Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, April 22, 1999

By Joyce Millman
Published April 22, 1999 4:00PM (EDT)

Specials

In the wake of the Colorado high school massacre, MTV and the American
Psychological Association team up for the special Warning Signs (4:30
p.m., MTV)
, which shows young people how to recognize warning signs of
potential violent behavior in themselves or classmates. The "Warning Signs"
project also includes a Web site with
information on recognizing anti-social behavior before it's too late.

Actress Claire Bloom performs and hosts Shakespeare's Women (8 p.m., Bravo), a one-woman show of the Bard's greatest female characters. Speaking of characters, the man who gave us Ratso Rizzo, Little Big Man, Tootsie, Ben from "The Graduate" and many others feels the love in The American Film Institute Salute to Dustin Hoffman (10 p.m., ABC).

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Series

On Friends (8 p.m., NBC), Ross worries that he no longer has the ability to flirt successfully. Will and Grace's obnoxious behavior as champion charades partners comes back to haunt them on Will & Grace (8:30 p.m., NBC). Fox Files (9 p.m., Fox) has a report on the Colorado high school massacre and teens who make bombs. On a rerun of ER (10 p.m., NBC), Ross asks Greene to accompany him on a road trip to the California desert to take care of family business in the wake of his father's death. It's Martin Scorsese vs. Oliver Stone on Celebrity Deathmatch (10 p.m., MTV). In case you missed it Sunday, there's an encore showing of An All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash (10 p.m., TNT).

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Sports

NHL Playoffs:

Penguins at Devils, Game 1 (7:30 p.m., ESPN)

Bruins at Hurricanes, Game 1 (7:30 p.m., ESPN2)

Blues at Coyotes, Game 1 (10:30 p.m., ESPN2)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Melina Kanakaredes, Charlie Rose

David Letterman (CBS) Harrison Ford (rerun)

Jay Leno (NBC) Gwyneth Paltrow, Roberto Benigni, R.E.M. (rerun)

Charlie Rose (PBS) Andy Grove

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Sister Souljah, Jamie Kennedy

Conan O'Brien (NBC) James Coburn, Carmen Electra, Fear of Pop (rerun)


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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