What I'll Be Watching, October 16th

8:00 pm: Everybody Hates Chris.

Now on its new night (Mondays) and at a new time (8 pm), it's the second season of former UPN comedy Everybody Hates Chris. On tonight's episode ("Everybody Hates Elections"), Chris comes to the realization that he must make the best campaign speech of all time in order to win the class presidential election.

9:30 pm: Old Christine.

I can't tell you why I like watching this traditional sitcom, but Julia Louis-Dreyfus is like a warm blanket of coziness after a long Monday. On tonight's episode ("Separation Anxiety"), Christine's best friend Barb (the fantastic Wanda Sykes) announces that she is moving in with Christine as she and hubby Pete plan to divorce. Hmmm, I'm thinking that might be a problem with Matthew currently living in the guest house ....

10 pm: Weeds on Showtime.

Season Two of Showtime's suburban-set pot dramedy is in full swing. On tonight's episode ("Mile Deep and a Foot Wide"), Andy's ex-girlfriend (Zooey Deschanel) arrives from Alaska (yes, Alaska), and Nancy invites Peter over to the house for dinner. Either that's pot or I smell trouble brewing ....

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