Maryland Public Television tonight launches a pilot magazine show for "today's generation," while ABC offers a skating spectacular and CBS takes a look back at the 1960s assault on America by British rockers.
* "Hot Topics" (7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67) -- Viewers are asked to call with topics for this potential series aimed at young adults, with co-hosts Nate Howard and Annette Gibbs-Davis. PBS.
* "Skates of Gold III" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Another sweeps month skatefest features Olympic gold medalists. ABC.
* "Rock 'n' Roll Revolution: The British Invade America" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- Sneaky! In the week before ABC's much-anticipated "Beatles Anthology," along comes a special that includes not only the Fab Four but the Rolling Stones and Herman's Hermits. Michelle Phillips, of the Mamas & the Papas, is the host. CBS.
* "Caroline in the City" (9:30 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Former "Brady Bunch" mom Florence Henderson plays herself as the victim of a balloon in the shape of Caroline's (Lea Thompson) cartoon character that breaks free from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. NBC.
* "Murder One" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Murder suspect Neil Avedon (Jason Gedrick) plans to grant a TV interview against the advice of attorney Hoffman (Daniel Benzali). After tonight, the show takes a breather until January. ABC.
* "New York, New York," "Raging Bull" & "Taxi Driver" (8 p.m.-11:45 p.m., 11:45 p.m.-2:30 a.m. & 2:30 a.m.-5 a.m., TNT) -- Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro have teamed up again for a new movie opening next week, "Casino" -- so the cable network offers a triple-feature of their previous collaborations.