For the second year running, the University of Maryland Terrapins try to make the round of eight in college basketball's annual "March Madness," playing in the national network spotlight.
* "NCAA Tournament" (7:30 p.m.-12:35 a.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- But first, in the West Regional playoffs, UCLA and Mississippi State meet in the opening game of the double-header. The big game, Maryland vs. the University of Connecticut, has an approximate tip-off time of 10:35 p.m. CBS.
* "Maryland State of Mind" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- The University of Maryland System and Maryland Public Television collaborate four times a year for documentaries about that other side of the college experience -- education. Host Scott Simon, usually heard on National Public Radio, introduces stories on vaccine research, troubled teens and the use of home computers to gain college credit. MPT.
* "Three Amigos" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., Channel 54) -- Riding high from earlier stardom on "Saturday Night Live," Steve Martin, Martin Short and Chevy Chase rode their careers into at least temporary trouble in this not-so-clever spoof of westerns. They portray actors mistaken for gunfighters, who must rescue a town from tyranny. WNUV.
* "The Commish" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- In an original episode on a night of many basketball-inspired repeats, detectives investigate an investment swindle as Tony and Rachel (Michael Chiklis and Theresa Saldana) wait for results of her breast-cancer test. ABC.
* "Women's Voices: It Was a Wonderful Life" (11 p.m.-12:30 a.m., VTC MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- Actress/director Jodie Foster has cut quite a visible figure locally, making a movie in and around Baltimore. Now, she turns up on this MPT series, which spotlights films by independent female producers. Ms. Foster narrates a story of six unconventionally homeless women. MPT.
* "West Side Story" (8 p.m.-11:30 p.m., TNT) -- Based on "Romeo & Juliet" but now an inescapable swatch of Americana, composer Leonard Bernstein's best-known legacy is a special presentation of "Our Favorite Movies: TV Talkers." In commercial breaks, John Tesh ("Entertainment Tonight") tells viewers his father fell in love with just three women: his wife, Jackie Kennedy and this film's Maria (Natalie Wood). The 1961 movie won 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.