Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, Oct. 8, 2001

Topics: Television,

Series

Doug tries to break a package delivery record on The King of Queens (8 p.m., CBS). Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (8 p.m. ET/10 PT, ABC) has a charity event featuring comedians Orlando Jones, Jack Black, Seth Green, Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Kimmel and others. On Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS), Frank is jealous when Marco (David Proval) starts taking piano lessons from Marie. Gunn’s old crew resents his new comrades on Angel (9 p.m., WB). The new documentary series Minute by Minute (10 p.m., A&E) begins with eyewitness accounts of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

Specials



The new cable movie No Ordinary Baby (9 p.m., Lifetime) stars Bridget Fonda as a reporter covering the imminent birth of the first human clone. Also starring Mary Beth Hurt.

Sports

Football:
Rams at Lions (9 p.m., ABC)

Talk

Rosie O’Donnell (syndicated) the Baldwin family
David Letterman (CBS) Garbage
Jay Leno (NBC) Breckin Meyer
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Joan Rivers, Rep. John Conyers
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Jim Belushi

All times Eastern unless noted.

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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