Saturday, August 19, 2006


Golf. PGA Championship (TNT at 11; Channel 9 at 2).

Little League Baseball. World Series playoff coverage (ESPN at 1).

Baseball. Washington at Philadelphia (MASN at 1:30); Toronto at Baltimore (Channel 50 at 1:30); N.Y. Yankees at Boston (ESPN at 8).

NFL Football. Seattle at Indianapolis (Channel 4 at 8).

WNBA Basketball. Playoffs: Washington at Connecticut (Channel 7 at 1:30).

Auto Racing. NASCAR GFS Marketplace 400 (TNT at 2:30).

Public Affairs

Fox News Sunday A panel discussion on airport security, plus interviews with Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) about GOP campaign strategy and Mark Lerner about baseball in Washington (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

This Week interviews Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) on the Lebanon cease-fire, holds a panel discussion on the Mideast, and interviews director Spike Lee about his Hurricane Katrina documentary (Channel 7 at 9 a.m.).

Sunday Morning reports on the honeybee, the oak tree, Lassie's comeback and the return of the drive-in movie (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly reports from Ohio on accusations that some pastors are violating the separation of church and state by preaching politics (Channel 32 at 9 a.m.).

The Chris Matthews Show. Dan Rather, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, the BBC's Katty Kay and the New York Times' Mark Mazetti assess President Bush's resolve on Iraq, and Iraq as an issue in the Connecticut Senate race (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Inside Washington. Topics are opinion polls' tilt toward Democrats, the Mideast cease-fire and the federal court decision on wiretapping (Channel 7 at 10 a.m.).

Think Tank explores the life of Henry Ford, with history professor and Ford biographer Steven Watts (Channel 26 at 10 a.m.).

Reliable Sources discusses the JonBenet Ramsey case, the Mideast crisis, remarks by Sen. George Allen (R-Va.), and Tony Kornheiser's "Monday Night Football" debut (CNN at 10 a.m.).

Meet the Press. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) discusses politics and the Iraq war; plus a panel discussion on Iraq with the Wall Street Journal's John Harwood, retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey and national security affairs professor Vali Nasr (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Capital Sunday. A debate between Maryland Senate candidates Rep. Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.) and Kweisi Mfume (Channel 7, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation. Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.) and the Washington Post's Jim VandeHei discuss Iraq, terrorism and politics (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer interviews Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on the Mideast crisis, Iraq and the war on terrorism (CNN at 11 a.m.).

Q&A. With Jihad Watch Director Robert Spencer (C-SPAN at 8 and 11 p.m.).

Cable Premiere

Shuriken School. In this animated series set in the fictional town of Tokirohama, Eizan Kaburagi is a 10-year-old student at a ninja school (Nickolodeon at 11:30 a.m.)

Season Premiere

Just Legal. The series starring Don Johnson as a functioning alcoholic with a cynical worldview returns with a new case (Channel 50 at 7).


60 Minutes investigates anti-aging medicines (Channel 9 at 7).

Broadcast Special

Teen Choice Awards. Dane Cook and Jessica Simpson are hosts and nominees at the eighth annual event; Nelly Furtado, Timbaland and Kevin Federline perform (Channel 5 at 8).

Cable Specials

The Exodus Decoded. A documentary examining the Exodus story, executive-produced by "Titanic" director James Cameron (History Channel at 8).

Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: Surviving Middle School. Jon Stewart, Megan Mullally, Tony Hawk, Cynthia Nixon, Taylor Hicks, Jewel and Nelly Furtado share middle-school horror stories (Nickelodeon at 8:30).

Roast of William Shatner. Emcee Jason Alexander is joined by George Takei, Betty White and Fred Willard in honoring Shatner's 50 years in entertainment (Comedy Central at 10).

Cable Series

Three Moons Over Milford. Mack finds a love connection in a former high school sweetheart, and Barry Bostwick joins the cast (ABC Family at 8).

The 4400. Tom and Diana suspect Jordan in the release of Nova members (USA at 9).

Deadwood. Bullock holds a morning meeting to determine which emergencies warrant wiring him in Sturgis, where he and Harry are delivering campaign pitches (HBO at 9).

Angela's Eyes. As her birthday nears, Angela looks for a missing opera star romantically connected to a married politician (Lifetime at 10).

Entourage. Eric, Ari and Bob Ryan pitch the Ramones project, Vince helps Turtle track down a limited-edition pair of shoes, and it's the first day of shooting on Drama's project (HBO at 10).

Brotherhood. Tommy holds a benefit to save a movie theater from the wrecking ball (Showtime at 10).

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