* "A Conversation With Gregory Peck" on Turner Classic Movies.

* Maryland Public Television celebrates its 30th anniversary with a prime-time special.

* And the Giants vs. Cowboys on WJLA.


Major League Baseball (CC). American League Championship Series, Game 5: New York Yankees at Boston (Channel 5 at 8).

NFL Football (CC). Dallas at New York Giants (Channel 7 at 9).

Public Broadcasting

MPT 30th Anniversary: Through the Years. Maryland Public Television marks its 30th anniversary with a compilation of programs from its vault, including "Hodgepodge Lodge," "Stories of Maryland" and "Consumer Survival," along with testimonies from MPT members and staff. One hour (MPT at 10).

Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bomb Maker (CC). The story of Igor Vasilevich Kurchatov, who oversaw the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons empire of scientists, technicians and installations. One hour (Channel 26 at 11).


20/20 (CC) reports on alcohol-induced blackouts, what causes them and their effects on the body (Channel 7 at 8).

Dateline (CC) reports on a father's mission to find out about his son's death in Mexico (Channel 4 at 10).

Cable Special

A Conversation With Gregory Peck. This retrospective of the actor's career includes film clips and home movies, plus footage of his recent touring one-man show. Two hours (Turner Classic Movies at 8).

Cable Season Debut

On the Inside. The season kicks off with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this year's "Friends" premiere (Discovery Channel at 8).


Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (CC). Patricia Richardson of "Home Improvement" fame portrays an alcoholic landlord whose daughter is questioned during a murder investigation (Channel 4 at 9).

Malcolm & Eddie (CC). In this spoof of "The Blair Witch Project," Malcolm and his crew head to the woods outside Kansas City to film the legend of the Tapawingo Witch (Channel 20, 9:30).

Family Law (CC). Lynn's old friend (guest star Ron Perlman) enlists her help in committing his troubled teenage daughter to an institution (Channel 9 at 10).

Late Night

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (CC). With Jennifer Grey and chef Emeril Lagasse (Channel 4, 11:35).

CAPTION: "A Conversation With Gregory Peck" airs tonight on cable.