Baseball playoffs: Dodgers at Cardinals (11:09 a.m., ESPN); Red Sox at Angels (2:09 p.m., ESPN); Twins at Yankees (6:19 p.m., Ch. 13)
Vice Presidential Debate (7 p.m., Channels 2, 4, 5, 7, CNN, FNC, MSNBC): Live from Cleveland, it's Dick Cheney vs. John Edwards.
Gilmore Girls (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Luke and Lorelai's budding relationship becomes the subject of a town meeting.
Frankenstein (7 and 9 p.m., Hallmark): Donald Sutherland, William Hurt and Alec Newman star in this good, two-part adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic tale of horror. Concludes Wednesday.
Veronica Mars (8 p.m., Ch. 24): Veronica searches for a classmate's missing father.
One Tree Hill (8 p.m., Ch. 30): They're already married, but Nathan and Haley are feted with bachelor and bachelorette parties.
NCIS (9 p.m., Ch. 2): The decomposed body of a woman in a wedding dress is found in a subterranean cell.
My Wife and Kids (9 p.m., Ch. 4): Michael isn't interested in a high school reunion.
Last Comic Standing (9 p.m., Ch. 5): It's the finale of this misbegotten competition between first- and second-season contestants.
George Lopez (9:30 p.m., Ch. 4): George starts charging his daughter rent.
Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile (10 p.m., Showtime): This documentary looks at the saga of "Smile," the long-uncompleted Beach Boys album that was abandoned in 1966 — for a variety of professional and personal reasons — and is just being released now.
Nip/Tuck (11 p.m., FX): FX will air this second-season finale commercial-free. Alec Baldwin guest stars as Ava's ex, and the much plasticized Joan Rivers appears (as herself) as a patient who comes to Sean and Christian for still more surgery.
Wanda Does It (11:30 p.m., Comedy Central): As viewers learned with her failed Fox sitcom, a little bit off Wanda Sykes goes a loooooong way. And, while there are some laughs in this comedy/sitcom/improv show, there aren't enough to make sitting through it for half an hour worthwhile.