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LOS ANGELES TIMES WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11. 1998 TODAY ON TV CHANNELS b Angela Orangt County BKCBSCBS)(C KN8CN8C04 HKTIAWB)05 DKA8C1A8O07 BKCAL(lnd.)09 fBinTV(Fa011 iHKC0P(UPN)13 BDKSCI(W.18 fflKWHY(lnd.22 B3KCET(PBS)28 B3KMEX(Ur.)14 HKTBNlndl) Ed KOCE(PBS)50 l2BKVEA(Tete23 EKDOC(lnri56 ED KLCS(PBS)17 E3KRCA(lnd.)2D Palm Springs MKMRINBQM i2KESQA8Q7.25 Sarti Barbara tUKEYT(ABQ07 SanBananJno !M KVCR (PBS) 24 Vfenkn County 63KADY(IJPN) 16 Cabto Service ME 39 AMC 35 BET 57 BRV0 54 CNBC 31 COM 79 CSPN29 CMAX 45 CNN 42 DSC 37 DISN53 El 63 ESPN 34 ESPN2 84 FAM 47 FSW27 fX 89 HBO 33 HIST 30 UK 46 MTV 48 NICK 38 son 87 SHOW 41 TBS 43 TIC 51 TMC58 TNN49 TNT 52 USA 44 VH162 WGN 56 Use numbers after call letters to set VCR Plus. Where there are two numbers, repeat the procedure. A indicates advertisement. Movie Ratings A CLASSIC FIRST RATE FLAWED: HAS MOMENTS DESPERATION TIME TV RATINGS (TVY) All Children (TVY7) Directed to Older Children (TVG) General Audience (TVPGI Parental Guidance (TV14) Parents Strongly Cautioned (TVMA) Mature Audiences Only (D) Suggestive Dialogue (U Coarse Language (S) Sex (V) Violence MORNING 7:00 a.m. fl KCBS News U KNBC 36j KMIR Today Author Dan Silva; Daytime Emmy nominations: golfer Casey Martin. 36362 II KTLA Morning News 67256 IJ KABC i3 1 KEYT SI KESQ Good Morning America Racism and corporate America: Greg Kinnear. 52324 -O KCAL Mummies Alive 18904 III KTTV Good Day LA 42576 BD KCOP Marvel Superheroes 20850 EH KWHY Business News IH KVCR Introductory Geology EKCETBamey&rnendslRepeat) 78053 S3 KMEX jOespierta America! 150091 EH KT8N Rod Parsley SO KOCE Government by Consent EBKVEA lift-Off 30879 92 KDOC NewsJiNi Business News 17:20) BDKLCS Learning English IS KRCA Kids Club 96324 63KADYBullwink!e AMC Movie "Kelly and Me" (1957)0 nr. 30 min.) 314492 A&E The Equalizer CMAX Movie "Cold Comfort Farm" (1995) Kate Beckinsale. (1 hr. 44 min.) 5975850 CNBC Market Watch 16237 CSPN House of Representatives 3831527 DISN Aladdin (TVY) El E! News Daily (TVPG-D) 782332 ESPN SportsCenter ESPN2 Cory Everson's Gotta Sweat FAM Bonanza (TVG) FSW Fox Sports News FX Trapper John, M.D. (TVPG-D) HBO Testament: The Bible in Animation (TVY7) HIST Movie "Sharpe's Company" (1994) Sean Bean. (2 hr.) 12411 UFE Everyday Workout (TVG) MTV MTV Jams (TVPGI NICK Rocko's Modern Life 625148 SCI-R Time Tunnel (TVG) TBS Mama's Family TLC Pappyland (TVY TMC Movie "Little Heroes" (19921(1 hr. 14 min.) 40680546 (7:15) TNN Crook & Chase (TVG 225614 TNT Lonesome Dove (TVPG-V) USA Gargoyles (TVY7-FV) ' VH1 CardioVideo WGN Pinky & the Brain (TVY) 275459 7:30 a.m. O KCAL The Mask 97411 03 KCOP Extreme Dinosaurs 22985 DD KSCI Iran-Sims (Farsi) 435411 ES KWHY Business News 4' KVCR Introductory Geology E KCET Storytime (W) (Repeat) 97188 EE KTBN Marilyn Hickey HQ KOCE America Sews EB KVEA Hola Los Angeles 42614 E3 KOOCOhayo Salon B3KLCS Putting English to Work I63KADY Underdog DISN Timon & Pumoaa (TVY) ESPN2BodyShaping HRnRaharfTVYI LIFE Denise Austin's Daily Workout (TVG) niuv looney lunes SHOW Movie "Hiah-Ballin"' (1978)(1 hr. 40 min.) 21668898 (7:45) TBS Mama's Family TLCSkinnamarinkTVfTVY) USA Gargoyles (TVY7-FV) WGN BatmanSuperman (TVY7) 8:00 a.m. DKCBSThisMornino Motley Fools' financial report; sleep deprivation; Joan Cusack: Dr. Emitv Senay interviews Naomi Judd. 36508 U KCAL World of Tex Avery 60922 IE KCOP Extreme Ghostbusters 58072 S3 KWHY Business News 2 KVCR Time to Grow ED KCET The Charlie Horse Music Pizza (IVY) 90614 ED KTBN Kenneth Copeland BD KOCE Simply Painting: Beautiful Ireland in Watercolour E3 KDOC Robert Tilton E3 KLCS The Story of Read-Alee- Deed-Alee; Staff Development 8:15 S5 KAOY Tennessee Tuxedo A&E Quincy (TVG) BET Jam Zone BRV0 Movie "Bagdad Cafe" (1987 Ihr. 35 min. 4792411 COM Dr. Katz (TVPGI DISN Goof Troop (TVY) E! One Day at a Time ESPN SportsCenter ESPN2 Fitness Beach FAM Rescue 911 (TVPG) FSW Fox Sports News M tight Is Enough 1VG HBO Movie "Airplane!" (1980) Robert Hays. (1 hr. 28 min.) 342275 LIFE What Every Baby Knows (TVG) NICK Charlie Brown 121411 SCI-H Incredible Hulk (TVG) TBS Beverly Hillbillies iLtUavidtheUnomelIVY) TNN Dallas (TVPG-LSV) TNT Spenser: For Hire USA Webster (TVG) VH1 Pop Up Video WGN Andy Griffith (TVG) 8:30 a.m. flKCALX-Men 10463 03 KCOP Bananas in Pajamas & the Crayon Box 57343 CD KSCI Omid, Today's Physician w hwhy Business News 24 KVCR Time to Grow B3 KCET Arthur (TVY) 99985 E3 KTBN Lifestyle Magazine 115850 ED KOCE Dudley the Dragon 647527 BD KLCS Wishbone 19701 63 KADY Laverne and Shirley AMC Movie All My Sons I ia4H towaro ti. rtoDinson. n nr. 45 min.) 3031256 CMAX Movie "Forever Young" (i aai Mei ijioson. u nr. m min.i 91720695(8:45) CNN CNN & Company 786362 COM The Daily Show (TVPG) 1006940 DISN Adventures in Wonderland (TVY) El One Day at a Time ESPN2Kiana's Flex Appeal LIFE Kids These Days (TVG) MTV Music Videos (TVPG) NICKRugrats TBS Beverly Hillbillies TLC The Wisdom of the Gnomes (TVY) TMC Movie "Tiger Heart" (1996) 1 1 nr. M min i Missao d:4U USA Facts of life (TVPG) VH1 Women First 359985 WGN Andy Griffith (TVG) 9:00 a.m. H KCBS Guiding Light (TV14) 59053 1 3 1 KEYT Regis 8. Kathie Lee 53879 D KNBC 3$ KMIR leeza TVPG) Black-market babies. 4412) B KTLA Sally Jessy Raphael (TV1 4) 97237 D KABC 42 KESQ Regis & Kathie Lee Kathleen Turner; Isaac Stern. 15633 nKCALSSKADYlheNewtywadGana ED KTTV Grace Under Fire EQ KSCI I Can Do It! ES KWHY Business News 64I KVCR Wimzie's House (TVY) 40695 BD KCET Barney & Friends 80237 EQ KTBN Dr. Cherry E3 KOCE Instructional TV S3 KDOC life in the Word S3 KLCS Teams A&E Northern Exposure (TVPG) CNBC Power lunch 81053 CNN Newsday COM Movie "Girlfriend From Hell" (1990) Liane Curtis. (2 hr.) 2065625 DSC Assignment Discovery (TVG) DISN The Little Mermaid (TVY) E! lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (TVG) tbrN bportslenter ESPN2 The Making of the 1996 Cowboys Cheerleader Calendar FAMThe Waltons(TVG) FSW2 Sports Soccer 185362 FX The Collectibles Show (TVG) HIST The Real West (TVG) LIFE Sisters (TVPG) NICK Little Bear 144362 SCI-H Twilight Zone TBS Matlock TLCWorkinProaress(TVG) TNN Creative living With Crafts (TVG) INI MovievV the Deep (19771 Jacqueline Bisset. (3 hr.) 764966 USA Gimme a Break VH1 Crossroads WGN Geraldo Rivera (TVPG) 502140 9:30 a.m. Fl KCAL i6$ KADY The Dating Game uiMivurace under hre Da KCOP A Different World S3 KWHY Business News I24 KVCR The Charlie Horse Music Pizza (TVY) 85256 BDKCETThe Puzzle Place (TVYI32188 Ed KTBN Dean and Mary Brown BD KLCS Math for Primary (9:45) BRVO Movie v "The Great Waldo Pepper" (1975) Robert Redford. (1 hr. 55 min.) 95030985 (9:35) CNN Burden of Proof 496237 DISN Winnie the Pooh (TVY) HBO Movie "Northern Passage" (1994)11 hr. 38 min.) 3284850 NICK Blue's Clues SCI-H Monsters (TVPG-V) SHOW Movie V "Black Sabbath" (19641(1 hr. 39 min 15418121 TNN Creative Living With Crafts (TVG) USA Perfect Strangers (I Vti) VH1 Music Videos 10:00 a.m. H KCBS The Price Is Right (TVG) CI KNBC EXTRA (TVPGI 91 701 H KTLA Little House on the Prairie II KABC 1 3 J KEYT The View Patti LaBelle; Jenny Jones. 71459 fl KCAL Jerry Springer 93695 EB KTTV Andy Griffith (TVG) fBKtftCunaMeiicireWanan(TVG 63 KWHY Business News 34 KVCR Creative Living ED KCET Sesame Street 86072 EJKMEXMaite 36KMIRMaurvPovichfrVPGI ED KTBN Behind the Scenes; John Avamini; ttremzimoaiist jr.iiu.iM !42 KESQ Martha Stewart Iwng 46966 EB KVEA Pura Sangre 48898 E3RDUChTZles 5Z04H BD KLCS Arctic Journey: In the rootsteps or uur Ancestors m KAOY Jenny Jones (TVPG1 1 1 879 AMt Movie w i ne Lady tve (1941) Barbara Stanwyck. (1 hr. 45 min.) 93320614 (10:15) A&E Law & Order (TVPG) CNN CNN Today DSC Home Matters (TVG) 275427 DISN Bear in the Big Blue House (TVY) t! Karen Carpenter: met! Irue Hollywood Story HVPti) ESPN Survival of the Fittest ESPN2 NBA 2Night FAM The 700 Club FX Dynasty (TVPG-DS) HIST Nautilus (TVG) LIFE Our Home (TVG) 297053 MTV Dana (TVPG) NICK Richard Scarry 386411 SCI-R Night Gallery TBS Movie "Last Train From Gun Hill" (19591 Kirk Douglas. (2 hr.) 403527 TLC On the Inside (TVG) TMC Movie "City Hall" (1996) Al racino. 1 nr. w mm.) UH773W (10:15) TNN America's Country Hits (TVG) usAWingsiivrui VH1 Top 10 Countdown WGN News 10:30 a.m. O KNBC Access Hollywood Brandy. 39898 ED KTTV Andy Griffith (TVG) m KWHY Business News; Health News (10:50) 54' KVCR Sewing With Nancy EiyiUHN casey ireat 42 KESQGayle King 86411 BD KDOC Headline News CMAX Movie Ordeal in the Arctic" (1993) Richard Chamberlain. (1 hr. 36 min.) 347695 DISN Katie and Orbie (TVY) ESPN Black College Sports Today ESPN2 NBA Fantastic Series MTV Music Videos (TVPGI NICK Muppet Babies SCI-H Ray Bradbury Theater (TVPGI TLC Great Country Inns (TVG) USA Wings (TVPG) 11:OOa.m. B KCBS The Young and the Restless ITV1 4)17237 ti KNBC News II KTLA The live Show (TVG) 66527 II KABC ; 3 KEYT Port Charles (TVPG-V) 73904 D KCAL Maury Povich (TVPG) Amazing videos. 13459 EB KTTV I Love Lucy (TVG) ' EQ KCOP Jenny Jones (TVPG) Aspiring models. 31633 S3 KWHY Business News; California Stocks (11:20) 24 KVCR America Sews With Sue Hausmann BD KCET Storytime (TVY) 37072 83 KMEX Aguietas de Color de Rosa (TVPGI 47188 36 KMIR The People's Court EH KTBN James Robison I42 KESQ Jeopardy! 09 KVEA Cafe con Aroma deMujer 51362 BD KDOC Southland Today BD KLCS Kratts' Creatures 64188 ES KRCA Getting to Know Your Favorite Artists A&EMcCloud CNBC Street Signs COM Soap (TVPGI DSC Lynette Jennings Housesmart (TVG) DISN Chip 'N Dale's Rescue Rangers (TVY) ESPN America's Horse ESPN2 Sports Soccer UEFA Champions League: BV Borussia Dortmund at FC Bayem Munich. 2756695 FX Picket Fences (TVPG-D) HBO Movie "Wind" (19921 Matthew Modine. (2 hr. 5 min.) 10559481 (11:15) HIST Nuremberg: Tyranny on Trial (TVPG) ui-fc thirtysomething NICK The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss 968879 SCI-H Swamp Thing (TVG) SHOW Movie "Dreamrider"(1992 1hr. 32 min.) 52581985 (11:10) TLC INNtimate Escapes (TVG) USAMaiorDad(TVG) VH1 Behind the Music WGN Empty Nest (TVG) 11:30 a.m. (31 KEYT News CI KNBC News IJ KABC News ED KTTV I Love Lucy (TVG) EQ KSCI Taiwan News FJB KWHY Business News (24I KVCR Spirit of Cross-Stitch BD KCET Wimzie's House 38701 EQKTBNBennvHinn S4 KESQ Port Charles (TVPG-V) 45091 W KDUC The Rifleman (TVPG-V) BD KLCS French in Action BET Planet Groove BRVO Bravo Profiles (TVG) COM Tracey Ullman (TVPG) DISN Madeline (TVY) ESPN Racehorse Digest FAM Carol Burnett and Friends (TVG) NICKGullah Gullah Island 969508 SCI-H The Odyssey (TVG) TLC INNtimate Escapes (TVG) USA Major Dad (TVG) WGN Empty Nest (TVPG-V) AFTERNOON Noon Fl KCBS News U KNBC 36 KMIR Another World ITV14I 68898 HKTLA Sally Jessy Raphael (TVPGI) 82492 U KABC) 3 KEYT 42 KESQ All My uiuuimifivrui moo D KCAL News ED KTTV Beverly Hillbillies EH KCOP Montel Williams 97459 EE) KSCI Mandarin Drama S3 KWHY Business News; High-Tech 8 KVCR Sew Many Quilts BDKCET The Puzzle Place (TVY) 93701 EH KTBN The 700 Club ED KOCE Ancestors EB KVEA Movie "Dos Gallos y Dos Galiinas" (Ihr. 30 min.) 61237 ED KDOC Perry Mason (TVPG-VI BD KLCS Real Science! EB KRCA Dairy Taiwan News & dpeuai nepon AMC Movie "Johnny Dark" (1954) Tony Curtis. (1 nr. 30 min.) 103140 CMAX Movie v "Hello. Dolly!" (1969) Barbra Streisand. (2 hr.26 min.) 235140 CNN TalkBack live 419188 COM Saturday Night live (TVPG) DSC Interior Motives (TVG) DISN The Little Mermaid (TVY) E! Model (TVPG) ESPN Sports Tennis newsweex unampions tup, carry Rounds. 759343 FAM Diagnosis Murder (TVPGI FSW FIT-TV FX life Goes On (TVPG-D) HIST Movie "Sharpe's Company" (1 994 Sean Bean. (2 nr.) 9761 4 LIFE Almost Perfect (TVPG) MTV Road Rules (TVPGI NICK Little Bear 131898 SCI-H Lost in Space TBS Flintstones (TVG) TLC A Wedding Story (TVG) TMC Movie "Late for Dinner" (1991 1hr. 33 min. 86276546 12:10 TNN Crook & Chase (TVG) 388362 TNT In the Heat of the Night (TVPG-V) USA movie Ubsessed (1992) Shannen Doherty. (2 hr.) 931985 VH1 FT-Fashion Television WGN Beauty and the Beast (TVPG-V) 12:30 p.m. B KCBS The Bold and the Beautiful I1V14I 54695 ED KTTV Beverly Hillbillies ffl KWHY Business News; Show Biz Report (12:50) 141 KVCR America in Perspective: U.S. History Since 1877 BDKCET Mister Rogers 36904 elukuw victory Garden ED KLCS Newton's Apple OS KRCA Inside China BRVO Movie "Our Miss Brooks" (1956) Eve Arden. (1 hr. 30 min.) 561237 DSC Interior Motives (TVG) DISN Winnie the Pooh (TVY) E! Fashion Emergency (TVPG) 835463 LIFE Hope & Gloria (TVPG-OL) MTV The Real World (TVPG) NICK Blue's Clues SHOW Movie "Rustlers' Rhapsody" (1985) Tom Berenger. (1 hr. 29 min.) 8438508 (12:451 TBS Flintstones (TVG) TLC A Wedding Story (TVG) VH1 Women First 930017 1:OOp.m. 0 KCBS As the World Turns (TV14) 42850 D KNBC 36 KMIR Days of Our Lives (TV14) 77546 n KTLA Blossom IJ KABC ( 3 KEYT 42 KESQ One Life to Live (TVPG) 93508 fl KCAL The People's Court ED KTTV Happy Days (TVG) EB KCOP Ricki Lake 73879 m KWHY NewsClosing Bell Report 1241 KVCR America in Perspective: U.S. History Since 1877 BD KCET Reading Rainbow (TVY) 77324 B3 KMEX Leonela 64121 EH KTBN John Hagee BD KOCE Simply Painting: Beautiful Ireland in Watercolour ED KDOC Gunsmoke (TVPG-V) BD KLCS Reading Rainbow 34035 EB KRCA Love Story A&E The Equalizer CNBC Market Wrap CNN CNN Today COM The Daily Show (TVPG) Timothy Dalton. 3129817 DSC Home Matters (TVG) 857324 DISN Jungle Cubs (TVY) EIE! News Daily (TVPG-D) 885968 ESPN2 Sports Track and Field Nike Tour. 1512898 FAM Home and Family Actor Al Jarreau; drug awareness. 581904 FSW Sports Pro Hockey Kings at Phoenix. (Repeat) 291324 FSW2 Championship Kickboxing FX Supercollectors (TVG) LIFE Night Court MTV Music Videos (TVPG) NICK Allegra's Window 82291 9 SCI-H Battlestar Galactica (TVPG-V) TBS Super Looney Tunes (TVG) 668527 TLC Furniture to Go (TVG) TNN Dukes of Hazzard TNT In the Heat of the Night (TVPG-V) VH1 Music Videos WGN Beverly Hills, 90210 (TVPG) 1:30 p.m. H KTLA Brady Bunch ED KTTV Happy Days (TVG) BD KSCI Tea Time (Mandarin) 53633 m KWHY Market Wrap-Up; Chart Watch (1:45) M KVCR Photographic Vision: All About Photography BD KCET The Magic School Bus (TVY) 35275 EH KTBN Rod Parsley BD KOCE Jacques Pepin's Cooking Techniques S3 KVEA Movie "Muieres de Media Noche" (19751 Libertad Leblanc. (1 hr. 30 mini 628169 BD KLCS Return to the Magic Library; Animal Families (1 45) AMC Movie "I Want You" (19521(1 hr. 45 min.) 4540879 BET Rap City CNN Burden of Proof 499324 COM Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist (TVPGI DISN Tale Spin (TVY) FX Pet Department (TVGI HBO Tracey Takes On ...(TV14) LIFE Night Court Flease see TV LOG, F12 Prime-Time TV Ranking! RADIO TIPS FOR TODAY 9-11 Ti of the City: "Books for Boys" (9:30-10 a.m.). "Power Sleep" 10-10:30 a.m.), KPCC-FM (89.3). 10:45 i.m.-floort Masterpiece of the Day: Dvorak ("New World Symphony," London Symphony Orchestral, KKG0-FM (105.1). B-8 p.m. Beneath the Surface: "History of ' the Tuskeegee Airmen," Part 2. KPFK-FM (90.7). I- 10 p.m. Opera House: Interview with David Scon, retiring director of CSUN Opera, KCSN-FM 188.5). 10 p..-midaight The Philadelphia Orchestra: Andre Raphel Smith conducts Bernstein ("Chichester Psalms"), Hannibal ("African Portraits"), KKG0-FM (105.1). DRAMA-COMEOYFAMILY 9-9:30 p.m., 2-2:30 a.m. Suspense: "Lilly and the Colonel," KNX (1070). 9:30-10 p.m., 2:30-3 a.m. Bostoe B tickle: "Joe Cram: Hired Killer," KNX (1070). II- 11:30 p.m. Cynic's Choice: "Harry Enfield & Chums," KYPA (1 230). MUSIC: CLASSICAL 11 a.m.-l p.m. Performeece Today. KUSC-FM (91.5). 7-9 p.m. Mostly Mozart. KKG0-FM (105.1). 9-10 p.m. Evenirtf, Concert. KKGO-FM )' (105.1). MUSIC: POP-COUNTRV-FOLK-JAZZ-ROCK-R&B 11:30 p.m.-midnHjht From London . . . With Music: "Canterbury Tales," KYPA (1230). SPORTS Sports Reports 15 and 45 minutes past the hour, KfWB (980), KNX (1070). 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Baseball: Exhibition, Dodgers vs. Montreal Expos at Jupiter, KXTA (1150), KWKW 11330). Nooa-3 p.m. Baseball: Exhibition. Colorado Rockies vs. Angels at Temps, XPRS (1090). 7:30-10 p.m. Basketball: Portland Treil Blazers at Lakers, KLAC (570). 7:30-10:30 p.m. Hockey: Toronto Maple Leafs at Mighty Ducks, KRLA 11110). TALK, INTERVIEW 3-1 1 s.m.-Howerd Stem. KLSX-FM (97.1). 4:30-9 a.m. Front Page. KJLK-FM (102 3). 6-9 a.m. Minyird and Tilde. KABC (790). 6-9 a.m. Bill Handel, KFI (640). 6-9 a.m. Imus in the Morning, KLAC (570). 6-10 a.m. Jamie White, Frosty Stillwell It Frank Kramer. KYSR-FM (98.7). 9-19 a.m. Mark and Brian. KL0S-FM (95.5). 9-1 1:45 a.m. Ronn Owens, KABC (790). 9 a.m.-noon Rush Limbaugh, KFI (640). 11 a.m.-l p.m. Talk of the Nation, KPCC-FM (89.3). 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jonathon Brandmeier, KLSX-FM 97.1. Noon-1 p.m. Living Room. KPFK-FM (90.7). Noon-2 p.m. George Putnam's Talkback, KIEV (870). Nooa-3 p.m. Dennis Prager, KABC (790). Noon-3 p.m. Dr. Laura Schlassingtr. KFI (640. 1-2, 7-9 p.m.-Freih Air, KPCC-FM (89.3). 3-7 p.m. Larry Elder, KABC (790). 3-7 p.m.-John and Ken, KFI (840). 3- 7 p.m.-Tom Leykis, KLSX-FM (97.1). 3:30-9:30 p.m. Ray Briem. KIEV (870). 4- 6 p.m. Mare Cooper, KPFK-FM (90.7). 4-9 p.m. Connecting Point. KYPA (1230). 4- 9 p.m.-Live From L.A., KKLA-FM (99.5). 5- 7 p.m. Larry Mantle's Airtalk, KPCC-FM (89.3). 7-9 p.m. Ventura Talk. KCIU-FM (88.3). 7-9 p.m.-Stephanie Miller, KABC (790). 7-19 p.m. Tim Conway Jr. & Doug Stockier. KLSX-FM (97.1). 7-11p.rn.-PI.il Kendri. KFI (640). 9 p.m.-midnight-Mr. KABC, KABC (790). 10-1 1 p.m.-Arts in Review. KPFK-FM (90.7). 10 p.m.-midnight Loveline, KR0Q-FM (106.7). Returning Series Have a Tough Week A case of midseason blues quickly descended on the major networks after the February ratings sweeps ended Wednesday, as NBC regained first place in figures issued Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research. Several series temporarily pulled from the lineup returned and were greeted with a collective yawn from viewers. ABC's acclaimed yet controversial drama "Nothing Sacred," for example, finished a weak fourth in its Saturday time slot, as did a tribute to the one-time king of Saturday night, "Love Boat" and "Fantasy Island" producer Aaron Spelling. CBS' "Cybill" and "Michael Hayes," ABC's "Hiller and Diller" and NBC's "Players" also landed with a dull thud in their comeback efforts. Specials, by contrast, performed well last week, with NBC lassoing a bigger-than-usual audience Wednesday thanks to a Garth Brooks concert and Fox again drawing strong numbers with its "Magic's Biggest Secrets Revealed" franchise, featuring the "Masked Magician." Buoyed by such fare as well as shows like "The X-Files" and "Ally McBeal," Fox has even crept ahead of ABC a fourth-place finisher four of the last five weeks for the season among adults age 18 to 49, the main category used to set advertising rates. NBC ranks first by that measure and CBS fourth. -BRIAN LOWRY National Nielsen Viewership Here are the rankings for national prime-time network television last week (March 2-8) as compiled by Nielsen Media Research. They are based on the average number of people who watched a program from start to finish. Nielsen estimates that there are 254 million potential U.S. viewers age 2 and older. Viewership Is listed here In millions. 1. EFt NBC 30.36 2. Seinfeld NBC 26.92 3. Veronica's Closet NBC 22.95 4. Touched by an Angel CBS 22.52 5. Friends NBC 21.60 6. Just Shoot Me NBC 20.98 7. The X-Files FOX 19.98 8. "Magic'sSecrets 2" FOX 19.79 9. 60 Minutes CBS 19.18 10. "To Live Again" CBS 19.11 11. FfMtor NBC 18.34 12. The Simpsons FOX 17.79 13. Home Improvement ABC 17.55 14. The Drew Carey Sftow ABC 17.08 15. KMjoltfieHi FOX 17.07 16. 2020 ABC 16.41 17. Dateline NBC (Tue.) NBC 16.19 18. NYPOBlue ABC 16.10 19. "Genu Brooks" NBC 15.73 20. "Magic'sSecrets Revealed" FOX 15.70 21. 2020 (Mon.) ABC 15.57 22. Just Shoot Me (9:30 p.m.) NBC 15.51 23. Cosby CBS 15.44 24. Everytxxly Loves Raymond CBS 15.05 25. "Bravelwart"Ft2 NBC 15.03 28. Diagnosis Murder CBS 14.99 27. Law t Order NBC 14.71 28. Walker, Tens Ranger CBS 14.48 29. Promised Land CBS 14.44 30. Home Improvement (8 p.m.) ABC 14.32 31. Aiy McBeal FOX 14.25 32. Something So Right ABC 13.88 33. SaMna, the Teenage WHdi ABC 13.88 34. PrtmeTlmeLlve ABC 13.84 35. Otiarma&Greg ABC 13.80 36. JAG CBS 13.67 37. The Closer CBS 13.56 38. "Gold Rush" ABC 13.54 39. Dateline NBC (Mon.) NBC 13.13 40. "Copycat" ABC 12.72 41. The Nanny CBS 12.41 42. Candid Camera CBS 12.40 43. Mad About You NBC 12.37 44. Elen ABC 12.32 45. Dr. Quern, Meddne woman CBS 12.30 46. Something So Right (9:30 p.m.) ABC 12.28 47. Beverly His. 902 10 FOX 12.10 48. Kids Say the Damdest Things CBS 12.05 49. America's FuntHeft Vkteoa . ABC 12.02 50. Dateline NBC (W.) NBC 11.86 51. The Magnmcent Seven CBS 11.83 52. Party of Five FOX 11.82 53. The Practice ABC 11.68 54. Boy Meets World ABC 11.60 55. Wodd's Funnlestl FOX 11.59 56. Seortna, Teen. Witch (8 p.m.) ABC 11.54 67. Chicago Hope CBS 11.28 58. Spmaty ABC 11.27 :;- ijkh K - -, Profmit wofk ere 100. In the House UPN 3.78 101. Good News UPN 3.72 Alright Already WB 3.72 103. Malcolm & Eddie UPN 3.68 104. Sputa UPN 3.54 The Tom Show WB 354 108. NichFteno: licensed Teach WB 3.32 107. Three WB 327 108. Oueleu UPN 3.16 109. Moesha UPN 3.12 110. Moesha (9 p.m.) UPN 2.45 111. Clueless (9:30 p.m.) UPN 2.40 i "Masked Magician" Program Net- View- 59. OatekieNBC(Suri.) NBC 10.92 60. Georges Leo CBS 10.80 61. 48 Hours CBS 10.78 62. Put: Eye With Bryant Gumbal CBS 10.74 63. Nash Bruges CBS 10.65 64. NewsAadk) NBC 10.54 65. Metose Place FOX 10.43 66. ''Silencing May' NBC 10.37 67. The Pretender NBC 10.27 68. Cops (8:30 p.m.) FOX 9.99 69. Hiller and Oilier ABC 9.87 70. Cybill CBS 9.66 71. TV Censored Bloopers 98 ' NBC 9.32 72. ProWer NBC 9.30 73. "BXyMadtson" ABC 9.00 74. Homicide: lite on the Street NBC 8.94 Cops FOX 8.94 76. Brooklyn South CBS 8.45 77. Michael Hayes CBS 8.41 7a Beyond Beeef Fact or Fiction FOX 8.28 79. America's Most Wanted FOX 8.17 80. Millennium FOX 8.11 81. JAG (Fit) CBS 7.82 82. 7th Heaven WB 7.67 83. Dawson's Creek WB 7.52 84. Smart Guy WB 6.70 85. Players NBC 6.65 88. 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