KCOP Channel 13 will be delivering a live concert from the Hollywood Bowl tonight at 8:30 p.m., with guest conductor Hugo Wolff leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in music by Tchaikovsky, Rossini, Copland and Handel. It's the Bowl's annual Fireworks Finale program, and the concert will be simulcast on KFAC-FM (92.3). Alex Trebek will host the telecast.
KHJ-TV Channel 9 will be the host station Sunday for Chabad's sixth annual "L'Chaim! To Life" telethon, airing from 5 p.m.-midnight. Jan Murray will host the telethon that benefits the nonsectarian social service and educational projects of Chabad of California.
Here are other weekend programs.
TODAY: The cost of caring for senior citizens is examined on "Frontline" at 6:30 p.m. (28). That's followed by a "California Stories" report on the positive image of one local home for the aged, 7:30 p.m. (28). . . .
The Saturday movie lineup brings some golden oldies: Charles Laughton in "Rembrandt" (1936) at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Arts & Entertainment cable; Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston in "The Treasure of Sierra Madre" (1948) at 10:45 p.m. (13), and Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes in "A Farewell to Arms" (1932) at 10:40 p.m. (28).
SUNDAY: "Sunday Morning" reports on the dissension as the United Auto Worker Union negotiates a contract, visits an Ohio police rock band that sings against drugs, and presents an essay on tennis, 8 a.m. (2)(8). . . .
Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates is interviewed on "News Conference" at 8 a.m. (4). . . .
Channel 34 plans coverage of Pope John Paul II's Mass from San Antonio, Tex., at 8:50 a.m. . . .
The nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court will be discussed by Howard Baker, White House chief of staff, and Sen. Howard Metzenbaum (D-Ohio) on "Meet the Press," 9 a.m. (4). . . .
"This Week With David Brinkley" airs at 11:30 a.m. (3)(10)(42), and at noon (7). . . .
"Heading for a Summit: An Arms Control Preview" is the topic and Secretary of State George Shultz the guest on "Face the Nation," airing at 4 p.m. (2) (change from TV Times listing), and at 4:30 p.m. (8). . . .
"The Guatemala Peace plan of Central America" will be discussed on "At Issue," 4:30 p.m. (2). . . .
"Newsmakers" will be seen at 5 p.m. (2). . . .
The Channel Islands, located off the Southern California coast, are the focus of Jacques Cousteau's "Rediscovery of the World" at 6 p.m. on WTBS cable. . . .
In rerun segments, "60 Minutes" reports on a black nun in Mississippi who is spreading Catholicism, and investigates alleged problems with the Audi 5000 automobile, 7 p.m. (2)(8). . . .
"Our House" at 7 p.m. and "Family Ties" at 8 p.m. have their season premieres, followed by the debut of "Private Eye" at 9 p.m. (see review) (4)(36)(39). . . .
"Meet Your Next Employer," a recruitment talk show, deals with the nursing shortage and job opportunities in that field, 8 p.m. (13). . . .
Dennis Weaver plays a man who hides the fact that he can barely read or write in "Bluffing It," 9 p.m. (7)(3)(10)(42) (see review). . . .
At the same time, Marlo Thomas is seen in her Emmy-winning role as a woman who overcomes a lifetime of mental illness in "Nobody's Child," 9 p.m. (2)(8).