What I'll Be Watching, October 18

8 pm: 30 Rock.

On tonight's episode ("The Aftermath"), Liz's new boss (ahem, Alec Baldwin) enforces some creative changes to The Girlie Show while the writers and cast must deal with the eccentric antics from the show's new star Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan).

8 pm: America's Next Top Model.

Okay, I'll admit it: I've gotten hooked on this cycle of ANTM. On tonight's episode ("The Girl Who Punk'd Ashton"), some of the contestants are at a loss for words when faced with a Janice Dickinson red carpet challenge, and a photo shoot transforms the would-be models into celebrity couples. Something tells me the Tyra lesson of the week has to do with fame ... Just a hunch.

9 pm: Lost.

Thank God it's Wednesday! On tonight's episode ("Further Instructions"), we learn the fate of Locke, Eko, and Desmond as we pick up the pieces after the explosion of The Swan; the monster is sighted; Desmond has no underpants; Hurley is forced to tell the others what happened to Jack, Kate, and Sawyer; and Locke must save Eko's life.

10 pm: Project Runway on Bravo.

It's finally here! The moment that all of us Runway fanatics have been waiting for as the final four contestants (that would be Michael, Uli, Laura, and Jeffrey) present their collectons during Olympus Fashion Week in Bryant Park. Will Jeffrey be eligible after last week's stunning accusations (from Laura, natch) of cheating? Find out tonight!

11 pm: Top Chef on Bravo.

It's the second season premiere of Bravo's culinary competition Top Chef. On the premiere episode ("Into the Fire"), meet the contestants who will soon haunt your waking hours and new host Padma Lakshmi, who takes over for outbound automaton Katie Lee Joel (news that yours truly broke months ago). Also, catch some advance images here submitted back in July by a Top Chef fan and Televisionary reader.

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