- FOX is new with The O.C.
- ABC is new with Men in Trees
- NBC is new with My Name is Earl, Scrubs, 30 Rock and ER
- CBS is new with Survivor: Cook Islands, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Shark
- MTV is new with Real World/Road Rules Challenge, Rob & Big and Twentyfourseven
- Late night highlights include Mel Gibson on Tonight Show With Jay Leno on NBC