The broadcast networks are opting out of Night 1 of the convention, with coverage limited to PBS and the cable news networks. Speakers scheduled to appear in prime time include New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
* C-SPAN will provide gavel-to-gavel coverage from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Coverage continues at 6:30 p.m. with a preview program followed by more convention proceedings at 7 p.m.
* 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 begins with a 90-minute "Inside Politics" at 3 p.m. anchored by Judy Woodruff. Coverage continues at 4:30 with convention editions of "Crossfire," "Wolf Blitzer Reports," "Lou Dobbs Tonight" and "Anderson Cooper 360." Prime-time coverage begins at 8 with a special "Larry King Live" at 9.
* MSNBC's "Brokaw in New York" at 4 p.m. features interviews with key political players. "Hardball: Battle for the White House," hosted by Chris Matthews, airs from 6 p.m. to midnight featuring analysis and the major speeches from the convention.
* Fox News Channel will air convention editions of its daily lineup including "Studio B With Shepard Smith" at 3, followed at 4 by the hour-long shows "Your World With Neil Cavuto," "The Big Story With John Gibson" and "Special Report With Brit Hume." At 7, Smith hosts another one-hour show followed by "The O'Reilly Factor" at 8. From 9 to 11 p.m. it's a convention edition of "Hannity & Colmes" combined with Hume anchoring prime-time coverage.
* CNBC airs a convention preview during "Capital Report" at 7 and Dennis Miller offers his take at 9 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 that offer digital service.