WORTH NOTING ON TV

FRIDAY

Investigative Reports (A&E, 9-10 p.m.): Many analysts see terrorism as a growing problem in the United States and other highly developed countries. "Terrorism: Target America" probes the complicated international structure that has set up for business the US, posing grim future threats. New York's recent World Trade Center disaster is one vivid example used by the show as it looks at how the FBI has dealt with terrorism in the past few years - partly by means of advanced training for some of its agents i n Quantico, Va.

NBA finals (NBC, 9-11:30 p.m., E.T.): Down 3-to-1 in the best-of-seven series, the Phoenix Suns face the Chicago Bulls in the latter's home court for Game 5 of the pro-basketball championship. Marv Albert is doing the play-by-play, with Mike Fratello and Magic Johnson providing analysis.

SATURDAY

US Open Golf Championship (ABC, 1-6 p.m., E.T.): The next-to-final round is covered live from the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.

SUNDAY

US Open Golf Championship (ABC, 1-6 p.m., E.T.): Final round, live.

NBA finals

(NBC, 7-9:30 p.m., E.T.): Game 6 (if needed): Chicago Bulls at the Phoenix Suns.

East Wind, West Wind: Pearl Buck, the Woman Who Embraced the World

(PBS, 10-11:30 p.m.): She may have embraced the world, but most remember the late author for embracing China, and with a depth of understanding that makes her great novel, "The Good Earth," and other works so memorable. Her humanitarian causes were also notable, including a campaign to help Amerasian children reviled in both their parents' countries. A mix of interviews and remarks by China scholars are used in painting this portrait of the life and career of the only American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Please check local listings for all programs.

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