Glee 9 p.m., Fox
Sadly, this series, which has been a mess for a while now, will get more attention this season because of the death of star Cory Monteith. In the fifth season premiere, the members of New Directions perform Beatles songs while Blaine and Kurt ponder the future of their relationship. The third episode will be a tribute episode to Monteith, about his character Finn.
Parks and Recreation 8 p.m., NBC
For the sixth season premiere, most of the gang goes to London when an organization that honors women in government awards Leslie (Amy Poehler, above) a prize. Meanwhile, back home, Ann and Chris, played by departing cast members Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe, deal with their relationship. By the way, Jones and Lowe will leave after the 13th episode of the season. In the premiere, Henry Winkler, Lucy Lawless, and Heidi Klum guest star.
Grey’s Anatomy 9 p.m., ABC
A mudslide. Which is not a metaphor for the 10th season.
Elementary 10 p.m., CBS
The Adventure of the Second Season.
Friday Night Lights 9 p.m., ESPN Classic
Take you to the pilot.