GILMORE GIRLS BACKSTAGE SPECIAL

Sunday at 8 p.m. on ABC Family

Following a six-hour marathon beginning at 2 p.m., this special features cast members of the WB drama -- now in its fifth season -- discussing their favorite moments from the series.

NO OPPORTUNITY WASTED (NOW!)

Sunday at 8 p.m. on Discovery

From creator Phil Keoghan, host of CBS's "Amazing Race," this new series gives people a rare opportunity.

Armed with $3,000 and 72 hours to spend as they please, participants are able to pursue their dreams.

The show is based on Keoghan's personal philosophy, "Live while you still have the chance, and do it now."

SEX AND THE CITY

Sunday at 8 p.m. on HBO

For fans who miss the premium-cable version of this HBO hit -- now airing in syndication on TBS -- uncensored episodes from the sixth, and final, season return to the Sunday prime-time lineup.

NINE MEN DOWN

Sunday at 8 p.m. on History

For more than 30 years, former CBS cameraman Kurt Volkert has been searching for nine of his colleagues who disappeared in Cambodia in 1970 during the Vietnam War.

The day after they vanished, Volkert found the burnt remains of their vehicle along with bone fragments. Since then, he's discovered the deadly fate of eight.

This 90-minute special follows Volkert's search for the still-missing cameraman who took Volkert's place on that day.

WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD

Sunday at 10 p.m. on AMC

Honorees Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Patricia Clarkson, Anne Hathaway and Olivia de Havilland offer interviews during this one-hour awards special.

PLAIN TRUTH

Monday at 9 p.m. on Lifetime

A trial lawyer must defend an Amish girl accused of murdering an infant in this movie based on the best-selling novel.

MONDO MAGIC

Monday at 10:30 p.m. on A&E

JB Benn and Chris Korn star in this new reality series that chronicles their adventures as they travel to different cities to perform and share tricks of the trade with other magicians.

AND YOU DON'T STOP:

30 YEARS OF HIP HOP

Monday through Friday

at 10 p.m. on VH1

This five-part series examines the rise of hip-hop, an art form that has evolved into a culture.

Russell Simmons's Def Jam empire, gangsta rap wars and the mass appeal of the genre are explored.

FRANKENSTEiN

Tuesday and Wednesday

at 9 p.m. on Hallmark

Two centuries ago, Mary Shelley's novel captured man's fascination with the idea of creating life, long before talk of human cloning.

In this new adaptation, the scientist's creature comes alive again.

A morally superior being to the man who constructed him, the creature sparks fear in all who see him, and plans revenge.

THE END

Wednesday at 7 p.m. on Cinemax

Five patients -- with different forms of cancer -- cope with the last stages of the disease. Their family and friends record their experiences in this 90-minute documentary from filmmaker Kirby Dick.

HALLOWEENtown HIGH

Friday at 8 p.m. on Disney

Kimberly Brown and Debbie Reynolds star in the third installment of the popular Halloweentown movies. A portal has opened and members of the magical Cromwell family must save their powers while protecting students from mystical dangers.

FRANKENFISH

Saturday at 9 on Sci Fi

A genetically altered fish is accidentally released into the bayou, where it terrorizes an isolated community and sends humans to the bottom of the food chain.

MADE

Wednesday at 10 p.m. on MTV

A new season begins as individuals face their quests to change something internal and external about themselves.

True Life

Thursday at 10 p.m. on MTV

A new season starts with "I'm Backpacking in Europe.

Sci Fi Unveils New Wednesday Lineup

Two shows -- with an emphasis on the abnormal -- premiere on Sci Fi this week, creating a Wednesday night that includes the prank show "Scare Tactics," with new host Stephen Baldwin (10 p.m.)

* Proof Positive Evidence of the Paranormal: Interviews and documentary footage are combined to explain such occurrences as demonic possessions and UFO encounters. (8 p.m.)

* Ghost Hunters: Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson seem like your ordinary run-of-the-mill plumbers by day, but at night they investigate haunted houses in search of spooks and spirits. (9 p.m.)