On TV tonight
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, 8 p.m., ABC Apparently orphaned children distract themselves from a pointless life of despair and suffering by becoming malnourished and risking exposure in order to prove a mythical being exists when, in fact, it doesn't.
Scared Shrekless, 8 p.m., NBC A new special that tries its hardest to keep the green ogre and his pals fresh in people's minds while animators toil away in a sweatshop making a fifth movie.
Good Eats, 8:30 p.m., Food Alton Brown decides to do a new Halloween special because, eh, that new Iron Chef show? It's not so hot.
SEASON FINALE Project Runway, 9 p.m., Lifetime The only reason we're sad to see another season come to a close is because we'll have to do without Tim Gunn's sardonic and brutally honest observations for a few months.
SEASON FINALE Zalman King Presents: Body Language, 11 p.m., Showtime If you don't want to take erotic photos, Amanda, you really should question why your subjects are posing in pudding.
SEASON FINALE Beach Heat: Miami, 11:30 p.m., Showtime Any time drugs are in the title — a la "Karma and Cocaine Hook Ups" — nothing but highbrow entertainment is sure to follow.
— Joshua Gillin firstname.lastname@example.org