WORTH NOTING ON TV

This guide is designed to alert readers to the scope and variety of programming coming up. Listing is not meant to represent blanket endorsement since not all of the programs will be of interest to all viewers. Readers are urged to be selective. FRIDAY Grown Ups (PBS, 9-11 p.m.): Jules Feiffer's Pulitzer Prize-winning tragicomedy [reviewed Page 26]. SATURDAY

Golf (CBS, 2 p.m.; Sunday 3:30 p.m. ET): Byron Nelson Classic, live from Irving, Texas.

Tennis (ABC, 3 p.m. EDT): Tournament of Champions, live from Forest Hills, N.Y. SUNDAY

Young Again (ABC, 7-9 p.m.): ``The Disney Sunday Movie'' delves into the fantasy of ``old folks'' of 40 granted their wish to be young again.

The Gooneys of Midway (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Nature'' visits Midway Island, a battleground in World War II and now a breeding ground for gooney birds.

North and South, Book II (ABC, 9-11 p.m.): The conclusion of the Civil War -- and this long, long mini-series. Perseverance medals for all who stuck with it to the end.

A Case of Libel (PBS, 9-10:30 p.m.): ``American Playhouse'' dramatizes the courtroom battle between Quentin Reynolds and Westbrook Pegler, played by Ed Asner and Daniel J. Travanti.

Wartime in Washington (PBS, 10:30-11 p.m.): Daniel Schorr hosts an archival look at the social changes that took place in the capital during World War II. MONDAY

NBC'S 60th Anniversary Celebration (NBC, 8-11 p.m.): A video history of the network, with just about everybody you ever saw on NBC, crowing like peacocks. TUESDAY

The Orphan Animals of Tsavo (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): The story of Daphne Sheldrick, who nursed wild creatures to health and prepared them for a life in the wild.

Second Serve (CBS, 9-11 p.m.): Tour de force performance by Vanessa Redgrave, who plays both leads in a drama about Richard Radley, who underwent a sex-change operation to become Renee Richards.

Hollywood Dreams (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Frontline'' invades ``Tinseltown'' for a look at the new top-level brokers who cut deals while young actors still fight the old integrity battle. Entertaining and enlightening.

The Joe Piscopo New Jersey Special (ABC, 10-11 p.m.): Lots of fooling around, ``Saturday Night Live'' style. WEDNESDAY

Black Champions (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Who Will Wear the Crown?'' is premi`ere of three-part inquiry into the world of sports from the perspective of such groundbreakers as Leroy ``Satchel'' Paige, Joe Louis, Jack Johnson, Paul Robeson, Jesse Owens, and many others.

Passion and Memory (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): Documentary examines the historical portrayal of blacks in film. Please check local listings for all PBS programs since local station's option often results in differing schedules.

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