Critic's Choice: Dec. 12, 1988

TELEVISION

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (TNT, Dec. 7, 8 p.m. EST). Charlton ("Moses") Heston tackles another larger-than-life hero, Sir Thomas More, in a new production of Robert Bolt's drama on Ted Turner's cable channel.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (PBS, Dec. 8,

9 p.m. on most stations). Step aside, Basil Rathbone; for fans of PBS's Mystery series, Jeremy Brett has become the definitive Sherlock. Here he re- solves one of Holmes' most famous cases.

ROOTS: THE GIFT (ABC, Dec. 11, 9 p.m. EST). Christmas on the plantation with Kunta Kinte (LeVar Burton) and other personages re-created from TV's legendary mini-series.

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