Bryant and Katie spend the morning in Baltimore

Today's TV

November 08, 1995|By Steve McKerrow | Steve McKerrow,SUN STAFF

The hosts were talking up the crab cakes yesterday in preparation for today's visit to Baltimore by NBC's "Today" show. And PBS tonight offers a performance of Hollywood film music.

* "Today" (7 a.m.-9 a.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Although visits to Wilmington and Philadelphia were postponed in light of the Yitzhak Rabin story, the network morning show is still due in Baltimore today. Bryant Gumbel, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer are scheduled to broadcast from Rash Field, while Willard Scott visits Lexington Market. NBC.

* "Babylon 5" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54) -- A season premiere in November? Yes, and an amazing one at that, the third-season debut of the syndicated space series for which coherence has never been a strong requirement. Tonight, an Earthforce intelligence officer is looking for information about the Shadows.

* "Beverly Hills, 90210" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- How do you know it's a ratings "sweeps" month? Because dramatic episodes like this come along. Dylan and Toni (Luke Perry and Rebecca Gayheart) are headed for the wedding altar, but a tragedy hangs in the offing. Fox.

* "Mark Russell Comedy Special" (9 p.m.-9:30 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- The political

satirist offers his latest skewering of public officials and other news makers. PBS.

* "Dateline NBC" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- An alleged child sex ring in Wenatchee, Wash., involving scores of suspects and more than a dozen potential child victims, is explored by correspondent John Larson. NBC.

* "Great Performances: Music for the Movies" (9:30 p.m.-11 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- The Hollywood Bowl provides the appropriate setting for a performance of famous film scores of the 1930s and 1940s, including "Casablanca," "Gone With the Wind" and "Red River." John Mauceri conducts the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. PBS.

* "PrimeTime Live" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Diane Sawyer lands an interview with Ricardo Asch, a fertility doctor accused of taking eggs from one patient and implanting them in someone else. And Air Force Captain Scott O'Grady also recounts how he survived the shooting-down of his fighter jet over Bosnia in June. ABC.

Cable

* "American Justice" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., A&E Network) -- In the wake of the attack on the Oklahoma City federal building and amid the attention devoted to the Unabomber, the series looks at famous bombers of history.

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