On TV tonight
SERIES PREMIERE 90210, 8 p.m., CW In case you hadn't heard any of the hype about this one, we're back at West Beverly High, where Kelly Taylor is now a guidance counselor for the new "Brenda and Brandon," Annie and Dixon, whose dad is Kelly's new boss. Ruh-roh! Other alumni are here, too, but we'll probably be dealing with the latest round of 30-year-old teenagers with clear skin and perfect teeth most of the time.
The Cleaner, 10 p.m., A&E William has to help a prep-school basketball player kick his drug habits. Hey, he's just practicing for the NBA team that just drafted him as starting point guard.
SEASON PREMIERE The Shield, 10 p.m., FX Mackey may finally be reaping what he's sown after six seasons, but whether his punishment is starring in another Fantastic Four movie is anyone's guess.
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