Baseball playoffs: Red Sox at Indians (5 p.m., Ch. 13); Diamondbacks at Rockies (8 p.m., TBS)

NFL (6:30 p.m., ESPN): Giants at Falcons

How I Met Your Mother (7 p.m., Ch. 2): Robin dates a single dad and bonds with his young son.

Dancing with the Stars (7 p.m., Ch. 4): The remaining contestants perform.

Chuck (7 p.m., Ch. 5): Chuck helps steal a diamond before it can be used to fund terrorists.

Everybody Hates Chris (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Chris is in big trouble after he drives his father's car.

Big Bang Theory (7:30 p.m., Ch. 2): Sheldon gets fired and ends up living like a shut-in.

Aliens In America (7:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Raja is suspected of being a terrorist.

Two and a Half Men (8 p.m., Ch. 2): Rose (Melanie Lynskey) returns in the show's 100th episode.

Heroes (8 p.m., Ch. 5): A new hero emerges; Angela Petrelli makes a shocking confession.

NBA preseason (8 p.m., Ch. 14): Jazz at Suns

CSI: Miami (9 p.m., Ch. 2): The team finds evidence that Tim Speedle (Rory Cochrane) may still be alive.