Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Monday, April 26, 1999


Joyce Millman
April 26, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Specials

Stephen Baldwin has a dual role in the miniseries Dean Koontz's "Mr. Murder" (9 p.m., ABC), playing a successful mystery writer and family man who is menaced by his evil clone. Whatever. James Coburn and Thomas Haden Church co-star.

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Series

On the one-hour season finale of Caroline in the City (8 p.m., NBC), Caroline prepares to marry Richard. Like anybody cares. The new animated sitcom (do they make any other kind anymore?) Home Movies (8:30 p.m., UPN) stars Paula Poundstone as the voice of Paula Small, a single mother with a couple of adopted kids -- which is what Poundstone is in real life. It's produced by Loren Bouchard, who does "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist." On The King of Queens (8:30 p.m., CBS), Doug and Carrie have designs on their neighbors' time-share. Rosie O'Donnell guests as Georgia and Billy's therapist on Ally McBeal (9 p.m., Fox). Ray panics when Debra goes back to work on Everybody Loves Raymond (9 p.m., CBS). Investigative Reports (9 p.m. EDT/10 PDT, A&E) examines the 1992 Los Angeles riots and their lasting impact on race relations in the community.

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Sports

Basketball:

Lakers at Rockets (8 p.m., TBS)

NHL Playoffs:

Maple Leafs at Flyers, Game 3 (7:30 p.m., ESPN)

Hurricanes at Bruins, Game 3 (7:30 p.m., ESPN2)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Tipper Gore

David Letterman (CBS) Matthew Broderick, the Cranberries

Jay Leno (NBC) Salma Hayek, David Arquette, Jewel

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Lloyd Kaufman, Amy Holmes

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Tony Curtis, Patti Smith (rerun)

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Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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