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updated 10/15/2007 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 10/15/2007 AT 01:00 AM EDT
SUNDAY, OCT. 7
LIFE IS WILD
8 P.M. | THE CW
Think The Brady Bunch Goes to Africa. A veterinarian dad uproots his blended brood (including troubled teen Andrew St. John, left) to live on a South African wildlife reserve. It's filmed on location, with lots of cameos from cuddly (and not so cuddly) critters.
AMERICA'S MOST SMARTEST MODEL
9 P.M. | VH1
Beauties compete to see who's the brainiest of them all. Question #1: What's wrong with this show's title?
MONDAY, OCT. 8
I LOVE NEW YORK 2
9 P.M. | VH1
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Flavor of Love's Tiffany "New York" Pollard plays bachelorette to 20 new hottie hopefuls, with help from her mother, whose name is Sister (got that?).
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10
DIRTY SEXY MONEY
10:01 P.M. | ABC
Is there any show with a more accurate title? Peter Krause tries to block the release of a sex tape, plus there's a big ol' catfight during Billy Baldwin's Senate fund-raiser. Meow.
10:30 P.M. | MTV
Watch Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA bunk together. Alas, Miss America's not the wacky next-door neighbor.
FRIDAY, OCT. 12
MEN IN TREES
10 P.M. | ABC
The weather outside is frightful when an arctic cyclone hits, leaving Anne Heche stranded outdoors.
SATURDAY, OCT. 13
9 P.M. | LIFETIME
It's never good when people go MIA and black crows pop up. Jamie-Lynn Sigler (right) helps Peter Gallagher look for his wife in this spooky four-hour miniseries.