By Terry Kelleher
January 28, 2002 12:00 PM

Sunday, Jan. 27 BIOGRAPHY: 15 YEARS AND COUNTING A&E (9 p.m. ET) A two-hour special skims through the highlights from a series that has told nearly 1,000 life stories.

Monday, Jan. 28 OTHELLO PBS (9 p.m. ET) Eamonn Walker (Oz) stars in a modern version of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Tuesday, Jan. 29 STATE OF THE UNION ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX (9 p.m. ET) The major networks clear the decks for the President’s annual oration.

Wednesday, Jan. 30 HIGH LIFE: AFRICA Travel Channel (12:30 p.m. ET) Your half-hour tour includes a hot-air balloon ride and a safari.

Thursday, Jan. 31 WILL & GRACE NBC (9 p.m. ET) Elliot’s mother (guest star Rosie O’Donnell) fumes when Jack (Sean Hayes) lets the teen frost his hair.

Friday, Feb. 1 HER LIFE AND THE NFL Lifetime (7 p.m. ET) CSI’s Marg Helgenberger is host for a special on football-loving females.

Saturday, Feb. 2 SIZZLIN’ 16 E! (6 p.m. ET) Hayden Christensen and Tom Welling make the list in this special report on rising young stars.