THE GEMINI 8 MISSION. Splashdown for the three-day Gemini 8 flight is scheduled for Friday, March 18, if all goes well, followed by color films of the space walk.
Wednesday, March 16 BATMAN (ABC, 7:30-8 p.m.).* Julie Newmar, who played a robot last season on "My Living Doll," unbends for a supple guest appearance as the Catwoman in "The Purr-fect Crime."
CHRYSLER PRESENTS A BOB HOPE COMEDY SPECIAL (NBC, 9-10 p.m.). A daring mixture of unlike comic elixirsLee Marvin, Phyllis Diller, Jonathan Winterswhich may blend into a palatable draught.
Thursday, March 17