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'America's Most Wanted' Ends With Special

September 21, 1996|--LEE HARRIS and SUSAN KING

Fox's "America's Most Wanted," bids adieu after eight seasons with a one-hour special tonight at 9 on KTTV-TV Channel 11.

Hosted by John Walsh, the finale features the five most wanted fugitives still at large after they were profiled on the show. The series helped law enforcement authorities capture 428 fugitives.

Elsewhere, KCET-TV Channel 28 presents "No Dreams Deferred," today at 2:30 p.m. The documentary focuses on a couple who opened a bakery and deli in Washington to help African Americans in the community transform their lives.

Fox's late night comedy series, "Mad TV," returns for its second season tonight at 11 on Channel 11. Christina Applegate of "Married. . .With Children" hosts. Spoofs include sketches of "Jeopardy!," Michael Jackson and Snoop Doggy Dogg.

Popular singer Gloria Estefan headlines the HBO music special, "Gloria Estefan: The Evolution Tour," tonight at 10. The concert originates from the Miami Arena.

USA premieres two new kids' series today: "Wing Commander Academy," featuring the vocal talents of Mark Hamill and Malcolm McDowell, at 11:30 a.m., followed at noon by "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm."

KTLA-TV Channel 5 unveils "All Dogs Go to Heaven,' today at 7 a.m. The new weekly children's series is based on the two animated musical features.

As the National League West pennant race heads into its final week, the Dodgers take on the San Diego Padres today and Sunday at 1 p.m. on Channels 11 and 5, respectively.

Mike Wallace has the first TV interview with Atlanta security guard Richard Jewell since the Olympics park bombing, Sunday on "60 Minutes," 7 p.m. on CBS.

Drug policy and the upcoming presidential election are among the topics on public affairs series.

Public Affairs: TODAY: "Today," looks at genetic testing; authors Hal Berman and Michael Asimow ("Reel Justice") are guests, 6 a.m. (4)(36). . . .

Newt Gingrich guests on "Evans & Novak" 2:30 p.m. CNN. . . .

Former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan appears on "Capital Gang Saturday," 4 and 10:30 p.m. CNN. . . .

"Inside Politics Weekend" reports on campaign ad wars 4:30 p.m. CNN. . . .

Singer-songwriter Paul Anka guests on "Larry King Weekend," 6 and 11 p.m. CNN. . . .

Bob Dole's and Bill Clinton's campaigns are the topic on "The McLaughlin Group," 6:30 p.m. (4).

SUNDAY: Presidential candidate Ross Perot, Rep. Dick Armey (R-Texas) and Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) are interviewed on "Meet the Press," 7 a.m. (4)(36). . . .

"CBS News Sunday Morning" looks at teaching creationism; banjo player Alison Brown; physically disabled people who scuba dive; classic-video store; the Greenwich Village restaurant Beard House, 7:30 a.m. (2). . . .

"Fox News Sunday" talks to Nazir Hamdoon, Iraq's representative to the United Nations, and presidential candidate Ross Perot, 8 a.m. (11). . . .

Drugs and crime in the 1996 campaign is the topic on "Face the Nation," with guests Atty. General Janet Reno, Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Joseph Biden (D-Del.) and New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 9 a.m. (2). . . .

"Late Edition" looks at campaign debates, congressional races and campaign politics, 9 a.m. CNN. . . .

Orange County Sheriff Brad Gates debates Dave Fratello of Californians for Medical Rights on Prop. 15 on "Bob Navarro's Journal," 9:30 a.m. (2). . . .

"Tony Brown's Journal" reports on entitlement reform, 9:30 a.m. (28). . . .

"This Week With David Brinkley" discusses drugs, morality and presidential politics with Barry McCaffrey, Joseph Califano and William Bennett, 10 a.m. (7); 11:30 a.m. (3)(42). . . .

"Life & Times" reports on ballot propositions facing voters this November, 10:30 a.m. (28). . . .

Cocaine, the CIA and the Contras is the topic on "Both Sides With Jesse Jackson," 2 p.m. CNN. . . .

"Capital Gang Sunday" shows up at 4 p.m. CNN. . . .

On "Crossfire Sunday," drug policy and politics is discussed with Ann Lewis, Clinton-Gore deputy campaign manager, and John Walters, former deputy drug czar, 4:30 p.m. CNN.

Specials and Movies: Lifetime's "Intimate Portrait" profiles country singer Tanya Tucker, Sunday at 10 p.m.

Sports: College Football: Duke at Army, today, 9 a.m. Prime Sports; Florida at Tennessee, 12:30 p.m. (2); USC at Houston, today, 12:30 p.m. Prime Sports. . . . Pro Football: San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders, Sunday, 1 p.m. (4)(36).

For a complete list of sports events on TV, see Section C.

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