A look at some noteworthy television this week:
Israel Baseball League Opening Day (Sunday. 11:00 a.m., 4::30 p.m., WNET 13; 10:00 p.m., WLIW 21) This special looks at the newest professional baseball league’s opening day where the Modi’in Miracle played the Petach Tikva Pioneers in the first Israeli professional baseball league.
Concert for Diana (Sunday, 8:00 p.m., WNBC 4) Princes William and Harry are the driving forces behind this concert featuring their favorite musicians perform along with those of their mother Princess Diana.
The Twilight Zone (Tuesday, 8:00 a.m., Sci Fi) A two day marathon of the classic Rod Sterling show, with breaks for some garbage programming - wrestling at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday and three hours of infomercials at 5:00 a.m. Wednesday
Wide Angle: The People’s Court (Tuesday, 9:00 p.m., WNET 13) The PBS international documentary series starts its new season this week with a look at the growing legal system in Red China and can they really have create a system with a true rule of law. Daljit Dhaliwal anchors.
2007 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest (Wednesday, 12:00 p.m., ESPN) Don’t want to schlep to Coney Island for the traditional gluttony fest? Then tune into ESPN for all the action. If you miss it, they’ll be rebroadcasting it Friday at 8:00 p.m.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (Wednesday, 9:00 p.m., WNBC 4) If you want to watch the big Macy’s Fireworks show with all the promotional trappings and sappy pop acts, this is for you.
Reel New York Film Festival (Thursday, 10:00 p.m., WNET 13) Channel thirteen has been showcasing independent films for the past twelve years with its annual Reel New York series. This year’s showcase starts with three transportation related films: Joshua Frankel’s mix of animation and live action in his short film Bicycle Messengers, Katja Esson’s Oscar nominated documentary Ferry Tales about the clique of women who congregate in the ladies room on the Staten Island Ferry, and finally Shravan Vidyarthi’s short film Cabbie Voices that gets the people on the other side of the partition to speak.Rebecca Carroll hosts.
Big Brother 8 (Thursday, 8:00 p.m., WCBS 2) The eighth outing for this insipid CBS fakeality series. CBS Television President Leslie Moonves wife Julie Chen of CBS News hosts.
Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis (Saturday, 8:00 p.m., WNBC 4) Three hours of highlights from the Live Earth concerts are presented. If you want the full schedule of coverage, check out the Live Earth website.