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WORTH NOTING ON TV BY: Alan Bunce

October 1, 1993



* FRIDAY

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Evening News From Moscow (C-Span, 6-6:30 p.m., E.T.): A Russian broadcast with simultaneous English translation. * SATURDAY

Larry King Weekend (CNN, 9-10 p.m.): The popular ``Larry King Live'' weekday interview show is now adding Saturday to its schedule, and for its premiere King will interview First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. Topics: health care reform, of course, but also her views of life in the White House and other subjects of the kind King is famous for getting into.

One difference on the Saturday show is that King will get out of the studio where his weekday program is done. This premiere, for instance, was taped at the White House. * SUNDAY

Habitat Housewarming '93 (VISN satellite network, 4-5 p.m., E.T.): The 20,000th home built by Habitat for Humanity - the noted nonprofit enterprise that builds or rehabilitates housing for the poor - is the occasion for this celebratory show. It boasts a long list of celebrity homebuilding hands - like Bill Cosby and Paul Newman - and includes a live interview with its most famous volunteer, former President Jimmy Carter.

Nature (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``In the Company of Wolves With Timothy Dalton'' nicely sums up the content of this series' season opener. So good is Dalton at subordinating his personality to the film's main subject - wolves - that he makes you forget all about his James Bond film persona as he hops around Alaska, Canada, and the northern United States trying to get a look at the creatures in the wild.

When he speaks of wolves, his sincerity is almost palpable. And when, finally, he sights them - after some valiant but fruitless tries - his sense of awe is real and moving. We know it's real because he was initially invited to narrate the show, but asked to go on location to some of the harshest areas on earth. The result leaves viewers with at least some grasp of what a precious resource the legendary, elusive, maligned species is.

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