* This afternoon, Maryland at Wake Forest in college football on WUSA.

* The Red Sox vs. Indians in an American League playoff game on WTTG.

* And eight hours of "NetAid" on VH1.

* Tonight, the movie "Shine" on TNT.

* And the Yankees vs. Rangers in another playoff game on WRC.

* Tomorrow afternoon, the Cowboys vs. Eagles on WTTG.

* Tomorrow night, Part 1 of "Millennium" on CNN.

* Part 1 of "Biography of the Millennium: 100 People, 1,000 Years" on A&E.

* The movie "Michael" on TBS.

* "A Touch of Hope" on WRC.

* Robert Urich in "Final Run" on WUSA.

* And Part 1 of "The Aristocrats" on WETA.

SATURDAY

Sports

College Football. Miami at Florida State (Channel 7 at noon); Maryland at Wake Forest (Channel 9 at noon); Florida A&M at Howard (Channel 32 at noon); Arizona State at Notre Dame (Channel 4, 2:30); North Carolina at Georgia Tech (Channel 7, 3:30); Florida at LSU (Channel 9, 3:30).

Major League Baseball Playoffs. Atlanta at Houston (ESPN at 1); Arizona at New York Mets (ESPN2 at 1); Cleveland at Boston (Channel 5 at 4); New York Yankees at Texas (Channel 4, 7:30).

NHL Hockey. Los Angeles at Washington (HTS at 7).

Teen Shows

It's Academic. Bowie, Falls Church and Springbrook high schools compete (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Teen Summit. Usher and Jagged Edge discuss what teens should do if they don't like their situation at school (BET at 1).

Public Affairs

Book TV provides six hours of live coverage from the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville (C-SPAN2 at 10 a.m.).

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe. Topics include the Supreme Court's ruling on grandparents' rights (Channel 26 at noon; repeated tomorrow on Channel 32, 5:30 p.m.).

The McLaughlin Group asks, "Is the GOP scared of losing its majority in the House?" (Channel 4 at 2 p.m.; repeats tomorrow, 11:30 a.m.).

Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields interview New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (CNN, 5:30 p.m.).

Think Tank With Ben Wattenberg. Francis Fukuyama discusses his new book, "The Great Disruption" (Channel 26, 6:30 p.m.).

Reliable Sources. ABC News's Sam Donaldson talks about his new Internet show (CNN, 6:30 p.m.; repeated tomorrow, 11:30 a.m).

Inside Washington With Gordon Peterson. Topics include George W. Bush's attacks on the Republican Party (Channel 9 at 7 p.m.).

The Capital Gang welcomes Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) to its discussion with topics ranging from George W. Bush to the "patients' bill of rights" (CNN at 7 p.m.).

This Is America With Dennis Wholey. The topic is Y2K; guests include Rep. Connie Morella (R-Md.) and Ed Hugler of the Labor Department (Channel 32, 7:30 p.m.; repeats tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.).

The Beltway Boys interview presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan (FNC at 9 p.m.).

Music Special

NetAid. The United Nations-sponsored concerts are being held in London, Geneva and East Rutherford, N.J., in an attempt to fight poverty around the world; performers include Bono, David Bowie, Busta Rhymes, Sheryl Crow, the Eurythmics, Jewel, Puff Daddy and Sting. Eight hours (VH1 at 2 p.m.).

Prime-Time Movies

Don't Look Under the Bed (1999) (CC). A 14-year-old girl is framed by the Boogeyman who lives under her bed. 90 minutes (Disney Channel, 7:30).

Executive Decision (1996) (CC) (R). When a jumbo jet en route to Dulles is hijacked by terrorists, Kurt Russell and Steven Seagal are called in to defuse the situation. Three hours (Channel 7 at 8).

Shine (1996). Geoffrey Rush won an Oscar for his performance in this film as Australian pianist David Helfgott. 2 1/4 hours (TNT at 8; repeats at 10).

Series

Martial Law (CC). A notorious assassin (guest star Heavy D) arrives in Los Angeles (Channel 9 at 9).

Walker, Texas Ranger (CC) protects an accountant who has agreed to testify against a violent crime boss (Channel 9 at 10).

Late Night

Mad TV (CC). A spoof of "Politically Incorrect" (Channel 5 at 11).

Saturday Night Live (CC). The best of the 1998-99 season (Channel 4, 11:30).

SUNDAY

Sports

NFL Football (CC). Dallas at Philadelphia (Channel 5 at 1 p.m.); Pittsburgh at Buffalo (Channel 9 at 1); Miami at Indianapolis (Channel 9 at 4:15); Tampa Bay at Green Bay (ESPN, 8:15).

Major League Baseball Playoffs. First-round playoffs may air on Channel 5 during prime time, schedule TBA.

Magazines

Sunday Today. Annette Bening talks about her role in "American Beauty" (Channel 4 at 8 a.m.).

Sunday Morning (CC) reports on a new program that teaches creationism and science in Kansas schools (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

Public Affairs

Fox News Sunday (CC) interviews GOP candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), plus Energy Secretary Bill Richardson and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) debate the nuclear test ban treaty (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

Meet the Press (CC). Defense Secretary William Cohen and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry Shelton discuss the test ban treaty; Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) and Empower America's William Bennett talk about George W. Bush; and Reform Party Chairman Russell Verney and Chairman-elect Jack Gargan assess their party (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation (CC). Campaign 2000 is the topic; with George W. Bush adviser Haley Barbour, Rep. Ray LaHood (R-Ill.) and GOP candidates Sen. John McCain and Gary Bauer (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Lead Story. Wade Henderson, ex-director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, discusses the Senate rejection of federal judicial nominee Ronnie White (BET, 10:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.).

This Week With Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts (CC). Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses the nuclear test ban treaty, plus interviews with Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and AFL-CIO President John Sweeney (Channel 7, 11:30 a.m.).

John McLaughlin's One on One. With White House Drug Policy Director Gen. Barry McCaffery (Channel 4 at noon).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer (CC). National security adviser Sandy Berger discusses the nuclear test ban treaty and Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) talk about campaign 2000 (CNN at noon).

Capital Sunday With Kathleen Matthews and Derek McGinty. Pat Buchanan is the guest (Channel 7, 12:30 p.m.).

Both Sides With Jesse Jackson (CC). Syndicated columnist Arianna Huffington talks politics (CNN, 5:30 p.m.).

Road to the White House. An interview with Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) about his presidential ambitions (C-SPAN, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.).

Booknotes. With Stuart Rochester, co-author of "Honor Bound" (C-SPAN at 8 and 11 p.m.).

America's Black Forum. Results from a Zogby poll on the racial attitudes of young Americans (Channel 9 at 2 a.m.).

Cable Series

Millennium: A Thousand Years of History (CC) (CNN at 10 p.m.) is previewed by Tom Shales on Page C1.

Cable Specials

Biography of the Millennium: 100 People, 1,000 Years (CC). Part 1 of a two-part countdown of the most influential people of the past 1,000 years as determined by the folks at A&E. Two hours (A&E at 8; conclusion airs tomorrow at 8).

Blue's Big Pajama Party. Steve and Blue of "Blue's Clues" host a pajama party, with special guest Julia Louis-Dreyfus. One hour (Nickelodeon at 8).

Case Reopened. Three unsolved murder cases are dissected, involving the Zodiac Killer, the Black Dahlia and Lizzie Borden. Three hours (The Learning Channel at 8).

Riddle of the Desert Mummies. Mummies are dug up in the desert sands of Western China; narrated by John Malkovich. One hour (Discovery Channel at 9).

Public Broadcasting

Masterpiece Theatre: Aristocrats (CC). Part 1 of a three-part adaptation of Stella Tillyard's family chronicle set in 18th-century England and Ireland. 90 minutes (Channel 26 at 9).

Prime-Time Movies

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) (CC). Whoopi Goldberg is a Las Vegas lounge singer who teams up again with the Sisterhood to save her old high school. Two hours (Channel 7 at 7).

Michael (1996) (CC). John Travolta portrays a slovenly angel who changes the lives of some cynical reporters. 2 1/4 hours (TBS at 8).

A Touch of Hope (1999) (CC). Anthony Michael Hall portrays Dean Kraft, a hands-on healer. Two hours (Channel 4 at 9).

Final Run (1999) (CC). A train develops a mind of its own and speeds out of control. But wait . . . Robert Urich is aboard. Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).

Newsmagazines

Dateline (CC) interviews Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) (Channel 4 at 7).

60 Minutes (CC). Ronald P. Reagan, the son of the former president, shares his thoughts on Edmund Morris's new Reagan biography (Channel 9 at 7).

Series

Third Watch (CC). Officer Davis discovers a decomposed body and encounters a young rape victim (Channel 4 at 8).

Touched by an Angel (CC). Monica tries to make the dreams of three terminally ill women come true (Channel 9 at 8).

Snoops (CC). Glenn has an affair with a client (Channel 7 at 9).