8 pm One Tree Hill (The CW) | Final season premiere: As Brooke and Julian begin to adjust to life with their new children, Haley and Nathan find themselves dealing with similar issues; faces from the past threaten to interrupt everyone’s future plans. (Watch the wild first two minutes here!)
8 pm Whitney (NBC) | New time slot alert! Whitney gets upset when Alex refuses to share his cell phone password, so they decide they need some solo time; when she comes home early, she finds Alex in a compromising position.
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | When Axl accidentally eats Brick’s Indiana dough school map project, he must create a new one; Sue discovers that one of the boys on the wrestling team has a crush on her.
8:30 pm Are You There, Chelsea? (NBC) | Series premiere: Based on Chelsea Handler’s autobiographies, the first episode finds Chelsea (That ’70s Show‘s Laura Prepon) making changes in her life following a DUI. Ali Wong (Breaking In), Lauren Lapkus (The Middle) and Jake McDorman (Greek) play Chelsea’s BFF, new roommate and sports bar boss, respectively, while Handler plays her own big sister.
8:30 pm Suburgatory (ABC) | When Tessa is asked to show a new guy (Cougar Town‘s Dan Byrd) around school, she becomes convinced that he’s gay, when in fact he’s an undercover narcotics officer.
9 pm People’s Choice Awards (CBS) | The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco is your host for the evening.
9 pm Harry’s Law (NBC) | Adam and Cassie represent a troubled woman (Smallville‘s Erica Durance) who exacts vigilante justice against men who abuse women by dressing up as Wonder Woman. (Watch video here.) Emily Rose (Haven) also guest-stars.
9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Claire and Jay take over Luke and Manny’s school egg-drop project; Mitch and Cam try their very best to be charming and likeable as they meet with prospective birth mothers.
9:30 pm Happy Endings (ABC) | Dave’s father (Michael McKean, This Is Spinal Tap) comes to town to introduce his new girlfriend — who also happens to be Penny’s mother (returning guest star Megan Mullally)!
10 pm Face Off (Syfy) | Season 2 premiere: Fourteen aspiring makeup artists re-imagine characters from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
10 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | An actress in an interactive theater production is raped on stage, while the audience believes it to be part of the show. The SVU detectives hit a dead end in their investigation when they learn the show’s director (Fisher Stevens, Lost) gave the audience — including the assailant — masks to wear during the performance.
10 pm Revenge (ABC) | Emily sets her sights on a new target when a famed author (Desperate Housewives‘ Roger Bart) who has deep ties with both the Graysons and the Clarkes returns to town; Jack finally lets his guard down with Amanda; a stunning revelation becomes a game-changer for Emily and the Graysons.
Which of the above is must-see TV for you? Also, hit the Comments to politely offer tune-in suggestions of your own.