>GREAT PERFORMANCES: WEST SIDE STORY PBS (Friday, May 17, 9 p.m. ET)
For the first time Leonard Bernstein conducts his opera-class musical, West Side Story, with Kiri Te Kanawa as Maria and Jose Carreras as Tony.
MOTOWN RETURNS TO THE APOLLO NBC (Sunday, May 19, 8 p.m. ET)
Harlem’s great stage reopens with Bill Cosby playing host and Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Little Richard and lots of others performing. Boy George—Motown?—even sings a duet with Stevie Wonder. (See page 48.)