Cheney, Edwards debate in Cleveland

October 05, 2004

Tuesday, Oct. 5

1 p.m. on ESPN


There's still plenty to be decided on the road to the World Series. Two or three first-round playoff games will be shown each day through Saturday, divided between ESPN and Fox.

Broadcast, cable networks

9 p.m.

Vice-presidential debate

Vice President Cheney and challenger John Edwards are scheduled to meet in a debate in Cleveland. The broadcast networks are expected to provide live coverage, along with PBS and the cable news networks.

9 p.m. on Showtime

"Beautiful Dreamer"

Subtitled "Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile," this new documentary chronicles the Beach Boy's return to the legendary unfinished album that he abandoned as personal problems mounted in 1967. Includes footage from the first concert of the recent "Smile" tour.


9 p.m. on the Sundance Channel

"Tanner on Tanner"

Fans of the revived "Tanner '88" will want to check out this new four-episode sequel. Jack Tanner's daughter Alex (Cynthia Nixon) sets out to make an authoritative documentary about candidates and the toll that a campaign takes on them. From "Tanner '88" creators Robert Altman and Garry Trudeau.

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