In the Season 4 premiere, "Bringing Up Baby," Jay's birthday is upon us again and, as before, he makes it well-known that he wishes to keep it as low key as possible, with no grand gestures or surprises. But leave it to the family to miss the mark yet again! Phil takes Jay on a very unconventional fishing trip with his buddies, and Gloria struggles with how to break the pregnancy news to him. Meanwhile, Dylan moves into the Dunphy household temporarily, and Mitch and Cam decide to look into adopting a cat as they continue to cope with their failed attempt to adopt another child. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET).
The guest cast includes Reid Ewing as Dylan, Chazz Palminteri as Shorty, Ernie Hudson as Miles and Emily Happe as Candice.
"After the Storm" - After four seasons of "will they" or "won't they," Richard Castle and Kate Beckett finally gave in to their feelings for each other in the much anticipated Season 4 finale. Season 5 picks up on the proverbial morning after, with Castle and Beckett facing new questions -- Was this a one-time fling, or are they now a couple? But before they find the answers, they must take on the forces responsible for Beckett's mother's murder that now threaten Kate Beckett's life. The Season 5 premiere of "Castle" airs MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (10:01-11:00 p.m. ET).
Guest Cast: Jack Coleman as Senator Bracken, Tahmoh Penikett as Cole Maddox, Maurice Warfield as Vice President Russell, Geoff Pierson as Mr. Smith.
"Aftershock" - Addison settles into her new life after making a decision between Jake and Sam; Violet fears the worst when Pete doesn't show up to his preliminary court hearing; and Charlotte swears Cooper to secrecy when she receives shocking news. Meanwhile, Amelia celebrates one year of sobriety and Sheldon rekindles a romance with his ex-wife, on the sixth-season premiere of "Private Practice," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET).
Guest starring Alex Rocco as Ed Diamanti, Justina Machado as Stephanie Kemp, and Jillian Bach as Debra Diamanti.
"Last Whiff of Summer" - Frankie's plans to recreate the magic of her own childhood summers are foiled when Mike lets it slip that Axl is his favorite Heck child, and Frankie tries to coax the kids into telling them who their favorite parent is. Meanwhile, when Frankie and Mike discover that Axl failed English during the past school year, they force him to make it up in summer school, otherwise he could jeopardize any chance of getting a college sports scholarship after graduation; Brick takes up growing a tomato for his summer project; and Sue tries to bond with a reluctant Mike and to get him involved in different activities with her -- which she plans to document in a giant scrapbook -- on the season premiere of "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET).
Guest starring are Sarah Buehler as office worker, Van Epperson as guy with flag, Hilary Pingle as mom, Ron Rogge as dad and Davis Desmond as boy.
"Destiny" - In the wake of last summer's events in the Hamptons and with the ante even higher, what will Emily's next move be? Will she be able to manage her heart and keep her emotions from getting in the way of her resolve to avenge her father? The Season Two premiere of "Revenge" airs on the series' new night and time, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET).
Guest starring Barry Sloane as Aiden Mathis, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Takeda, Margarita Levieva as Amanda Clarke and Jennifer Jason Leigh as Kara Wallace Clarke.