Morning Show Debut

Good Morning America: Weekend. Bill Weir and Kate Snow host the new weekend version of the morning news show, airing Saturdays and Sundays; this morning, Snow reports from Florida on Hurricane Frances, and Weir interviews Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards. One hour (Channel 7 at 8 a.m.)

Children's Season Premieres

Tutenstein (Channel 4 at 11 a.m.), Trading Spaces: Boys vs. Girls (Channel 4, 11:30 a.m.), Endurance: Hawaii (Channel 4 at noon) and Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (Channel 4, 12:30) all return for a new season.


Tennis (CC). U.S. Open: men's and women's third round (Channel 9 at 11 a.m.; USA Network at 7).

College Football (CC). Miami, Ohio, at Michigan (Channel 7 at noon); Central Florida at Wisconsin (ESPN at noon); Virginia at Temple (ESPN2 at noon); Wake Forest at Clemson (Channel 7, 3:30); Oregon State at LSU (ESPN at 6); Tulane at Mississippi State (ESPN2 at 6); Colorado State at Colorado (CSN at 8); Toledo at Minnesota (ESPN2 at 9); Notre Dame at BYU (ESPN, 9:15).

Baseball. Baltimore at New York Yankees (CSN at 1).

Auto Racing (CC). NASCAR Target House 300 from California Speedway (Channel 4 at 3).

Golf (CC). Third round of the PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass. (USA Network at 3); third round of the LPGA State Farm Classic in Springfield, Ill. (ESPN at 4).

Public Affairs

The Beltway Boys review the Republican convention and preview the campaign ahead (FNC at 6).

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe. Topics are women at the Republican National Convention, including the Bush twins (Channel 32, 6:30; repeats tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. on Channels 22 and 26).

Inside Washington With Gordon Peterson looks back at the convention with a focus on Sen. Zell Miller's speech, plus a discussion of the Democratic response (Channel 9 at 7).

The Capital Gang (CC) wraps up the convention and looks to the campaign ahead (CNN at 7).

The McLaughlin Group grades the convention (Channel 4, 7:30).

After Hours With Cal Thomas. Julie Nixon Eisenhower and David Eisenhower give their thoughts on the election, and Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe reviews the week (FNC at 11).

Cable Special

Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth (Showtime at 9) is previewed by Tom Shales on Page C1.

Cable Premieres

The Life Laundry. In this British makeover show, hoarders are forced to part with their possessions (BBC America, 9:30).

Location, Location, Location. Another British series looking at creative ways in which folks do up their homes, gardens and wardrobes (BBC America at 10).

Late Night

Saturday Night Live (CC) features skits starring Cheri Oteri (Channel 4, 11:30).

Kate Snow and Bill Weir will co-anchor a new weekend edition of "Good Morning America," Saturday at 8 a.m. on Channel 7.