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

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