The Vampire Diaries, 8.35pm, FOX8
Pilot: Four months after a car accident killed their parents, Elena and Jeremy are still trying to adjust to their new lives. As the new school year begins, Elena is drawn to a handsome and mysterious new student who is hiding a dark secret.
United States of Tara, 9.31pm, ABC1
Charmaine declares Tara’s craziness be kept away from her new baby; and fed-up with her alters, Tara attempts to make a deal with them.
Operation Afghanistan: Kill/Capture, 8.30pm, SBS ONE
As President Obama promises to reduce troops, this program investigates whether his strategy is working. It asks, after almost 10 years of war: Can the US get out of Afghanistan?
Parks and Recreation, 11.10pm, Seven
Leslie sets up a camping trip to brainstorm for new ideas, but she’s the one who surprisingly can’t come up with anything!
Better with You, 11.30pm, Nine
Vicky’s oven breaks down just before Thanksgiving, but when the celebration is moved to Maddie and Ben’s, Mia discovers her late grandmother’s ring that was supposedly stolen.