What we're watching and why: Today you can catch an NFL preseason game: the Colts at the Broncos on CBS at 8 p.m. Tonight, there's also NASCAR racing: the Nextel Cup Sharpie 500 on TNT-HD at 7:30 p.m. And Fargo, one of my favorite movies, shows at 8 p.m. on HDNet Movies. The most bizarre program for today: World Extreme Cagefighting at 9:30 p.m. on HDNet.
Here are some other HDTV programs showing on selected networks today, all in Eastern time:
CBS: NFL Pre-season: Colts at Broncos (2 p.m.)
NBC: Crossing Jordan (8 p.m.), Las Vegas (9 p.m.), Law & Order (10 p.m.)
ESPN-HD: Little League World Series (7:30 p.m.), Baseball Tonight (9:30 p.m.), SportsCenter (11 p.m.)
TNT-HD: NASCAR Racing: Nextel Cup Sharpie 500 (7:30 p.m.)