>THE PEOPLE VS. DAN WHITE PBS (Wednesday, Oct. 17, 9 p.m. ET)
A documentary-drama that tries to explain the light sentence given to the man who killed San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. The show won’t mean as much as it should to non-San Franciscans who didn’t follow the trial.
THE COWBOY AND THE BALLERINA CBS (Tuesday, Oct. 23, 9 p.m. ET)
Lee (Fall Guy) Majors plays a rodeo star who falls in love with Leslie Wing as a Russian ballerina. In TV, they call that a “high concept.”