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 Blind (PBS, 9-11:05 p.m.): Part 1 of Frederick Wiseman's four-part nonfiction miniseries. (See preview on this page.) Gleason: He's the Greatest (Showtime/pay cable, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.): ``Jackie Gleason Show'' clips from the 1950s.

SATURDAY US Open (ABC, 1:30 p.m.; also Sunday, 2 p.m.): Championship golf live from The Country Club, Brookline, Mass. Sea World's All-Star Lone Star Celebration (CBS, 8-10 p.m.): Patrick Duffy and Marie Osmond play host to a Texas Sea World celebration featuring marine and pop stars. Frederica von Stade and Andr'e Watts (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Evening at Pops,'' with John Williams conducting the Boston Pops. Deaf (PBS, 9-11:44 p.m.): Part 2 of Wiseman nonfiction miniseries.

SUNDAY A Father's Homecoming (NBC, 9-11 p.m.): A special Father's Day drama about a father-son relationship. Hispanic Mosaic (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): An examination of Hispanic cultures - Puerto Rican, Cuban, Mexican, etc. - transplanted to Chicago.

MONDAY Wimbledon (HBO/pay cable, 5 p.m.): Tennis championships start today on tape-delay basis. Captain Bligh and the Child of Bounty (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Adventure'' joins a direct descendant of the captain of HMS Bounty in a sail across the South Pacific. Under the Eagle's Wing (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``An Ocean Apart'' examines more recent British-American agreements and differences in foreign affairs.

TUESDAY Indian Country (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Frontline'' searches for answers to the many problems of the Quinault Indians of Washington State. We Are the Family (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): A documentary about life in three homosexual families: one foster, one biological, and one adoptive.

WEDNESDAY Mark Russell Comedy Special (PBS, 8-8:30 p.m.): The day's news in parody and satire. Dear Comrades: A ``Channel 3, Moscow'' Special (PBS, 8:30-9 p.m.): Chief correspondent for Soviet evening news, ``Vremya,'' covers the Iowa caucuses. It's Up to Us: The Giraffe Project (PBS, 10:30-11 p.m.): The story of a national nonprofit organization that attempts to inspire citizen activism by honoring people who ``stick their necks out for the common good.''

THURSDAY Try to Remember (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): Charles Kuralt hosts a nostalgic look back to Aug. 10, 1969, and Woodstock, N.Y.

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. -30-{et

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