fall-tv-2009
Back (Happily)

Dollhouse (ABC); Friday Night Lights (NBC); Chuck (NBC); Ugly Betty (ABC); Better Off Ted (ABC); Law and Order (NBC).

Gone (Sadly)
Life (NBC); Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox); Privileged (CW); Reaper (CW); The Unit (CBS); Pushing Daisies (ABC); Eli Stone (ABC).

Promising New Shows
Glee (Fox); Parenthood (NBC); Melrose Place (Fox); Flash Forward (ABC); Modern Family (ABC).

Missed The Cut
Gossip Girl spinoff; David E. Kelley pilot Legally Mad.

Biggest Change
The Jay Leno Show at 10 p.m., Mon.-Fri. with time-shared strategy.

Notable Moves (let your DVR do the work)
NBC: Heroes (8 p.m., Mon.); Law and Order SVU (9 p.m., Wed).; Law and Order (8 p.m., Fri.); Southland (9 p.m., Fri.)
ABC: Ugly Betty (9 p.m., Fri.)
CBS: The Big Bang Theory (9:30 p.m., Mon); The Mentalist (10 p.m., Thu.); Medium to CBS (9 p.m., Fri.); Cold Case (10 p.m., Sun.)
Fox: Lie To Me (9 p.m., Mon.); Fringe (9 p.m., Thu.)
CW: 90210 (8 p.m., Tue.); Smallville (8 p.m., Fri.)

2010 Premieres
Lost (ABC); 24 (Fox); Chuck (NBC); Friday Night Lights (NBC, summer); Better Off Ted (ABC); Scrubs (ABC).

Bottom Line
Plenty of good viewing ahead.