* This afternoon, undefeated Virginia Tech takes on No. 20 Boston College on WUSA.

* Tonight, the movie "Jingle All the Way" on WJLA.

* "Ricky Martin: One Night Only!" on WUSA.

* And "American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith" on WETA.

Movie Marathon

24 Hours of Eastwood. A full day of Clint Eastwood movies, including the Sergio Leone "Dollars" trilogy beginning at 8:05 a.m. and two "Dirty Harry" pictures starting at 7 p.m. (TBS, 6:05 a.m.).

Prime-Time Movies

Jingle All the Way (1996) (CC). Arnold Schwarzenegger plays it cute in this Christmas story about a neglectful father who goes to the ends of the earth trying to find the elusive TurboMan action figure for his son. Two hours (Channel 7 at 8).

Airtight (1999). An elite team of "tunnel hunters" battle to keep breathable air pumped into a city shrouded in deadly smog. Two hours (Channel 20 at 8).

Sports

College Football. Texas at Texas A&M (Channel 7 at 11 a.m.); Nebraska at Colorado (Channel 7, 2:30 p.m.); Boston College at Virginia Tech (Channel 9, 2:30 p.m.).

NBA Basketball. Washington at Charlotte (HTS, 7:30).

Public Broadcasting

American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith (Channel 26 at 9) is previewed by Richard Leiby on Page C1.

Special

Ricky Martin: One Night Only! (CC). Ever hear that song "Livin' la Vida Loca"? I guarantee you will in this special taped recently at New Jersey's Liberty State Park. One hour (Channel 9 at 8).

Newsmagazines

Dateline (CC) interviews Andy Rooney and reports on a Chicago couple whose son has Canavan disease, a rare genetic disorder (Channel 4 at 10).

20/20 (CC) reports on job cuts among registered nurses in hospitals nationwide (Channel 7 at 10).

Series

Providence (CC). In a two-hour episode, Syd struggles in vain to make it home for a Thanksgiving feast but hits it off with three female fellow travelers (including sexy Debi Mazar) (Channel 4 at 8).

Now and Again (CC). Michael still pines for Lisa, but will an attractive hand-to-hand- combat trainer tickle his fancy? (Channel 9 at 9).

Nash Bridges (CC). A ventriloquist (Dan Castellaneta, voice of Homer Simpson) hires Nash and Joe to investigate a former lover (Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson) who he thinks decapitated his dummy (Channel 9 at 10).

Lisa de Moraes has the day off. The TV Column will return.

CAPTION: Haven't had enough of "Livin' la Vida Loca"? Catch Ricky Martin on Channel 9 at 8.