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Joey (Matt LeBlanc) and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston)

Joey (Matt LeBlanc) and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston)

Survivor: Pearl Islands (7 p.m., Ch. 2): A second eviction.

Friends (7 p.m., Ch. 5): Joey and Rachel break their lip-lock and address their feelings in the 10th (and final) season premiere, which runs 50 minutes.

Temptation Island 3 (7 p.m., Ch. 13): This stupid show ends.

Steve Harvey's Big Time (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Guests include a "human straw" and a small singer.

Will & Grace (7:50 p.m., Ch. 5): This unfunny sixth-season premiere (which runs 40 minutes) proves the show has run out of gas.

CSI (8 p.m., Ch. 2): The hunt for a serial killer is on in the first of a two-parter, which concludes next week. (Fourth-season premiere)

Live by Request (8 p.m., A&E): Elvis Costello performs.

Run of the House (8:30 p.m. Ch. 30): Brooke throws a party.

Without a Trace (9 p.m., Ch. 2): A school bus loaded with kids disappears. (Second-season premiere)

PrimeTime (9 p.m., Ch. 4): A report on unsanitary hotels.

ER (9 p.m., Ch. 5): "Bend It Like Beckham" star Parminder Nagra joins the cast as a new med student, but there's really only one mystery left as "ER" begins its 10th season — how will it fare against "Without a Trace," which beat it badly in the ratings all summer.

Coupling (10 p.m., Ch. 30): KSL won't air the show but KUWB will. In place of the rejected "Coupling," KSL will air the tabloid news show Extra (8:30 p.m., Ch. 5). Lest you think it's just KSL that has problems with the content of "Coupling," the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette called it "a show too racy for prime time." Lest you think it's just yours truly who thinks that "Coupling" is a bad show, United Feature Syndicate wrote, "In the space of 22 minutes, a couple has sex in the toilet, one guy asks another guy for a condom and a woman reveals one of her breasts to the rest of the cast. This soulless exercise in smarmy sexuality unfolds with the pointless precision of a porn movie without nudity, or a comedy without laughs."