What we're watching tonight:
- NBC (1080i) brings the start of the NFL season with Giants/Redskins at 7 p.m.
- USA (1080i) has U.S. Open tennis at 7 p.m.
- Discovery (1080i) has Some Assembly Required at 8 & 8:30 p.m. followed by Destroyed in Seconds at 9 p.m.
- ABC, CBS, CNN NBC, PBS has the Republican National Convention at 10 p.m.
- A&E (720p) brings Jacked: Auto Theft Task Force at 10 p.m.
- Showtime (1080i) premieres Russell Peters: Red, White & Brown at 10 p.m.
- ESPN HD (720p) has college football with South Carolina/Vanderbilt at 8:30 p.m.
- ESPN2 HD (720p) drops in MLS action with Colorado Rapids/FC Dallas at 8:30 p.m.
- ESPNU HD (&20p) features Florida A&M/Delaware State college football at 7:30 p.m.