* The return of "NYPD Blue" on WJLA.

* "The Case for Innocence" on "Frontline" on WETA.

* Donald Trump is interviewed on "60 Minutes II" on WUSA.

* And a repeat of the pilot of "Malcolm in the Middle" on WTTG.


NBA Basketball. Washington at Toronto (HTS at 7).

Public Broadcasting

Frontline: The Case for Innocence (CC). A segment produced by Ofra Bikel examines why some inmates remain in prison after being cleared by DNA evidence. 90 minutes (Channel 26 at 10).


60 Minutes II (CC) interviews presidential hopeful Donald Trump (Channel 9 at 9).

Dateline (CC) revisits Iris and Martin Borges, the parents of identical quadruplets (Channel 4 at 10).

Season Debut

NYPD Blue (CC) returns for a seventh season with Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) adjusting to life with his young son and Sorenson (Rick Schroder) investigating two cops accused of beating a man to death (Channel 7 at 10).

Cable Series

Animal Cops. The documentary profiles agents who investigate claims of animal cruelty and neglect. One hour (Cinemax at 7 p.m.).


Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (CC). Regis's ratings romp runs rampant (Channel 7 at 8).

JAG (CC). Mac and Harm conduct a mock trial involving a 10-year-old case in which they discover the possible innocence of a Navy captain (Channel 9 at 8).

3rd Rock From the Sun (CC). Mary makes a documentary about life in the Solomon family (Channel 4, 8:30).

Malcolm in the Middle (CC). A repeat of Sunday's pilot (Channel 5, 8:30).

Will & Grace (CC). Will's new boss (Gregory Hines) threatens to fire him unless he can bring in a new client (Channel 4 at 9).

Party of Five (CC). Bailey remains gun-shy when it comes to relationships, and Julia discovers that her tome will not be published (Channel 5 at 9).

Sports Night (CC). Isaac is skeptical about Dan's feature on the classic 1951 World Series, while Casey falls for one of the dates Dana was pressuring him to take (Channel 7 at 9:30).

Judging Amy (CC). Amy must rule on whether a father is being abusive to his son or is practicing acceptable old-fashioned discipline (Channel 9 at 10).

Late Night

Tonight Show With Jay Leno (CC). With Anne Heche, Chris Matthews and music group Savage Garden (Channel 4, 11:35).

Late Show With David Letterman (CC). With Woody Harrelson, 11-year-old hero Shawn Presser and musical guest Filter (Channel 9, 11:35).

The TV Column will return tomorrow.

CAPTION: Rick Schroder, from left, James McDaniel and Dennis Franz are back as "NYPD Blue" begins its seventh season tonight at 10 on Channel 7.