NFL Football. New York Giants at Dallas (Channel 5 at 1); Miami at New England (Channel 9 at 1); St. Louis at Seattle (Channel 5 at 4); Baltimore at Washington (ESPN and Channel 7, 8:30, with a local pregame show hosted by WJLA's Tim Brant starting at 7).

Baseball Playoffs. Atlanta at Houston (ESPN at 1); St. Louis at Los Angeles (ESPN2 at 4, if necessary); Minnesota at New York (Channel 5, 7:30, if necessary).

Auto Racing. NASCAR Nextel Cup Banquet 400 (Channel 4 at 2).

Golf. Final round of the PGA Tour Michelin Championship (Channel 7 at 3).

WNBA Finals. Connecticut at Seattle (ESPN2, 7:15).

Public Affairs

Fox News Sunday (CC) interviews national security adviser Condoleezza Rice and vice presidential candidate John Edwards on the newly released WMD report (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

This Week With George Stephanopoulos (CC). Sean "P. Diddy" Combs discusses his efforts to mobilize the youth vote. Vice presidential nominee John Edwards, Kerry-Edwards senior adviser Joe Lockhart and Bush-Cheney campaign manager Ken Mehlman will talk about the election's top issues (Channel 7 at 9 a.m.).

Sunday Morning (CC) examines the corporate practices of one of America's wealthiest prescription drug manufacturers (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly (CC) reports on how political strategists are reaching out to the Catholic vote (Channel 32, 9:30 a.m.).

The Chris Matthews Show. NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Newsweek's Howard Fineman, BBC's Katty Kay and Deroy Murdock of National Review review the debates (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Capital Sunday. The guests are former Howard Dean campaign manager Joe Trippi, former aide to Vice President Cheney Ron Christie and CBS's Bob Schieffer (Channel 7 at 10 a.m.).

Think Tank (CC). The topic is the No Child Left Behind Act; with Andrew Rotherham of the Progressive Policy Institute and George Mason University education professor Gary Galluzzo (Channel 26 at 10 a.m.; Channel 32 at 11 a.m.).

Inside Politics Sunday. Author Ann Coulter and Democratic strategist Marla Romash discuss partisan politics, and a campaign week in review with Kerry adviser Debra DeShong (CNN at 10 a.m.).

Meet the Press (CC) interviews vice presidential candidate John Edwards, plus a debate between Senate candidates Ken Salazar and Pete Coors of Colorado (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation (CC). The topic is Campaign 2004; with vice presidential candidate John Edwards and Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

Reliable Sources. Topics are debate coverage and Howard Stern's move to satellite radio; with ABC News's Jake Tapper, CNBC's Gloria Borger and Debra Saunders of the San Francisco Chronicle (CNN, 11:30 a.m.).

John McLaughlin's One on One discusses rising fuel costs with Foreign Reports President Nathaniel Kern and Kerry energy adviser Elgie Holstein (Channel 4, 12:30; repeats at 9 on NewsChannel 8).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer (CC) interviews vice presidential candidate John Edwards; Sens. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and John Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) debate Iraq; Bush-Cheney campaign manager Marc Racicot weighs in on the campaign; and an interview with Liz Cheney, daughter of the vice president (CNN at noon).

Booknotes interviews Hendrik Hertzberg on "Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004" (C-SPAN at 8 and 11).

America's Black Forum. Newsweek's Allison Samuels and political analyst Jack Burkman review the debates (Channel 9, 1:35 a.m.).

Public Broadcasting

Mystery! Death in Holy Orders. In Part 2, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh uncovers a wealth of suspects for the Crampton murder; based on the P.D. James novel (Channels 22 and 26 at 9).


Dateline (CC) interviews Len Levitt on his book "Conviction," about the Martha Moxley murder case (Channel 4 at 7).

60 Minutes (CC) interviews Queen Latifah (Channel 9 at 7).

Prime-Time Movies

Men of Honor (2000). Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as the Navy's first African American master diver, who butts heads with a rebellious noncom (Robert De Niro). 21/2 hours (Channel 5, 7:30, if no baseball).

While I Was Gone (2004). Kirstie Alley stars as a veterinarian living a peaceful family life until a stranger from her bohemian past (Peter Horton) comes to town and stirs things up. Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).

Frankenstein (2004). In this contemporary version based on the Mary Shelley classic, the crazed doctor has kept himself alive for 200 years and can only be stopped by the creature he created way back when. Two hours (USA Network at 9).

Cable Series

Inside the Actors Studio. The guest is Jennifer Lopez as the interview series returns for an 11th season (Bravo at 8).

Celebrity Poker Showdown. Twenty-five stars, including recent arrestee Macaulay Culkin, Chevy Chase, Dennis Rodman and Angela Bassett, play cards for charity in a six-week tournament (Bravo at 9).


American Dreams (CC). Jake prepares to run for City Council, and Meg compromises herself in order to recruit students for her play (Channel 4 at 8).

Cold Case (CC). The team reopens a 1943 case involving the death of a female factory worker; preempted last week (Channel 9 at 8).

Charmed. Paige makes a mess of the universe when she casts a spell inadvertently blocking all deaths from occurring (Channel 50 at 8).

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (CC). The detectives home in on a shy loner (Neil Patrick Harris) in the murder of a stripper (Channel 4 at 9).

Jack & Bobby. Jack sneaks a kiss with Courtney at her father's fundraiser (Channel 50 at 9).

Crossing Jordan (CC). Jordan's strange behavior begins to concern her superiors (Channel 4 at 10).

Parker Posey and Adam Goldberg play New Orleans detectives in USA Network's new version of "Frankenstein," at 9 p.m. Sunday.