Benefit Concert

ReAct Now: Music & Relief. The Rolling Stones, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Motley Crue, Ludacris and Green Day are among the artists appearing in a three-hour special designed to raise funds for the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, America's Second Harvest and similar organizations in the wake of Hurricane Katrina (MTV, VH1, CMT, MTV2 and VH1 Classic at 8 p.m.).


College Football. Clemson at Maryland (ESPN at noon); Notre Dame at Michigan (Channel 7 at noon); Virginia Tech at Duke (Channel 20 at noon); Tulsa at Oklahoma (CSN, 12:30); South Carolina at Georgia (ESPN, 5:30); Jackson State at Tennessee State (BET at 7); Wake Forest at Nebraska (TBS at 7); Texas at Ohio State (Channel 7 at 8); Arizona State at LSU (ESPN, 8:45).

Tennis. U.S. Open men's semifinals (Channel 9 at noon) and the women's final (Channel 9 at 8).

Baseball. Atlanta at Washington (Channel 5 at 1); Baltimore at Seattle (Channel 66 at 9).

Golf. Third round of the Canadian Open (ESPN, 3:30).

WNBA Basketball. Western Conference finals: Houston at Sacramento (ESPN2, 5:30).

Soccer. D.C. United at Dallas (CSN, 8:30).

Public Affairs

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe assesses allegations from some interest groups that John Roberts is more conservative than the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist on issues affecting women, children and minorities; plus a segment on the costs of suburban sprawl (Channel 32 at 10 a.m.; Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 26).

This Is America With Dennis Wholey interviews former health, education and welfare secretary Joseph A. Califano Jr. on his career in Washington (Channel 32, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday at 6 p.m.).

Weekend Live With Tony Snow interviews Labor Secretary Elaine Chao on job assistance for hurricane victims (FNC at noon). More discussion of the hurricane with Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Interior Secretary Gale Norton tomorrow at noon.

The McLaughlin Group. A discussion of the Katrina blame game (Channel 4, 1:30; Sunday at noon).

The Beltway Boys talk about the politicization of Hurricane Katrina, FEMA Director Michael Brown's new role and the John Roberts confirmation hearings (FNC at 6).

Eye on Washington. Topics are Hurricane Katrina, John Roberts and California's gay marriage legislation (Channel 9 at 7; Sunday at 11 a.m.).

On the Story. Topics are the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the federal government response (CNN at 7).

Cable Programs

The History Channel marks the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with two three-hour programming blocks tonight and tomorrow night beginning at 7 p.m. Tonight, Brotherhood of Terror profiles an Islamic fundamentalist organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood, followed at 8 p.m. by The 9/11 Hijackers: Inside the Hamburg Cell, which tracks the progress of the men responsible for the Sept. 11 tragedies.

McLeod's Daughters. The Australian drama series about life on the farm returns for a new season with Claire's old friend from the rodeo circuit arriving at the ranch to lend a hand (WE: Women's Entertainment at 10).

Prime-Time Movie

Man With the Screaming Brain (2005). Bruce Campbell stars as an American industrialist who travels to the former Eastern European bloc and winds up having his brain merged with a former KGB operative by a mad scientist (Stacy Keach) (Sci Fi at 9).

Broadcast Season Premieres

Cops. Officers join forces with forensic anthropologists when a human skull is discovered (Channel 5 at 8).

America's Most Wanted travels to the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina in hopes of reuniting families (Channel 5 at 9).

Cable Series

Saturday Night Live. Hosted by Jude Law with music by Ashlee Simpson (Channel 4, 11:30).

The Rolling Stones, including Ron Wood, left, and Keith Richards, are part of the "ReAct Now" lineup. The relief concert airs on multiple stations at 8 p.m.