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. FRIDAY Wagner (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): Premi`ere of four-part series about the life and work of Richard Wagner, starring Richard Burton, Vanessa Redgrave, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, and Ralph Richardson. Music conducted by Georg Solti. Worth watching for cinematography and soundtrack. SATURDAY

San Francisco Symphony Diamond Jubilee (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Gala 75th anniversary concert featuring Leontyne Price and Rudolf Serkin. SUNDAY

The Christian Science Monitor Reports (check local listings for day and time): Osaka Airport: The new and the old -- how can it survive and grow in the 21st century?

The B.R.A.T. Patrol (ABC, 7-9 p.m.): The Disney Sunday Movie stars Brian Keith in a family farce in which children of noncommissioned officers play pranks at a Marine air base.

Baja Lagoon (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Nature'' explores a narrow passage on the Baja California coastline of Mexico.

The Issues Hit Home: The 1986 Senate Debates (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): Anchor Judy Woodruff calls upon the experts to analyze the major issues in the 1986 Senate campaigns. MONDAY

Stranger in My Bed (NBC, 9-11 p.m.): Despite an exploitative title, this is a serious, fact-based drama about a woman (played by Lindsay Wagner) who loses her memory in an accident and can't remember her husband or family. TUESDAY

The Making of Liberty (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): The story of the design, construction, and restoration of the Statue of Liberty.

Manhunt for Claude Dallas (CBS, 9-11 p.m.): Fact-based drama about a convicted killer who escaped from prison and is still at large. WEDNESDAY

Lizzie: An Amazon Adventure -- A `River Journeys' Special (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): The retracing of the footsteps of Lizzie Hessel's 1896 journey up the Amazon River by Maria Aitken in 1985.

Shadowlands (PBS, 9-10:30 p.m.): One of the most tender love stories of the year: the dramatized romance between C. S. Lewis and Joy Gresham (played by Claire Bloom). A tearful must-watch. THURSDAY

Dutch National Ballet (A&E/cable, 10 p.m.-midnight): Major European composers provide the music for a variety of dances choreographed by Hans van Manen. Listings are in Eastern Time; Other zones may vary. Please check listings for all PBS programs, since local option often results in differing days and times.

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