* C-SPAN will provide live gavel-to-gavel coverage beginning at 4 p.m., with a preview of the day's events at 3.

* PBS's "NewsHour With Jim Lehrer," live from 8 to 11 p.m., will feature analysis by Lehrer and senior correspondents Gwen Ifill, Ray Suarez, Margaret Warner and Terence Smith (Channels 22 and 26).

* CNN's coverage is led by Wolf Blitzer and Judy Woodruff throughout the day. Nightly coverage begins at 7 with "Anderson Cooper 360"; Blitzer, Woodruff, Aaron Brown, Jeff Greenfield, Larry King and Bill Schneider handle the action from 8 to 11.

* MSNBC's "Brokaw in Boston" at 4 p.m. features interviews with key political players. "Hardball With Chris Matthews" expands to two hours beginning at 6, followed by a special edition of "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" at 8. Matthews returns to anchor coverage at 9.

* Fox News Channel will stick to its normal programming but will air convention editions of "Special Report With Brit Hume" at 6, "Fox Report With Shepard Smith" at 7, "The O'Reilly Factor" at 8, "Hannity & Colmes" at 9 and a three-hour "On the Record With Greta Van Susteren" at 10.

* Comedy Central begins its first night of offbeat coverage with Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" at 11 p.m.

* The digital news service ABC News Now will offer gavel-to-gavel coverage. Locally, it can be found on WJLA's digital television channel and through cable companies where digital service is offered.