What's on TV

SHOWS WORTH NOTING FOR JAN. 4-11

The following are not necessarily recommended by the Monitor. All times Eastern, check local listings.

Friday 1/4

Louis Rukeyser's 2002 Money Guide (PBS, 10-11 p.m., check local listings): Louis Rukeyser interviews business and financial leaders on the changing scene for people and their finances in 2002.

Sunday 1/6

Woodrow Wilson (PBS, 9-10:30 p.m., check local listings; Part 2 airs Jan. 13): This marvelous American Experience is one of the best in the series so far. Wilson was a complex visionary who rescued democracy at a critical period in our history. He was one of the five greatest American presidents, according to historians, who persuade us why.

Tuesday 1/8

Imagine That (NBC, 8-8:30 p.m.): Hank Azaria is talented, but the pilot of his new comedy does not bode well for the series. He plays a comedy writer who has trouble communicating his love for his wife.

Death Star (PBS, check local listings): Nova explores the mystery of a gigantic explosion that sent gamma rays racing to Earth in 1967. Crazy theories and fabulous discoveries make this one exciting scientific quest.

Sound and Fury (PBS, check local listings): This multi-award-winning documentary concerns a controversial new implant that helps deaf children hear. A fair, carefully balanced view of the dilemma.

Hello, He Lied (AMC, 10-11 p.m.): Hollywood producer Lynda Obst guides us through the process of making movies. If you've ever wondered what a producer does, this engaging documentary fills in all the blanks.

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