Golf. Third round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta (Channel 7 at noon)

College Football. Boston College at North Carolina (Channel 20 at noon); Iowa at Northwestern (ESPN at noon); Minnesota at Indiana (ESPN2 at noon); Texas at Baylor (CSN, 12:30); Tennessee at Notre Dame (Channel 4, 2:30); Wisconsin at Penn State (Channel 7, 3:30); Alabama at Mississippi State (Channel 9, 3:30); Illinois at Ohio State (ESPN, 3:30); Vanderbilt at Florida (ESPN2, 7:15); Miami at Virginia Tech (ESPN, 7:45).

NBA Basketball. Orlando at Washington (CSN at 7).

Public Affairs

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbe asks what the appointment of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court would mean for women's and civil rights, and More magazine editor Peggy Northrop talks about women who earn more than their spouses (Channel 32 at 10 a.m.; Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 26).

This Is America With Dennis Wholey discusses the week's events with the Cato Institute's David Boaz, the Heritage Foundation's Peter Brookes, former assistant secretary of state Phyllis Oakley and journalists Steven Roberts, Deborah Simmons and Hedrick Smith (Channel 32, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday at 6 p.m.).

Weekend Live With Tony Snow. Former CIA operative Mike Baker talks about the agency's secret prisons (FNC at noon). Sen. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) appears tomorrow to discuss the Alito nomination.

The McLaughlin Group ponders whether the Alito confirmation is a sure thing (Channel 4, 1:30; Sunday at noon).

The Beltway Boys handicap Tuesday's political races and what the results might mean for the 2006 midterm elections (FNC at 6).

Eye on Washington. The panel takes on the Alito nomination, the showdown in the Senate over Iraq, the avian flu strategy and the Virginia gubernatorial race (Channel 9 at 7; Sunday at 11 a.m.).

On the Story. Topics are the president's low approval ratings, the bird-flu threat and the Senate showdown (CNN at 7).

Teen Show

It's Academic. Northwestern, Sherwood and Stone Ridge high schools compete (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Cable Special

George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing. The comedian's 13th stand-up comedy special for HBO, taped in New York, features jokes about an all-suicide cable network (HBO at 10).


48 Hours Mystery interviews Jeffrey MacDonald, who 25 years after being found guilty of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters still proclaims his innocence (Channel 9 at 10).