* "Are You O.K. for Y2K?" on WRC.

* A Mark Russell comedy special and a documentary film on the Getty Center on WETA.

* The Daily Show celebrates the millennium on Comedy Central.

* And the movie "A Crime of Passion" on WUSA.

Local Special

Are You O.K. for Y2K? WRC News's I.J. Hudson and Liz Crenshaw offer advice on how to prepare for the big night. 30 minutes (Channel 4, 7:30; preempts "Access Hollywood").

Public Affairs

The First Producer's Club. Veteran TV producer Tammy Haddad hosts this round-table discussion with political news producers Beth Fouhey of CNN, Mark Halperin of ABC, Dotty Lynch of CBS and Beth O'Connell of NBC. One hour (America's Voice at 7 p.m.).


Outside the Lines: Sports Behind Bars. This look at how sports thrive behind prison walls is narrated by Charles Dutton. One hour (ESPN at 7 p.m.).

Public Broadcasting

Mark Russell Comedy Special (CC). The satirist delivers his politically charged shtick live from Buffalo. 30 minutes (Channel 26 at 8).

Concert of Wills: Making the Getty Center (CC) (Channel 26 at 10) is previewed by Benjamin Forgey on Page C2.

Prime-Time Movie

A Crime of Passion (1999) (CC). A medical student (Tracey Gold) is accused by her stepmother of killing her father. Two hours (Channel 9 at 9).

Cable Specials

Next Door With Katie Brown: 12 Tips of Christmas Special. The happy homemaker shares her ideas on building a better wreath and setting a delightful holiday table. One hour (Lifetime at 8).

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents: The Greatest Millennium. The mock news show reviews the past 1,000 years, including an interview with rocker Ted Nugent. One hour (Comedy Central at 11).


Two Guys and a Girl (CC). Robert Goulet agrees to sing at Ashley's New Year's Eve bash (Channel 7 at 8).

Beverly Hills, 90210 (CC). Try to follow me here. Donna tells Gina her family secret about their relationship, causing Gina to go to Dylan for support instead of David, which leads David to make a decision about their relationship. Then, Kelly decides it's time to confront Dylan and find out where he fits into her life (Channel 5 at 8).

7 Days (CC). Parker tries to stop an explosion from disrupting a royal wedding; Robin Leach appears as himself (Channel 20 at 8).

The West Wing (CC). Even the president has to go Christmas shopping. Meanwhile, Toby is curious about a Korean War veteran who died on the streets of Washington (Channel 4 at 9).

Law & Order (CC). The detectives set their sights on a silver-haired gigolo who may be involved with the death of some clients (Channel 4 at 10).

CAPTION: Jon Stewart reviews the millennium on "The Daily Show."