Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Tuesday, May 4, 1999


Joyce Millman
May 4, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

Luanne believes that Buckley has reappeared as an angel on King of the Hill (8 p.m., Fox). Buffy turns up the heat on Faith and the mayor on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB). On Futurama (8:30 p.m., Fox), Fry accidentally swallows the emperor of a race of liquid aliens. NewsRadio (8:30 p.m., NBC) has its last episode of the season and, rumor has it, its last episode ever (NBC hasn't announced yet if the show has been renewed). Jimmy sells the station and moves to New Hampshire, and tries to persuade the entire staff to go with him. On Felicity (9 p.m., WB), Felicity and Noel are the subject of a documentary about their relationship. Meanwhile, Ben's gambling becomes a problem. Kathy Bates guests as an alien bounty hunter on 3rd Rock from the Sun (9:30 p.m., NBC). On the season finale of Sports Night (9:30 p.m., ABC), Isaac returns to work after his stroke, Casey's son is desperate to please his father, and Dana and Casey grow closer. Sorenson and Sipowicz go after Delores' killer and Kirkendall gets some surprising romantic interest from a co-worker on NYPD Blue (10 p.m., ABC).

Advertisement:

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Sports

Baseball:

Cardinals at Braves (7:35 p.m., TBS)

Basketball:

Cavaliers at Pacers (8 p.m., TNT)

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Calista Flockhart, Natalie Merchant

David Letterman (CBS) Magic Johnson, Silverchair

Jay Leno (NBC) Roma Downey, Diamond Dallas Page

Charlie Rose (PBS) playwright David Hare, basketball great Bill Russell

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Sheryl Lee Ralph, Richard Karn

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Christa Miller, Madness


Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

MORE FROM Joyce Millman

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Television




Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •