces into a mysterious figure called Mordaunt (guest star Edward Atterton). Richard (guest star Balthazar Getty) realizes that Mordaunt can't be trusted, but before he can intervene, Mordaunt tricks Piper into relinquishing the sword and its power to him.

"TARZAN" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
FOR LOVE OR MONEY - The lone witness (guest star Tim Guinee, "Personal Velocity") to Michael's death is coerced by Richard (Mitch Pileggi) to come forward to name Tarzan (Travis Fimmel) as the one responsible for the crime, incriminating Jane (Sarah Wayne Callies) as well. While Kathleen (Lucy Lawless) contemplates giving Richard her shares of Greystoke Industries in exchange for Tarzan's safety, Tarzan considers returning to the jungle.


"7th Heaven" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
JOE PENNY ("JAKE AND THE FATMAN") GUEST-STARS AS A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC - Eric (Stephen Collins) arranges for Peter (Scotty Leavenworth) and his dog to visit a drug rehab center to cheer up the patients, Peter bonds with Nick (guest-star Joe Penny) and helps him reconnect with his estranged son. Meanwhile, a very uncoordinated Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) finds out that Kevin (George Stults) has been secretly coaching the Police Department's husband-and-wife softball team and demands that she be allowed to play; just before his first date with Paris (guest-star Shannon Kenny), Chandler (Jeremy London) receives a letter from Roxanne (Rachel Blanchard) telling him she still loves him; Martin (guest-star Tyler Hoechlin) confronts Cecilia (Ashlee Simpson) about her lingering feelings for Simon (David Gallagher), prompting Ceclia to call Simon to let him know she has a new boyfriend; and Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) is jealous of Cecilia and Annie's (Catherine Hicks) close relationship.

"EVERWOOD" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"The Burden of Truth"
LINDA REVEALS THAT SHE IS H.I.V. POSITIVE - Linda (Marcia Cross) admits to her mother Edna (Debra Mooney) that the reason she has been hesitant about pursuing a relationship with Dr. Brown is that she is H.I.V. positive. Meanwhile, when Phil the mechanic (guest star J.K. Simmons) correctly "diagnoses" meningitis rather than flu in Andy's (Treat Williams) young patient, the town begins to believe he is a seer. Ephram (Gregory Smith) confronts Madison (Sarah Lancaster) about his feelings for her. Amy (Emily Van Camp) agrees to see Linda for help, but out of desperation, steals her pad to forge a prescription for anti-depressants, forcing Harold (Tom Amandes) to heed Phil's warning about his daughter's condition.


"GILMORE GIRLS" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Die, Jerk"
RORY IS STALKED BY AN ANGRY BALLERINA -- When the editor of the Yale newspaper tell Rory (Alexis Bledel) her articles are dull, she writes a scathing review of the Yale ballet and becomes the target of the vindictive lead ballerina (guest star Katherine Brunk). Jason (Chris Eigeman) impresses Lorelai (Lauren Graham) when he manipulates Emily (Kelly Bishop) into inviting him to Friday night dinner so he can continue his efforts to get Lorelai to go out with him. Surprised to see Nicole (Tricia O'Kelley) at the diner, Lorelai forces Luke (Scott Patterson) to admit that he and Nicole have put their divorce on hold and are dating again.


"ANGEL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
CYBERNETIC GENETICS - The offices of Wolfram & Hart are under attack by cyborg assassins who are seeking a magical device that will give them control over Angel (David Boreanaz). Meanwhile, Wesley (Alexis Denisof) is surprised by the unannounced arrival of his estranged father (guest star Roy Dotrice, "Beauty and the Beast") who has come to evaluate Wesley for possible reacceptance to the Watcher's Council.


"WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU" - (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
"The Odd Couple"
SO MANY MEN - Holly (Amanda Bynes) feels pulled in different directions when Henry (Michael McMillian) temporarily moves into Vince's (Nick Zano) apartment. When it appears that Tina (Allison Munn) is flirting with Vince, Holly is forced to face her jealousy and figure out who and what she wants. Lauren (Leslie Grossman) convinces Val (Jennie Garth) to try speed dating to take her mind off Peter (Stephen Dunham).

"RUN OF THE HOUSE" - (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
"The Education of Chris Franklin"
AN "A" FOR EFFORT - When Brooke's (Margo Harshman) English teacher, Miss. Carelli, (guest star Nicole Steinwedell) requests a parent-teacher conference, the family selects Chris (Kyle Howard) to speak with her because of his "charming" nature. However, Kurt (Joseph Lawrence) gets fed up when he learns that Chris ended up sleeping with Miss. Carelli, making the kids at school think that Brooke is a suck-up.


"REBA" - (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
"Regarding Henry" (TV-PG)
THE BABYSITTERS' CLUB - When Van (Steve Howey) and Cheyenne (JoAnna Garcia) go out of town for Van's football game, Reba (Reba McEntire) is upset to find they have asked Barbra Jean (Melissa Peterman) to take care of Elizabeth. Reba tries everything to convince the family that Barbra Jean is not a fit caretaker, but Brock (Christopher Rich) finally gets Reba to admit that she has almost come to like Barbra Jean.

"ALL ABOUT THE ANDERSONS" - (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Joe's Big Break"
THE BIG GAMBLE - Anthony (Anthony Anderson) puts his career dreams on the line when he accepts Joe's (John Amos) bet that he can land an acting job before Anthony does. Meanwhile, Lydia (Aimee Garcia) is hesitant to speak at a medical school fundraiser when she discovers they only asked her is because of her nationality.


"TARZAN" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"For Love of Country"
FUGITIVES ON THE RUN - When Tarzan (Travis Fimmel) and Jane (Sarah Wayne Callies) flee into the mountains to escape the vengeful cops seeking to arrest them, a car accident leaves them stranded in the woods where Jane must place her trust in Tarzan and rely on his jungle skills to survive.


"7th Heaven" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Go Ask Alice"
MEREDITH BAXTER ("FAMILY TIES") GUEST-STARS AS A HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPLE UNDER SUSPICION - Eric (Stephen Collins) is brought in by the school board to help investigate the local high school Principal, Ms. Jones (guest-star Meredith Baxter), when more than one concerned parent questions her behavior. When a female student disappears, all fingers point at Ms. Jones, but Eric believes strongly that the student's father may be the real culprit.

"EVERWOOD" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Just Like in the Movies"
LINDA REVEALS HER HIV STATUS TO DR. BROWN, AND PAUL WASILEWSKI ("SMALLVILLE") GUEST-STARS -- Dr. Brown (Treat Williams) courts Linda Abbott (Marcia Cross) despite Edna's (Debra Mooney) and Harold's (Tom Amandes) insistence that he's wasting his time, but Andy persists, forcing Linda to tell him that she is H.I.V. positive. Bright (Chris Pratt) tells Ephram (Gregory Smith) he can win Madison's (Sarah Lancaster) affections by ignoring her, but the plan goes awry when she breaks up with her boyfriend. Amy (Emily Van Camp) meets a flirtatious and attractive town bad-boy, Tommy Callahan (guest star Paul Wasilewski), whose compassion for her problems touches her heart for the first time since Colin's death.


"GILMORE GIRLS- - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Ted Koppel's Big Night Out"
MICHAEL YORK ("CABARET") GUEST-STARS -- When Richard (Edward Herrmann) and Emily (Kelly Bishop) invite Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Lorelai (Lauren Graham) to their very fancy tailgate party at the Harvard/Yale football game, Lorelai's innocent conversation with Richard's ex-fianc�e Pennilyn Lott (guest star Linda Gehringer) leads Emily to deduce that Richard and Pennilyn have been meeting secretly for lunch for many years. Emily blows up at both Richard and Lorelai, prompting Lorelai to stop worrying about her mother's feelings and finally accept Jason's (Chris Eigeman) invitation to dinner. Meanwhile, Richard introduces Paris (Liza Weil) to his old classmate who is now a distinguished Yale professor (guest star Michael York), and Rory is astonished when she later spots Paris and the professor kissing.

"ONE TREE HILL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"With Arms Outstretched"
NATHAN EXPLODES UNDER CONSTANT PRESSURE FROM HIS FATHER AND PEYTON CATCHES LUCAS WITH BROOKE -- After fighting with his father (Paul Johansson) and Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz), Nathan (James Lafferty) succumbs to the pressure he is feeling and takes amphetamines to help his game. However, he isn't prepared for the destruction the drugs do to both his body and his family. Meanwhile, Peyton (Hilarie Burton) goes to Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) to rekindle their relationship, but when she arrives at his house, she catches him with Brooke (Sophia Bush).


"SMALLVILLE" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
MORGAN EDGE RETURNS TO SMALLVILLE -- Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) locates Morgan Edge (Patrick Bergin, "Sleeping With the Enemy") and gets him to admit to dirty dealings with Lionel (John Glover), but before Lex can take it to the authorities, someone tries to kill him at the mansion. Barely surviving, Lex flees and asks Clark (Tom Welling) for help. However, when Clark returns to the mansion to investigate he finds nothing amiss, and begins to wonder if it really happened, especially after Lionel announces Lex has had a psychotic break and must be institutionalized.

"ANGEL" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
THE RETURN OF DRUSILLA - When another mysterious package arrives at Wolfram & Hart that recorporealizes Spike (James Marsters), the gang learns that the existence of two living ensouled vampire heroes has created chaos in the world. After Eve (Sarah Thompson) tells them about a prophecy that states that the only way to restore order is to find the Cup of Perpetual Torment that bestows human life, Angel (David Boreanaz) and Spike battle it out for the ultimate prize. A series of flashbacks show the history of Angel and Spike and their relationship with Drusilla (guest star Juliet Landau).


"REBA" - (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET)
"The Great Race"
RUN FOR YOUR LIFE - When Reba (Reba McEntire) agrees to compete against Brock (Christopher Rich) in a 5K race to raise money for Jake's (Mitch Holleman) school, Van (Steve Howey) insists on coaching her to victory. Meanwhile, Barbara Jean (Melissa Peterman) tries to teach Cheyenne (JoAnna Garcia) to cook.

"GROUNDED FOR LIFE" - (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET)
"Been Caught Stealing"
HOT DATES - When the bar is robbed, Sean (Donal Logue) accuses Eddie (Kevin Fitzgerald Corrigan) of stealing the money and trashing the place. Not being able to see his sons argue, Walt (guest star Richard Riehle) admits that his hot date handcuffed him to the bar and took the money, along with his pants.

"ALL ABOUT THE ANDERSONS" - (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Training Wheels"
MARTIN SPANJERS ("8 SIMPLES RULES") GUEST-STARS - When Joe (John Amos) buys Tuga (Damani Roberts) a bike, Anthony (Anthony Anderson) has to admit the reason he is against the gift is that he doesn't know how to ride a bike. Meanwhile, Lydia (Aimee Garcia) tutors a boy-genius medical student (guest star Martin Spanjers, "8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter"), but things get complicated when she realizes he has a crush on her and wants her to deflower him.


"CHARMED" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
CHRIS' SECRETS ARE REVEALED AND ZIGGY MARLEY PERFORMS - A mysterious woman from the future, Bianca (guest star Marisol Nichols), arrives to take Chris' (Drew Fuller) powers and forcefully bring him back to the future. Leo (Brian Krause) discovers that Bianca is actually a Phoenix - part of an elite assassin family of witches. In a series of flash-forwards, it is revealed that Chris and Bianca are engaged in the future, and together conspired to send Chris back in time to save baby Wyatt from turning evil. Piper (Holly Marie Combs), Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) and Paige (Rose McGowan) provide Chris with a spell, which will give him back his powers and return him to the present. Meanwhile, when Piper tells Phoebe and Paige to follow their hearts, Paige moves in with Richard (guest star Balthazar Getty), and Phoebe joins Jason (guest star Eric Dane) in Hong Kong. With the Charmed Ones scattered, the Power of Three is in danger.

"TARZAN" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"The End of the Beginning"
THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM - When the police finally capture Jane (Sarah Wayne Callies), Tarzan (Travis Fimmel) agrees to turn himself in to Richard (Mitch Pileggi) in exchange for Jane's safety and freedom. With Tarzan in his clutches, Richard attempts to have him declared legally insane so that he can claim legal custody of him and his Greystoke shares. Meanwhile, Kathleen (Lucy Lawless) fights to free them both.


"7th Heaven" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"The One Thing"
BARRY WATSON, DEBORAH MAZAR ("THE TUXEDO") AND DENNIS BOUTSIKARIS ("TAKEN") GUEST-STAR - Matt (guest-star Barry Watson) and Sarah (guest-star Sarah Danielle Madison) begin their student rotation in the ER, but get off to a bad start by arriving late and angering Dr. Norton (guest-star Dennis Boutsikaris), the attending ER physician. Matt and Sarah's relationship is tested when Matt quickly demonstrates an aptitude for the work, but Sarah accuses him of trying to make himself look better than the other students, especially her. Matt's day ends tragically, leaving him to question his destiny.

"EVERWOOD" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Unhappy Holidays"
SECRET RELATIONSHIPS LEAD TO A MISERABLE THANKSGIVING AND BETTY WHITE ("THE GOLDEN GIRLS") GUEST STARS -- Horrified to discover that Ephram (Gregory Smith) and Madison (Sarah Lancaster) are involved, Dr. Brown (Treat Williams) stops short of firing her, but Madison decides to quit leaving the Browns to a very unhappy holiday, especially when Delia (Viviene Cardone) discovers another troubling relationship - between her father and Linda Abbott (Marcia Cross). Stressed by Thanksgiving with his cantankerous mother-in-law (guest star Betty White), Dr. Abbott (Tom Amandes) reacts badly when Amy (Emily Van Camp) brings Tommy (Paul Wasilewski) to Thanksgiving dinner. Finally pushed to the breaking point, Amy runs away from home.

  [october 2003]  


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