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Wimbledon (NBC, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT): The women compete for the championship on the grassy battlefield of center court. Men's finals air Sunday. Last year, Germany's Steffi Graf was crowned for the sixth time, while Pete Sampras became the first American to win three consecutive titles.

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Clueless (HBO, 8-10 p.m.): Alicia Silverstone stars in Amy Heckerling's good-natured satire about life as a Beverly Hills teen. The spoof is loosely based on "Emma," Jane Austen's classic. It details the adventures of Cher (and her wardrobe) as she tries to help a "clueless" teenager while searching for the perfect outfit and the perfect man. ABC is turning the "way popular" comedy into a series this fall starring Rachel Blanchard of Nickelodeon's "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"


America Undercover (HBO, 10-11 p.m.): Following the growing trend of the media as courtroom, "America Undercover" presents the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a radio reporter who was convicted in 1982 for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. Jamal was sentenced to death and has since become a media cause clbre. The documentary does a solid job investigating the case but presents little new evidence and less personal warmth. (Jamal has never presented his side of the events and refuses to do so now except to declare his innocence.) But "America Undercover" does lay out a strong case for reasonable doubt: An eyewitness whose statement favored the prosecution has recanted, saying Jamal was falsely accused.

*Please check local listings for these programs.

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