Sports

College Football. Oklahoma at Kansas State (Channel 7 at noon); Notre Dame vs. Navy (Channel 9 at noon); Duke at Georgia Tech (CSN at noon); Minnesota at Michigan State (ESPN at noon); Boston College at Pitt (ESPN2 at noon); N.C. State at Maryland (Channel 7, 3:30); Arkansas at Auburn (Channel 9, 3:30); Wisconsin at Purdue (ESPN2, 5:30); Texas A&M at Oklahoma State (CSN at 7); UCLA at California (TBS at 7); Virginia at Florida State (ESPN, 7:45); Tennessee at Mississippi (ESPN2 at 9); Stanford at Washington State (CSN at 10).

Golf. Third round of the PGA Tour Chrysler Classic of Greensboro (USA Network at 3); third round of the LPGA Samsung World Championship in Palm Desert, Calif. (Channel 4 at 4)

Baseball Playoffs. National League Championship Series, Game 3: St. Louis at Houston (Channel 5 at 4); American League Championship Series, Game 3: New York at Boston (Channel 5, 7:30).

Auto Racing. The NASCAR UAW-GM Quality 500 in Charlotte (Channel 4 at 7).

Teen Show

It's Academic. Bowie, Westfield and School Without Walls compete (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Public Affairs

Weekend Live With Tony Snow. Democratic consultant Steve McMahon and GOP consultant Ed Rogers assess the presidential race (FNC at noon). Pollsters Doug Schoen and Tony Fabrizio appear tomorrow at noon.

The McLaughlin Group assesses who has the lead after the presidential debates (Channel 4, 1:30; tomorrow at noon).

The Beltway Boys review the debates and Sen. John Kerry's mention of Vice President Cheney's lesbian daughter, plus a look at the Senate race in Florida (FNC at 6).

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe. Ellen Malcolm of Emily's List talks about the impact of political attack ads on women (Channel 32, 6:30; repeats tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. on Channels 22 and 26).

Fox News Watch. Topics include Sinclair Broadcasting's plans to run an anti-Kerry documentary (FNC, 6:30).

Inside Washington With Gordon Peterson. Topics are the final debate, Sen. John Kerry's citing Vice President Cheney's daughter and President Bush's use of the "L" word (Channel 9 at 7).

The Capital Gang. A debate wrap-up and a preview of the campaign's final days (CNN at 7).

After Hours with Cal Thomas interviews former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro (FNC at 11).

This Is America With Dennis Wholey. With Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) (Channel 32, 11:30).

Prime-Time Movie

Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers (2004). The family from the 1980s sitcom reunites as Jason and Maggie (Alan Thicke and Joanna Kerns) plan to sell their house, much to the kids' dismay. Two hours (Channel 7 at 8).

Newsmagazine

48 Hours Mystery (CC) reports on a 14-year-old boy who falsely confessed to killing his little sister (Channel 9 at 10).

Cable Programs

The Honeymooners. In this "lost" episode, unseen in 50 years, Ralph finds a love letter he mistakenly thinks is meant for Alice (TV Land at 8).

Taking Care of Business. Four business experts descend on struggling small businesses across the country in an attempt to reverse their financial woes; tonight, the team works to resuscitate a Brooklyn cyber-cafe (TLC at 10).

Series

Desperate Housewives (CC). In a replay of last week's episode (preempted for the Redskins game), Gabrielle tries to hide her affair, and Lynette uses tough love to discipline the twins (Channel 7 at 10).

Late Night

Saturday Night Live. The best skits of former cast member Jimmy Fallon (Channel 4, 11:30).

The "Growing Pains" gang is back in a two-hour movie tonight on Channel 7.