Salon's TV picks for Weekend, Oct. 26-28, 2001
E! True Hollywood Story (8 p.m. Sun., E!) shines a two-hour spotlight on “L.A. Law.” American Masters (9 p.m. Sun., PBS, check local listings) chronicles the history of vaudeville. Larry gets a massage, and trouble follows, on Curb Your Enthusiasm (10 p.m. Sun., HBO).
Radio’s most played artists (and you know what that means) are honored on the Radio Music Awards (9 p.m. Fri., ABC). Try to contain your excitement. Allison Janney hosts Women Rock! Girls & Guitars (9 p.m. Fri., Lifetime), a breast cancer benefit concert featuring Mary J. Blige, the Dixie Chicks, Emmylou Harris, Nelly Furtado, Sheryl Crow and more. The Blair Witch Project (8 p.m. Sun., FX) gets a pre-Halloween airing. The new TV movie The Wedding Dress (9 p.m. Sun., CBS) charts the course of one vintage dress as it changes the lives of several people, one of whom is Doogie Howser.
Yankees at Diamondbacks (7:30 Sat., Sun., Fox)
Jaguars at Ravens, Jets at Panthers or Bengals at Lions (1 p.m. Sun., CBS)
Saints at Rams, Vikings at Buccaneers or 49ers at Bears (1 p.m. Sun., Fox)
Patriots at Broncos, Raiders at Eagles, Bills at Chargers or Dolphins at Seahawks (4 p.m. Sun., CBS)
Giants at Redskins or Cardinals at Cowboys (4 p.m. Sun., Fox)
Rosie O’Donnell (syndicated) Star Jones, Don Imus
David Letterman (CBS) Nicole Kidman, Iggy Pop (rerun)
Politically Incorrect (ABC) Anne Robinson, A.J. Benza
Conan O’Brien (NBC) Kelsey Grammer (rerun)
Craig Kilborn (CBS) Will Ferrell, Ben Harper (rerun)
All times Eastern unless noted.
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