Hold your horses! Clint, Larry King talk

TODAY'S TV

June 10, 1995|By Steve McKerrow | Steve McKerrow,Sun Staff Writer

After the afternoon's horse race, you can check up on the developing horse race in New Hampshire on CNN.

* "ABC'S Wide World of Sports: The Belmont Stakes" (4:30 p.m.-6 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- D. Wayne Lukas could become the only trainer in history to win five consecutive Triple Crown races if one of his horses wins. The Belmont Stakes is live from Elmont, N.Y. ABC.

* "On the Waterways: The Hudson River and the Erie Canal" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- This repeat is highlighted by the story of the Hudson's "River Keeper," who patrols the broad, historic waterway looking for pollution violations.

* "Touched By An Angel" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Critically panned, this drama series was lifted from the schedule early last fall, returned for a couple episodes in early spring, yet surprisingly made the network's fall schedule. Singer Della Reese plays a heavenly dispatcher of an angel (Roma Downey), who helps out troubled kids on Earth -- southern California, to be specific. Phylicia Rashad is a guest star tonight. CBS.

* "Summertime Switch" (9 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Summer is the time for going to camp, right? In this movie from last year, Jason Weaver and Rider Strong play boys who, through an identity mixup, end up at each other's camp: one a retreat for rich boys and the other a correctional facility for delinquents. With Richard Moll. ABC.

* "The John Larroquette Show" (9 p.m.-9:30 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- This repeat episode is in the new scheduled time slot for the series when it returns in the fall. Tonight, the rap group Boyz II Men gets stranded at

the bus station. NBC.

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* "Inside Politics Weekend" (7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., CNN) -- Host Wolf Blitzer plans a live interview with House Speaker Newt Gingrich from New Hampshire, where there's speculation Mr. Gingrich is preparing a run for the presidency.

* "Disney's 'Pocohantas': The Premiere in the Park" (8 p.m.-10:30 p.m., WWOR) -- The mega-hyped Disney movie about the American Indian maiden who helped out the early English colonists is getting its official opening at a gala event tonight in Central Park.

* "Larry King Weekend" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., CNN) -- Tough but vulnerable. That's the new Clint Eastwood, as seen in the film "The Bridges of Madison County" (from the book by Robert James Waller). He talks with the host about his approach to the movie, which he also directed, with co-star Meryl Streep.

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