Whether you're watching or not, it is hard to escape the trial of the century, for television keeps salting its series with links to the O.J. Simpson case.
* "Between Mother and Daughter" (4 p.m.-5 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Another drama special for young people raises the issue of breast cancer from a teen-ager's point of view (like last week's ABC "Afterschool Special").
In this "Schoolbreak Special," A.J. Langer ("My So Called Life") plays a 16-year-old who faces her mother's (Lindsay Crouse) diagnosis with the knowledge that she, too, is at risk for the disease.
* "Under One Roof" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Leslie Uggams makes a guest appearance as Maggie's mother, whose critical opinions about how the household is run unsettle Ron (Joe Morton).
* "The Watcher" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54) -- O.J. Connection #1: Aspiring actor Kato Kaelin, the houseguest who didn't see much, guests as a businessman given a second chance at life if he will perform one good deed. (Insert own trial quip here.) This is the last scheduled episode of the odd series. UPN.
* "Home Improvement" (9 p.m.-10 -p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Tim (Tim Allen) settles down to scan some of his favorite "Tool Time" tapes -- and viewers get that old sitcom ploy, an easy-to-make show that consists principally of clips from previous shows.
* "Dateline NBC" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- O.J. Connection #2: Launching the magazine show's fourth year, host Maria Shriver interviews Lenore Walker, an advocate for battered women who has joined the Simpson defense team. NBC.
* "What's Love Got To Do With It" (8 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Showtime) -- Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne were both nominated for Oscars for their portrayals of Tina and Ike Turner in this 1993 feature.
* "Biography: Jimmy Carter" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., Arts & Entertainment) -- The former president left the White House in disfavor, but has gained substantial international influence since. The profile sketches his life, including interviews with him and his wife, Rosalyn.
* "Ocean Planet" (10 -p.m.-11 p.m., The Discovery Channel) -- The middle show of an interesting underwater series examines how scientists are seeking treatments for human maladies by studying sharks, squids, sea urchins and coral reefs.