Local Public Affairs Debut

WB Now. Jonetta Rose Barras hosts Mayor Anthony Williams and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on this new local public affairs program (Channel 50 at 11 a.m.).


NBA Basketball. Dallas at Washington (CSN at 1).

NFL Football. Tampa Bay at Atlanta (Channel 5 at 1); Cincinnati at Washington (Channel 9 at 4); Buffalo at New England (ESPN, 8:30).

Public Affairs

Fox News Sunday (CC) discusses President Bush's agenda with Sen. Bill Frist (R-Tenn.); Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) examines the relationship between President Bush and the Democratic Party (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

This Week With George Stephanopoulos (CC). Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) discusses Middle East peace and the violence in Iraq; Sens. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) discuss leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department, and potential changes at the Supreme Court (Channel 7 at 9 a.m.).

Sunday Morning (CC) looks at the popularity of SpongeBob SquarePants; and a report on cooking vacations (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly (CC). Former Kerry adviser Mike McCurry talks about what Democrats need to do to connect with people of faith (Channel 32, 9:30 a.m.).

The Chris Matthews Show. Panelists discuss the war and the legacy of Bill Clinton (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Capital Sunday. Topics include Fallujah, the passing of Yasser Arafat, and the nomination of Alberto Gonzales as attorney general (Channel 7 at 10 a.m.).

Think Tank assesses the nuclear threat from North Korea (Channel 26 at 10 a.m.; Channel 32 at 11 a.m.).

Inside Politics Sunday taps Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) and Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) for their political predictions; former Solicitor General Theodore Olson discusses the future of the Supreme Court (CNN at 10 a.m.).

Reliable Sources. Tom Brokaw reflects on his career (CNN, 11:30 a.m.).

John McLaughlin's One on One. (Channel 4 at noon; repeats at 9 on NewsChannel 8).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer (CC). Topics include violence in Fallujah, the death of Arafat, and the Mideast peace process, with Sens. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.); conflict in the Middle East after the death of Arafat, with Ehud Olmert, Israeli vice prime minister, and Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator; the fight for Fallujah, with retired Maj. Gen. James A. Marks, U.S. Army; and election 2004, with Lynne Cheney (CNN at noon).

Booknotes interviews Stephen Greenblatt, author of "Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare" (C-SPAN at 8 and 11 p.m.).

Public Broadcasting

Masterpiece Theatre (CC) presents "Henry VIII" (Channels 22 and 26 at 9).


Dateline (CC) interviews President Reagan's daughter, Patti Davis, to discuss "The Long Goodbye," a book about her father's Alzheimer's disease (Channel 4 at 7).

60 Minutes (CC) interviews the former head of the CIA unit pursuing Osama bin Laden, who has criticized the government's failure to catch the al Qaeda leader; and a report on what manufacturers of the drug Vioxx knew before pulling it from the market (Channel 9 at 7).

Awards Show

American Music Awards (CC) hosted by Jimmy Kimmel with performances by Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys, Gwen Stefani, Usher and many more (Channel 7 at 9).


Malcolm in the Middle (CC). When Dewey checks out of his special needs class, his lonely classmates protest by camping out in his yard (Channel 5, 7:30).

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (CC). Detectives Goren and Eames track down a professional thief after an antiques appraiser is murdered (Channel 4 at 9).

My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss (CC). Contestants tour the boss's fake mansion and meet his trophy wife (Channel 5 at 9).

Crossing Jordan (CC). Jordan and the team investigate a tragic plane crash (Channel 4 at 10).