Picks and Pans Review: Don't Miss

updated 09/13/2004 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/13/2004 AT 01:00 AM EDT

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated; Sept. 6; check local listings) Kelly Clarkson and Noah Wyle join the likable comedian for the start of her talk show's second season.

The Riverman (A&E, Sept. 6, 8 p.m. ET) An investigator (Bruce Greenwood) tracks a murderer with help from notorious serial killer Ted Bundy (Cary Elwes) in this true-crime TV movie.

The Real World Philadelphia (MTV, Sept. 7, 10 p.m. ET) The pad has two hot tubs, so the love may get more than brotherly when the reality show launches its 15th season.

NFL Opening Kickoff (ABC, Sept. 9, 8 p.m. ET) Mary J. Blige and Elton John sing in a special preceding the New England Patriots-Indianapolis Colts game.

The Apprentice (NBC, Sept. 9, 8:30 p.m. ET) Eighteen candidates have to invent a new toy for Mattel as Donald Trump gets fired up for Season 2.

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