Summer Olympics

Women's basketball (gold medal game: United States vs. Australia) (USA Network at 9 a.m.); Men's basketball (bronze medal game: United States vs. Lithuania; gold medal game: Argentina vs. Italy), women's volleyball, freestyle wrestling, rhythmic gymnastics and canoeing (Channel 4 at noon); Boxing and men's soccer (gold medal game: Argentina vs. Paraguay) (MSNBC at noon); boxing, men's basketball, men's soccer and taekwondo (Telemundo at noon); women's volleyball, taekwondo and men's handball (CNBC at noon); track & field, men's diving, wrestling and canoeing (Channel 4 at 8).


Baseball (CC). San Francisco at Atlanta (Channel 5 at 1); Baltimore at Texas (Channel 20 at 8).

Little League World Series (CC). U.S. Championship: Richmond, Tex., vs. Thousand Oaks., Calif. (Channel 7, 7:30)

Preseason Football. New England at Carolina (Channel 9 at 8); Detroit at Baltimore (CSN at 8).

Public Affairs

The Novak Zone reports on the Republican National Convention from New York City (CNN, 9:30 a.m.).

Weekend Live. New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly discusses convention security; Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele discusses the GOP platform; John Kerry spokesman Chad Clampton responds to recent controversy; Bush/Cheney campaign spokesman Steve Schmidt previews the GOP's convention message; and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) and Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) examine post-9/11 politics (FNC at noon).

The Beltway Boys preview President Bush's acceptance speech and discuss John Kerry's service in Vietnam (FNC at 6).

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe reviews Laura Bush's efforts to win women's votes for the incumbent and a study on the health of working women with Democratic commentators Megan Beyer and Irene Natividad, Independent Women's Forum's Charlotte Hayes and Fox News political analyst Angela McGlowan (Channel 32, 6:30; repeats tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. on Channels 22 and 26).

Fox News Watch reviews media coverage of the Swift boat controversy and debates the RNC's ability to translate well on television (Fox News Channel, 6:30).

The Chris Matthews Show. Panelists Campbell Brown, Maureen Dowd, Howard Fineman and Jim Cramer will preview the GOP convention and compare John Kerry's experience in Vietnam to President Bush's handling of 9/11 (Channel 4 at 7).

Inside Washington With Gordon Peterson. Topics include the convention, President Bush's admission of "a miscalculation" on Iraq, Vice President Cheney's views on gay marriage, and the call for Donald Rumsfeld's resignation (Channel 9 at 7).

The Capital Gang (CC). Topics include President Bush at the Republican convention and the John Kerry Swift boat debate, with panelists Robert Novak, Mark Shields, Al Hunt, Margaret Carlson and Kate O'Beirne (CNN at 7).

The McLaughlin Group examines the Swift boat debate and previews the GOP convention with Tony Blankley of the Washington Times, Pat Buchanan of MSNBC, Eleanor Clift of Newsweek and Mort Zuckerman of U.S. News & World Report (Channel 4, 7:30).

After Hours With Cal Thomas. Former NBC president Reuven Frank, columnist Jack Germond and journalist and former Ronald Reagan staffer Lyn Nofziger reflect on 1964 -- when Nelson Rockefeller and Barry Goldwater aspired to lead the GOP (Fox News Channel at 11).

This Is America With Dennis Wholey visits the Paducah Artist Relocation Program in Kentucky (Channel 32, 11:30).

Cable Series Special

All Grown Up (CC). Angelica Pickles turns 13 and plans a birthday bash for the record books (Nickelodeon at 8).

Angelica Pickles is turning sweet 13 in "All Grown Up," at 8 on Nickelodeon.