Wednesday, November 23 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS (CBS, 7:30-8:30 p.m.).*
Leonard Bernstein explains "What Is a Mode?" as he conducts the season's premiere concert. A mode is a scale, and for illustration the orchestra will play Debussy's Fetes, the Polonaise from Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, and the Danzon from Bernstein's ballet Fancy Free.
ABC STAGE 67 (ABC, 10-11 p.m.). Katherine Anne Porter's novella, Noon Wine, takes on added body with performances by Jason Robards Jr., Olivia de Havilland, Per Oscarsson and Theodore Bikel.
Thursday, November 24 40TH ANNUAL MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE...