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. Readers are urged to be selective. FRIDAY Man From Moscow (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Great Performances'' repeats Part 2 of the international-intrigue thriller. SATURDAY

Innovation (PBS, 7:30-8 p.m.): Update on SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, with visits to Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other institutions involved.

Under Milk Wood (PBS, 8-9:30 p.m.): Repeat of film version of the Dylan Thomas tale, starring Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, and Glynis Johns.

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The Scarlet and the Black (CBS, 8-11 p.m.): Gregory Peck and Christopher Plummer star in this drama based on a priest's exploits in behalf of Allied POWs during World War II. (Repeat.) SUNDAY

CBS News Sunday Morning (CBS, 9-11 a.m.): Portions of a special chronicling pianist Vladimir Horowitz's return to Russia this spring and his concert in Moscow are rebroadcast.

Newsleaders (PBS, 7-7:30 p.m.): Host John Chancellor interviews Otis Chandler of the Los Angeles Times. MONDAY

Liberty (NBC, 8-11 p.m.): Frank Langella, Carrie Fisher, LeVar Burton, and Chris Sarandon appear in a made-for-TV movie about the installation of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

Private Conversations: American Masters (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Premi`ere of a documentary series on the creative process presents playwright Arthur Miller, actors Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich, and director Volker Schloendorff discussing the recent Broadway production of ``Death of a Salesman.''

Andr'e Kert'esz: A Poet with the Camera (PBS, 10:30-11 p.m.): Documentary traces the life and work of this Hungarian-born pioneer of photojournalism. TUESDAY

The Climate Crisis (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Repeat of a ``Nova'' segment exploring the ``greenhouse effect'' and how it could alter Earth's atmosphere.

What About Mom and Dad? (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Frontline'' rerun assesses the quality of life for Americans over age 75 and the forces eroding their economic power. WEDNESDAY

All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): Jaclyn Smith and Richard Chamberlain host a cavalcade of stars in a black-tie tribute taped at the Washington, D.C., theater.

Mandela (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): Through rare film clips, photos, and reminiscences, this documentary traces the life of Winnie Mandela and her imprisoned husband, Nelson, two of South Africa's most vocal anti-apartheid activists.

Women of South Africa (PBS, 10-11:30 p.m.): Author Nadine Gordimer introduces documentaries that examine that nation's domestic labor practices and offer close-ups of five black women struggling under apartheid.

Please check local listings for all PBS programs since local station's option often results in differing schedules.

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