A peek at the other mayoral candidates

Maryland Public Television tonight begins a series of September programs probing the issue of violence and children. And for daytime cable cruisers, VH1 has live coverage of the ribbon-cutting at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

* "Voters Ask: Baltimore Mayoral Candidates" (7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- Yes, there are Republicans running for mayor of Baltimore. Reporters Nate Howard and Jeff Salkin offer taped profiles of Victor Clark Jr. and Arthur W. Cuffie Jr. MPT.


* "Boy Meets World" (8:30 p.m.-9 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Peter Tork of the old rock group the Monkees makes a guest appearance in this repeat as a fascinating father speaking at a school career day event. Cory (Ben Savage) worries his dad is far less interesting. ABC.

* "Age Seven In America" and "Confronting Violence" (9 p.m.-10 p.m. & 10 p.m.-11 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- Maryland Public Television launches the Youth Violence Reduction Project with these two shows. The former, with host Meryl Streep, looks at the different worlds of a number of 7-year-olds around the country; the latter profiles people and programs involved nationally in the issue. In between (9:48 p.m.-10 p.m.), a special edition of "Inside Maryland" briefly looks at programs in Baltimore County and Washington. MPT.



* "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" (12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. VH1) -- After 12 years in the planning stages, the country's first permanent edifice to the music form born in the '50s opens in Cleveland, and the cable network plans live coverage of the ribbon-cutting.

* "Logan's Run" (8 p.m.-10:40 p.m., TNT) -- A William Nolan science fiction story was the source of this cult 1976 film. Remember? A futuristic society solves its population problem by terminating people at the age of 30. But when one of the enforcement officers (Michael York) who hunts "runners" comes due himself, he begins to question the system.

* "Larry King Live" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., CNN) -- U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, D-Ill., of Chicago, convicted last week of sexual misconduct and obstruction of justice charges for his involvement with a young girl, is scheduled to give his first interview since the verdict. His wife, Marisol, is also scheduled to appear.