Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Wednesday, May 19, 1999


Joyce Millman
May 19, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

Series

On the season finale of Beverly Hills, 90210 (8 p.m., Fox), Noah finds out about Donna and Wayne and Kelly has a surprise for her assailant. While working on his final project for film class, Dawson uncovers a secret on Dawson's Creek (8 p.m., WB). Meanwhile, Pacey fears that Andie may be leaving town. The group Barenaked Ladies provides the musical narration for Pete's job search (think Jonathan Richman in "There's Something About Mary") on Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (8:30 p.m., ABC). Charlie and Bailey propose to their girlfriends, but only one guy gets a "yes," on the season-ending Party of Five (9 p.m., Fox). Norm (9:30 p.m., ABC) tries to impress the review board with his handling of a very special client (guest Abe Vigoda). A college student's murder leads Briscoe and Curtis to a professor and two students as possible suspects on Law & Order (10 p.m., NBC). David E. Kelley took time off from "The Practice" and "Ally McBeal" to write the season finale of his Chicago Hope (10 p.m., CBS), which involves a thorough housecleaning. Fans meet their idols Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin on a Very Special Episode of Fanatic (10:30 p.m., MTV).

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Specials

The two-part documentary Voyage to the Milky Way (check local times, PBS) looks at how entrepreneurs are financing the latest wave of space exploration.

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Sports

Baseball:

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

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

NBA playoffs:

76ers at Pacers, Game 2 (7 p.m., TNT)

Lakers at Spurs, Game 2 (9:30 p.m., TNT)

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Talk

Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Tom Selleck

David Letterman (CBS) Tom Selleck, Bob Barker, Leon Russell

Jay Leno (NBC) Paul Reiser, Bijou Phillips

Politically Incorrect (ABC) From London: Michael Moore, Parliament member Julia Kirkbride

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Scott Thompson, Sable

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Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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