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THURSDAY

Primetime Live (NBC,

10-11 p.m.): Former President Bush, his wife, Barbara, and their sons Jeb and George Jr. (gubernatorial candidates in Florida and Texas, respectively) are scheduled to be be interviewed.

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The Know Zone: Future House (Discovery, 9:30-10 p.m.): Imagine what it would be like to design your dream home by computer - everything from the architecture, materials, and lighting fixtures to entertainment centers, furniture and drapes, and outdoor landscape.

This program highlights the major role computers will play in making home living more comfortable and efficient: They'll regulate indoor temperature, water the lawn, draw a bath, let out the dog, report on the weather, and keep burglars away. In fact, several architects in Los Angeles are making houses that will be like bunkers - riot-proof.

FRIDAY

NBA Basketball (SportsChannel, 7:30 EST): The Boston Celtics host the New York Knicks in their season opener.

America's Battlegrounds

(PBS, 9-10 p.m.): A look at the conflicts that helped shape the nation, including the Whiskey Rebellion (1794), the Dred Scott decision (1857), and the Battle of Poison Springs (1864).

Clark Gable: God Save the King (A&E, 8-9 p.m.) Part of A&E's Biography series, this show focuses on Gable, who was ``the king'' long before Elvis. Personal photos, film clips, and first-person recollections (from director Frank Capra and actor Eli Wallach, among others) show how Gable grew to become the King of Hollywood.

SATURDAY

The Secret Garden (ABC 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.): ABC kicks off its new children's entertainment franchise, ``The ABC Kids Movie Matinee,'' with this animated adaptation of the classic family tale by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Please check local listings for these programs.

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