When: Tuesday, September 21 (8pm)
Why we care: We got this muffin recipe out of Jillian Michaels’ latest cookbook and it’s kind of delicious.
The least you need to know: Musical montages of strangers’ successes are oddly moving.
When: Wednesday, September 22 (9pm)
Why we care: Out actress Kirsten Vangsness stars as Penelope Garcia.
The least you need to know: We’re still a little hacked off about losing A.J. Cook and about the rumored slashing of Paget Brewster‘s screen time in the coming season. But Vangsness is still a series regular, and she’ll be starring in a spin-off, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, which premieres in 2011.
When: Thursday, September 23 (9pm)
Why we care: Out actress Jasika Nicole stars as Astrid Farnsworth.
The least you need to know: Astrid is Olivia’a assistant, a junior FBI agent who spends long days dorking out in the lab with her varied and incredibly sexy skill set.
When: Thursday, September 23 (8pm)
Why we care: Calzona, baby!
The least you need to know: Sara Ramirez and Jessica Capshaw‘s Callie and Arizona are the only lesbian couple on primetime. Last season they almost split up over a super original "Baby: yes/no" storyline, but they got it together in the finale. It’s never smooth sailing at Seattle Grace, but they’ve already survived a psychotic gunman, and the parking lot.