CBS (8:30 p.m. ET)

Josh Mostel, Zero's son, and a band of college kids share a coed rooming house but not life-styles in this rejected sitcom that deserved a better fate. The writer is Marshall Brickman, who with Woody Allen wrote both Sleeper and Annie Hall.


CBS (11:30 p.m. ET)

The sure sign of Sissy (Carrie) Spacek's arrival is that CBS dusted off this 1973 movie comedy. She's a hippie hitchhiker who gets a lift from Monte Markham.

PBS (check local listings)

The real threat to Pennsylvania's 12,000 rural Amish is not that they will be absorbed but rather patronized as a quaint tourist attraction. Documentary producer John Ruth examines the contradictions of the Amish way of life within technological society without robbing them of their natural dignity.


ABC (7 p.m. ET)

This exploration of man's inner space updates Freud to show live neurosurgery, stroboscopic and infrared photography, and therapy for brain-damaged patients. David Janssen is host.

NBC (9:30 p.m. ET)

Since Dan Corey didn't make NBC's crime-fighting squad of McMillan, McCloud & Co., he's wound up as a 90-minute movie-of-the-week. John (Pippin) Rubinstein, son of pianist Arthur, plays a tenacious assistant DA who bucks City Hall to collar socialite Carol Rossen (Mrs. Hal Holbrook).


NBC (11:30 a.m. ET)

Monty Hall returns to the game show asylum—only the deals he's making this time are not between slavering loonies and mystery curtains but with contestants who try to guess a panel's answers to such questions as, "Something you might get at an Italian restaurant." Try heartburn.

CBS (8:30 p.m. ET)

Prime time is mime time when the talented Robert Shields and Lorene Yarnell begin a six-shot summer series. Surprisingly, pantomine works on TV, even if little else distinguishes this married couple from such earlier fill-ins as Captain & Tenille and Sonny & Cher other than he's chattier than the Captain and she plays dumber than Sonny.

CBS (9:30 p.m. ET)

Carol Burnett and Alan Alda took leave from their own Emmy-winning shows to star in this Broadway adaptation originally broadcast in 1974.