Gene Wilder is back as sleuthing theater director Larry "Cash" Carter in "The Lady in Question," an A&E mystery movie debuting Sunday at 8 p.m.

In this sequel to "Murder in a Small Town," which last January became A&E's second-highest-rated movie, Wilder again tracks down a murderer with the aid of Cherry Jones, his fiance, and his trustworthy detective buddy, Mike Starr.

Claire Bloom plays the celebrity humanitarian who is poisoned in this early World War II plot set in Stamford, Conn., and sprinkled with international intrigue. The screenplay was co-written by Wilder and Gilbert Pearlman.

Repeats at 10, midnight and 2 a.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m., 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

* Sunday on Fox Family Channel at 8 p.m., "The Christmas Path," a story about restoring a boy's faith in Christmas, starring Diane McBain, Allan Rich, Vincent Spano and Shia LaBeouf. Repeats: Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m.

* Sunday on Showtime at 8 p.m., "Brotherhood of Murder," based on the book by Tom Martinez and John Guinther about the brief but deadly rise of a white supremacist group in the mid-1980s. William Baldwin, Peter Gallagher and Kelly Lynch co-star. Repeats Thursday at 8 p.m. and Dec. 27.

* Sunday on USA Networks at

8 p.m., Randall Batinkoff stars in "Hefner: Unauthorized," about a name most people know and a man they know little about. Repeats at 10 and Saturday at 3.

* Sunday on E! Entertainment at 9 p.m., "Gilligan's Island: The E! True Hollywood Story," an insightful glimpse into the campy 1960s comedy that was almost ditched by network executives but went on to become a sitcom classic.

* Sunday on History Channel at

9 p.m., "D-Day: The Total Story," a three-part special on the invasion designed to break Hitler's back: "D Minus 1,"

"H-Hour" and "Breakout." Repeats begin at 1 a.m.

* Monday on Lifetime at 7 p.m., "Intimate Portrait" focuses on Claudia Schiffer, a German night club performer who became a supermodel and now has shifted much of her attention to acting.

* Monday on A&E Network at

8 p.m., Harry Smith hosts "Biography of the Year," a two-hour presentation during which the name of the person profiled will be announced at airtime. Repeats at 10, midnight and 2 a.m.

* Tuesday on Discovery Channel at 8 p.m., "On the Inside" premieres "777 -- Jet of the Future," about the 325-passenger, $100 million airplane with engines wider than the cabin of a 727.

* Tuesday on History Channel at 8 p.m., "The Great American History Quiz: Modern Marvels" with celebrities asking the questions and providing the answers on technological breakthroughs. Repeats at midnight.

* Tuesday on the Nashville Network at 8 p.m., Nancy Kerrigan skates to music by Billy Ray Cyrus, Lorrie Morgan, Sawyer Brown and Sherrie Austin in "Holiday Celebration on Ice."

* Thursday on Fox Family Channel at 8 p.m., "The 1999 Nobel Concert for Peace," a two-hour special taped in Oslo, Norway, where the Nobel Peace Prize laureates are honored.

* Saturday on the Disney Channel at 7:30 p.m., "Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" starring Whitney Houston, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, Brandy Norwood and Paolo Montalban. Repeats: Dec. 23 and 25.

* Saturday on A&E Network at 8 p.m., Santa Claus drops in on "Holiday at Pops," a two-hour program featuring Aaron Neville and Broadway's Liz Callaway and a reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Boston native Conan O'Brien. Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops; Jack Perkins and Mary Richardson host. Repeats at midnight and Dec. 24.

* Saturday on the Movie Channel at 9 p.m., "Blood Money" with Tony Rastrellis as a Wall Street investor who returns to his family's mob connections to find his brother's killer. Brian Bloom and Alan Arkin co-star.