The 5 Viacom [VIA] music nets-MTV, MTV2, VH1, VH1 Classic, and BET-will carry a 30-min Prince special, including an interview and performances with the diminutive artist tomorrow, 9pm. And just as his Purpleness has worked under different monikers in the past-including that weird hieroglyphic thingy-the special will carry 2 different titles. Tune in for "Prince: The Art of Musicology" on the MTV and VH1 nets, while BET will call its offering, "Music and Words by Prince." — If your lycanthropy is acting up and you can’t make it to NCTA, turn to SciFi Channel for its "Van Helsing"-themed monster marathon, beginning May 2, noon. — USA will reach New Orleans just a few days before National kicks off, as it begins coverage of the 1st 2 rounds of the HP Classic, Thur & Fri. On Sun, abundantly-browed actor Peter Gallagher leaves "The O.C." to talk golf on USA, starting at 11am. — Lifetime Real Women remembers the late cosmetics doyen Estee Lauder with an "Intimate Portrait" tomorrow at 8pm. — The Golf Channel broadens its hit "Big Break" franchise by adding women. "Big Break III: Ladies Only" contestants will face off in golf skills, with the winner receiving entry to select LPGA tourneys. BBIII debuts Jan ’05. — The MN Twins’ Victory net signed 3 more small regional cable ops Tues.

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