* Today and tomorrow, the PGA Tour Championship on ESPN and WJLA.

* Tonight, Virginia takes on No. 1 Florida State in college football on ESPN.

* Horror movies on TNT.

* Animal Planet airs a marathon looking at creepy animals.

* And a special Halloween episode of "Freaks and Geeks" on WRC.

* Tomorrow afternoon, the Redskins attempt to rebound from last Sunday's loss on WTTG.

* Tomorrow night, "The Simpsons" annual Halloween "Trilogy of Terror" on WTTG.

* The movie "Mr. Rock and Roll," preempted two weeks ago because of baseball, on WRC.

* The movie "Anya's Bell" on WUSA.

* "Lost for Words" debuts on "Masterpiece Theatre" on WETA.

* And "The Apartment Complex" on Showtime.



College Football. Clemson at Wake Forest (HTS at noon); Purdue at Minnesota (ESPN at noon); West Virginia at Miami (Channel 9 at noon); Navy at Notre Dame (Channel 4, 2:30); North Carolina State at Georgia Tech (Channel 7, 3:30); Georgia at Florida (Channel 9, 3:30); Florida State at Virginia (ESPN at 7); Nebraska at Kansas (HTS at 7).

Golf (CC). Round 3 of the PGA Tour Championship (Channel 7 at 1).

Teen Shows

It's Academic. DeMatha, Osbourn and Suitland high schools compete (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Teen Summit. Musical guests Mos Def and Sporty Thievz perform (BET at 1 p.m.).

Public Affairs

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe. The gang discusses Viagra use by women and media images of girls (Channel 26 at noon; repeated tomorrow on Channel 32, 5:30 p.m.).

Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields (CC). Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) discusses the budget (CNN, 5:30 p.m.).

Tim Russert interviews Bryant Gumbel, host of the new "The Early Show" (CNBC at 6 and 10 p.m.; repeats tomorrow at 6 and 10 p.m.).

Think Tank With Ben Wattenberg. From the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, Calif., a report on the mysteries of the ocean (Channel 26, 6:30 p.m.).

Reliable Sources. Topics include the Jim Gray interview with Pete Rose and the job of covering Congress (CNN, 6:30 p.m.; repeated tomorrow, 11:30 a.m).

Inside Washington With Gordon Peterson. Topics include this week's presidential town meetings (Channel 9 at 7 p.m.).

The Capital Gang (CC). Rep. Jim Morgan (D-Va.) is the guest; topics include budget negotiations (CNN at 7 p.m.).

The McLaughlin Group looks at the leadership of Ehud Barak (Channel 4, 7:30 p.m.; repeats tomorrow, 11:30 a.m.).

American Perspectives. A re-airing of Tuesday night's Spina Bifida Association roast of Don Imus (C-SPAN at 8 p.m.).

The Beltway Boys. Politics is the topic with Joe McQuaid of the Manchester Union-Leader and David Yepsen of the Des Moines Register (FNC at 9 p.m.).

Halloween Programming

Freaks and Geeks (CC). It's Halloween and the geeks go out for one last trick or treat before they're too old (Channel 4 at 8).

Early Edition (CC). The meddlesome Patrick accidentally sets off an explosion at a Halloween party (Channel 9 at 8).

Twisted Tales Howl-a-thon. Three hours of programming devoted to the myths, fables and folk tales surrounding creatures such as spiders, bugs, frogs, flies, wolves and bats (Animal Planet at 8).

Horror Movie Marathon. Joe Bob Briggs (John Bloom) emcees a night of horror movies, including "Carrie," "Child's Play 2," "Phantasm" and "Phantasm II" (TNT at 8).

Mad TV (CC). The Vancome Lady greets trick or treaters (Channel 5 at 11).

Saturday Night Live (CC). The best Halloween skits from yesteryear (Channel 4, 11:30).



NFL Football (CC). Chicago at Washington (Channel 5 at 1 p.m.); Miami at Oakland (Channel 9 at 4); Tampa Bay at Detroit (ESPN, 8:15).

Major League Soccer. Eastern Conference Finals, Game 1: Columbus at D.C. United (Univision at 1).

Golf (CC). Final round of the PGA Tour Championship (ESPN at 1 p.m. with continuing coverage on Channel 7 at 3).

NHL Hockey. Washington at San Jose (Channel 50, 10:30).


Sunday Today interviews actress Meryl Streep (Channel 4 at 8 a.m.).

Sunday Morning (CC) reports on the history of the influenza virus, plus a look at the "Renoir to Rothko" exhibit at the Phillips Collection (Channel 9 at 9).

Public Affairs

Fox News Sunday. Donald Trump is interviewed and Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.) debate the budget (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

Meet the Press (CC). The guest is Reform Party presidential candidate Pat Buchanan (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation (CC). With Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Lead Story surveys key mayoral races across the country (BET, 10:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.).

This Week With Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts (CC). The guest is Vice President Gore (Channel 7, 11:30 a.m.).

John McLaughlin's One on One. Rep. J.C. Watts (R-Okla.) talks about the Republican Party (Channel 4 at noon).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer (CC). Guests include candidate Pat Buchanan, plus Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) discuss the budget, and political strategists Ed Rollins and Bob Beckel talk about campaign advertisements (CNN at noon).

Capital Sunday With Kathleen Matthews and Derek McGinty. Matthews's husband, "Hardball" host Chris Matthews, and Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore talk politics (Channel 7, 12:30 p.m.).

Race to the 21st Century: The Next Generation. Participants in a panel discussion on America's "racial ravine" include NAACP Chairman Julian Bond and his son, Atlanta Councilman Michael Bond, Malcolm X's daughter Attallah Shabazz and Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter Yolanda King (Channel 9 at 3 p.m.).

Both Sides With Jesse Jackson. The Rev. Jerry Falwell talks about gay rights and campaign 2000 (CNN, 5:30 p.m.).

Road to the White House. Tipper Gore campaigns for her husband in Nashua, N.H., and Ernestine Bradley speaks to students in Providence, R.I., about her husband Bill's candidacy (C-SPAN, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.).

Booknotes. With Patrick Tyler, author of "A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China" (C-SPAN at 8 and 11 p.m.).

Cable Specials

Great Quakes travels to the scenes of three memorable earthquakes: Mexico City in 1985, San Francisco in 1989 and Kobe, Japan, in 1995. Three hours (TLC at 8).

Badge of Courage: Police Officer of the Year. Jerry Orbach hosts this documentary showcasing winners of the nation's top law enforcement award. One hour (Court TV at 10).

Public Broadcasting

Masterpiece Theatre: Lost for Words (CC). Pete Postelthwaite portrays a morose writer looking after his 80-year-old mother (Dame Thora Hird) recovering from a stroke. Two hours (Channel 26 at 9).

Prime-Time Movies

Mr. Rock and Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999) (CC). Judd Nelson stars as the controversial disc jockey who is credited with introducing rock music to the world. Two hours (Channel 4 at 9).

Anya's Bell (1999) (CC). A blind woman (Della Reese) and a 12-year-old dyslexic boy (Mason Gamble) become best buddies. Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).


60 Minutes (CC) interviews "Peanuts" creator Charles M. Schulz, plus a report on a genetic eye disease that most people don't know they have (Channel 9 at 7).

Halloween Programming

Casper (1995) (CC) (R). The big budget movie about the friendliest ghost you know, featuring a human cast. Two hours (Channel 7 at 7).

The Simpsons (CC). The annual trilogy of terror features a spoof of the movie "I Know What You Did Last Summer" retitled "I Know What You Diddily-Iddly-Did" (Channel 5 at 8; a repeat Halloween episode follows).

The Apartment Complex (1999) (CC). A young graduate student (Chad Lowe) moves into the apartment building from Hell; Tobe Hooper ("Texas Chainsaw Massacre") directs. Two hours (Showtime at 8).

The X-Files (CC) (R). Agents Mulder and Scully travel to a pastoral town where they find evidence of an unspeakable crime; the Fox network claims this is "the most requested episode ever" (Channel 5 at 9; the season premiere airs next Sunday).

The Hunger. David Bowie hosts this episode about a crafty witch's revenge plot against an ex-boyfriend (Showtime at 10).


Third Watch (CC). Bosco questions Yoka's methods in tracking down a gangster responsible for the death of a child; preempted two weeks ago due to baseball (Channel 4 at 8).

Touched by an Angel (CC). Monica attempts to help a young man struggling with a personality disorder (Channel 9 at 8).

Snoops (CC). Glenn helps an adopted teenager find her birth mother (Channel 7 at 9).