* The debut of "Higher Ground" on Fox Family Channel.

* "Cosby" airs at a new time on WUSA.

* "Greed" on WTTG goes up against "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on WJLA.

* And Wizards basketball on HTS.


NBA Basketball. Washington at Detroit (HTS at 8).

Public Broadcasting

Washington Week in Review (CC) previews President Clinton's State of the Union address (Channel 26 at 8).

The Picking of the President: The Parties Are Over (CC). NPR's Mara Liasson reviews the history of the presidential nomination system from the smoke-filled rooms of yesteryear to today's open primary system. One hour (Channel 26, 11:30).

Cable Series Premiere

Higher Ground. A high school football star turned hooligan (Hayden Christensen) is brought against his will to the camp run by a former drug addict (Joe Lando) for at-risk teenagers. One hour (Fox Family Channel at 9 p.m.).

Prime-Time Movie

Trespass (1992) (CC). Two firefighters (Bill Paxton and William Sadler) hear about a lost treasure in an abandoned building but must go through a band of drug dealers to get to it. Two hours (Channel 20 at 8).

Game Shows

Greed: The Multi-Million Dollar Challenge (CC). Chuck goes head-to-head with Regis (Channel 5 at 9).

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (CC). Regis goes head-to-head with Chuck (Channel 7 at 9).


Dateline (CC) reports on the beating death of two young black boys by a group of white boys in a Chicago suburb (Channel 4 at 9).

20/20 (CC). George Richey, husband of Tammy Wynette, discusses questionable circumstances surrounding the singer's death (Channel 7 at 10).


Cosby (CC). Darien's late for a family dinner, creating tension so thick you could cut it with a knife; debuting at its new day and time (Channel 9, 8:30).

Now and Again (CC). When a couple of New Yorkers spontaneously combust, Michael uses his skills from his previous life to solve the mystery (Channel 9 at 9).

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (CC). The gay son of the head of a conservative watchdog group is found murdered (Channel 4 at 10).

Late Night

Nightline (CC). Behind the scenes on the campaign trail with Sen. John McCain (Channel 7, 11:35).

Lisa de Moraes is on assignment. The TV Column will return Monday.

CAPTION: Joe Lando helps at-risk kids in "Higher Ground."