Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for
Tuesday, May 11, 1999


Joyce Millman
May 11, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

On Buffy the Vampire Slayer (8 p.m., WB), it's senior prom night in Sunnydale, and not only has Buffy been stood up by Angel, she's got to prevent a pack of hellhounds from devouring her classmates. Peggy becomes the star pitcher of Hank's company softball team on King of the Hill (8 p.m., Fox). On the season finale of The Hughleys (8:30 p.m., ABC), Hughley is stunned by loyal employee Milsap's (John Henton) announcement that he's leaving the company. The Planet Express crew races to head off a "trash-teroid" of 20th century garbage from slamming into New New York City on Futurama (8:30 p.m., Fox). Jon Stewart guests on Spin City (9 p.m., ABC) as Mike's broker. Ben faces expulsion (and worse) over his gambling debts on Felicity (9 p.m., WB). Frontline (check local times, PBS) presents "Give War a Chance," a look at supporters and opponents of military intervention in Kosovo among leaders in the military and government. Sipowicz and Sorenson try to keep their cool as the case against Cullinan goes to court on NYPD Blue (10 p.m., ABC).

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Sports

NHL playoffs:

Red Wings at Avalanche, Game 3 (7:30 p.m., ESPN)

Maple Leafs at Penguins, Game 3 (7:30 p.m., ESPN2)

NBA playoffs:

76ers at Magic, Game 2 (7 p.m., TBS)

Timberwolves at Spurs, Game 2 (8 p.m., TNT)

Bucks at Pacers, Game 2 (9:30 p.m., TBS)

Rockets at Lakers, Game 2 (10:30 p.m., TNT)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Ricky Martin, Emeril Lagasse

David Letterman (CBS) Ben Stiller, Camryn Manheim

Jay Leno (NBC) Rob Lowe

Charlie Rose (PBS) Tom Clancy, Kevin Kline

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Marcia Clark, Richard Branson

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Paul Reiser, Chris Kattan, Old 97s

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Joyce Millman

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