What: Whoopi Goldberg officially takes her seat as the talk show’s newest moderator
When: Sept. 4, 11 a.m. on ABC
Highlights: Goodbye Rosie, and hello Whoopi! The veteran comic promises to add sizzle to the effervescent panel. And it doesn’t hurt that Danny “Pass the Limoncello” DeVito will guest on her first day. (But will he sit on her lap?) Throughout the week, look for Clive Owen, Rachael Ray and others to drop by.
What: Fergie, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Avril Lavigne and others perform for New York’s Fashion Week
When: Sept. 7, 9 p.m. ET on CBS
Highlights: As the celebrities and well-heeled hoi polloi descend on New York’s Bryant Park to take in the runway shows as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (which runs through Sept. 12), celebrate style from home in an outfit of your choosing. Yes, there will be glittery performances. But watch out for Jessica Alba, Mischa Barton and similarly fashion-conscious celebs who come out for this annual event.
Toronto International Film Festival
What: Brad Pitt, Charlize Theron and Jake Gyllenhaal are expected to flock to Toronto for the 32nd annual film festival
When: Sept. 6-15
Highlights: Long considered to be a taste-making event – where films earn their award-season buzz – this year’s edition will screen anticipated films like Sleuth (starring Jude Law) and showcase Woody Harrelson‘s dramatic turn in The Walker.
Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style
What: Project Runway star Tim Gunn finally gets his own show
When: Sept. 6, 10 p.m. ET on Bravo
Highlights: It just makes sense. Known as a mentor on Project Runway, here Gunn puts his advice into action, making over one woman per episode with help from model Veronica Webb.