On TV tonight
SEASON PREMIERE American Idol, 8 p.m., Fox For everyone who moans about this show being on yet again, a word of advice: Turn off the TV, already! Can't wait to see how the gang reacts to new judge Kara DioGuardi. See more on Pages 22-23.
Homeland Security USA, 8 p.m., ABC Do you find it odd that some dude driving into Detroit has a human skull and two undeclared handguns? Typical day at the office around there, we'd think. Especially since Jay picked the Sooners over the Gators.
The Ascent of Money, 9 p.m., PBS An economist tries to explain that if we understood money and how it works, none of this current economic mess would have happened. It sure would help us if we had any right about now.
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