Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2001

Topics: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Television,

Series

Ed (8 p.m., NBC) opens its new season with the bowling alley lawyer caught between a rock and a hard place. Actually, he’s caught between Carol and Bonnie. Kim Fields — that’s Tootie from “Facts of Life” to you — gets her very own Biography (8 p.m., A&E). College life beckons for everyone except Pacey in the season opener of Dawson’s Creek (8 p.m., WB). The West Wing (9 p.m., NBC) gets back to business with the season opener, in which Bartlet makes his reelection intentions public. On the season premiere of Felicity (9 p.m., WB), senior year proves to be a rude awakening for our girl, who has to decide what she’s going to be when she grows up. Drew juggles two wives on The Drew Carey Show (9 p.m., ABC). In case you fell asleep waiting for it to start Sunday, Curb Your Enthusiasm (9 p.m., HBO) gets another airing. Larry’s affection for the composer Wagner gets him labeled a “self-hating Jew.”

Sports



Baseball playoffs:
Braves at Astros (1 p.m., Fox Family)
Cardinals at Diamondbacks (4 p.m., Fox Family)
A’s at Yankees (8 p.m., Fox)

Hockey:
Capitals at Rangers (8 p.m., ESPN)

Talk

Rosie O’Donnell (syndicated) Brooke Shields, Christine Lahti
David Letterman (CBS) Cokie Roberts, White Stripes
Jay Leno (NBC) Madeleine Albright, Lit
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Trace Adkins, Elayne Boosler
Conan O’Brien (NBC) Bill Bellamy, Loudon Wainwright
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Michael Boatman

All times Eastern unless noted.

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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