Of course if the dramatics of basketball players arguing foul calls and major league managers arguing foul balls just aren't enough, please consider Discovery-HD's offering of Puccini's Tosca, "a fiery Roman melodrama of lust, betrayal and revenge". Sounds like the Lakers to me.
Our traditional high-def listings continue below.
Here are some other HDTV programs showing on selected networks today. All times are Eastern and reruns are in italics:
ABC (720p): Zilch. (Like you really want to see America's funniest home videos in HD)
CBS (1080i): Ghost Whisperer (8 p.m.), Close to Home (9 p.m.), Numbers (10 p.m.)
NBC (1080i): Las Vegas (9 p.m.), Conviction (10 p.m.), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35 p.m.)
Fox (720p): Bernie Mac (8 & 8:30 p.m.)
WB (1080i): Reba (9 p.m.)
Discovery-HD (1080i): Lake Ontario (7 p.m.), Puccini's Tosca (8, 9:30 & 11 p.m.), Crathe's Castle: The Edinbury Quartet (9:30 p.m.)
ESPN-HD (720p): SportsCenter (6 p.m.) NBA Shootaround (7:30 p.m.), NBA Basketball: Mavericks at Spurs (8 p.m.), NBA Basketball: Lakers at Suns (10:30 p.m.)
INHD (1080i): Rugby Union (7 & 7:30 p.m.), Wakeboarding: US Open (8 p.m.), Off Road Racing (9 p.m.), MLB Baseball: Rockies at Padres (10 p.m.)
INHD2 (1080i): Laura McKenzie's Traveler (7 p.m.), Caribbean Escapes (7:30 p.m), Vikings: Journey to New Worlds (8 p.m.), An Evening with James Blunt (9 p.m.), Bryant Gumbel National Health Test (10:30 p.m.), Chronos (11 p.m.)
HBO-HD (1080i): Home Fries (6:45 p.m.), Collateral (8 p.m.), The Sopranos (10 p.m.)
Showtime-HD (1080i): Godzilla (4:30 p.m.), Weeds (9 p.m.), Huff (10 p.m.)
TNT-HD (1080i): Law & Order (6 & 7 p.m.), The Fugitive (8 p.m.), In the Line of Fire (10 p.m.)