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"Unleashed By Garo" corsets the makeover show mode

When you think about Sundance, you think about things alternative, so if the Sundance Channel is going to do a makeover show, it better not be run of the mill.

Thankfully "Unleashed By Garo" (9 tonight, Sundance Channel) isn't like every other makeover show. For one, the people coming to see couture designer Garo Sparo aren't sad sacks in bad clothes. Mostly, they are folks looking for something to wear to a special event.

Garo does do a little transformational work though. In the first episode, for instance, he brings out one woman's inner vixen and raises her self-esteem by squeezing her waist down five inches or so in her new corseted dress.

What to Watch on Friday: Garo Sparo dresses Hedda Lettuce

9/11: The Days After (9pm, History) - The impact of September 11 is examined, focusing on the less-discussed ways it has affected the nation culturally, sociologically, politically and psychologically. The report looks at profiling, hate crimes, and September 11-related illnesses.

Unleashed by Garo (9pm, Sundance) - In this new series, fashion designer Garo Sparo (left) gives fashion makeovers in his New York City studio. Tonight, a newcomer to New York asks for his help, and a rock drummer requests a pair of wings to signify his flight from past demons. Also, drag queen Hedda Lettuce wants something special to mark her 10th anniversary as a performer.  See Adrienne's review here.

Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again (9pm, HBO) - Conversation between comedy legend Mel Brooks and talk show host Dick Cavett, who share anecdotes about show business and celebrities. Also included: remarks from Carl Reiner, who was in the audience at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, where the show was taped in December 2010.

Tanked (9pm, Animal Planet) - A children's book-themed aquarium for a little boy's bed becomes an emotional roller coaster, and Heather gets revenge on her bosses by scheduling them for a shark dive.

Haven (10pm, Syfy) - A terrifying infection takes down a police officer at the Haven police station, prompting a lockdown that locks in Audrey and Nathan, who suspect that something other than an outbreak is at play.

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