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What to Watch for the week of June 22, 1990

What to Watch for the week of June 22, 1990 -- A day-to-day guide to notable programs

22/FRIDAY
Snoops
A rerun from last fall’s canceled murder-mystery series. Tim Reid and Daphne Maxwell Reid star as a husband-and-wife detective team with a penchant for sassy repartee and high living. Designed as a modern version of the Thin Man movies, but not nearly as classy. CBS (8-9 p.m.)

Movie — Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All
Stacy Keach’s hard-boiled gumshoe finds himself kidnapped, drugged, and framed in Vegas, where he meets a wealthy socialite played by Wonder Woman’s Lynda Carter. A rerun from 1989, and only for Spillane’s true believers. CBS (9-11 p.m.) C

Evening at Pops
Grammy winner Melissa Manchester teams with legendary saxman Benny Carter for a tribute to vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Edith Piaf. PBS (9-10 p.m.)

Routes of Rhythm
Host Harry Belafonte visits the streets of old Havana in the second part of this three-week series on the history of Afro-Cuban music. PBS (10-11 p.m.)

23/SATURDAY
Showtime Comedy Club All-Stars IV
Woody Harrelson of Cheers is host of a special installment of Showtime’s weekly comedy series-an hour of stand-up with Jack Coen, Rick Corso, Chas Elstner, Steve Rizzo, and Pam Stone. SHO (10-11 p.m.)

24/SUNDAY
Art in the Third Reich
The first segment of a new two-part documentary on how Nazi Germany orchestrated power through art, film, architecture, and design. A&E (8-9 p.m.)

Movie: Bridge to Silence
Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin (Children of a Lesser God) plays her first speaking part in this rebroadcast of a 1989 TV movie about a hearing-impaired woman whose husband dies in an auto accident. CBS (9-11 p.m.) B-

Bookmark (See review.)

25/MONDAY
Today (See review.)

The Struggle for Democracy — An Update
Since this series first ran a year ago, democracy has been blossoming all over the planet, from East Berlin to Central America. Host Patrick Watson travels the globe for a one-episode update on democratic politics in the 1990s. PBS (8-9 p.m.)

Movie: Going to the Chapel
A schlocky 1988 TV movie about a wedding gone amok, with a cast that looks as if it just stepped off The Love Boat: Dick Van Patten, Mark Linn-Baker, and Barbara Billingsley. NBC (8-10 p.m.) D-

Firing Line
Special Debate William F. Buckley is host of a roundtable debate on the ramifications of a reunified Germany. Talking heads include Henry Kissinger, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Ambassador Vernon Walters, and former Treasury secretary William Simon. PBS (9-11 p.m.)

Quantum Leap
NBC is pushing this series hard, broadcasting five consecutive nights of time-travel reruns. Tonight’s installment of ”Quantum Week” has Sam (Scott Bakula) leaping back to 1961, where he helps a troubled young secretary (Jean Sagal) untangle her messy love life. NBC (Mon.-Fri., 10-11 p.m.)

The Dave Thomas Comedy Show
Dave introduces his latest comic creation, country-western singer Johnny J. Folsom, and takes a trip to the dentist as Leon Frightened, the most timid man alive. CBS (10:30-11 p.m.)