People: Aug. 18, 1997

A LITTLE BIT OF A COMEBACK

Having once dipped a toe into the waters of one's own TV show, there's no leaving it. A life of musical theater, race-car driving or doll collecting can sustain one for only so long. Thus it is with DONNY and MARIE OSMOND. Donny (who flirted with car racing) and Marie (who still collects dolls) will return to TV in a daytime talk and variety show in 1998. But can the world's two most famous living Mormons shed their baggage of terminal cuteness? The suits in TV land seem to think so. "They're in their mid-30s....

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