Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, May 12, 1999


Joyce Millman
May 12, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

The Nanny (8 p.m., CBS) signs off for good with an hour-long finale in which Fran gives birth to twins, but remains perfectly coiffed. On Dawson's Creek (8 p.m., WB), Joey and Dawson's plans for romance keep getting sidetracked. Harry Shearer plays a UFO-obsessed talk radio host on Seven Days (8 p.m., UPN). On Party of Five (9 p.m., Fox), Daphne returns to throw cold water on Charlie and Kirsten's happiness, and Sarah and Julia engage in soul-searching over their respective relationships. Seven of Nine travels back in time to prevent a future disaster on Star Trek: Voyager (9 p.m., UPN). Fresh from what may have been the final episode of "NewsRadio," Vicki Lewis guests on The Norm Show (9:30 p.m., ABC) as an annoying co-worker (surprise!) who makes Laurie's life a living hell. Joe Piscopo (he was famous in the '80s, kids) plays a strip-joint owner in trouble with the mob on Law & Order (10 p.m., NBC).

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Sports

Baseball:

Angels at Yankees (7:30 p.m., ESPN)

Cubs at Dodgers (10:30 p.m., ESPN)

NBA playoffs:

Hawks at Pistons, Game 3 (7 p.m., TBS)

Heat at Knicks, Game 3 (8 p.m., TNT)

Trail Blazers at Suns, Game 3 (9:30 p.m., TBS)

Jazz at Kings, Game 3 (10:30 p.m., TNT)

NHL playoffs:

Bruins at Sabres, Game 3 or Stars at Blues, Game 4 (7:30 p.m., ESPN2)

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Talk


Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Camryn Manheim, 'N Sync

David Letterman (CBS) Jon Favreau, Kathie Lee Gifford

Jay Leno (NBC) Heather Locklear, Goldberg, Cree Summer

Charlie Rose (PBS) Sigmund Freud panel

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Al Sharpton, Nicholas Brendon

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo

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