* "Vietnam: Missing in Action" on the Learning Channel.

* A repeat of 1998's "NYPD Blue" season premiere on WJLA.

* "America Undercover: Juror Number 5" on HBO.

* "P.O.V." begins its season on WETA.

* And NBA playoff action on TNT.


NBA Playoffs. New York at Indiana (TNT, 8:30).

Public Broadcasting

P.O.V.: The Legacy: Murder & Media, Politics & Prisons (CC) follows Marc Klaas and Mike Reynolds, both fathers of murdered children and key figures in the passage of California's "three strikes" sentencing laws. 1 1/2 hours (Channel 26 at 10).

Prime-Time Movie

Heart of Fire (R) (1997) (CC). Patrick Duffy stars as a firefighter in a desperate race to save a little girl trapped under a burning fuel truck. Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).


Dateline NBC (CC) reports on a man who sought support online--and made a startling admission--after a devastating fire that killed his daughter. (Channel 4 at 10).


Ultimate Autos (CC). Part 1 of three; a look at the history of Rolls-Royce. One hour (History Channel at 9).

Vietnam: Missing in Action (CC) looks at the search for missing soldiers and some unexpected reunions, including that of Washington Post photographer Frank Johnston and his subject Mike Tripp more than 30 years after he snapped a famous shot of the soldier at Peace Church, Vietnam. One hour (The Learning Channel at 9).

America Undercover: Juror Number 5: 58 Days of Duty on the O.J. Simpson Civil Trial (CC) is previewed by Tom Shales on Page C1 (HBO at 10).


Moesha (R) (CC). Frank's birthday turns into a family donnybrook (Channel 20 at 8).

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (R) (CC). Buffy gets blamed for killing Finch (Channel 50 at 8).

Just Shoot Me (R) (CC). A new advice columnist's identity is revealed, and Elliott offends a key customer (Channel 4 at 9).

NYPD Blue (R) (CC). Viewer discretion is advised; Simone and Sipowicz are vexed by a retired cop hired by a murder victim's father to keep his lifestyle secret (Channel 7 at 10).

Late Night

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (CC). With actor Aidan Quinn (Channel 4, 11:35).

Late Show With David Letterman (R) (CC). With actor Nathan Lane (Channel 9, 11:35).

Wednesday Morning

Today (CC). With Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura (Channel 4 at 7).

This Morning (CC). Tips on buying life insurance (Channel 9 at 8).

Lisa de Moraes has the day off. Her TV Column will resume on Thursday.