(8-10 p.m., MNT17) - The child in actor Tom Hanks surfaces in director Penny Marshall's endearing 1988 comedy about a boy trapped in a man's body. When a small 13-year-old makes a wish to be big, it comes true - literally. While the boy searches for a cure to his maturity spurt, he must live in the adult world. He climbs the executive ladder in a toy firm and finds a girlfriend in a cynical coworker (Elizabeth Perkins). Robert Loggia costars.
(9-10 p.m., 6ABC) - Some secrets are best kept secret, some should be told, and George (T.R. Knight) has it all backward. He wants to tell Callie (Sara Ramirez) about his tryst with Izzie (Katherine Heigl) but keep the new interns in the dark about the reason he's so much more skilled than they are. Meanwhile, Richard and Sloan (James Pickens Jr., Eric Dane) struggle to save a woman's voice.
My Name Is Earl
(9-9:30 p.m., NBC10) - The warden (guest star Craig T. Nelson) offers Earl (Jason Lee) a reduction in his sentence - if he can get the jail's feuding gangs to make nice. On the outside, Randy (Ethan Suplee) is finding life without Earl more and more difficult.
(9 p.m.-midnight, ESPN) - The Bowl season is here, and ESPN and ESPN2 are all over it. The networks will combine to cover 21 bowl games over the next 12 days, beginning with Navy taking on Utah in tonight's Poinsettia Bowl. On Friday, ESPN2 gets in the game with the New Orleans Bowl and on Saturday has the Papajohns.com Bowl. Also Saturday on ESPN is the New Mexico and Las Vegas Bowls.
Without a Trace
(10-11 p.m., CBS3) - Jack (Anthony LaPaglia) and his colleagues investigate the disappearance of a water plant foreman who went missing after laying off some workers, one of whom threatened him. But this may not be work-related at all; the guy was trying to get back with an ex who may have found someone new. Speaking of exes, Elena (Roselyn Sanchez) continues to have problems with her child's father.