* The debut of "The Next Great Champ" on WTTG.

* Al Franken's radio show makes its TV premiere on Sundance Channel.


Tennis (CC). U.S. Open: men's fourth round and women's quarterfinals (USA Network at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.).

Baseball. Minnesota at Baltimore (CSN at 7).

Public Broadcasting

Frontline: Sacred Ground (CC) reports on the first turbulent year in the rebuilding effort on the site of the World Trade Center and follows architect Daniel Libeskind as he prepares plans for Freedom Tower, the design eventually chosen (Channels 22 and 26 at 9).

Cable Premieres

The Real World returns for a 15th season with a new group of roomies converging in Philadelphia (MTV at 10).

Al Franken Show. A one-hour TV edition of the political humorist's Air America radio show will be shown Monday through Friday nights (Sundance Channel, 11:30).

Broadcast Premiere

The Next Great Champ (CC). Twelve boxers, under the watchful eye of Oscar De La Hoya and other boxers and trainers, compete in the hope of landing a contract and a title fight in the World Boxing Organization; tonight, the contestants move into their new quarters (Channel 5 at 9).


Last Comic Standing (CC). More dueling comedy routines (Channel 4 at 8).

Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy (CC). A happy homemaker from Long Island swaps with an environmentalist from rural Texas (Channel 5 at 8).

Father of the Pride (CC). Larry panics when he learns about a new trick Siegfried and Roy have planned for him (Channel 4 at 9).

Scrubs (CC). J.D. and Elliot compete for the chief resident position, while Cox and Turk struggle with a patient who had an unfortunate encounter with a light bulb (Channel 4, 9:30).

In the Jury Room (CC). A man is charged with the second-degree murder of his brother-in-law (Channel 7 at 10).

Late Night

Charlie Rose (CC). With Lenny Kravitz (Channel 32 at 11 and Channel 26 at 1 a.m.).

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (CC). With Donald Trump and music by Nelly (Channel 4, 11:35).

Late Show With David Letterman (CC). With Regis Philbin and music by Hoobastank (Channel 9, 11:35).

-- John Maynard

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Oscar De La Hoya trains with David Pareja on "The Next Great Champ."