Wednesday, June 18
SPECTRUM (NET, 8-8:30 p.m.).* "Abu Simbel" tells how the ancient temples of Ramses II were saved from the rising waters of the Nile River which rose during construction of the Aswan High Dam.
Thursday, June 19
NET PLAYHOUSE (NET, 8-10 p.m.). Three avant-garde plays by the La Mama Playwrights: Puvane by Jean-Claude van Itallie, Fourteen Hundred Thousand by Sam Shepard, and The Recluse by Paul Foster.
Saturday, June 21
WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS (ABC, 5-6:30 p.m.). N.C.A.A. Outdoor Track and Field championships from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Tenn.