WORTH NOTING ON TV
FRIDAY Destination Mozart: A Night at the Opera With Peter Sellars (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): Its over-achieving title aside, this documentary offers a useful inside look at how today's most hotly debated stage director makes Mozart ``modern'' - e.g., `Don Giovanni' set in the South Bronx - without getting ridiculous about it. Well, maybe he does get ridiculous. See what you think: PBS will be airing three Sellars-staged productions, starting with `The Marriage of Figaro' on Saturday, Dec. 15. SUNDAY Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come (CBS, 9-11 p.m.): Face it, Frank Sinatra is now 75 - an anniversary celebrated by an impressive roster of stars in this salute to a singer who easily ranks among a small handful of our generation's greatest pop artists. His long, dramatic, sometimes troubled career is recapped with first-time clips.
TUESDAY Frontline (9-10 p.m.): In `The Spirit of Crazy Horse,' correspondent Milo Yellow Hair tells the history of his people, the Lakotas - or Sioux, as most whites call these native Americans. It runs from the days of unbowed buffalo-hunting warriors and tough women, through the Wounded Knee massacre - now nearing its 100th anniversary - to the Lakotas' present struggle to revive their heritage. Carols From Prague (A&E cable, 10-11 p.m.): President Vaclav Havel shares a historic occasion as Czech singers, orchestras, and surviviors of past oppression celebrate Eastern Europe's first free Christmas in more than 40 years. Please check local listings for all programs, especially on PBS.