Saturday on TV
The Batman (9:30 a.m., Ch. 30): New animated series, set three years after Batman began fighting crime. Adam West, who played the title role in the campy "Batman" series of the '60s, voices the mayor.
Tennis: At the U.S. Open, it's the men's semifinals (10 a.m., Ch. 2) and the women's finals (6 p.m., Ch. 2).
Da Boom Crew (10:30 a.m., Ch. 30): New animated series about four orphans who create a video game that transports them into a parallel universe where they battle bad guys.
Cops (7 p.m., Ch. 13): The 16th-season premiere.
The Apprentice (7 p.m., Ch. 5): Thursday's season premiere is repeated and expanded from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
College football: There's football on pretty much all day long, but the two games of local interest are both scheduled in the evening BYU at Stanford (8 p.m., Ch. 2) and Utah at Arizona (8 p.m., Ch. 14)
America's Most Wanted (8 p.m., Ch. 13): The 17th-season premiere.
Sunday on TV
NFL football: The first Sunday of the season kicks off with Raiders at Steelers (11 a.m., Ch. 2); Buccaneers at Redskins (11 a.m., .Ch. 13); Cowboys at Vikings (2 p.m., Ch. 13); Chiefs at Broncos (6:30 p.m., ESPN)
Tennis (2 p.m., Ch. 2): The men's finals at the U.S. Open.
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (5:30 p.m., Nickelodeon): Funny new sitcom about a boy (Devon Werkheiser) who's got this middle-school thing all figured out. Well, almost.
Steve Harvey's Big Time (6 p.m., Ch. 30): The show expands to an hour in its second-season premiere.
Star Wars: Empire of Dreams (6 and 8 p.m., A&E): George Lucas' own company produced this two-hour look at his sci-fi films, so it's predictably gushy.
Unfabulous (6 p.m., Nickelodeon): New kid sitcom about a 12-year-old girl (Emma Roberts) navigating middle school by writing songs about her feelings.
The Simpsons (6:30 p.m., Ch. 13): Principal Skinner and Mrs. Krabaple's wedding goes awry.
Play for a Billion (7 p.m., Ch. 4): 200 contestants compete for a (teeny tiny) chance at $1 billion. But somebody will win $1 million.
Charmed (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Nick Lachey (you know, Jessica Simpson's husband) comes aboard for the first of a series of guest appearances as a new love interest for Phoebe. (Seventh-season premiere)
The Kumars at No. 42 (7 p.m., BBC America): If you haven't seen this British import, it's a hoot. Sanjeev Kumar is the son of Indian immigrants to the U.K, and he hosts his own talk show at the family home (No. 42), attracting a variety of celebrity guests. But his parents and his grandmother always horn in. It's part scripted, part ad-libbed and all funny and this week's guest is Donny Osmond.
Jack & Bobby (8 p.m., Ch. 30): Premiere of this promising new series about two teenage brothers one of whom will grow up to be president of the United States.
A Separate Peace (8:30 p.m.): TV movie adaptation of John Knowles' classic novel.
Six Feet Under (10 p.m., HBO): In the season finale, the hitchhiker who terrorized David reappears.
Entourage (11 p.m., HBO): It's party time for the boys in the season finale.