This guide is designed to alert readers to the scope and variety of interesting programming. Listing is not meant as a blanket endorsement but merely as an aid to selective viewers. FRIDAY

To the Lighthouse (PBS, 9-11 p.m.): Rosemary Harris stars in this repeat of a sensitive ``Great Performances'' dramatization of the Virginia Woolf novel. SATURDAY

Dinah Shore Invitational (NBC, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m.): Women's golf live from Rancho Mirage, Calif.

Austin City Limits Songwriters' Special (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Featuring such fine female country songwriters as Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, and Lacy J. Dalton.

Disney's Return to Treasure Island (Disney Channel/cable TV, 9-11 p.m.): Premi`ere of miniseries sequel to Stevenson's classic, beginning 10 years after the original ends. SUNDAY

Sex, Violence, and Values: Changing Images (ABC 12:30-1:30 p.m.): ABC News surveys viewpoints on the interplay between media images and real life.

Fathers and Sons (NBC, 7-7:30 p.m.): Premi`ere of new sitcom about dedicated coach and his students.

The I Man (ABC, 7-9 p.m.): ``Disney Sunday Movie'' fantasy about an ``indestructible'' dad who is a taxi driver.

Nobody's Child (CBS, 9-11 p.m.): Marlo Thomas in a fact-based drama about a woman's struggle to overcome mental illness and find a place in society.

Economics USA Special Edition: America's Embattled Economy (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): First of two parts tracing the role of the federal government in managing the economy. MONDAY

Dream Houses (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Pride of Place'' series looks at Monticello, the quintessential American dream house, and others.

The Little Sister (PBS, 9-11 p.m.): ``American Playhouse'' presents a murky, quirky original drama about juvenile delinquency, probation officers, and incest. TUESDAY

Morningstar/Eveningstar (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): New series for ``Highway To Heaven'' and ``Waltons'' fans.

Inside the Jury Room (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Frontline'' observed 12 Americans grappling with the nature of justice in a real-life jury room.

Moonlighting (ABC, 9-10 p.m.): You might want to see if you can figure why it's this season's ``cult'' offbeat series.

The Paper Curtain (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): An in-depth look at effect of the McCarran-Walter Act on aliens. WEDNESDAY

Flashpoint: Israel and the Palestinians (PBS, 8-10:30 p.m.): This ``theme night'' series presents three partisan films which don't pretend to be objective.

A Case of Deadly Force (CBS, 9-11 p.m.): Drama based on 1975 Boston cover-up of a case where police allegedly shot a suspect. THURSDAY

The Heart of the Dragon (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Repeat of incisive series on the Peoples Republic of China. Please check local listings.

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