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Dilley sextuplets update on ABC redefines 'harried'

Having six kids at once definitely qualifies as a turning point in someone's life, making the ABC show "Turning Point" the perfect place to get an update on the 3-year-old Dilley sextuplets.

"Unsolved Mysteries" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- Was there a conspiracy behind the Robert Kennedy assassination? Could Sirhan Sirhan have been only a small cog in a big wheel? Why have a bunch of photographs taken at the Ambassador Hotel that night in Los Angeles disappeared? NBC.

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"Babylon 5" (8 p.m.-9 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54) -- Ensign Chekhov himself, Walter Koenig, is among the stars, as the Psi Corps continues its battle against the Shadows. UPN.

"Diagnosis Murder" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13) -- One of Dr. Sloane's (Dick Van Dyke) best friends is found inside a shark not a good sign. Christina Pickles, Nurse Rosenthal on the much-beloved "St. Elsewhere," is among the guest stars. CBS.

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"The X-Files" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- Is there a Loch Ness monster in a Georgia lake? And is it eating people? Fox.

"Turning Point" (10 p.m.-11 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) -- Think it's tough having one kid to take care of? Diane Sawyer pays a third visit to the Dilley sextuplets, born in May 1993, and learns new levels of meaning for the adjective "harried." ABC.

"Victor/Victoria" (11 p.m.-1 a.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- This season's rage of Broadway (hey, at least that's what its publicists would like you to believe) is a musical version of this 1982 farce, in which director Blake Edwards cast his wife, Julie Andrews, as a woman trying to make a living by impersonating a man impersonating a woman. James Garner plays her befuddled love interest, and Robert Preston steals the movie as her gay friend and confidante.

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"The Bicycle Thief" (noon-1: 30 p.m., Showtime) -- Here's another masterpiece of Italian cinema, shown with subtitles and without commercials. Lamberto Maggiorani plays an impoverished Italian worker whose bicycle, crucial to his work as a bill-poster, is stolen. The police don't seem to care, so he and his son are forced to search throughout Rome for the thief. Directed by Vittorio De Sica, who also did "Two Women" (for which Sophia Loren won an Oscar) and "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis."

"The Story of America's Crown Jewels" (7 p.m.-8 p.m., repeats 2 a.m.-3 a.m. tomorrow, The Learning Channel) -- Some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring of America's natural resources are showcased on this visit to Yellowstone, Yosemite and Grand Canyon national parks.

Pub Date: 5/03/96


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