What to Watch

When his car breaks down, a U.S. marshal stumbles upon a town where the government has been secretly stockpiling geniuses. As you'd expect, it's a pretty kooky place. Joe Morton stars in Eureka (9 p.m.-11 p.m., Sci Fi).



VERONICA MARS -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WUTB, Channel 24 / Her boyfriend dumps her, kidnaps a baby and runs. Then things get worse for Veronica. UPN.

HOUSE -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45 / After the Baltimore "thing," Stacy and House try to act normally. Fox.


GILMORE GIRLS -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54 / Sure, Luke likely would have hated the recital, but he's mad Lorelai didn't invite him. WB.

ACCORDING TO JIM -- 8 p.m.-8:30 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2 / The more Cheryl says he reminds her of Jim, the less Dana likes her new beau. ABC.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC -- 10 p.m.-11 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67 / "Quest for the Phoenicians" charts the course of the ancient mariners. PBS.

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT -- 10 p.m.-11 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11 / After seeing his mom murdered, a teen gets his own gun. NBC.


EACH DAWN I DIE -- 8 p.m.-10 p.m., TCM / Wrongly imprisoned, a journalist turns into a tough guy in the joint.

BROKEN TRAIL -- 8 p.m.-midnight, AMC / Cowboys tending a herd of horses rescue would-be sex slaves and end up as their protectors.

CADDYSHACK -- 9 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Spike / A developer wants to tear up a golf course for housing. A gopher might beat him to it.


KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST -- 9 p.m.-10 p.m., Bravo / In Vegas, skater Johnny Weir shows Kathy some cool moves.

JUST THE TICKET -- 9 p.m.-11 p.m., Lifetime / With the pope coming, a ticket scalper sees a chance to prove to a woman that he's no loser.

Talk Shows

THE EARLY SHOW -- NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino. (8 a.m., WJZ-13)

THE VIEW -- American Idol judge Randy Jackson; singer Linda Ronstadt. (11 a.m., WMAR-2)

ELLEN DEGENERES -- Entertainment mogul Merv Griffin. (11 a.m., WBAL-11)


MICHAEL EISNER -- Actresses Candice Bergen, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler. (8 p.m., CNBC)

DAVID LETTERMAN -- Actress Bryce Dallas Howard. (11:35 p.m., WJZ-13)

JAY LENO -- Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.; Ray Davies performs. (11:35 p.m., WBAL-11)

JIMMY KIMMEL -- Actor Fred Willard. (12:06 a.m., WMAR-2)

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