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updated 10/20/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/20/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

What's On This Week

SUNDAY, OCT. 12

DEXTER
9 P.M. | SHOWTIME
Dex (Michael C. Hall), caught up in games of duplicity, isn't sure he should be getting along so well with the assistant D.A. (Jimmy Smits).

ENTOURAGE
10 P.M. | HBO
Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven, awarded a fresh Emmy last month) angles to land a role for Vince (Adrian Grenier) by making a bet in a golf game.

MONDAY, OCT. 13

SAMANTHA WHO?
9:30 P.M. | ABC
The start of season 2 is a delight: Sam (Christina Applegate, with Emmy winner Jean Smart, right) is determined to regain her dance-floor mojo.

TUESDAY, OCT. 14

ELI STONE
10 P.M. | ABC
New season about the unlikely prophet (Jonny Lee Miller). Has brain surgery permanently swept the visions from his mind?

SEX CHANGE HOSPITAL
11 P.M. | WE
Well, the title gets your attention. New documentary series about sexual-reassignment surgery.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15

PROJECT RUNWAY
9 P.M. | BRAVO
Auf and out, Heidi Klum! Wrap-up to a season of perplexing challenges—what designer would ever have to create a dress out of car parts?

CHOCOLATE NEWS
10:30 P.M. | COMEDY CENTRAL
Premiere of David Alan Grier's sketch-comedy show on headline-fresh black topics. Spotty, but his Maya Angelou is good.

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