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PICKS OF THE WEEK

Disney's "Lady and the Tramp" on ABC, President Bush's State of the Union Address and the Miss USA 2001 pageant on CBS top this week in television.

SUNDAY

"Lady and the Tramp," 7 p.m., Channel 7. One of the more offbeat feature films in the Disney library of animated classics, this 1955 musical tale of canine romance is making its broadcast debut. The songs are by Sonny Burke and the multi-talented Peggy Lee; Lee also provides several of the voices.

"Fire on Ice: Champions of American Figure Skating," 8 p.m., A&E. Top stars, including Peggy Fleming, Tara Lipinski, Katarina Witt and Kristi Yamaguchi, review the history of women's figure skating -- and speculate on its future.

"The Mask of Zorro," 9 p.m., Channel 4. Recruited to take over for the aging avenger, a younger guy (Antonio Banderas) grows to like all that fast riding and swordplay. This 1998 movie also stars Anthony Hopkins (about whom we've been hearing a thing or two recently) and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

"The X-Files," 9 p.m., Channel 2. You just knew the search for Mulder wouldn't be easy. Will a new agent (guest star Annabeth Gish) help?

MONDAY

"The True Story of Rasputin," 8 p.m., History Channel. A label such as "Mad Monk" hardly encourages people to keep an open mind, but this program may help to separate fact from myth. Born a Siberian peasant, Rasputin reached the inner circles of Russian royalty, only to wear out his welcome and be murdered in 1916.

"95 Worlds and Counting," 9 p.m., Discovery. Our solar system has many moons, and scientists are finding that in some ways they are more interesting than the planets.

"Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel," 9:30 p.m., HBO. This week's new edition includes a segment about major league umpires who are still out of work after the 1999 labor dispute in which they submitted their resignations. They include Philadelphia's Eric Gregg, who is said to be experiencing hard times.

TUESDAY

"Biography," 8 p.m., A&E. As a child, Scott Hamilton suffered from a mysterious intestinal illness that interfered with his growth. But his health began to improve once he took up skating. As an adult, Hamilton has overcome testicular cancer and is a leader in support of cancer research.

"Boiler Room," 8 p.m., Starz. A thoroughly modern tale of lust for easy money is told in this 1999 movie starring Giovanni Ribisi, Nia Long, Vin Diesel and Ben Affleck.

The State of the Union Address, 9 p.m., Major networks. President Bush is scheduled to address Congress in the first annual message of his administration. Coverage and follow-up analysis is expected on the major broadcast networks and cable news channels.

"Frontline," 10 p.m., Channel 17. If you're not a teenager, you may have noticed that much of today's advertising has nothing to do with you. In an episode called "The Merchants of Cool," correspondent Douglas Rushkoff looks at corporate America's extensive efforts to capture the lucrative teen market.

WEDNESDAY

"Some of My Best Friends," 8 p.m., Channel 4. Jason Bateman and Danny Nucci star in a new comedy series as mismatched roommates, one gay and one straight.

"Sanctuary," 9 p.m., Channel 4. Beset by personal problems -- and a stalker -- a well-known photojournalist (Melissa Gilbert) goes home again, only to find that her troubles are still with her. This new made-for-TV suspense thriller, based on a novel by Nora Roberts, also stars Kathy Baker and Costas Mandylor.

THURSDAY

"31 Days of Oscar," 8 p.m., TCM. Once again, Academy Award nominees and winners will be shown throughout March on TCM -- a total of 346 films. Tonight's prime-time lineup begins with "Paper Moon" (1973), which made Tatum O'Neal a winner for her performance with real-life dad Ryan O'Neal.

"Fargo," 8:05 p.m., TBS. The filmmaking Coen Brothers, currently back with "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," hit the jackpot with this 1996 movie that has cult overtones but reached a much broader audience.

"Miss USA 2001," 9 p.m., Channel 4. The annual competition celebrates its 50th anniversary with this live broadcast from Gary, Ind. William Shatner will be the host, and Miss USA 2000, Lynnette Cole, will be on hand to crown her successor.

FRIDAY

"Voyage of the Unicorn," 8 p.m., Odyssey. Beau Bridges stars in this new miniseries based on the best-selling children's book "Voyage of the Basset" by James C. Christensen. It's a "wild adventure in the landscape of imagination" for family audiences. Chantal Conlin and Heather McEwen play the children who share the journey. Concludes at the same time Saturday.

"Dogma," 8 p.m., Starz. Director Kevin Smith's often-quirky approach seems not for all tastes; in this 1999 "doomsday comedy," some saw blasphemy in his irreverence. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck star as fallen angels.

SATURDAY

"The Birdcage," 8 p.m., Channel 7. Nathan Lane and Robin Williams are the gay partners who pose as straight in this 1996 movie variation of "La Cage aux Folles." The film is a collaboration of director Mike Nichols and screenwriter Elaine May, who first drew laughs as a comedy team in the 1950s.

"Forever Lulu," 8 p.m., Starz. Healing results when a woman (Melanie Griffith) who is battling schizophrenia tracks down an old college boyfriend (Patrick Swayze) who has problems of his own. Also starring in this romantic drama is Penelope Ann Miller.

"The Beach," 9 p.m., HBO. Leonardo DiCaprio, forever famous after "Titanic," had considerably less impact in this follow-up last year. It's the story of young people searching for happiness -- or something -- in an island paradise. (You may remember all that fuss about whether the pristine location was harmed by the shooting.) With Tilda Swinton and Virginie Ledoyen.

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