* Baseball playoffs continue on ESPN and WTTG.

* The debut of "Roswell" on WBDC.

* And "Biorhythm" returns for a new season on MTV.


Major League Baseball Playoffs (CC). Houston at Atlanta (ESPN at 4); Boston at Cleveland (Channel 5 at 8); New York Mets at Arizona (ESPN at 11 p.m.).

Series Premiere

Roswell (CC) (Channel 50 at 9) is previewed by Tom Shales on Page C1.

Public Broadcasting

Great Performances: Carnegie Hall Opening Night (CC). Lorin Maazel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic. 90 minutes (Channel 26 at 9).

Prime-Time Movie

As Time Runs Out (1999) (CC). A father (Stephen Collins) must find his kidnapped son before a bomb hidden in a toy explodes. Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).

Cable Season Debut

Biorhythm. The weekly biographical series returns with a profile of Jennifer Lopez (MTV, 10:30 p.m.).


Dateline NBC (CC) interviews potential presidential candidate Donald Trump (Channel 4 at 8).

20/20 (CC) on "attachment parenting" (Channel 7 at 10).

Talk Show

Hardball begins a national tour of colleges; first up, an interview with Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government (CNBC at 8).


Work With Me (CC). Jordan reveals to Julie that he fantasizes about Wonder Woman (Lynda Carter guest stars) (Channel 9 at 8:30).

The West Wing (CC). President Bartlet seeks revenge after the downing of an American jet (Channel 4 at 9).

Oh Grow Up (CC). Ford goes out on his first date (Channel 7, 9:30).