Friday TV Highlights: "CSI: NY" on CBS
School Pride: Each week, the new series' “spirit team” and celebrity guests descend on a run-down school and transform the entire campus into a showpiece designed to inspire its staff, students and the community at large. Up first, a middle school in Compton (8 p.m. NBC).
Smallville: As the series logs its 200th episode, Lois (Erica Durance) talks Clark (Tom Welling) into attending their five-year high school reunion, but she's miffed when no one there remembers the five days she spent as a student in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA).
Giuliana & Bill: In the series premiere the couple decide that having a family should be their top priority (8 p.m. E!).
The Good Guys: Dan (Bradley Whitford) is forced to go into hiding after he is framed for the kidnapping of an ex-governor's son (Ethan Suplee) whom he and his former partner (Gary Cole) rescued 25 years ago (9 p.m. Fox).
Teach: Tony Danza: Tony's busy schedule — which includes helping the football team with band practice on top of his classroom duties — gets even more crowded when the Philadelphia mayor asks him to host a charity show in this new episode (10 p.m. A&E).
Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura: As a new season opens, Jesse Ventura storms Congress in a determined bid to find out whether the U.S. government is conducting biowarfare experiments in the season premiere of this unscripted series (10 p.m. Tru).
College football: Cincinnati at Louisville (5 p.m. ESPN).
Baseball: AL Playoffs: The New York Yankees visit the Texas Rangers (5 p.m. TBS).
Pro hockey: The Atlanta Thrashers visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FS Prime); the Vancouver Canucks visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN).
Soccer: Club Deportivo Chivas USA visit the Seattle Sounders FC (8 p.m. ESPN2).
Photo: Sonja Flemming / CBS