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The ultimate week of TV for October

EW’s guide to what to watch live (”Gossip Girl”) and what to set the DVR for (”The Office”)

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Need some help? Watch the shows in Bold live. Record the others and watch them at these suggested times.

8 p.m. Gossip Girl, The CW
9 p.m. Skins, BBC America (originally airs Sun. 10-11 p.m.)
10 p.m. Heroes, NBC (originally airs Mon. 9-10 p.m.)

8 p.m. House, Fox
9 p.m. Fringe, Fox
10 p.m. The Shield, FX

8 p.m. Pushing Daisies, ABC
9 p.m. Friday Night Lights, DirecTV (ch. 101)
10 p.m. Dirty Sexy Money

8 p.m. Survivor: Gabon — Earth’s Last Eden, CBS
9 p.m. Grey’s Anatomy
10 p.m. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
10:30 p.m. The Office, NBC (originally airs Thurs. 9-9:30 p.m.)

8 p.m. Ugly Betty, ABC (originally airs Thurs. 8-9 p.m.)
9 p.m. Dexter, Showtime (originally airs Sun. 9-10 p.m.)
10 p.m. Life, NBC

8 p.m. Everybody Hates Chris, The CW (originally airs Fri. 8-8:30 p.m.)
8:30 p.m. South Park, Comedy Central (originally airs Wed. 10-10:30 p.m.; one-hour premiere on Oct. 8)
9 p.m. How I Met Your Mother, CBS (originally airs Mon. 8:30-9 p.m.)
9:30 p.m. Worst Week, CBS (originally airs Mon. 9:30-10 p.m.)
10 p.m. Greek, ABC Family (originally airs Tues. 9-10 p.m.)

8 p.m. The Amazing Race, CBS
9 p.m. Desperate Housewives, ABC
10 p.m. Brothers & Sisters