On TV this weekend
SERIES PREMIERE Flashpoint, 10 p.m., CBS You know what we were just thinking? There aren't enough shows about cops on TV.
SEASON PREMIERE Stargate Atlantis, 10 p.m., Sci-Fi You know what we were just thinking? There aren't enough shows about intergalactic travel on TV.
SEASON PREMIERE I Want That! Kitchens, 9 a.m., Fine Living Go ahead, watch this show, knowing full well you'll never be able to afford any of the stuff that's on it without selling kidneys.
SEASON PREMIERE The Zula Patrol, 10:30 a.m., NBC We have no idea. Ask your kids.
SEASON PREMIERE Big Brother 10, 8 p.m., CBS After "Evel Dick" won, we've held no more hope for humanity.
SERIES PREMIERE Generation Kill, 9 p.m., HBO In case you weren't depressed about the war enough, watch how the creator of The Wire shows us just how poorly planned the thing was from the beginning in this seven-part miniseries.
SERIES PREMIERE Earth: The Biography. 9 p.m., National Geographic Wait until the third night of this five-part miniseries, in which the Earth tells us just how PO'd it is about fluorocarbons and plastic.
Miss Universe 2008, 9 p.m., NBC and Telemundo The fact that Jerry Springer and Mel B are both hosting this makes it worth tuning in for.
Brooke Knows Best, 10 p.m., VH1 Brooke also knows about divorce, high-speed car accidents and awful Maxim photo shoots. See more on Page 54.
— Joshua Gillin firstname.lastname@example.org