E:60 (5 p.m., ESPN): Debut of this hourlong newsmagazine devoted to the world of sports.
Baseball playoffs (6 p.m., Ch. 13): Red Sox at Indians
NCIS (7 p.m., Ch. 2): A cadaver leads to a criminal mastermind.
Matt Lauer Reports (7 p.m., Ch. 5): NBC devotes an hour of prime time to Lauer's interview with Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho), whose guilty plea for soliciting sex in an airport men's room has turned into a tawdry scandal that just won't go away. That's because Craig just won't go away, making and breaking a promise to resign. He'll try to justify that tonight. And (sarcasm alert) there's just so much to the story that we'll see still more of the interview Wednesday morning on "Today."
Nova (7 p.m., Ch. 7): A report on how genetics affect your health and the health of future generations.
The Unit (8 p.m., Ch. 2): The team has to rescue embassy staffers and their families who are under attack.
Dancing With the Stars (8 p.m., Ch. 4): Another contestant is eliminated.
Reaper (8 p.m., Ch. 30): A murderous magician's soul is on the loose.
Cane (9 p.m., Ch. 2): Pancho tells the family he hasn't got long to live.
Boston Legal (9 p.m., Ch. 4): The firm represents an Army general who's being discharged after he revealed he's gay.
Law & Order: SVU (9 p.m., Ch. 5): The only witness to a beating is the victim's mentally handicapped daughter.
Frontline (9 p.m., Ch. 7): How Vice President Dick Cheney has worked to expand the powers of the presidency.