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. Viewers are urged to be selective. SUNDAY NFL Football (NBC, 4 p.m.): New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, live from Buffalo, N.Y.

Orange Blossom Bebop (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): First of two-part series on Nat Adderley and his quintet. Interview segments tell Nat's life story, as the band performs the tunes that made it one of the most popular in jazz history.

The Christian Science Monitor Reports (check local listings): Taking a long look ahead at the pace in space exploration.

Yuri Nosenko, KGB (HBO/pay cable,10-11:30; also Thursday 11:30 p.m.): Unbelievable fact-based drama about a KBG defector. Or was he? MONDAY

The New Leave It to Beaver (WTBS/cable,6-6:30 p.m.): Wally and the Beaver all grown up . . . but childish as ever.

The Great Migration: Year of the Wildebeest (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Richard Widmark narrates this portrait of the wildebeest migration on the East African Serengeti Plains.

NFL Football (ABC, 9 p.m.): New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys.

Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts (PBS 9-11:30 p.m.): ``American Masters'' presents prize-winning documentarian Perry Miller Adato's poetic exploration of the tragic life and magnificent works of America's most respected playwright. A wide-ranging masterpiece of a film about a dramatic masterworker. TUESDAY

The Wizard (CBS, 8-9 p.m.) Premi`ere of new adventure series about a tiny toymaking problem-solver.

Leningrad Movie (PBS, 9-10 p.m.) ``Comrades'' series on ``Frontline'' presents the final BBC study of Soviet ``little'' people -- this one a female movie director, bending the system.

America's First School: 350 Years at Boston Latin (PBS, 10-11 p.m.) The story of Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in the US. WEDNESDAY

Song of Survival (PBS, 8-9 p.m.) The story of 30 women held captive by the Japanese on the island of Sumatra during World War II, who formed a prison choir to help them through the torment of captivity.

Drug Knot (CBS, 8-9 p.m.) Detective Toma plays himself in a drama based upon his antidrug campaigns in schools.

Seeing Red: Stories of American Communists (PBS, 9-10:30 p.m.) A look at the political passions of some of those who made up the American Communist Party in the 1930s. THURSDAY

Our House (NBC, 8:30-9:30 p.m.) Premi`ere of a new series about a widow and her family moving in with her father-in-law. Please check local listings for PBS programs since local option often results in differing days and times.

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