HBO 9:35 PM
Shane Mosley vs. Vernon Forrest
Sex in the City isn't the only HBO show in which New Yorkers get it on. In what should be a terrific tussle, Mosley (38-0) takes on Forrest (33-0) at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.
A&E 9 PM
Investigative Reports: Inside the World of High School Football
A tale of two teams—Stephenville in Texas and Thomas Jefferson in L.A.—as they tackled the 2001 season.
CBS (AFC) 12:30 PM; FOX (NFC) 4 PM
NFL Conference Championship Games
The Greatest Show on Turf bumps up a notch in St. Louis as the high-scoring Rams take on the suddenly high-scoring Eagles, after the Patriots and the Steelers kick grass in Pittsburgh.
Sizzling & fizzling
Who Was Hot and Who Was Not
?Looking to branch out beyond the baseline, tennis analyst John McEnroe hosted ABC's new game show, The Chair, to ratings success on Jan. 15. It was seen by 12.4 million viewers and finished second in its time slot.
?Puckheads, rejoice. NBC will provide live coverage of 30 of the 32 Olympic men's hockey games, mostly on its cable channel CNBC.
?In the waning moments of the tight Jazz-Spurs game on Jan. 17, TNT analyst Danny Ainge presciently told viewers that Utah's Scott Padgett would have difficulty boxing out Tim Duncan if San Antonio missed the ensuing free throw. Immediately following Ainge's comments, Duncan beat Padgett to the rebound.
?As perhaps the creepiest game-show host since Richard Dawson sent Arnold Schwarzenegger on his way in The Running Man, McEnroe ought to be sentenced to Fox's The Chamber.