TV & Radio: The Year's Most

MOST CONSISTENTLY REWARDING SHOW: 60 Minutes, the CBS magazine program, which features TV's best interviewer, Mike Wallace. Week-in, week-out (except during the N.F.L. season), the show blends investigative reporting, responsible social commentary and oddball features to provide the most instructive, entertaining hour in broadcast journalism.

MOST GRATIFYING STATISTIC: The drop in the audience for pro football. If the trend continues, maybe 60 Minutes could stay on all year long.

MOST SATISFYING COVERAGE OF A SPECIAL

EVENT: Rhoda's wedding.

BEST SINGLE PERFORMANCE: Anthony Hopkins' merciless yet endlessly engaging portrayal of an ambitious man in The Edwardians: Lloyd George. Alone it made PBS's apparently irreducible trade...