Veterans Day is remembered with HBO's "Last Letters Home,"
a PBS visit to Arlington Cemetery and more. NBC debuts
"The $25 Million Hoax," and Fox features a billionaire and a boss. The workplace theme continues on Spike with Al Sharpton's "I Hate My Job." On Court TV, the infamous apprentice Omarosa is again in the spotlight. CBS reunites the cast of "Dallas." Showtime's "Huff" begins office hours. And Jason Bateman is glad "Arrested Development" is back for a second season.
Sunday at 9 p.m. on CBS
Saddle up and head on over to Southfork: J.R., Bobby, Sue Ellen and the rest of the Ewings are back in the neighborhood.
Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray and others from the cast will meet at the ranch -- which is a real, and famous, Texas landmark -- to tour the grounds and talk about the 1980s drama and its twisting storylines.
Hagman also will share his home movies shot during the run of the show.
My big fat obnoxious boss
Sunday at 9 p.m. on Fox
Billed as an unscripted comedy, this business reality series may sound like the secret gripe of many a cubicle-dweller.
A dozen executive wannabes, salivating over the show's $250,000 cash prize, gather in Chicago, where they meet N. Paul Todd -- actor William August -- who is introduced as founder and CEO of a multibillion-dollar company that's as fake as its founder.
The 12 contestants compete in frustrating and ridiculous challenges, plotting to win Todd's approval. But the final two contestants will learn that a mystery boss, not Todd, determines who gets the hefty paycheck.
MASTERPIECE THEATRE: HENRY VIII
Sunday at 9 p.m. on PBS
The colorful and cruel 38-year reign of England's famed 16th-century monarch is the subject of this two-part series.
Ray Winstone plays Henry VIII, who married six times, founded a new church when the Roman Catholic Church disapproved of divorce, and presided over a bloodbath, all in quest of a male heir.
Helena Bonham Carter portrays Anne Boleyn, Henry's second wife and the mother of Elizabeth, who succeeded her father on the throne.
Part two airs on Nov. 14.
life of luxury
Monday at 8 p.m. on ABC
George Hamilton hosts this four-episode series that gives viewers an up-close-and-personal glimpse at the lives of those with way more money than the rest of us.
Hamilton tours Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion with Hef as guide, then checks out the Irish castle of dancer Michael Flatley. He also quizzes the owners of trendy Los Angeles boutiques to scope out the shopping habits of celebs.
$25 MILLION-DOLLAR HOAX
Monday at 10 p.m. on NBC
Imagine if someone in your family won a mega-lottery. Then imagine that their great fortune was merely a hoax. That's the premise of this unscripted series in which a daughter convinces her family that she's hit the numbers, big time. Her wealth turns her from sweet girl to spending machine.
Hosted by George Gray, the show also features veteran prize patroler Ed McMahon as a collaborator on the ruse.
They made america
Monday at 9 p.m. on MPT; 10 p.m. on WETA
This new four-part series spotlights the individuals whose dreams and ideas became profitable realities that influenced business, society or both.
In the first installment, "Rebels," Russell Simmon's rise as a hip-hop mogul and Ted Turner's idea of a 24-hour news network -- CNN, of course -- take the spotlight.
The rebel billionaire:
branson's quest for the best
Tuesday at 8 p.m. on Fox
This time it's Sir Richard Branson -- the flamboyant founder of Virgin American Airways -- who hopes to find an apprentice, so to speak, to follow in his footsteps.
Branson will challenge 16 contestants to relive some of his own colorful pursuits. The competitors will need wits and physical prowess to succeed. Each week, one will be left behind as the others continue the journey, all in hopes of getting the top job in Branson's billion-dollar empire.
FRONTLINE: THE PERSUADERS
Tuesday at 9 p.m. on MPT; 10 p.m. on WETA
Correspondent Douglas Rushkoff looks at how marketers reach the masses and whether the persuasion industry has invaded politics and influences how leaders shape policy.