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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AVOD Fox Weather is presenting live coverage of the nor’easter set to hit the east coast this weekend. It’s coverage begins Saturday at 5am ET, and Fox News Channel will simulcast the coverage. Fox

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