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 Wimbledon (HBO/pay cable, 5-8 p.m. See NBC listings later in week): Tennis championships, early-round competition, and highlights on tape-delay basis.

SATURDAY Wimbledon (NBC, 12:30-3 p.m.; also Sunday at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday at 2 p.m.; Friday at 11 a.m., etc., check late listings and HBO schedules). Early-round tennis, tape delayed. The Best of `Not Necessarily the News' (HBO/pay cable, 10:30-11:30 p.m.): Some of the funniest moments from this irreverent but relevant show.

SUNDAY Grizzly and Man: Uneasy Truce (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): National Audubon Society special, narrated by Robert Redford, travels to Yellowstone to learn if tourists and bears can coexist. Atlantic Records' 40th Anniversary (ABC, 9-11 p.m.): Short version of earlier HBO four-hour tribute, with top rock stars. Of Macho and Men (NBC, 10-11 p.m.): New ``Summer Showcase'' documentary series, this one about the changing role of the contemporary American male. Ghosts of '87 (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): Cliff Robertson in a one-man show re-creating the long, hot summer of 1787 and the struggle to hammer out the US Constitution.

MONDAY Wimbledon (HBO/pay cable, 5-8 p.m.): Championship tennis on tape-delay basis. Harder Than Everest (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Adventure'' joins an American/Australian mountaineering team to challenge the 26,630-foot summit of Gasherbrum IV in Pakistan. Turning Up the Volume (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``An Ocean Apart'' concludes with an examination of British-American relations since the mid-1970s, including activities in the Falklands and Libya.

TUESDAY My Husband Is Going to Kill Me (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Frontline'' questions why the system cannot protect threatened women.

WEDNESDAY Daytime Emmy Awards (CBS, 3-5 p.m.): Fifteenth annual awards ceremony from New York, hosted by daytime's own Phil Donahue. Native Son (PBS, 9-11 p.m.): ``American Playhouse'' presents film adaptation of Richard Wright's controversial 1940 novel about racism. Starring Victor Love, Matt Dillon, Carroll Baker, Geraldine Page, and Oprah Winfrey.

THURSDAY 48 Hours on Gang Street (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): Los Angeles street gangs are the focus of this hard-edge news program.

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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