What’s On This Week
SUNDAY, OCT. 12
9 P.M. | SHOWTIME
Dex (Michael C. Hall), caught up in games of duplicity, isn’t sure he should be getting along so well with the assistant D.A. (Jimmy Smits).
10 P.M. | HBO
Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven, awarded a fresh Emmy last month) angles to land a role for Vince (Adrian Grenier) by making a bet in a golf game.
MONDAY, OCT. 13
9:30 P.M. | ABC
The start of season 2 is a delight: Sam (Christina Applegate, with Emmy winner Jean Smart, right) is determined to regain her dance-floor mojo.
TUESDAY, OCT. 14
10 P.M. | ABC
New season about the unlikely prophet (Jonny Lee Miller). Has brain surgery permanently swept the visions from his mind?
SEX CHANGE HOSPITAL
11 P.M. | WE
Well, the title gets your attention. New documentary series about sexual-reassignment surgery.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15
9 P.M. | BRAVO
Auf and out, Heidi Klum! Wrap-up to a season of perplexing challenges—what designer would ever have to create a dress out of car parts?
10:30 P.M. | COMEDY CENTRAL
Premiere of David Alan Grier’s sketch-comedy show on headline-fresh black topics. Spotty, but his Maya Angelou is good.