* "Blow Out" debuts on Bravo.

* "The Jury" premieres on WTTG.

* "Last Comic Standing" starts its new season on WRC.

* And the NBA finals on WJLA.


NBA Finals (CC). Detroit at L.A. Lakers (Channel 7 at 9).

Baseball (CC) Arizona at Baltimore (CSN at 7).

Public Broadcasting

Nova (CC). "Life and Death in the War Zone" examines the challenges faced by medics in a mobile Army hospital north of Baghdad (Channel 26 at 8).

Cable Series Premiere

Blow Out (CC). Hairstylist Jonathan Antin builds his Beverly Hills salon from the bottom up in this reality series (Bravo at 9).

Series Premiere

The Jury (CC). Emotions run high as a jury deliberates the fate of a teenager on trial for murder. Another episode follows (Channel 5 at 8).

Season Premiere

Last Comic Standing (CC). Jay Mohr hosts a second season of the talent search in which stand-up comedians compete for yuks and bucks (Channel 4 at 8).


Summerland. Ava lands in a bizarre love rectangle after falling for the father of Nikki's new crush (Channel 50 at 9).

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (CC) (R). A toy company mogul is accused of abusing a troubled 12-year-old boy (Channel 4 at 10).

Late Night

Charlie Rose (CC). With Harvard Business Review Editor Tom Stewart and Farah Pahlavi, former empress of Iran (Channels 26 and 32 at 11).

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (CC). With Lindsay Lohan, Tom Papa and music by Wilson Phillips (Channel 4, 11:35).

Late Show With David Letterman (CC). With Bette Midler and National Spelling Bee champion David Scott Tidmarsh (Channel 9, 11:35).

-- Chris Richards

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Hairstylist Jonathan Antin works on a client in the premiere of "Blow Out," Bravo's new reality series about the making of a Beverly Hills salon.