World Cup Soccer

(9:30 a.m., ESPN) - When it comes to sports events, it doesn't get any bigger than the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament, the 32-team global extravaganza that kicks off its 2010 incarnation today in South Africa. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will offer live, high-definition coverage of all 64 matches, starting with today's clash at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium between host nation South Africa and their Group A rivals Mexico. The tournament runs through July 11.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (3 p.m., NBC10) - Actress Eva Longoria Parker; surfer Jodie Nelson; family singing trio Crystal Swing.

House (8 p.m., FOX29) - House's (Hugh Laurie) best friend, Dr. James Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard), is the focus of this episode, in which a friend and former patient (Joshua Malina) develops a mysterious illness while the two men are on a hunting trip celebrating another year of his remission from cancer. Wilson has some tough decisions to make, and House isn't happy about his ultimate choice. Lisa Edelstein also stars in "Wilson."

The Memory Keeper's Daughter (9 p.m., Life) - If this 2008 drama doesn't touch your heart, consult a cardiologist to find out if you have one. Based on a best-selling novel by Kim Edwards, it tells the tale of a doctor (Dermot Mulroney) who delivers his own twins, one of whom has Down syndrome. He gives the little girl to a nurse (Emily Watson) to be institutionalized and tells his wife (Gretchen Mol) that the baby died. But the nurse decides to raise the child as her own.

Pretty Woman (9 p.m., TBS) - Attention, potential future hookers of America. This movie is fiction; these things do not happen in real life. Julia Roberts became a certifiable superstar with this 1990 comedy-drama about a prostitute with a heart of gold whose strictly business relationship with a corporate takeover artist (Richard Gere) becomes something more. Directed by Garry Marshall, the film also stars Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo, and Hector Elizondo.

Miami Medical (10 p.m., CBS3) - When several adventure seekers get into trouble while exploring underwater wreckage, Dr. Warren (Elisabeth Harnois) is forced to face one of her greatest fears. Meanwhile, Deleo and Zambrano (Mike Vogel, Lana Parrilla) are curious about a new woman in Proctor's (Jeremy Northam) life. Omar Gooding also stars in the new episode "Diver Down."

Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - Actor Sean Hayes; comic Robert Klein; Allison Moorer.

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (11:35 p.m., NBC10) - Tim Allen; Jordan Romero; Against Me! performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:06 a.m., 6ABC) - Actor Colin Farrell; actress Rose Byrne; Miike Snow performs.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (12:37 a.m., CBS3) - Actor Denis Leary; comic John "Hippieman" Novosad.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (12:37 a.m., NBC10) - Bradley Cooper; Robin Antin; Dave Arnold and Nils Noren.