Gubernatorial Debate (7pm) - The first debate between gubernatorial hopefuls Walter Dalton (D) and Pat McCrory (R) will air on WRAL, WTVD, NBC-17 and UNC-TV. News 14 Carolina will air the debate on a one-hour debate, starting at 8. A special edition of "Capital Tonight" will air on News 14 at 10:30 with analysis of both the gubernatorial debate and the presidential debate.
The X-Factor (8pm, Fox) - The contestants travel to Miami for a boot camp, where they'll be judged and singing, dancing and performance style.
The Middle (8pm, ABC) - Frankie loses her job at the car dealership and decides to enroll in a technical school. Meanwhile, Axl begins his senior year of high school and Sue mentors a freshman.
The Neighbors (8:30pm, ABC) - This show is incredibly silly, but it makes me laugh. Tonight, the Weavers take their alien neighbors to a local New Jersey mall to shop for school clothes. Meanwhile, Debbie worries that Jackie Joyner-Kersee and her husband Larry Bird have a secret agenda involving the abduction of her underachieving human children.
Presidential Debate (9pm) - The first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney will air on ABC, CBS, NBC, UNC-TV, News 14, Fox, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and CNBC.
Supernatural (9pm, CW) - Season 8 begins with Sam and Dean being reunited after a year apart. Dean departs purgatory and locates Sam, but Sam finds it difficult to leave the life he enjoys to join Dean on a new hunt.
Life After Top Chef (10pm, Bravo) - A new series traces the lives of four former "Top Chef" contestants as they pursue culinary careers in their home cities. We get Richard Blais in Atlanta, Jennifer Carroll in Philadelphia, Spike Mendelsohn in Washington, D.C., and Fabio Viviani and Los Angeles.