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ET_E_13_E13_LA_1_02-05-03_we_1_CMYK 2003:02:04:15:11:27 TELEVISION & RADIO TIPS FOR TODAY 7:30 a.m.-conclusion—Powell Address to U.N.: Secretary of State Colin L. Powell addresses the United Nations, KCRW-FM (89.9), KABC (790). 9-11 a.m.—Larry Mantle’s Airtalk: “Powell Speech Analysis” (9-10 a.m.); “Feelings, Emotions and the Brain” (1010:30 a.m.), KPCC-FM (89.3). 1-2:30 p.m.—Talk of the City With Kitty Felde: Live broadcast from UC Riverside’s University Theatre examines reforms undertaken by the Riverside Police Department, KPCC-FM (89.3). 10-10:30 p.m., 2-2:30 a.m.—The Third Man: Harry Lime (Orson Welles) befriends the wife of an ex-con (originally broadcast Jan. 4, 1952), KNX (1070). DRAMA-COMEDY FAMILY 1-5 p.m.—DJ Web Fingors, live from Disneyland Park, KDIS (1110). 5-10 p.m.—Ernie D., KDIS (1110). 10:30-11 p.m., 2:30-3 a.m.—Tales of the Texas Ranger: An oil and crime king never seems to pay for his crimes (originally broadcast Sept. 30, 1950), KNX (1070). CLASSICAL Noon-3 p.m.—Charles Andrews: Gershwin (Concerto in F, pianist André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra) (2:10-2:45 p.m.), KUSC-FM (91.5). 2-3 p.m.—Cost-Conscious Classix: Bax (String Quartet No. 3, Maggini Quartet), KCSN-FM (88.5). 7 p.m.-midnight—Jim Svejda: Berlioz (“Te Deum,” tenor Franco Tagliavini, London Symphony Orchestra) (11-11:55 p.m.), KUSC-FM (91.5). SPORTS Sports Reports— 15 and 45 minutes past the hour, KFWB (980), KNX (1070). 4:30-7 p.m.—Pro Basketball: Clippers at Detroit Pistons, KLAC (570). 7:30-10:30 p.m.—Pro Hockey: Phoenix Coyotes at Kings, KSPN (710). TALK-INTERVIEW 3-11 a.m.—Howard Stern, KLSX-FM (97.1). 5-8:55 a.m.—Ken & Company, KABC (790). 5-9 a.m.—Bill Handel, KFI (640). 5-9 a.m.—Don Imus, KPLS (830). 5:30-10 a.m.—Jamie White and Danny Bonaduce, KYSR-FM (98.7). 6-9 a.m.—Mark Larson & Larry Marino, KRLA (870). 6-10 a.m.—Mark and Brian, KLOS- FM (95.5). 9-11 a.m.—Bill O’Reilly, KABC (790). 9 a.m.-noon, 6-8 p.m.—Dennis Prager, KRLA (870). 9 a.m.-noon—Rush Limbaugh ,KFI (640). 9 a.m.-noon—Laura Ingraham, KPLS (830). 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m., 7:05-10 p.m.—Al Rantel, KABC (790). 11 a.m.-noon—Sam Rubin, KLSX-FM (97.1). 11 a.m.-1 p.m.—Talk of the Nation, KPCC-FM (89.3). Noon-2 p.m.—George Putnam, KPLS (830). Noon-3 p.m.—Sean Hannity, KABC (790). Noon-3 p.m.—Laura Schlessinger, KFI (640). Noon-3 p.m.—Frosty, Heidi and Frank, KLSX-FM (97.1). Noon-3 p.m.—Michael Medved, KRLA (870). 2-3 p.m.—Right Brothers, KPLS (830). 2:30-3 p.m.—The Treatment, KCRW- FM (89.9). 3-6 p.m.—Hugh Hewitt, KRLA (870). 3-7 p.m.—Larry Elder, KABC (790). 3-7 p.m.—John & Ken, KFI (640). 3-8 p.m.—Tom Leykis, KLSX-FM (97.1). 4-7 p.m.—Michael Savage, KPLS (830). 4-8 p.m.—Duffy and Co.: “Pastor of the Week” (4:45-5 p.m.); KKLA-FM (99.5). 7-9 p.m.—Dana Roth, KPLS (830). 7-10 p.m.—Phil Hendrie, KFI (640). 8-11:35 p.m.—Conway & Steckler, KLSX-FM (97.1). 9-10 p.m.—Tom Martino, KPLS (830). 10-11 p.m.—Arts in Review, KPFK- FM (90.7). 10-11 p.m.—Christine McPhee, KPLS (830). 10 p.m.-midnight—Loveline, KROQ- FM (106.7). 10 p.m.-1 a.m.—Mr. KABC, KABC (790). 10 p.m.-4 a.m.—Art Bell, KFI (640). 11 p.m.-midnight—Judicial Watch Report, KPLS (830). 11 p.m.-3 a.m.—John & Jeff Show, KPLS (830). 11:35 p.m.-12:38 a.m.—David Letterman, simulcast with KCBS-TV, KLSX- FM (97.1). 12:38-3 a.m.—John and Jeff Show, KLSX-FM (97.1). 1-5 a.m.—Doug McIntyre, KABC (790). Radio By Lewis Segal Times Staff Writer The first thing wrong with the PBS “Dance in America” telecast tonight is its title: “Born to Be Wild: The Leading Men of American Ballet Theatre” (8 p.m., KCET). Wild? Mild is more like it. Riding a motorcycle and fearlessly proclaiming his heterosexuality don’t exactly make Ethan Stiefel arebel hellion, and that’s about as edgy as anyone gets in this lightweight, hourlong look at four virtuosos: Stiefel, Vladimir Malakhov, Jose Manuel Carreño and Angel Corella.Indeed, there’s a rather strained attempt to make these high-profile dance artists seem like ordinary guys — and it doesn’t work. Now about that subtitle: If these star dancers really are the leading men of ABT, where does that leave their stellar colleague Julio Bocca,or, for that matter, all the men at the top of the company roster in performances at the Kodak Theatre in December? In the program’s best moments, the camera follows its subjects to their far-flung birthplaces while we hear them talk about their reasons for becoming dancers. Corella and Malakhov are particularly revealing about growing up alienated from their peers and families, and the dancers’ parents often provide valuable insights — plus vintage home movies. Director Judy Kinbergproves obsessed, however, with cramming virtuosity onto the screen, much of it culled from the PBS telecast of “Le Corsaire.”As a result, the talk and images often refuse to connect. We hear Corella call himself a passionate dancer but see only technical fireworks. We hear Stiefel speak of needing a variety of challenges but see only flashy jumps and turns. Unifying the hour: scenes showing choreographer Mark Morris creating a new work for these four men. Unfortunately, his plotless, seven-minute showpiece “Non Troppo”(to Schumann) turns out to be an unimaginative exercise unworthy of its cast. But the rehearsal footage is a delight — and lasts longer than the work itself. TUNED IN Show out of step with men of ballet Howard Schatz PBS HEIGHT OF SKILL: PBS’ “Born to Be Wild,” airing at 8 tonight, features four lead dancers from American Ballet Theatre. U.N. speech Secretary of State Colin L. Powell is scheduled to address the U.N. on Iraq at 7:30 a.m. The major networksand cable news outlets are expected to cover it. The Early Show “The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular.”7 a.m. KCBS Today Author Adrian Nicole LeBlanc (“Random Family”). 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Colin Cowie; “Joe Millionaire” finalist Sarah. 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Jackie Chan. 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. Jamie Lee Curtis; eliminating smile lines. 7 a.m. KTTV The Caroline Rhea Show Bebe Neuwirth; Gabrielle Union. 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Regis and Kelly Jackie Chan; makeovers. 9 a.m. KABC The Wayne Brady Show Wayne Newton; “Joe Millionaire” butler. 10 a.m. KCAL Good Day Live Bernie Mac. 10 a.m. KTTV Oprah Winfrey Women over 35 discuss successful dating experiences. 3 p.m. KABC Dr. Phil Guests give husbands gift-shopping and cooking lessons. 4 p.m. KNBC Life & Times Tonight LAPD’s false alarm problem. 7 p.m. KCET Late Show With David Letterman Kelsey Grammer. 11:35 p.m. KCBS The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Jesse Ventura; Luke Wilson. 11:35 p.m. KNBC Listings include talk shows that provide a guest list. Today’s Talk Shows House staff are at odds with Pentagon officials on “The West Wing” (9 p.m. NBC). SPECIALS Royal celebration: Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Tony Bennett and Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson joined in last year’s celebration for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II on “Queen’s Concerts: Party at the Palace” (9 p.m. KCET and 10 p.m. KVCR). Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries) serves as host. Orbital success: “Mission Possible: Shuttle Astronauts” (10 p.m. A&E) documents the role of the space shuttle Atlantis and its crew in construction of the International Space Station. MOVIES Out to sea: Spencer Tracy plays a rough and ready fisherman in 1937’s “Captains Courageous” (6:30 a.m. TCM). Writer’s block: Michael Douglas and Tobey Maguire play writers of different generations in 2000’s “Wonder Boys” (7:30 a.m. TMC). Roman holiday: Clifton Webb and Dorothy McGuire star in the 1954 comedy “Three Coins in the Fountain” (8:15 a.m. AMC). Classic western: John Ford and John Wayne’s first collaboration, 1939’s “Stagecoach” (10 a.m. TCM). Red windmill: Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor star in the 2001 musical “Moulin Rouge” (5:45 p.m. HBO). Mobster’s widow: Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew Modine star in director Jonathan Demme’s 1988 comedy “Married to the Mob” (8 and 11 p.m. Bravo). SPORTS Hockey: The Phoenix Coyotes visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN). SERIES Is Hyde history? Hyde (Danny Masterson) believes he and Jackie (Mila Kunis) have no future on “That ’70s Show” (8 p.m. Fox). Illness in space: T’Pol (Jolene Blalock) is stricken by a fatal illness that shares many symptoms of AIDS on “Enterprise” (8 p.m. UPN). Little woman: Winona Ryder is featured on “The E! True Hollywood Story” (8 p.m. E!). Inauguration day: Members of the White Today’s Highlights CALENDAR WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY5,2003 E13 LOSANGELESTIMES LOS ANGELES COUNTY ORANGE COUNTY To advertise here call Josephine Dizon at (213) 237-7636 FOOTHILL CINEMA 10 854 E. 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Orange(818)549-9950 NATIONAL SECURITY (PG–13) 12:30, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 10:05 ABOUT SCHMIDT (R) 1, 4, 7, 9:50 JUST MARRIED (PG–13) 12:45, 3:10, 5:30, 8, 10:15 ADAPTATION (R) 12, 2:35, 5:10, 7:45, 10:15 BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING (PG) 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35 EGYPTIAN THEATRE 6712 Hollywood Blvd.(323)466-3456 Call theatre for show information WESTWOOD CREST THEATRE 1262 Westwood Blvd.(310)474-7866 THE RECRUIT (PG–13) 2:30, 5, 7:30, 10 MAVERICKS CINEMA 3 543 W. Los Angeles Ave.(805)552-9154 FINAL DESTINATION 2 (R) ( 4:30) 7 JUST MARRIED (PG–13) ( 5) 7:30 KANGAROO JACK (PG) ( 4:45) 7:15 Times for 2/5/03 only © 2003 As recently as a few months ago, published reports in the Hollywood Reporter indicated that the project — a look at U.S. Special Operations units in Afghanistan, from blockbuster film producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Bertram van Munster, once asenior producer on Fox’s “Cops” — might not be televised at all. There has also been some criticism — including, when the project was announced, from within ABC News — that the Pentagon and the Department of Defense were granting wider access to entertainment producers than news organizations apt to provide a more unvarnished view of war. “It raises all sorts of questions, which are exacerbated by the entertainment factor,” said Robert Lichter, president of Washington, D.C.-based Center for Media and Public Affairs, on Tuesday.“One check on war news becoming propaganda is the professionalism of journalists, which will be ostentatiously lacking....Documentaries are inherently more informative than entertainment. ‘Reality’ programming turns the tables.” Van Munster, who is also partnered with Bruckheimer on CBS’ adventure-staged reality series “The Amazing Race,” stressed that it was not their intention to create propaganda and that there was no government interference. “The last thing I want is people nosing in my business and telling me how to make television,” Van Munster said. “They have not taken out one frame, which I think is miraculous, and we have some nasty stuff.” Production crews spent nearly six months with soldiers in Afghanistan beginning in May, “after some degree of calm had set in,” Van Munster said, adding that the crew nevertheless had undertaken “great personal risks to do this.” Still, the producer acknowledged that he wasn’t doing a news program. The series follows individual soldiers across various episodes,without commentary or narration. “There’s not one word written by us,” Van Munster said. “It’s pure documentary.” ABC has scheduled the project in one of its most perilous time slots — 8 p.m. Thursdays, versus NBC’s “Friends” and CBS’ “Survivor” — during a relatively fallow period between the February and May rating sweeps, key periods that networks use to determine advertising rates. That timing, and time slot, might otherwise suggest that ABC has little faith in the series. The decision takes on a different light, however, set against the prospect of war in Iraq. Jeff Bader, ABC’s executive vice president in charge of scheduling, admitted that the network had grappled with some uncertainty about when it made sense to broadcast the program, which he called “a tribute to the people who are over there, doing what they’re doing.” He added that ABC will “be gauging the mood of the country right up until this premieres,” which could result in a scheduling change if events warrant it. Bader also conceded that it’s unclear how “Profiles” will perform in the ratings, which explains its placement on a low- rated night for the network at a time when the competition is likely to be showing more reruns than usual. “It’s not the type of reality show people are watching right now,” he said. “It’s not fun and escapist.” Similarly themed programs haven’t performed especially well in the ratings. The VH1 cable network’s “Military Diaries” covered similar terrain last year, seeking to put a face on U.S. forces serving abroad, and CBS canceled another unscripted program, “AFP: American Fighter Pilot,” after only two episodes in April. Afghan war focus of reality series [ Lowry, from Page E1 ] David Hume Kennerly NOT NEWS: Producer Bertram van Munster says “Front Line” is “pure documentary.” Adouble dose of “American Idol” coupled with a top 10 finish by “Joe Millionaire” helped propel Fox to its first weekly win without the help of a big sporting event like the World Series or Super Bowl, according to figures released Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research. Fox, which airs 15 hours of programming in prime time, versus 22 on the other major networks, also got a boost from the most-watched episode of “Malcolm in the Middle” in nearly a year, in which Lois (Jane Kaczmarek)discovers she is pregnant. The installments of “American Idol,” which aired on KTTV on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, were the top two shows in the Los Angeles area. CBS’ “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” weathered the reality series onslaught and finished as the most-watched program for the 13th week (out of 19) this season. CBS was in third place for the week behind NBC. ABC was in fourth place but got good news from its spy series “Alias,” which received a bit of a bounce from its post-Super Bowl telecast, drawing its biggest audience since the season premiere. —John Scheibe ‘Idol,’ ‘Joe’ give Fox a ratings win National Nielsen Viewership Here are the rankings for national prime- time network television last week (Jan. 27- Feb. 2) as compiled by Nielsen Media Research. They are based on the average num- ber of people who watched a program from start to finish. Nielsen estimates there are 272.04 million potential viewers in the U.S. age 2 and older. Viewership is listed in millions. Program Network View- ersProgram Network Viewers 1 CSICBS27.47 2 American Idol (Wed.)FOX26.01 3 FriendsNBC25.82 4 American Idol (Tue.)FOX24.11 5 ERNBC21.89 6 Joe MillionaireFOX20.34 7 ScrubsNBC17.25 8 Everybody Loves RaymondCBS17.20 9 CSI: MiamiCBS16.87 10 Without a TraceCBS16.59 11 Will & GraceNBC15.77 12 “State of the Union Analysis”NBC15.56 13 Law and Order: SVUNBC15.50 14 The SimpsonsFOX15.37 15 The Simpsons (8:30 p.m.)FOX15.32 16 Law & Order: Criminal IntentNBC15.26 17 Fear FactorNBC15.00 18 Star SearchCBS14.89 19 The BacheloretteABC14.03 20 Law & OrderNBC13.74 21 Malcolm in the MiddleFOX13.72 22 Still StandingCBS13.50 23 60 MinutesCBS13.31 DragnetABC13.31 25 America’s Funniest Home Videos ABC13.28 26 That ’70s ShowFOX13.21 27 Everybody Loves Raymond (Sun.) CBS12.90 28 King of QueensCBS12.75 29 KingpinNBC12.50 30 JAGCBS12.39 31 Star Search (Wed.)CBS12.24 32 Yes, DearCBS11.74 33 “Brush With Faith”CBS11.49 Malcolm in the Middle (9:30 p.m.) FOX11.49 35 “State of the Union Analysis”ABC11.48 36 AliasABC11.39 Third WatchNBC11.39 38 8Simples RulesABC11.38 39 Crossing JordanNBC11.30 40 BeckerCBS11.29 41 My Wife and KidsABC11.25 42 Celebrity Mole HawaiiABC10.85 43 “State of the Union Analysis”CBS10.76 44 American DreamsNBC10.71 45 48 Hours Investigates (Wed.)CBS10.68 46 20/20 (Fri.)ABC10.46 47 According to JimABC10.31 48 The DistrictCBS10.23 49 Mr. SterlingNBC10.04 50 Dateline: NBC (Fri.)NBC9.76 51 Cops (8:30 p.m.)FOX9.72 52 King of the HillFOX9.55 53 60 Minutes IICBS9.50 54 America’s Most WantedFOX9.25 55 Veritas: The QuestABC9.12 56 “State of the Union Analysis” (10:26 p.m.) NBC9.08 The AgencyCBS9.08 58 “AFC/NFC Pro Bowl”ABC9.06 59 “Columbo Likes the Nightlife”ABC8.97 60 The PracticeABC8.96 61 Dateline: NBC (Sun.)NBC8.79 62 “Democratic Response”CBS8.77 63 HackCBS8.75 64 MiraclesABC8.74 65 Dateline: NBC (Tue.)NBC8.44 66 “Bridezillas”FOX8.39 67 “State of the Union Analysis” (10:26 p.m.) ABC8.13 68 CopsFOX8.05 69 Primetime ThursdayABC7.88 70 “AFC/NFC Pro Bowl Post- Game” ABC7.87 71 “War Stories”NBC7.74 72 Law & Order: SVUNBC7.68 73 “State of the Union Analysis”FOX7.67 74 PulseFOX7.55 75 “Funny Flubs …11”CBS7.50 76 SmallvilleWB7.46 77 “What Lies Beneath”ABC7.33 78 Touched by an AngelCBS7.19 79 48 Hours Investigates (Fri.)CBS7.16 80 7th HeavenWB7.12 81 King of the Hill (7 p.m.)FOX7.07 82 Law & Order (Sat.)NBC6.94 83 “State of the Union Analysis” (10:30 p.m.) CBS6.75 84 John DoeFOX6.74 85 Joe Millionaire (Thu.)FOX6.25 86 FastlaneFOX6.17 87 EverwoodWB5.68 88 CharmedWB5.33 89 Gilmore GirlsWB5.19 90 RebaWB4.97 91 WWE Smackdown!UPN4.94 92 Surreal Life (9 p.m.)WB3.95 93 High School ReunionWB3.86 94 One on OneUPN3.82 95 The ParkersUPN3.62 96 Gilmore Girls: BeginningsWB3.37 97 AngelWB3.19 98 GirlfriendsUPN3.14 99 Surreal Life (8:30 p.m.)WB3.11 Half and HalfUPN3.11 101 Sabrina, Teenage WitchWB3.10 Dawson’s CreekWB3.10 103 Jamie KennedyWB3.05 104 Greetings From TucsonWB2.99 105 Surreal Life (8 p.m.)WB2.89 106 What I Like About YouWB2.88 107 Buffy the Vampire SlayerUPN2.64 108 EnterpriseUPN2.44 109 “The Cell’UPN2.26 110 AbbyUPN1.80 Network Averages Here is the number of viewers (in millions) that each network averaged per hour of prime time, for last week and for the season. Network Last week Season To date FOX12.789.48 NBC12.2611.82 CBS12.1412.76 ABC10.1310.74 WB4.444.31 UPN2.953.71 To donate time or money to Reading by 9,call 1-877-READBY9.latimes.com/readingby9 GOING ON VACATION? Call 1-800-252-9141 to donate your newspaper for use in local classrooms.

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