Picks and Pans Review: Don't Miss

updated 10/03/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/03/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Desperate Housewives (ABC, Sept. 25, 9 p.m. ET) They're back! And here comes Bree's pesky mother-in-law (Shirley Knight) for Rex's funeral and a visit.

VH1 Hip Hop Honors (VH1,Sept.26,9 p.m.ET) Kanye West, Snoop Dogg and Nelly salute their forebears: The Notorious B.I.G., Salt-N-Pepa and more.

Sex, Love & Secrets (UPN, Sept. 27, 9 p.m. ET) Denise Richards gets her first TV series. It's a Melrose Place-style drama set in L.A.'s Silver Lake.

Arrested Development (FOX, Sept. 26, 8 p.m. ET)

Jason Bateman finds love—at least five episodes' worth—with the luscious Charlize Theron. She plays someone named Rita.

Alias (ABC, Sept. 29,8 p.m. ET) So begins the terrible question: What's to be the fate of Jennifer Garner's costar and ex-boyfriend Michael Vartan on the hit spy series?

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