The many faces, stares of action guy Bronson


Those who long to re-live the '70s are urged to check out TNT today, and all week, then perhaps re-think their position.

"L.A. Johns" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- Brittney Powell is a high-priced call girl (she's also "fiercely independent," according to Fox) in the service of Madame Jacqueline (Deborah Harry), "a shrewd businesswoman who knows how to manipulate her clients and girls to maximize her bottom line." A host of men stop by and tell all about their little idiosyncrasies. Bet you can't wait to watch this one. Fox.

"Frasier" (9 p.m.-9: 30 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11) -- A doggie psychiatrist, summoned to bolster the psyche of a lethargic Eddie, becomes the butt of all sorts of jokes from Frasier and Niles in this repeat from February. NBC.

"Frontline" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- Holocaust survivors and relatives of victims are among those interviewed in "Nazi Gold," which attempts to establish what happened to all the money deposited in Swiss bank accounts by men and women who died as a result of Hitler's master plan. It also looks at the wartime relationship between the Swiss government and the Nazis. PBS.

"The Times of Harvey Milk" (10 p.m.-11: 30 p.m., MPT, Channels 22 and 67) -- This is a riveting (and Oscar-winning) documentary on the life and death of San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk, the city's first openly gay elected official, who was slain in 1978. His killer was later convicted only of voluntary manslaughter, after a jury bought defense arguments that his mental capacity was diminished because he'd eaten too much junk food (the famed "Twinkie Defense").


"Chato's Land" (4 p.m.-6 p.m.), "Mr. Majestyk" (8 p.m.-10: 15 p.m.), "The Mechanic" (10: 15 p.m.-12: 30 a.m.), "Telefon" (12: 30 a.m.-2: 30 a.m.) and "Chino" (2: 30 a.m.-4: 30 a.m., TNT) -- TNT's "Super '70s Week" continues with an entire evening of Charles Bronson, who couldn't act worth a lick but could look mean, beat up bad guys and was fortunate enough to work with some skilled action directors. In order, Chuck plays an embittered Apache warrior, a watermelon farmer turned vigilante, an assassin-for-hire, a KGB agent and a horse tamer.

"Larry King Live" (9 p.m.-10 p.m., repeats 2 a.m.-3 a.m., CNN) -- Larry marks the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in by chatting with Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, G. Gordon Liddy, Howard Baker, Sam Dash, Ben Bradlee, George McGovern and Elliot Richardson. Unfortunately, they're not all being interviewed at the same time; wouldn't it be something to put them all in the same room together?

Pub Date: 6/17/97

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