NFL Football. San Diego at Washington (Channel 9 at 1); New York Giants at Seattle (Channel 5 at 4); New Orleans at New York Jets (ESPN, 8:30).

College Basketball. Nicholls State at Maryland (CSN at 2); Virginia at Arizona (CSN at 7).

Golf. The Skins Game (Channel 7, 3:30).

Hockey. Buffalo at Washington (Channel 50 at 4).

Public Affairs

Fox News Sunday. Sens. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) debate the Iraq war, and pollsters Whit Ayres and Doug Schoen assess President Bush's latest poll numbers (Channel 5 at 9 a.m.).

This Week. Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) discusses his opposition to the Iraq war, Kermit the Frog assesses the red state/blue state divide, and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile, Time's Jay Carney and ABC's Claire Shipman and George Will join in a roundtable discussion (Channel 7 at 9 a.m.).

Sunday Morning visits the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro, Ala.; plus, a profile of singer John Fogerty (Channel 9 at 9 a.m.).

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly looks at how evangelical churches are proselytizing with the new film adaptation of C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (Channel 32 at 9 a.m.).

The Chris Matthews Show. Hillary vs. Rudy? What about John McCain? Time's Michael Duffy, The Washington Post's Terry Neal, MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell and BBC's Katty Kay discuss (Channel 4 at 10 a.m.).

Inside Washington. Topics include calls for an Iraqi war timetable, the pitched debate on the floor of the House and potential presidential candidates in 2008 (Channel 7 at 10 a.m.).

Reliable Sources. Historian Robert Dallek, CNN's Bruce Morton, UPI's Pam Hess and the New York Times's Paul Krugman compare Iraq and Vietnam war coverage; plus, Ted Koppel's "Nightline" legacy is discussed by CNN's Jeff Greenfield, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Gail Shister and the Boston Globe's Mark Jurkowitz (CNN at 10 a.m.).

Meet the Press interviews Sens. Joseph Biden (D-Del.) and John Warner (R-Va.) on Iraq and a panel with The Washington Post's David Broder and Eugene Robinson, NBC's David Gregory and former CNN anchor Judy Woodruff (Channel 4, 10:30 a.m.).

Capital Sunday. Author Ronald Kessler assesses President Bush's second-term agenda, and author David Benjamin talks about the prospect of another terrorist attack in the United States (Channel 7, 10:30 a.m.).

Face the Nation. The annual presidential historians' roundtable includes authors Ellen Fitzpatrick, Joseph Ellis, James Reston Jr. and Steven Carter (Channel 9, 10:30 a.m.).

WB Now interviews Elaine Rogers, president of the USO of Metropolitan Washington (Channel 50, 10:30 a.m.).

Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer interviews Iraq national security adviser Mowaffak Rubaie; Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski debate intelligence matters; the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan talks about her book "John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father"; and retired Marine Capt. Nathaniel Fick and Rolling Stone's Evan Wright debate Iraq (CNN at 11 a.m.).

John McLaughlin's One on One. Retired Lt. Gen. William Odom makes his case for pulling the troops out of Iraq (Channel 4, 12:30 p.m.; NewsChannel 8 at 9).

Q&A. With Douglas Holtz-Eakin, director of the Congressional Budget Office (C-SPAN at 8 and 11 p.m.).


60 Minutes interviews a former FDA official who says that conservative politics may be interfering with the agency's drug approval process; plus, a look at the McMansion trend and a profile of tennis star James Blake (Channel 9 at 7).

Prime-Time Movie

Silver Bells (2005) (Channel 9 at 9) is previewed by Chip Crews on this page.

Cable Specials

The Bermuda Triangle: Startling New Secrets. MSNBC's Lester Holt looks at how modern science is providing new leads into the decades-old mystery of the Bermuda Triangle (Sci Fi at 9).

Merry . . . Christmas. Denis Leary offers his cynical take on the holiday with help from fellow celebrities Carmen Electra, Chris Elliott, Charlie Murphy, William Shatner and Billy Dee Williams (Comedy Central at 10).


Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The team rebuilds the home of a police officer and his cancer-stricken wife (Channel 7 at 7).

The Simpsons. Marge joins a women's group that wants to rob Mr. Burns of his Faberge egg collection (Channel 5 at 8).

Cold Case. Evidence in a 4-year-old girl's murder washes up on the Jersey shore (Channel 9 at 8).

The War at Home. A fed-up Dave resorts to spanking his kids (Channel 5, 8:30).

Law & Order: Criminal Intent. A female medical student, who is found mutilated after returning from Guatemala, is either an unlucky drug mule or the victim of botched plastic surgery (Channel 4 at 9).

Family Guy. Peter joins an advocacy group for the advancement of fat people (Channel 5 at 9).

Desperate Housewives. Lynette gets involved with office politics, while Gabrielle becomes concerned over Carlos's new confidante (Channel 7 at 9).

Crossing Jordan. A copycat is replicating the crimes of the Mass. Pike killer (Channel 4 at 10).

Grey's Anatomy. Meredith's one-night stand shows up at the hospital in need of medical attention (Channel 7 at 10).

"60 Minutes," at 7 p.m. on Channel 9, profiles tennis star James Blake.