What I'll Be Watching, October 17

8 pm: Gilmore Girls.

On tonight's episode ("'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous"), written by new Gilmore writer Gayle Abrams, everyone is in for a double dose of drama as Lorelai can't quite commit to her new relationship with former flame Christopher, Rory makes some new friends at an art exhibit, and Emily gets arrested.

9 pm: Veronica Mars.

On tonight's episode ("Witchita Linebacker"), Veronica is hired by a Hearst College football player to find his stolen playbook before the next practice, but Veronica uncovers a huge betting ring operating within the school ... and gets threatened with expulsion by Dean O'Dell (Ed Begley Jr.). And they say college is where you can break away from your high school identity ....

10 pm: The Street on BBC America.

On the third episode ("Bold Street: Flasher") of Jimmy McGovern's new drama The Street, a school teacher stops to relieve himself during a jog through the park but is seen by a pupil, leading to accusations that he is a flasher. If you were looking for light-hearted mirth, look elsewhere.

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Jace's blog, Televisionary, can be found at televisionary.blogspot.com.