A look at some noteworthy television this week:
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series 6: Natural Causes (Sunday, 9:00 p.m., WNET 13;
Tuesday, 9:00 p.m., WLIW 21) The first part of series 6 of this contemporary British police series finds Inspector Lynley and his new boss searching for a killer in the English countryside.
2007 MTV Video Music Awards (Sunday, 9:00 p.m., MTV) Yet another useless awards show this time it is from MTV, which according to legend showed music videos at some time in the long forgotten past.
Tell Me You Love Me (Sunday, 9:00 p.m., HBO) It is couples therapy, HBO style, so you can expect some skin in the debut of this new HBO drama series.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (Sunday, 10:00 p.m., HBO) Larry David's quirky and zany comedy is back for another season.
Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq (Sunday, 10:30 p.m., HBO) James Gandolfini (yes, Tony Soprano himself) interviews ten soldiers wounded in Iraq about their injuries
and thoughts on the war.
TMZ on TV (Monday-Friday, 6:30 p.m. WNYW 5) The entertainment gossip website enters the oversaturated entertainment television field. We give it a month before it gets canceled, because syndicated television doesn't have the freshness of the
New York Nightly News (Monday-Friday, 7:00 p.m. WNBC 4) Chuck Scarborough anchors WNBC's new 7 p.m. newscast. This marks the first newscast in this time slot since Fox 5 tried it in 1987-1993.
Nova: Building On Ground Zero This Nova episode looks at the lessons learned from the World Trade Center to make buildings safer.
Wide Angle: A Woman Among Warlords (Tuesday, 9:00,p.m., WNET 13) A profile of 28 year-old Malalai Joya an Afghan woman activist running for parliament in the male dominated country.
P.O.V.: The Camden 28 (Tuesday, 10:00,p.m., WNET 13) In 1971 a group of anti-war activists, including four Roman Catholic priests and a Lutheran minister, broke into a draft board office in Camden, New Jersey. This documentary looks at the activists, their trial, the reasons behind it, and its effect.
Surviving September 11th: The Story of One New York Family (Tuesday,
10:30 p.m., WLIW 21) A look at one family's story in the aftermath of September 11th.
Brown Is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream (8:00 p.m., WNET 13) A look at the ever growing hispanic demographic and its increased buying power featuring the insights of comic George Lopez.
Rescue Me (Wednesday, 10:00 p.m., FX) The Denis Leary FDNY dramedy wraps up another season.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Thursday, 10:00 p.m., FX) The quirky comedy returns for another season.
Live with Regis and Kelly (Friday, 9:00 a.m., WABC 7) A part of the
celebration of 20 years in syndication (the show was WABC's local morning show for a five years before) former host Kathy Lee Gifford stops by.
CBS Sneak Peek (Friday, 8:00 p.m., WCBS 2) The eye network previews its fall offerings.