Sunday

With the upcoming departure of Larry King, a new contender wants in on the interview circuit. "Martha Stewart Presents: The Women Who Dress America" (8 p.m., Hallmark) finds the stylemaker sitting down with clothesmakers, including Diane Von Furstenberg, Donna Karan and Jenna Lyons. Extra points for Martha if she sports suspenders.

Monday

The eighth season of "House" (7 p.m., KMSP, Ch. 9) opens with Cuddy (Lisa Edelstein) in House's (Hugh Laurie) arms, which raises the question: Has the show jumped the shark? A romantic, sensitive House appears to be a rather dull House, at least based on the first couple of new episodes. If this new relationship is going to stick, then the suddenly good doctor needs a new reason to turn bad. Stat!

Tuesday

The country eagerly anticipates the arrival of Britney Spears to "Glee" (7 p.m., KMSP, Ch. 9), next Tuesday, but there's plenty to look forward to during premiere week, including the addition of two cast members and an eclectic song list that includes Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind," Poison's "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" and "Getting to Know You" from "The King and I."

Wednesday

Two of TV's best sitcoms hope to lure new viewers with some tantalizing reunions. On "The Middle" (7 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5) Patricia Heaton welcomes her former "Everybody Loves Raymond" mother-in-law, Doris Roberts, playing a teacher who -- surprise, surprise -- doesn't approve of a certain someone's parenting skills. Even more anticipated is the appearance by Jennifer Aniston on "Cougar Town" (8:30 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5), playing Courteney Cox's psychiatrist. Hard to believe that character waited this long to get a shrink.

Thursday

In the 11th-season premiere of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (8 p.m., WCCO, Ch. 4), Dr. Ray (Laurence Fishbourne) lies bleeding after being knifed by a diabolical serial killer, clinging to life, hoping. ... OMG! OMG!!! Is that, is that ... Justin Bieber? Yes, the little munchkin stays up past his bedtime for a special dramatic performance as a troubled teen. He'll reprise the role later in the season -- that is, if he's not too busy running the country.

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