September 25, 2006 12:00 PM

>America’s Next Top Model (The CW, Sept. 20, 8 p.m. ET) Tyra Banks‘s reality show for the ugly-challenged, formerly a staple for the now-dissolved WB, kicks off the new network called the CW.

Little Talent Show (MTV, Sept. 18, 6 p.m. ET) Four-episode-a-week competition with a nightly prize of—oooh!—$500 to the contestant who can best sing, dance and act.

The Amazing Race (CBS, Sept. 17, 8:30 p.m. ET) Fresh from its fourth Emmy win, the race (which has Kuwait and Vietnam on its itinerary) begins again.

Deal or No Deal (NBC, Sept. 18, 8 p.m. ET) Second-season premiere of Howie Mandel’s hit game show. By episode 3, the prize will have climbed to $6 million. Get me that briefcase!

The Biggest Loser (Sept. 20, 8 p.m. ET) Season 3 kicks off with 50 contestants, one from each state, all ready to diet.

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