CBS' night is built around a live preseason football game beginning at 6:00 local time. Here's a closer look:
At 8:00, ABC has that Olympic special, described in this closeup below:
NBC follows Partners with Don Adams with a news special, and that gets its own close-up as well:
At 9:00, CBS goes with the O'Hara, U.S. Treasury repeat. On the East Coast, this led into the coverage of the Redskins/Lions game. At 10:00, it's a locally produced special to fill the gap in network coverage:
The final show on the 3 networks is a welfare special airing on the NBC channel.