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'JAG' gets a marathon farewell, and other TV highlights

The unmistakable chemistry between Harm and Mac (David

The unmistakable chemistry between Harm and Mac (David James Elliott and Catherine Bell) has been held at bay, but in the final episode, they're forced to face those feelings. Credit: Paramount

BYE-BYE, 'JAG' The series that spawned current CBS hit "NCIS" is leaving its Cloo cable showcase. Catch the farewell marathon of "JAG" (ongoing through Monday at 6 a.m., Cloo), which includes the Navy legal drama's final episode Sunday at 10 p.m., followed at 11 by 1995's two-hour pilot. Episode titles at

FALL PREVIEW SHOWS Broadcast networks keep the sneak peeks coming. Check out the new "CW Fall Preview" (Saturday night at 8, WPIX/11) and "CBS Fall Preview" (Monday at 8:30 p.m., CBS/2). Encoring: "Fox Fall Preview" (Monday at 1:30 p.m., WNYW/5) and "NBC Primetime Preview" (Wednesday at 11:30 p.m., Universal HD; Friday at 6 a.m., USA). Look for Newsday's comprehensive TV fall preview in Sept. 16's Fanfare section.

FULL WEEK OF FINALES And one is a series-ender: "The Dog Whisperer" (two-parter Saturday and next Saturday at 8 p.m., NatGeo Wild) concludes Cesar Millan's hit show of canine training travels. Wrapping its first season: The "social experiment" of "The Week the Women Went" (Tuesday at 10:30 p.m., Lifetime). Scripted series season-enders include "Drop Dead Diva" (Sunday at 9 p.m., Lifetime), "Army Wives" (tomorrow at 10 p.m., Lifetime), and "Perception" (two-parter Monday and Sept. 17 at 10 p.m., TNT).

UNSCRIPTED PREMIERES Susan Lucci hosts the re-creations of "Deadly Affairs" (Saturday night at 10, ID). Young adults leave strict religious communities in "Breaking Amish" (Sunday at 10 p.m., TLC). Brooklyn's public defenders office takes the spotlight in "Criminal Defense" (Tuesday at 10 and 10:30 p.m., NatGeo). Florida returns in the franchise in "The Real Housewives of Miami" (Thursday at 9 p.m., Bravo). And comic Mike E. Winfield hosts the music-comedy mashup "Off Beat" (Friday at 10 p.m., fuse).

LOCAL ANGLE Hicksville mom Theresa Caputo returns in season 3 of "Long Island Medium" (Sunday at 9 and 9:30 p.m., TLC): One kid graduates from college, another heads off, and it's Mom's birthday. Tune in early for Sunday's 2-9 p.m. marathon. More "Medium" at

FAIRY-TALE CRAM SESSION Get up to speed with ABC's fanciful drama "Once Upon a Time" (Sunday 7-11 p.m., ABC/7). In one night, watch the pilot and three other key episodes, and you'll be set for Sept. 30's season 2 start. Or watch episodes/clips online at

BARNEY'S BACK! Hal Linden's classic New York copcom returns to prime time with the very first episodes of "Barney Miller"(Sunday at 8 and 8:30 p.m., Antenna TV). Or watch online free at

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