Sunday, Aug. 18 OBLIVIOUS TNN (9 p.m. ET) A disguised game-show host quizzes folks on the street in this series debut.
Monday, Aug. 19 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS FOX (8 p.m. ET) Jennifer Love Hewitt (clothed but singing “BareNaked”) and Nelly are among the performers.
Tuesday, Aug. 20 GROUND FORCE BBC America (8 p.m. ET) Gardeners from the U.K. join Bette Midler to beautify a neglected lot in New York City.
Wednesday, Aug. 21 SAFETY CHALLENGE Court TV (10 p.m. ET) Experts warn of potential back-to-school dangers, including scooter-riding and teen driving.
Thursday, Aug. 22 MORE TOP TEN COASTERS Travel Channel (8 p.m. ET) Not the kind you put drinks on. Get a look at the world’s best thrill rides and their designers.
Friday, Aug. 23 LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT NBC (10 p.m. ET) Henry Winkler guest-stars as the husband of an apparent rape victim in this repeat.
Saturday, Aug. 24 VMA 2002 PREVIEW MTV (1 p.m. ET) Up for some hype? It’s a week-end-long buildup to MTV’s Video Music Awards, set for Aug. 29.