Sports

NFL Football (CC). New York Giants at Washington (Channel 5 at 1); Denver at New York Jets (Channel 9 at 4); Minnesota at Green Bay (ESPN, 8:30).

College Basketball. Miami at Florida State (CSN at 2); BB&T Classic final (Channel 20, 3:30); South Carolina at N.C. State (CSN, 6:30).

Golf (CC). Final round of the World Challenge (Channel 4 at 3).

College Football (CC). BCS selection show (Channel 7, 3:30).

Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Show. Howie Long announces the winner of this year's award (Channel 5 at 5).

Public Affairs

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly (CC) reports on the Boston Roman Catholic Archdiocese's consideration of bankruptcy to deal with its sexual abuse lawsuits (Channel 26 at 7 a.m.; repeated at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 32).

Fox News Sunday (CC). Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) analyzes Bill Clinton's advice to Democrats, and Steve Forbes of Forbes magazine discusses the departures of Paul O'Neill and Lawrence Lindsey (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

Sunday Morning (CC) interviews Bartlett's Familiar Quotations editor Justin Kaplan; plus a look at the history of the Volkswagen Beetle (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

The Chris Matthews Show interviews former CNN correspondent Peter Arnett on the potential war, plus a panel discussion with NBC's Campbell Brown, David Brooks of the Weekly Standard and the Chicago Tribune's Jim Warren (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Meet the Press (CC). Former U.N. weapons inspector David Kay assesses the Iraq inspections; Sens. Joseph Biden (D-Del.) and Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) debate military action in Iraq; and a round-table discussion with The Washington Post's David Broder, the New Yorker's Joe Klein, Robert Novak of the Chicago Sun-Times and William Safire of the New York Times (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation (CC) (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Lead Story looks at the Supreme Court's impending decision on race-based admissions with Ted Shaw of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (BET at 11 a.m.).

This Week With George Stephanopoulos (CC). Al Gore discusses Iraq, the economy and his plans (Channel 7, 11:30 a.m.).

The McLaughlin Group. Topics include the Saudis' role in the war on terrorism (Channel 4 at noon and NewsChannel 8, 7:30 p.m.).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer (CC). Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) discusses Iraq and the Democratic Party; retired Gens. Wesley Clark and Buster Glosson and retired Maj. Gen. Donald Shepperd discuss the potential war; Steve Forbes talks about the economy; plus interviews with former weapons inspectors Jonathan Tucker and Tim McCarthy, and The Washington Post's Dan Williams and the Associated Press's Chris Tomlinson discuss covering the war (CNN at noon).

John McLaughlin's One on One interviews Adel al-Jubeir, foreign policy adviser to the Saudi crown prince (Channel 4, 12:30; repeats at 9 on NewsChannel 8).

Capital Sunday With Kathleen Matthews. Former secretary of state Lawrence Eagleburger discusses Iraq (Channel 7, 12:30).

Booknotes interviews Michelle Malkin on "Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals and Other Foreign Menaces to Our Shores" (C-SPAN at 8 and 11).

America's Black Forum interviews Al Sharpton on his political future (Channel 9, 1:35 a.m.).

Public Broadcasting

Silver Spring: Story of an American Suburb chronicles the Maryland community through interviews with longtime residents and historians (Channel 26 at 7).

Christmas Specials

Blockbuster Hollywood Christmas Spectacular (CC). Joe Rogan, Brooke Burns and Nancy O'Dell host the annual Christmas parade with appearances by Britney Spears, LeAnn Rimes, Destiny's Child and David Copperfield. One hour (Channel 4 at 7).

Christmas in Aspen (CC). Stars of various ABC shows as well as Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis and Lee Ann Womack ring in the holidays in the luxurious Colorado ski town. One hour (Channel 7 at 7).

A Charlie Brown Christmas (CC). The perennial Christmas classic includes never-before-seen animated stories. One hour (Channel 7 at 8).

A Motown Christmas. Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Thelma Houston, Destiny's Child, India.Arie, Brian McKnight and Take 6 perform in a concert taped recently in Hollywood. One hour (USA Network at 8).

Cable Special

James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck. The "Titanic" director takes cameras to the floor of the North Atlantic to explore the remains of the German ship sunk in World War II. Two hours (Discovery Channel at 9).

Cable Season Finale

The Sopranos (CC) wraps up its fourth season with Tony and Carmela looking for real estate. 75 minutes (HBO at 9).

Newsmagazines

60 Minutes (CC). Segments include the Bush administration's effort to sell the war against Iraq to the American people, a profile of actress Nicole Kidman, and jailed former Providence, R.I., mayor Buddy Cianci (Channel 9 at 7).

Dateline (CC) reports on how an 18-year-old murder case in Detroit was finally solved (Channel 4 at 8).

Prime-Time Movies

Miss Lettie and Me (2002) (CC). Mary Tyler Moore stars as a bitter woman whose quiet existence is disrupted by the arrival of her 9-year-old grandniece; Burt Reynolds co-stars. Two hours (TNT at 8).

The Locket (2002) (CC). A troubled college dropout working at an old folks' home finds inspiration and guidance from a wise resident (Vanessa Redgrave). Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).

Series

Futurama (CC). Planet Express gets competition from an unlikely source (Channel 5 at 7).

Becker (CC). Jake wants Becker to make a citizen's arrest of someone he's convinced robbed a diner (Channel 9 at 8).

King of the Hill (CC). Bobby quits as the football team's towel manager to start growing roses (Channel 5, 8:30).

Alias (CC). While continuing to track six nuclear warheads, Sydney and Jack discover the truth about Irina's loyalties (Channel 7 at 9).

Andy Richter Controls the Universe (CC). Andy sets Jessica up with a guy from work (Dan Cortese) (Channel 5, 9:30).

Boomtown (CC). When a teenage girl is kidnapped, the team relies on a man living like a coyote in the mountains for information (Channel 4 at 10).

The Practice (CC). Bobby spends little energy defending a cop killer (Channel 7 at 10).

On Discovery Channel, "James Cameron's Expedition: Bismarck" seeks out the famous sunken German battleship 600 miles off the coast of France.