TV highlights

PARTY TIME? TLC's "Sextuplets Take New York" premieres at 10 p.m. and follows around a family with six 18-month-year-olds.
PARTY TIME? TLC's "Sextuplets Take New York" premieres at 10 p.m. and follows around a family with six 18-month-year-olds. (Monica Lange/tlc)
Tuesday, September 14, 2010


"Minute to Win It" (NBC at 8) wraps up for the season with Iraq war veterans attempting to win $1 million playing all sorts of crazy games.

The final four acts -- Fighting Gravity, Michael Grimm, Prince Poppycock and Jackie Evancho -- perform on "America's Got Talent" (NBC at 9), for more chances to show off all that talent in hopes of winning the prize in the finale on Wednesday night.

RETURNING SERIES: "One Tree Hill" (CW at 8) Status: Season 8 premiere. This aging soap keeps on chugging along, with lots of life changes for the gang when everyone comes home from Utah. Notably, an engagement (Brooke and Julian), a pregnancy (Haley) and the aftermath of an assault by Katie.

RETURNING SERIES: "Life Unexpected" (CW at 9) Status: Season 2 premiere. In its debut season, this drama was all about the aftermath of a 15-year-old girl, Lux, showing up as a fun surprise to her 30-something birth mother, Cate, who had given up her daughter for adoption after she had gotten pregnant in high school during a one-night stand with the captain of the football team, Baze. Now, everyone seems to be getting along, except for the fact that Baze is secretly still in love with Cate, but Cate just got married to Ryan, but she also might secretly be in love with Baze, and everyone's fighting all the time.

RETURNING SERIES: "Parenthood" (NBC at 10) Status: Season 2 premiere. Billy Baldwin guest-stars as the family drama -- based on the movie -- enters its sophomore season, and Baldwin plays Adam's boss from hell. As Adam tries to balance his suddenly crazy work life and family demands, Kristina tries to assist her son through a crisis with the help of a behavioral aide, guest star Minka Kelly of fellow NBC drama "Friday Night Lights."

Neil Patrick Harris hosts "Fashion's Night Out 2010" (CBS at 10), the special that looks at different fashions around the globe, and features a show at Lincoln Center in New York along with Anna Wintour and Justin Timberlake.

The latest TLC series with tons of kids, "Sextuplets Take New York" (TLC at 10), premieres on Tuesday night, and follows a Latino family in Queens with four boys and two girls, all 18 months old.

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis stops by "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC at 11:35), along with Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and country singer Trace Adkins.

"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (ABC at 12:05) hosts actress JoAnna Garcia and musical guest Brandon Flowers.

-- Emily Yahr

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