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CBS' "Wiseguy" star Ken Wahl generally finds it wiser not to talk to the press because "the great majority of the things the press has written have been highly inaccurate about myself," or so he declares in a rare interview tonight on "Entertainment Tonight" (7 p.m. on KNBC-TV Channel 4). "So be it," Wahl continues. "There's nothing you can do to prevent that, short of being in court all the time." So why did he agree to tonight's interview? He's promoting Wednesday's episode of his series (CBS at 10 p.m.) which is largely in black-and-white and in which he plays both his regular role and his father in a flashback. Wahl also comments on why "Wiseguy" doesn't draw higher ratings: " 'Wiseguy' is very demanding of an audience; you just can't sit back on the couch with a beer and zone out and expect to understand what's going on. You have to stay on top of it."

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