This guide is designed to alert readers to the scope and variety of programming coming up. Listing is not meant to represent blanket endorsement. Viewers are urged to be selective. FRIDAY Tennis (ESPN/cable, 2 p.m.; also Sat. and Sun. noon): Volvo International competition, live from Stratton Mountain, Vt.

SATURDAY Dionne Warwick (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Evening at Pops'' celebrates vocalist Warwick's career. Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie (PBS, 9-10:30 p.m.): ``Summer Night Music'' features highlights from films of the best reggae concerts. Michael Jackson Around the World (NBC, 11:30 p.m.-1 a.m.): Jackson's own choice of footage from his worldwide concert tours.

SUNDAY NFL Football (NBC, 1 p.m.): San Francisco vs. Miami in the third annual American Bowl, live from London.

MONDAY Fat Man on a Bicycle Goes Norse: Suomi (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): ``Adventure'' presents Tom Vernon's offbeat look at Finland. The World Within Us/Commitment: Two Portraits (PBS, 10-10:30 p.m.): ``Alive From Off Center'' presents two avant-garde films with unique observations about life.

TUESDAY Occupation (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): Part 4 of ``The Struggles for Poland'' examines German atrocities during World War II. Warning: Medicine May Be Hazardous to Your Health (HBO/pay cable, 9:30-10 p.m.): An investigation of the risks and dangers involved in many accepted medical procedures. Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): In the series ``P.O.V.'' (``Point of View''), independent filmmakers Susana Munoz and Lourdes Portillo tell the story of the courageous Argentine women who demonstrated weekly for the release of their ``disappeared'' children during the recent repressive military regime.

WEDNESDAY 16 Days of Glory (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Third of six-part series of dramatic tales of the 1984 summer Olympics. The Fragging (HBO/pay cable, 10-10;30 p.m.): Part of acclaimed ``Vietnam War Story'' series on the men who fought in the war in Southeast Asia.

THURSDAY 48 Hours (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): In-depth, hard-edge ``v'erit'e'' report on national parks by CBS News team. Living Dangerously (A&E/cable, 8-8:30 p.m.): Premi`ere of new segments on weekly series on active sportsmen - climbing, jumping, gliding, and surviving. Channel 99 (NBC, 9:30-10 p.m.) Interesting failed ``pilot'' delving into local TV. Paul Bowles (Bravo/pay cable, 10-11 p.m.): Writer Bowles takes viewers on a guided tour of his Morocco.

Schedules may vary in some time zones. Please check local listings, especially for PBS, where individual stations often air programs on differing days and times.

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